By Michael Hohenbrink Editor

02/18/2020 - 7:30am
  Fresh off their first-place finish in sectional action, South Winneshiek wrestlers faced West Hancock for a 43-23 loss Feb. 11. Regional duals action took place at Lake Mills. With that event whetting their appetites, the team members then took part in the Iowa High School Athletic Association Class 1A District 6 district competition. The full article appears in the Feb. 18, 2020 issue of...
01/21/2020 - 7:30am
The spires of St. Luke Catholic Church took shape over the course of some time. Ralph Steinlage, a resident of Lawler who grew up on a farm two miles south of St. Lucas, estimated it took him 120 hours, to be precise. Still, it’s a labor of love for Steinlage. The full article appears in the Jan. 21, 2020 issue of the Calmar Courier.
01/21/2020 - 7:30am
A piece of equipment worth $185,000 will soon grace the Lawler fire department following a big investment from an area business. Homeland Energy Solutions, LLC has donated the final $20,000 needed for the purchase of a high pressure pumper. A ceremonial presentation of a check took place Jan. 13 at the plant, located just outside of Lawler. The...
01/21/2020 - 7:30am
South Winneshiek took a 70-55 victory against MFL MarMac. The Bulldogs had been up 16-11 after the first quarter, but the Warriors were able to take a 31-24 lead by the half. MFL MarMac was able to get the lead down to three points during the third quarter, but South Winneshiek emerged from the third quarter with a 47-36 lead. The full article...
01/14/2020 - 7:30am
The Calmar City Pool will open again this year with its own manager. Previously, the pool had been managed by the director of South Winn Recreation. With the departure of Blake Moen, the former director, and the hiring of Troy Anderson, the new director, responsibility for pool management will be under a separate pool manager. The full article...
01/14/2020 - 7:30am
Winneshiek County Development & Tourism’s funding request for 2020 shot up to $2.50 per capita. City council approved the $2,337 request during its Jan. 6 meeting as Stephanie Fromm, the group’s executive director, pitched the accomplishments of the organization. A key change for the group is its taking on of tourism...
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