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10/15/2019 - 7:30am
An organization for protecting Iowa’s farmland has acquired additional property in northeast Iowa. A donation by Ron and Karlene Humpal of 164 acres last week will be a substantial boast to the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust. The new farm is located in rural Decorah. The full article appears in the Oct. 15, 2019 Calmar Courier.  
10/15/2019 - 7:30am
  Collin Wille is getting ready for a trip overseas, one where he will be joined by some of his peers. Wille, who is in his second year and studies dairy science at Northeast Iowa Community College, was part of the college’s student teams taking first and third with World Dairy Expo competition recently. Teammates included: Brandon...
10/08/2019 - 7:30am
Winneshiek County has a new treasurer. The board of supervisors met in special session Friday to interview candidates for the office. Anthony Clarke, Brenda Kreitzer and Nathan Onsager were on the short list for the office, according to an agenda provided by Ben Steines, auditor. The full article appears in the Oct. 8, 2019 Calmar Courier.
10/08/2019 - 7:30am
  Reinvigorated after a last-minute fundraising effort, Cory Booker’s campaign is back in Iowa as the candidate pushes to rise to the top of the Democratic contenders. In late September, Booker’s campaign announced barring raising $1.7 million in 10 days, it was finished. Donors came through, and the campaign is seeking to make...
10/01/2019 - 7:30am
Helping Services’ mentoring effort is working to place 22 youth with a mentor. The program serves three counties with Winneshiek County joined by Allamakee  and Howard. Right here in Calmar, two youth are hoping for placement, joined by one boy each from Ridgeway and St. Lucas. The full article appears in the Oct. 1, 2019 issue of the...
10/01/2019 - 7:30am
Homecoming kicked off Sunday at Turkey Valley with inflatables and face painting, as well as a petting zoo and a community pep rally. Monday celebrated “Class Colors” with seventh and eighth graders donning orange and gray, respectively, and freshmen clad in blue. Sophomores and juniors sported white and red, respectively, with seniors...
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