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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.
04/02/2019 - 9:58am
Quilt sharing took place in conjunction with Turkey Valley's Showcase Night March 26. The event has been taking place for over 10 years, according to information provided by email March 27 by Evie Milbrandt. “In the elementary library, local, talented adult students of quilting were gathered to share tips, relish in other's color...
04/02/2019 - 9:56am
Glenna Munuswamy has her sights set high. In her second year of coaching South Winneshiek’s program, Munuswamy is looking for the Warriors to finish second in the Upper Iowa Conference this year, according to email March 26. Last year, South Winneshiek took first place in the first round of regional action and sixth in the second round....
04/02/2019 - 9:52am
Christ Our Hope Cluster will host a parish mission Sunday, April 14, through Tuesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. The mission will feature Jon Leonetti, an author and speaker, according to information provided by the Rev. Aaron Junge by email March 21. “We’re very excited to welcome Jon to our cluster and hear the message of hope he has...
03/26/2019 - 9:46am
Northeast Iowa legislators discussed possible changes to Iowa’s pre-election day voting laws during a public forum at the Arlington Community Center March 16. Five northeast Iowa state senators and representatives were on hand to speak with more than 50 people, with the voting topic dominating the early part of conversation. Different bills...
03/26/2019 - 9:42am
It’s a long way from northeast Iowa to Canilla, Guatemala. For some area doctors, though, the trip is a recurring one, according to Paul McQuillen with Mercy Hospital in New Hampton by phone March 14. Part of the non-profit DOCS for Hope, doctors work to serve the needs of the poor and marginalized. The full article appears in the Calmar...
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