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09/10/2019 - 11:30am
Visitors descended upon Northeast Iowa Community College Thursday for the Annual NICC Fall Fest. Drawing attention right as the event opened, Gundersen Air made a dramatic landing on the campus. Visitors took the opportunity to check out the helicopter and climbed inside under the watchful eyes of staff. The full article appears in the Sept. 10 Calmar Courier.
08/06/2019 - 10:50am
Ken and Sue Keune have been selected by Winneshiek County for induction into the 2019 4-H Hall of Fame. The announcement was made before the 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction at the Winneshiek County Fair. The Iowa 4-H Foundation sponsors the annual Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. Counties nominate volunteers, community...
08/06/2019 - 10:47am
Following an injury to their young son, members of the Steffens family are hoping to raise money to help others. Kort Steffens, 7, of Festina, was hurt in an accident last year. Nichole, Kort’s mother, remembers the accident. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
08/06/2019 - 10:45am
Flood mitigation projects bids will be taken for a number of projects. Winneshiek County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a meeting for contractors Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at the Natural Resource Conservation Service office, 2296 Oil Well Road, Decorah. According to Matt Frana, coordinator of the Upper Iowa River Watershed Project,...
07/30/2019 - 10:43am
Travelers through Calmar have begun noticing work at Northeast Iowa Community College. Reconstruction of the Iowa’s Dairy Center parking lot started July 12. The current lot, originally constructed in 2000 and in disrepair, requires extensive work. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
07/30/2019 - 10:40am
Winneshiek County’s unemployment rose to 2.5 percent for June in the latest data. The state’s unemployment rate was 2.4 percent, unchanged, according to information from Iowa Workforce Development. In May, Winneshiek County had 1.8 percent unemployment. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
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