Michael Hohenbrink

11/13/2018 - 8:20am
Over 70 percent of Winneshiek County voters took part in the election. Democrat Abby Finkenauer won Winneshiek County, with 51.73 percent of votes cast. Incumbent Rod Blum had 44.29 percent. Unofficial results were released Nov. 6 by Winneshiek County auditor Ben Steines. Libertarian Troy Hageman had 3.97 percent. A close race was seen for the governorship with Kim Reynolds and Adam Gregg drawing...
10/16/2018 - 7:54am
Turkey Valley’s Jalyssa Blazek took first for the women with a 20:34.04 as North Fayette Valley hosted cross country Thursday. Blazek was ranked sixth in Class 1A by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches for Week 8, as noted on iowarunjumpthrow.com. Kee’s Haley Meyer too second with a 21:00.13, and Central’s Jasmine Mueller took...
10/09/2018 - 7:26am
An inspection of Winneshiek County’s jail saw the facility pass state and private muster. According to a release Oct. 1 from the department, an advocacy group requested a visit last month. A letter from Disability Rights Iowa released by the sheriff’s office has Whitney Driscoll, a staff attorney, noting the group has no...
10/09/2018 - 7:23am
Soggy conditions were in store for cross country action as state-ranked ninth grader Jalyssa Blazek took first place with the women with a 19:50.46. Blazek is ranked sixth in Class 1A, according to the Iowa Association of Track Coaches as posted at iowarunjumpthrow.com. “…. I was very happy with how she ran her race,” said...
10/02/2018 - 6:57am
Area schools have students seeing a bit of growing up close. A student garden at Turkey Valley is marking eight years. The project is planted every year by the fourth graders, according to Robyn Vsetecka. The garden is for the cafeteria “…and for snacks in the classroom,” said Vsetecka. “We grow potatoes potatoes, tomatoes...
10/02/2018 - 6:56am
The Warriors faced Central at Elkader as they went 1-3 to open the week. “Another hard fought battle that left us just short of a win,” said South Winneshiek coach Glenna Munuswamy by email Sept. 26.  “The season is becoming one of “what ifs?” If we took all of our close battles this year and were able to flip...
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