Michael Hohenbrink

06/18/2018 - 2:32pm
It’s a time of transition for Huber’s. The long-time fixture in the community of Fort Atkinson has a new owner, Al Krivachek. Yet, the change is being handled carefully with former owner Don Huber staying on for the time being. Don was the fourth generation of his family in the business. Joseph Phillip Huber started in 1876 and was there until 1903. His son, Joseph A., was there from...
06/11/2018 - 4:51pm
Heavy rainfall was seen in the area the last few days. A whopping 8.25 inches fell near Spring Valley, Minn., with Mabel, Minn., seeing 6.82. Preston had 4.79 inches, Harmony had 4.26, Spring Valley had 3.71 inches, Wykoff had 3.25 inches and the Preston Airport had 3.19 inches. Cresco saw 5.03 inches, Bluffton had 4.50 inches, Waucoma saw 3.42...
06/04/2018 - 3:02pm
Larry Miller remembers injuring his arm. He didn’t make it long before he was trying to figure out what he could still do. Along with wife Margaret and son Chris, Larry works with Miller’s Viewlawn Angus. Over 1,000 acres straddle both sides of the Minnesota/Iowa line. Neatly mowed grass along the side of the road is done by Margaret....
05/21/2018 - 4:21pm
“To say that we ran well…would be an understatement,” said South Winneshiek coach Kevin Kearney by email Sunday. “Our girls turned in their best performances of the season when it counted most.” Kearney noted lifetime bests for all South Winneshiek girls. Felicity Taylor took fourth place in the 800 (2:21.70)....
05/21/2018 - 4:20pm
The 50th anniversary of tornados striking the area overshadowed a bit of Calmar’s history. “During the late afternoon and early evening of May 15, 1968, five tornadoes (two F1s, one F2, and two F5s) occurred in Iowa,” according to information posted at the National Weather Service site. “These tornadoes were part of a...
05/14/2018 - 1:59pm
Four area churches will be joined by a young man soon to be ordained as a deacon. “Archbishop Jackels always says that seminarians are like garlic and incense, more is better!” said the Rev. Robert Gross. “We are blessed to have Deacon Tyler Raymond with us for the summer. He will join Deacon Dan O’Brien and me in the...
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