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11/12/2019 - 7:30am
The award of a grant for Fort Atkinson was not an overnight process. Various voices behind the scenes have been speaking about the need for a while. “A few months ago the Decorah Genealogy Family & Local History Research Center….was visited by Kathy Gourley, grant writer for the Save America's Treasures Grant Program,” said Kevin Lee, the group’s president. The...
11/12/2019 - 7:30am
  The sound of Taps echoed throughout the area as Veterans Day was marked. Turkey Valley students got a jump on the observance with a program Friday. South Winneshiek’s observance took place Monday. The full article appears in the Nov. 12, 2019 Calmar Courier.   The
11/05/2019 - 7:30am
  An All Saints Day lesson took on life for St. Teresa of Calcutta students. With a variety of saints on hand, visitors to the school experienced a living wax museum. Pressing a spot on the floor brought students to life with presentations on saints. The full article appears in the Nov. 5, 2019 Calmar Courier.  
11/05/2019 - 7:30am
  A cold wind began blowing a few days before All Souls Day. The day marks an annual opportunity to visit cemeteries, one of the works of mercy. For some of the dead, it’s possibly the only time they have company. The full article appears in the Nov. 5, 2019 Calmar Courier.  
10/29/2019 - 6:30am
  Area ladies had a jump on the Halloween season with an event Wednesday at the South Winn Country Club. Enjoying the relatively mild weather, attendees adopted a variety of costumes. The full article appears in the Oct. 29, 2019 Calmar Courier.  
10/29/2019 - 6:30am
  Jada Bushman has been chosen as the 2019 Homecoming Queen at the Iowa School for the Deaf. The ceremony took place Oct. 18, said Rochelle Bushman, Jada’s mother. Jada’s king is Jayden Kohl. The full article appears in the Oct. 29, 2019 Calmar Courier.  
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