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10/16/2018 - 8:57am
A drive through Winneshiek County right now will turn up some views of fall foliage, but one aspect can produce some headaches. “….Winneshiek County’s topography poses many issues for emergency services,” said Winneshiek County Emergency Management Director Sean Snyder by email Oct. 5. “Though very beautiful, it is problematic. There are several places throughout...
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...
09/24/2018 - 4:45pm
Marie Riha was anxious to show off a recent acquisition. Likely cast iron, the device for stamping communion hosts could have been used for a variety of designs and sizes. The thought of Sisters hefting this piece is pointed out by Riha. She invites a journalist to pick up the device. Riha called it “awesome”. Close by are a variety of...
09/24/2018 - 4:41pm
The Northeast Iowa Community College Sports Shooting team started its first competitive meet of the fall season with a win over the Corridor Clay Crushers at the Dual Conference Meet Sept. 15 in Turkey Valley. The NICC team scored 471 points to the Clay Crushers’ 461. At the Dual Conference Meet in American Trap, 16 yards, NICC athletes...
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