04/23/2019 - 10:21am
The intersection of Highways 24, 150 and 52 saw a sight Friday. Volunteers collected donations for the annual Pony Express event. The highlight of the morning came as Edna Jacobson, the oldest rider at 77, undertook a leg. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
04/23/2019 - 10:19am
Trinity Catholic School students performed the Passion. The event took place Holy Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. An online gallery is at The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
04/16/2019 - 10:18am
A one-year trial for sharing soccer with New Hampton has been given the consent of Turkey Valley’s school board. The idea drew substantial public interest at the April 8 meeting. Most members of the public addressing the board favored the idea. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
04/16/2019 - 10:15am
The Old Creamery Theatre was excited to bring a brand new live, professional production of Character Round-up to the Decorah High School April 9. The production focused on thrilling stories written by students about characters who use the Six Pillars of Good Character to make sure their wild adventures come to a happy conclusion. Students across...
04/09/2019 - 9:38am
History hit the road April 1 with a stop at South Winneshiek Elementary and Middle School. “…I coordinated the visit after a teacher friend in a neighboring district referred us as representatives for Winneshiek County,” said Jess Peters, an English teacher, by email April 1. “The folks behind the Iowa History 101 Mobile...
04/09/2019 - 9:36am
A $2,500 donation is going toward a new fire station in St. Lucas. Adam Schmitt, a member of the department, made the donation by means of the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities, according to information provided by Schmitt by email April 3. The new facility has a timeline of the fall/next spring, Schmitt said, based on...
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