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08/20/2019 - 11:00am
The line of vehicles did not quite make its way completely to Bohemian Creek. Still, if you were looking for a parking space in Protivin Sunday, you might have had to have looked for a bit. That situation was echoed in Holy Trinity Catholic Church as approximately 400 people gathered for a Mass with the Jim Busta Band and Mollie B. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
07/09/2019 - 10:09am
Work on a massive city project is coming to fruition with an open house possible to show off what has been accomplished. Calmar City Council approved payment of $192,945 for Blazek Corporation following an update on the wastewater project during a July 1 meeting. “They made some good progress recently,” said Tom Madden, with SHE. The...
07/02/2019 - 10:25am
The solemn sound of Taps was joined a moment after its start by the ringing of the bells of St. Luke Catholic Church. The speakers could not have timed it much more perfectly. The call of the Angelus bell added emphasis to the event as the rains that had bookended the day held off for a tribute 50 years in the making. The full article appears in...
07/02/2019 - 10:24am
It is nearly that time again. The Winneshiek County Fair will run July 9 through 13. Upper Iowa Speedway stock car races will be Tuesday’s entertainment, according to information from DeAnn Christopher, director of the fair board. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
06/25/2019 - 10:45am
Forty-three intermediate 4-H members from Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties enjoyed two days as they “Screamed for Adventure”  through a summer adventure trip to LeMars and Arnold’s Park. The trip was coordinated by Tammy Muller, Clayton County Youth Coordinator, and Jaci Tweeten,...
06/25/2019 - 10:44am
LaRaw Maran, an emeritus professor from the University of Illinois at Urbana--Champaign, Illinois, had a frank message. “Having German Heritage is not enough,” noted Maran. Other models are needed for German identity to be able to flourish. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
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