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07/16/2019 - 10:23am
Howard County Peace Officers have issued a check for $200 to Trinity Catholic School in Protivin. The check will help pay for portable radios to use in the school. Trinity Catholic School does not have an intercom system. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
06/10/2019 - 5:16pm
Last day elementary awards were given in a final afternoon assembly. Teachers recognized their students for a variety of milestones and efforts that have been happening throughout the year.  Peer nominated reading awards were given to students in grades three through six again this year. Each year students get an opportunity to practice and...
06/10/2019 - 5:15pm
Catholic HEART Workcamp, a weeklong service camp for teenagers, will be coming to Calmar July 7 through 12. Adult leaders and 200 teens will be stationed at South Winneshiek High School and partnering with area agencies and churches to help those in need in the local and surrounding area. “For 17 years, we have been partnering with Catholic...
06/04/2019 - 6:55am
How slow has the northeast Iowa corn and soybean planting season been? Enough that it has pushed unplanted corn acres past the deadline when they can receive full crop insurance coverage and to the brink of the deadline when they can receive full coverage for soybeans. The deadline for farmers to receive full coverage from the United States...
06/04/2019 - 6:46am
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...
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