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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.
09/10/2019 - 7:30am
Students at Turkey Valley Elementary enjoyed some fun in the sun on their second day of school when they took a field trip to the New Hampton swimming pool. Grades first through sixth students were rewarded for completing their summer reading goal of reading 40 picture books or five chapter books. The pool party marked the ninth straight year...
09/03/2019 - 11:56am
The Oneota Community Food Co-op hosted a “Round-Up at the Register” campaign July 22 through Aug. 5. During this time, customers at the Co-op were given the opportunity to round-up their sale to the nearest whole dollar with these funds going to support the Humane Society of Northeast Iowa. 
09/03/2019 - 11:51am
An iconic home with deep ties to the city’s history has been getting a facelift. Taylor Made, a bed and breakfast owned by John and Shirley Mikota, is the beneficiary of restoration work over the course of a year. Shirley called it “hundreds and hundreds of hours,” as she gave a tour of some of the work recently. The full article...
08/27/2019 - 7:30am
In terms of a work week, you could not beat it. Area schools returned to operation Friday for a single-day week as buses made their way. Tears and smiles followed. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
08/27/2019 - 7:30am
Northeast Iowa compares favorably to the state average with the latest unemployment numbers. Howard County, at 2.2 percent, and Winneshiek County, at 2.4 percent, beat the state average. Chickasaw County tied the state average, up .1 percent from the previous month. Howard County is unchanged. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
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