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12/11/2018 - 7:30am
Christmas in Calmar took place Thursday with some familiar favorites and new businesses. A light snowfall was present. Among businesses taking part was PIVO Brewery & Blepta Studios. The full story appears in the Calmar Courier.
11/20/2018 - 8:32am
With students gathered in the gymnasium Thursday, school board president Wendy Mihm-Herold asked for assistance in congratulating one of South Winneshiek’s own. A short time later, South Winneshiek agriculture instructor Melissa Hageman arrived. A standing ovation greeted Hageman after winning $50,000 with the 2018 Harbor Freight Tools for...
11/20/2018 - 8:30am
Editor’s Note: The Calmar Courier is profiling members of the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office who have served in the military. After a time elsewhere, David Fromm has returned. “Decorah is my hometown,” said Fromm. “I grew up here and have always loved Decorah and the surrounding area. When the opportunity...
11/13/2018 - 8:22am
Assemblies marked Veterans Day at Turkey Valley and South Winneshiek. Turkey Valley celebrated Friday. South Winneshiek’s turn came Monday. Some information from South Winneshiek program and Evelyn Milbrandt. For the full story, see this week's September Nov. 13 edition of the Calmar Courier. Subscribe by calling 1-800-558-1244 ext 122...
11/13/2018 - 8:20am
Over 70 percent of Winneshiek County voters took part in the election. Democrat Abby Finkenauer won Winneshiek County, with 51.73 percent of votes cast. Incumbent Rod Blum had 44.29 percent. Unofficial results were released Nov. 6 by Winneshiek County auditor Ben Steines. Libertarian Troy Hageman had 3.97 percent. A close race was seen for the...
11/13/2018 - 8:17am
Editor’s Note: The Calmar Courier is profiling members of the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office who have served in the military. Deputy Mike Foland is the son of a veteran. “My father served in the Military and I wanted to serve as well,” said Foland by email. The Independence native has eight years in the United States...
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