By Michael Hohenbrink Editor

07/08/2020 - 5:30am
The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office is projecting a firmer financial footing coming up, promoting the sheriff to continue his push for an additional deputy. Sheriff Dan Marx briefed supervisors Monday morning that his office had received a grant for $43,000, along with additional grant funding. Additional, the sheriff’s office was able to successfully save $250,000 from the current...
07/08/2020 - 4:30am
South Winneshiek claimed the Upper Iowa Conference Friday after a double-header contest at North Fayette Valley. The Warriors began the road to victory after starting the week on the road at MFL MarMac, 14-1. “The Warriors moved to 11-0 in conference play with the doubleheader sweep over [the Bulldogs,]” said Alex Smith, coach. The...
07/07/2020 - 7:30am
It has been an unusual year for everyone, from schools to businesses. Winneshiek County Dairy Promoters are among those who have had to adjust to disruptions with COVID-19. The annual banquet was a casualty this year, but a ceremony Thursday gave at least some physical presence to recognition from the organization. The full article appears in the...
07/02/2020 - 4:30am
  A Scagvenger brought visitors to Iowa’s Dairy Foundation Saturday. Breakfast on the Farm typically brings the curious, and the hungry, to the site every June, but COVID-19 restrictions curtailed that annual tradition. Instead, organizers set up a scavenger hunt with a cattle theme with visitors driving through the site. The full...
07/01/2020 - 4:30am
  South Winneshiek had been slated to host Turkey Valley June 22. Then, the rain came. Bad weather would continue to dog play during the week. The full article appears in the June 30, 2020 Calmar Courier.  
06/30/2020 - 7:30am
  A storm that hit Fayette County easily cleared damage levels locally, but the county will not see any disaster relief for it. That is bad news as county roads departments in the area are seeing rough times ahead with budgeting. The June 9 storm caused widespread damage across Fayette County.  The full article appears in the June 30...
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