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02/25/2020 - 7:30am
The Greater Area Pantry is the beneficiary of a donation of over $18,000. The donation is the result of multiple efforts coming together. The Feed the Hungry campaign yielded $8,094 in donations The full article appears in the Feb. 25, 2020 Calmar Courier.
02/18/2020 - 7:30am
  A few miles outside of St. Lucas, a historic site met its end a few decades ago. The Old Mission had close ties to Fort Atkinson. A limestone house had the role of the Winnebago Indian Sub-agency during the 1840s, later going on to become a family farm for the Huber family from 1849 to 1969. The full article appears in the Feb. 18, 2020...
02/18/2020 - 7:30am
Jackie Hageman’s eighth-grade language arts students traded their classroom for the kitchen Thursday for a St. Valentine’s Day-themed baking project. Each small group of students was responsible for making a treat that would be shared with special people in their lives. The students packaged the variety of goodies, added a heartwarming...
02/11/2020 - 7:30am
Some hidden treasures lie hidden in plain sight. An upcoming survey is seeking to capture the existence of a number of these gems. The Winneshiek County Historic Preservation Commission is in the early stages of seeking stone structures that remain. The full article appears in the Feb. 11, 2020 issue of the Calmar Courier.
02/10/2020 - 12:31pm
Statewide recognition of newspapers in Iowa saw the Calmar Courier receive two awards for the 2020 iteration of the awards. The Iowa Newspaper Association recognized the Calmar Courier for its coverage of Government and Politics and Agriculture. Awards were presented in Des Moines Friday. The full article appears in the Feb. 11, 2020 Calmar...
02/04/2020 - 7:30am
  Growth in the young Turkey Valley Future Farmers of America Chapter was noted as a slate of Greenhand Degree awardees was feted. An observance at the school Jan. 28 saw the bronze award presented before 31 members and 46 guests. The degree was awarded to 22 member. The full article appears in the Feb. 4, 2020 Calmar Courier.
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