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04/16/2019 - 10:18am
A one-year trial for sharing soccer with New Hampton has been given the consent of Turkey Valley’s school board. The idea drew substantial public interest at the April 8 meeting. Most members of the public addressing the board favored the idea. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
04/16/2019 - 10:15am
The Old Creamery Theatre was excited to bring a brand new live, professional production of Character Round-up to the Decorah High School April 9. The production focused on thrilling stories written by students about characters who use the Six Pillars of Good Character to make sure their wild adventures come to a happy conclusion. Students across...
04/09/2019 - 9:38am
History hit the road April 1 with a stop at South Winneshiek Elementary and Middle School. “…I coordinated the visit after a teacher friend in a neighboring district referred us as representatives for Winneshiek County,” said Jess Peters, an English teacher, by email April 1. “The folks behind the Iowa History 101 Mobile...
04/09/2019 - 9:36am
A $2,500 donation is going toward a new fire station in St. Lucas. Adam Schmitt, a member of the department, made the donation by means of the Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities, according to information provided by Schmitt by email April 3. The new facility has a timeline of the fall/next spring, Schmitt said, based on...
04/02/2019 - 9:58am
Quilt sharing took place in conjunction with Turkey Valley's Showcase Night March 26. The event has been taking place for over 10 years, according to information provided by email March 27 by Evie Milbrandt. “In the elementary library, local, talented adult students of quilting were gathered to share tips, relish in other's color...
04/02/2019 - 9:56am
Glenna Munuswamy has her sights set high. In her second year of coaching South Winneshiek’s program, Munuswamy is looking for the Warriors to finish second in the Upper Iowa Conference this year, according to email March 26. Last year, South Winneshiek took first place in the first round of regional action and sixth in the second round....
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