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Wednesday, 05/08/20
South Winneshiek will use 'hybrid' system for school reopening   By Jack Swanson   South Winneshiek Schools Superintendent Kris Einck has announced that the School District will start the 2020-21 school year with a “hybrid system... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/07/20
Fair board president proud of Fair 2020   By Jack Swanson   Fair Board President Kevin Converse had nothing but praise for the way things were handled in terms of sanitizing and keeping things clean to help curb the spread of the Covid-19... + continue reading

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Third Story Walk in Ossian is Friday   Third Ossian Main Street Summer Story Walk, Friday, July 31, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., features "Peanut Butter and Cupcake".  According to organizers, “The purpose of the story walk is to encourage reading, get children outside,... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/07/20 - 0 comment(s)
  “Wake, Pray, Transfer Day!” Molli Steffens was eager for the moment the embryo was transferred earlier this week.  While it was pineapples decorating her shirt and mask, Steffens says she was eager to be a “couch potato” for a few days while she let her... + continue reading
Wednesday, 22/07/20 - 0 comment(s)
  Dick Horne is 2020 Winneshiek County Hall of Fame recipient   This year’s Winneshiek County Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame to recipient is Dick Horne.    Dick spent 33 years with Extension. He began his Winneshiek County career in 1970 as the 4-H Youth Leader and later... + continue reading
Wednesday, 22/07/20 - 0 comment(s)
Saturday - Randy Houser   Fair Board looking forward to a 'great' safe fair!   By Jack Swanson Fair Board President Kevin Converse said now that Fayette County Fair is actually up and running, he’s expecting a great fair.... + continue reading
Friday, 17/07/20 - 0 comment(s)
Clermont Community Club postpones BBQ in the park   By Megan Molseed In a statement released to the public, Clermont Community Club announced they would be postponing the annual BBQ in the Park event.  “After seeing the Fayette County... + continue reading


Wednesday, 05/08/20 - 0 comment(s)
SW XC starts Monday   South Winn will officially start the cross country season Monday, Aug. 10, at 3:30 p.m. Practices normally run until 5 or 5:30 p.m. High school runners should meet on... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 27/02/19 - 0 comment(s)
Kudos and Lessons     By Jerry Wadian     Being a reporter, I try to stick to telling what happened, and let the coaches explain the... + continue reading


Wednesday, 05/08/20 - 0 comment(s)
Bob Traeger   Bob Traeger will be celebrating his 97th birthday on Friday, August 7.  Cards may be sent to him at: 408 Auburn St., West Union, IA 52175.   + continue reading

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