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10/09/2018 - 8:28am
The 2018 Turkey Valley homecoming king and queen have been named. Pictured (l-r) are: 2017 Queen Ashton Kout, 2018 Queen Karissa Schmidt, 2018 King Carter Reicks and 2017 King Cale Reicks. Photos by Michael Hohenbrink For the full story, see this week's September 4 edition of the Calmar Courier. Subscribe by calling 1-800-558-1244 ext 122 or email Deb at circulation@midamericapub.com...
10/09/2018 - 8:26am
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 - 8:23am
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 - 7:59am
Turkey Valley’s 2018 Homecoming Court Queen candidates include: Kayla Burke, the daughter of Theresa Burke and the late Jay Burke; Kelsey Kurtenbach, the daughter of Craig and Jennifer Kurtenbach, and Karissa Schmidt, the daughter of Aaron and Karla Schmidt. King candidates include: Carter Reicks, the son of Trish Reicks and Rory Reicks;...
10/02/2018 - 7:57am
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 - 7:56am
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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