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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:16pm
After the area was slammed by ice, a milder Mother Nature seems in store. With the mercury set to hit the 40s coming up, remaining ice on area roadways may vanish soon.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:13pm
A business venture for Turkey Valley students will soon be making a comeback. Pride Pizzas will be back for a second year as students gear up for a return of the product. “The Food & Nutrition and Food Science students will learn how to...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:08pm
South Winneshiek saw a shortened week with the storm that called off a planned contest with Turkey Valley Jan. 10. The Warriors saw just two games for the week, a loss to Sumner-Fredericksburg 47-71 Thursday, followed by a win Friday against West...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 11:42am
Lucille Zahasky, 87, of Spillville, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union. Mass of Christian Burial was set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church at 207 Church St. in Spillville with...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 8:56am
Clotiel Kuennen, 96, of St. Lucas, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Luke Catholic Church, 307 East Main St.,...
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:32pm
A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, snow and rain is taking aim at the region for Monday and Tuesday. The National Weather Service is not sure at this time of the storm's exact track, but the potential exists for significant impact to...
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:43pm
Rose Blong, 97, of St. Lucas, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice facility in Hiawatha. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Luke Catholic Church, 307 East Main St., in St. Lucas...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 9:45am
Duane Einck, 74, of Ossian, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at his home in Ossian. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Wildwood Events Center, 110 West Main St., Ossian, with the Rev. Wayne Ellingson presiding. Friends...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 7:00am
South Winneshiek High School has been chosen to receive an America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant for $10,000, which will be used to enhance the school’s agriculture and science departments. Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 7:00am
In conjunction with the Holiday Handbook inserted the week of Nov. 23, 2016, in the Postville Herald, The Outlook and the Calmar Courier, a coloring contest was printed for area children. The contest sponsors were Fidelity Bank and Trust, Postville...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 12:42pm
After teaching first grade for 40 years at St. Francis de Sales School in Ossian, Ellen Wiltgen chose to retire and was looking forward to an active lifestyle. Unfortunately, she began experiencing health issues the first few months into retirement...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 12:39pm
South Winneshiek students under the direction of Sandy Good performed at Ossian Senior Hospice. Pictured are (front row): Lia Vsetecka, daughter of Joe and Lisa Vsetecka, of Fort Atkinson; Sophia Dvorak, daughter of Christopher and Melinda Dvorak,...
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