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02/19/2018 - 2:07pm
South Winn Instructor Tackles Challenges Part of a series Melissa Hageman knows many students don’t see a huge value in agriculture. The 9-12 ag instructor for South Winneshiek knows what young people say. Lines include, “I don’t farm. I am not interested in learning how to be a farmer. Why would I take an ag class? I want to take STEM classes and go to college for Agriculture...
02/19/2018 - 2:05pm
Mrs. Jackie Hageman’s 8th grade language arts students traded their classroom for the kitchen Feb. 13. Each small group of students was responsible for making a Valentine’s Day treat that would be shared with special people in their lives. The students packaged the variety of goodies, added a heartwarming letter and delivered it to...
02/12/2018 - 3:20pm
South Winneshiek and New Hampton/Turkey Valley wrestling programs will see a total of 11 area youth heading to state. District wrestling took place Saturday. The Warriors competed at Decorah, and NH/TV competed in Parkersburg. Read more in the Feb. 13 edition of the Calmar Courier
02/12/2018 - 3:18pm
Changes Will Affect Agriculture David Lawstuen sees agriculture evolving, both in the short term and in the long term. The instructor has taught for 22 years at Northeast Iowa Community College. “Agriculture in Northeast Iowa is evolving as we move to 2020 and beyond,” said Lawstuen. “Our farm families are considering the...
02/12/2018 - 3:17pm
A support group for families may help ease burdens associated with mental illness. It’s an effort affiliated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, according to Alicia Trout, who serves as a board member, who spoke by phone Wednesday. “I am the Treasurer and the Co-Vice President of the Board,” said Trout. In information...
02/05/2018 - 5:03pm
South Winneshiek took the top spot in sectional action Saturday. Nine Warrior wrestlers earned the right to advance with Felicity Taylor, Manning Kuboushek and Jackson Lukes all earning first place. Gabe Sadler, Zach Taylor, Logan Schnuelle, Tanner Tollefsrud, Gabe Kipp and Damon Meyer all took second place. Read more in the Feb. 6 edition of the...
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