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02/19/2019 - 8:50am
With spring’s arrival a month away, winter has been holding the area tightly. The National Weather Service Office in La Crosse, Wisconsin, noted by Facebook Feb. 13 the storm was fourth heaviest February storm in snowfall amounts with 11 inches. The record holder is 21 inches in 2007 with a 1983 storm of 12.5 inches in second place and a 1939 storm of 11.7 inches. The full article appears...
02/19/2019 - 8:47am
Calmar's Jada Bushman, 18, was part of an Iowa team garnering recognition. A student of Council Bluff's Iowa School for the Deaf, Bushman took part in basketball and cheerleading actions for the Great Plains Schools for the Deaf conference. The event took place at Fairibault's Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf. The full article...
02/12/2019 - 8:55am
Winneshiek County is slightly above average in its risk of disasters. Stephanie Burzano, with ADT’s media relations, shared the information by email Feb. 2. ADT has developed a disaster risk map, making use of data going back 65 years. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
02/12/2019 - 8:52am
Huinker Automotive, LLC, owned by Lee and Kristy Huinker, started business in rural Winneshiek County in 2010. They moved to their current location on East Main Street in November 2018. Huinker Automotive LLC specializes in all automotive and diesel repair and performance. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
02/05/2019 - 12:26pm
An effort in Congress is aiming to stop teachers from leaving the profession. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley are among promoters of legislation that has bipartisan support, email from Ernst's office Jan. 29 noted. The rate for leaving the job is almost eight percent. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.
02/05/2019 - 12:22pm
A study has placed Winneshiek County at number 10 among Iowa counties. Factors weighed were bankruptcy, debt, employment and poverty, an email Thursday from SmartAsset summarizing the study noted. The Financial Health Index was created by SmartAsset, a financial technology company in New York. The full article appears in the Calmar Courier. https...
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