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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:46pm
Jolly Old St. Nick came through Ossian Saturday. Hosted by Wild Woods Event Center, Santa Claus welcomed area children, and visitors received a bag of goodies after sharing their wish lists with the big guy himself. The visit of Santa Claus was...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:43pm
A crowd in the hundreds came to Calmar Thursday to check out an annual tradition. Christmas in Calmar got underway Dec. 1 as downtown businesses opened their doors to visitors. From Calmar’s firefighters dishing up hot chicken noodle soup to...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:40pm
South Winneshiek boys saw a pair of losses to get the season underway. Up first was a loss to Crestwood Dec. 1, 28-61. The Warriors were competitive for the first quarter with the game tied at 11, but the second quarter went against South Winneshiek...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 7:00am
Students in Northeast Iowa Community College’s Automotive Technology program are learning how to repair vehicles that are likely to become more common in the coming years - hybrid vehicles. They require specialized knowledge to repair, and...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 7:00am
The streets of Calmar will be alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas as the Annual Christmas in Calmar returns. A live nativity, food and drink, special offerings from area businesses and more will all be on tap. The man in the suit will also...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 7:00am
City workers began putting up Christmas decorations recently in Calmar. Shown here, a Christmas tree-themed decoration goes up on North Maryville. 
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 7:12am
Herb Rausch, 99, of Fort Atkinson, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at the Barthell Eastern Star Home in Decorah. Arrangements are pending with the Schluter–Balik Funeral Home, Chekal Chapel in Fort Atkinson.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 9:09am
Stephen Lee “Hoss” Zbornik, 58, of Fort Atkinson, died Nov. 21, 2016, at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Schluter–Balik Funeral Home, Chekal Chapel in Fort Atkinson.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 9:07am
Mary Leuenberger, 95, formerly of Fort Atkinson and Spillville, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at the Ossian Senior Hospice in Ossian. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, 201...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 7:00am
The Winneshiek County Freedom Rock is ready for the public. Artist Ray Sorensen II visited Calmar recently to turn the Winneshiek County Freedom Rock from bare stone to a piece of art. With the mercury dipping as low as the 30s overnight, Sorensen...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 7:00am
The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office is ready for winter. Fleet Manager Deputy Chuck Ihde has led the office to purchase four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles for primary patrol cars.  “This is a significant improvement to our...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 7:00am
South Winneshiek FFA has seen a number of triumphs so far this year. In Chapter Skills Career Development events, the chapter traveled Sept. 12 to Austin, Minn. for the National Barrow Show to judge pigs. Skyler Luzum, Luke Massman, Olivia Massman...
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