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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:22pm
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check out our special section in the Calmar Courier.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:11pm
The Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Dairy Judging Team won the International Post-Secondary Practical Contest at World Dairy Expo held Oct. 2 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. Team members included: Nick Bagge, of Worthington;...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:50am
Turkey Valley's encounter with Clarksville Friday saw the Trojans take a victory. The Indians scored first, but Turkey Valley would take control and end the game with a clear win for the Trojans with a final score of 52-14. “We started out...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:37am
Elaine Lowry, 95, of Decorah, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Funeral services were set for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 306, W. Clark St., Calmar, with the Rev. Ron Pedersen presiding...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:07pm
Elberta Huinker, 84, of Calmar, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. Mass of Christian Burial was set for 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Calmar with the Rev. Robert Gross presiding,...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:12pm
South Winneshiek students have been busy. The Manchester-hosted Iowa Dairy Judging Contest Sept. 9 saw two South Winneshiek students receive Bronze. “We have a young dairy judging team,” said Melissa Hageman. 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:05pm
The April 21, 1916 edition of the Calmar Courier notes that “Peg O’ My Heart,” the offering set to open at the Frana Opera House, “has to its credit the longest run of any play in New York for many seasons.” The...
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:36pm
Fidelis “Dale” Ott, 97, of Festina, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side. Mass of Christian Burial was set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Festina, with...
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 7:42pm
Raymond G. Herold, 84, of Waucoma, died Sept. 29, 2017, at Regional Health Services in Cresco. He had been residing most recently at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Oct. 5 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church...
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 4:46pm
Joan Martin, 83, of West Union, formerly of Calmar, died peacefully with her family by her side Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Gunderson Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union. A private family graveside service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at St...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 5:53pm
The 41st Annual Rendezvous Days was held over the weekend in Fort Atkinson at the historic fort as visitors toured the old fort and checked out the offerings of vendors on the grounds. A scorcher of a weekend couldn't stop the event,...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 11:19am
Cletus Blong, 80, of Lawler, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at Colonial Manor in Elma. A Mass of Christian Burial was set for 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Lawler, with the Rev. Kyle Digmann offering the...
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