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06/04/2020 - 5:30am
Area churches are continuing to show signs of life with most area churches now once again open, though some remain closed. Many Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Dubuque were able to go their first Mass in two months. Mass offerings remain limited with St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Calmar seeing Mass Sundays and its linked parishes rotating with one Saturday Mass each for the next few...
05/29/2020 - 5:30am
  Pentecost will mark the reopening of many if not all Catholic parishes in northeast Iowa. An announcement made Wednesday said May 30 would see the beginning of Mass resumption. "I am happy to announce that starting 30-31 May 2020, Pentecost Sunday, the parishes in the Archdiocese of Dubuque are able to gather for outreach to the poor,...
05/28/2020 - 5:30am
  Area voters will head to the polls soon where they will find hand sanitizer and personal protective equipment. Election officials have received shipments of PPE from the office of Paul Pate, Iowa Secretary of State. They also received equipment including face shields as well as half of a million dollars in funding for safety materials,...
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...
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