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07/08/2020 - 5:30am
The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office is projecting a firmer financial footing coming up, promoting the sheriff to continue his push for an additional deputy. Sheriff Dan Marx briefed supervisors Monday morning that his office had received a grant for $43,000, along with additional grant funding. Additional, the sheriff’s office was able to successfully save $250,000 from the current...
05/27/2020 - 5:30am
Residents of Waucoma have seen the initial work of summer road projects get underway while other residents of Fayette County wait for their portions to begin. The first phase includes sidewalks in Waucoma, work that will be followed by Hot Mix Asphalt overlay, according to information online from the Fayette County engineer’s website....
05/26/2020 - 7:30am
  Mother Nature seemed to determined to make an appearance at Turkey Valley’s 2020 graduation. Chairs were set up on the football field for the event, postponed from the previous Sunday by rain. As the second attempt got ready to begin, the hint of rain was again in the air. The full article appears in the May 26, 2020 Calmar Courier....
05/19/2020 - 7:30am
Rain did not stop South Winneshiek seniors from gathering one last time Sunday as graduation for the Class of 2020 took place under some unusual circumstances. Graduation took place at athletic complex with seniors spaced out on the football field, a nod toward social distancing amidst COVID-19 restrictions. After a sunny day Saturday, Sunday saw...
05/19/2020 - 7:30am
  Further awakening from restrictions took place Friday. As chill weather vanished and a warm, sunny day emerged, northeast Iowa began to come back to normal after COVID-19 restrictions were eased. While bars and some other businesses remain closed, many businesses were able to begin coming to life. The full article appears in the May 19,...
05/19/2020 - 7:30am
  Reopening the Fayette County Courthouse was the big topic of Monday’s meeting of the Fayette County Board of Supervisors with supervisors agreeing to begin allowing the public to reenter the building. The question was raised by Marty Stanbrough, a member of the board of supervisors, and the topic was moved up on the agenda to one of...
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