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10/16/2018 - 8:57am
A drive through Winneshiek County right now will turn up some views of fall foliage, but one aspect can produce some headaches. “….Winneshiek County’s topography poses many issues for emergency services,” said Winneshiek County Emergency Management Director Sean Snyder by email Oct. 5. “Though very beautiful, it is problematic. There are several places throughout...
10/16/2018 - 8:55am
A request from Turkey Valley’s agriculture instructor and FFA advisor Steve Pfaffle for an FFA alumni group was made to the Turkey Valley school board. Students are “so excited about agriculture,” said Pfaffle. Community service, involvement in radio spots on 95.1 “The Bull”™ and the upcoming National FFA...
10/16/2018 - 8:54am
Turkey Valley’s Jalyssa Blazek took first for the women with a 20:34.04 as North Fayette Valley hosted cross country Thursday. Blazek was ranked sixth in Class 1A by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches for Week 8, as noted on iowarunjumpthrow.com. Kee’s Haley Meyer too second with a 21:00.13, and Central’s Jasmine Mueller took...
10/09/2018 - 8:28am
The 2018 Turkey Valley homecoming king and queen have been named. Pictured (l-r) are: 2017 Queen Ashton Kout, 2018 Queen Karissa Schmidt, 2018 King Carter Reicks and 2017 King Cale Reicks. Photos by Michael Hohenbrink For the full story, see this week's September 4 edition of the Calmar Courier. Subscribe by calling 1-800-558-1244 ext 122 or...
10/09/2018 - 8:26am
An inspection of Winneshiek County’s jail saw the facility pass state and private muster. According to a release Oct. 1 from the department, an advocacy group requested a visit last month. A letter from Disability Rights Iowa released by the sheriff’s office has Whitney Driscoll, a staff attorney, noting the group has no...
10/09/2018 - 8:23am
Soggy conditions were in store for cross country action as state-ranked ninth grader Jalyssa Blazek took first place with the women with a 19:50.46. Blazek is ranked sixth in Class 1A, according to the Iowa Association of Track Coaches as posted at iowarunjumpthrow.com. “…. I was very happy with how she ran her race,” said...
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