By Michael Hohenbrink Editor

10/15/2019 - 7:30am
South Winneshiek Cross Country hosted its home meet for the season with a Warrior runner taking first for the women. Billie Wagner (19:40.73) took a commanding lead, followed by Turkey Valley’s Jalyssa Blazek (19:59.81). “This meet gets to be a bit of a challenge,” said Scott Conway, coach. The full article appears in the Oct. 15, 2019 Calmar Courier.
09/03/2019 - 11:53am
Sarah Bakula is in her third year coaching and will be assisted by Carla Niemeyer as Turkey Valley cross country competes. The program lost Matt Stammeyer and James Schmitt. Returnees include Upper Iowa Conference champion Jalyssa Blazek, who also took District Champion recognition and landed sixth place with state competition. The full article...
09/03/2019 - 11:51am
An iconic home with deep ties to the city’s history has been getting a facelift. Taylor Made, a bed and breakfast owned by John and Shirley Mikota, is the beneficiary of restoration work over the course of a year. Shirley called it “hundreds and hundreds of hours,” as she gave a tour of some of the work recently. The full article...
08/27/2019 - 11:30am
Scott Conway and Kevin Kearney combine for 26 years coaching in cross country as they seek to leader the Warriors to another strong season. The loss of Paul Hageman, an Upper Iowa Conference and district runner up who was 45th with state competition, was noted in information sent by Conway. Hageman qualified thrice as an individual at state and...
08/27/2019 - 7:30am
In terms of a work week, you could not beat it. Area schools returned to operation Friday for a single-day week as buses made their way. Tears and smiles followed. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
08/27/2019 - 7:30am
Northeast Iowa compares favorably to the state average with the latest unemployment numbers. Howard County, at 2.2 percent, and Winneshiek County, at 2.4 percent, beat the state average. Chickasaw County tied the state average, up .1 percent from the previous month. Howard County is unchanged. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
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