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06/18/2018 - 2:47pm
The heat was a far cry from the norm of Ireland. Still, Irish flags and dance took to the streets with Lawler Irish Festival. More photos can be seen in the June 19 edition of the Calmar Courier.
06/04/2018 - 3:04pm
The sixth Lawler Irish Fest will kick off June 15 and end June 17. Grand Marshals are Pat and Joann Costigan, and honored guest is Shirley Murray. Calmar-based PIVO Brewery will take part this year with its Lawler Irish Red. Returning will be Buck Towne and the Guilty Kilts. Other acts include The Droughty Duck Pipe Band, The Kissers, The...
06/04/2018 - 3:03pm
The Warriors have had a first taste of conference action, noted assistant coach Mike Wenthold. “I felt like we lost our composure a couple of times in the 6th, and compounded a few mistakes, but fortunately we had played very solid baseball up until then, and afterwards, as well,” said Wenthold by email May 31. “We were very...
06/04/2018 - 3:02pm
Larry Miller remembers injuring his arm. He didn’t make it long before he was trying to figure out what he could still do. Along with wife Margaret and son Chris, Larry works with Miller’s Viewlawn Angus. Over 1,000 acres straddle both sides of the Minnesota/Iowa line. Neatly mowed grass along the side of the road is done by Margaret....
05/29/2018 - 8:47am
New Hampton hosted South Winneshiek May 21. “A playoff type atmosphere between the Chickasaws and Warriors in the season opener resulted in an extra inning thriller with the Chickasaws taking the win on a bases loaded single by Mason Cleveland in the eighth inning,” said South Winneshiek coach Alex Smith by email May 22. “Jackson...
05/29/2018 - 8:45am
South Winneshiek head baseball coach Alex Smith is entering his seventh year and will be aided by assistant coaches Mike Wenthold and Denne Brodbeck as they look to start the new season. Some losses from last season include outfielders Joel Hanson and Cole Phillips and pitcher Matthew Holthaus. Hanson was second team Upper Iowa Conference, and...
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