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06/18/2019 - 11:41am
Fire, law enforcement, EMS and rescue personnel spilled out the doors of the school Friday morning. Heading around the building, they entered another door and headed upstairs to the library. Fortunately, it was part of training. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
05/28/2019 - 8:17am
While area soybean producers have seen difficulty, David Hemesath, general manager at Farmer’s Union Co-op, noted not all farmers are seeing tough times. By contrast, Hemesath pointed to good profits for pork producers. Positive news on the beef front as well came May 17 with the announcement by the USDA Japan was ending restrictions for U.S...
05/28/2019 - 8:15am
Junior high students at Turkey Valley showed off their musical chops May 20. Melissa Meyer and Ethan Adams handled directing for the evening. Among musical selections were “Puff the Magic Dragon,” “Above and Beyond (A  Triumphant Fanfare)” and “Romulus.” Additional photos appear in the Calmar Courier.
05/21/2019 - 9:44am
The Calmar Senior Center, 112 E. Main St., will host an open house along with coffee from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will be an opportunity to show off recent work including LED lights, new flooring and wall revitalization, according to information from Althea Murphy May 9. Spillville’s Memorial Day Service will be at 8:30 a.m. at St...
05/21/2019 - 9:40am
Amanda Lawless, guidance counselor at Turkey Valley, urged seniors gathered for the district’s awards night to enjoy their time together. Speaking May 14, Lawless noted the students had only a couple more opportunities to be together. Gathering in the high school gym, seniors were noted for accomplishments. The full article appears in the...
05/14/2019 - 10:21am
The South Winneshiek Dollars for Scholars has given out $500,000 since its formation. This year’s awards accounted for $40,000 of that, noted Kenn Kirby, past president, May 8. Kirby served as master of ceremonies. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
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