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Carnegie Cultural Center Board Secretary Wally Murphy (top left) poses with the underwriters, Gerald Johnson (bottom left) and Roger and Jean Kolbet on Friday, the day a new book detailing historical “stuff” about Chickasaw County went on sale.
Juanita Andersen couldn’t help but laugh last Friday when she was told that the title of her new book — especially the first word — was … well so her. “You’re probably right,” she said of “STUFF: An Ephemera Collector’s History of Chickasaw County,” “because you know me and my stuff. But honestly,...
Piper Lechtenberg fist bumps Santa.
“He’s making a list and checking it twice..” Last Saturday the Big Man himself came to town to check for himself who’s been “naughty” or “nice” in New Hampton.  Santa Saturday at the Carnegie Cultural Center drew large crowds with all of the kids hoping for a chance to tell Santa their heart’s...
Brian Borland explains details of the team photo taken of the 1956 Maynard state championship six-on-six team to the audience at the Carneige Cultural Center last Monday evening.
The story of Brian Borland’s family is truly an amazing one. And the individuals who made it out to the Carnegie Cultural Center last Monday were able to learn about it, as he made the trip from his home state of Wisconsin to New Hampton. Borland is the author of the book “Maynard 8 Miles.” The...
Cedar Valley Chamber musicians perform during a recent concert that was held at Trinity Lutheran Church and sponsored by the Carnegie Cultural Center.
As the seven o’clock hour approached on a recent Saturday evening, musicians make their last minute preparations at Trinity Lutheran church while eager patrons filed into their seats ready for a night of music.  Carnegie Cultural Center Director Jill Eike took to the front of the aisle to welcome...
Jennifer Sterling, a University of Iowa archivist, talks about the project that focused on celebrating the 6-on-6 girls basketball game that Iowans played until 1993.
When the 25th anniversary of the final Iowa high school girls’ six-on-six  basketball game approached in 2018, assistant professor at the University of Iowa Karen Mason wanted to do something special to commemorate this piece of the state’s history. “I’ve really been interested in the phenomenon of...
The Carnegie Cultural Center is collaborating with the University of Iowa Women’s Archives for its latest exhibit, “6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa,” and while it is on display currently, the exhibit will have a reception sometime in July.
The Carnegie Cultural Center in New Hampton is doing its part to make sure the history of 6-on-6 girls basketball won’t be forgotten anytime soon. The museum is collaborating with the University of Iowa Women’s Archives for its latest exhibit, and Carnegie Director Jill Eike is hoping area women...
Carnegie Cultural Center Director Jill Eike knows Saturday is a busy day with New Hampton High School’s prom and everything, but she has the perfect way for students and parents to relax before their big night.The New Hampton museum is noting a watercolor painting workshop with former New Hampton...
Denny Ungs has always been detail-orientated, even back in his school days when he used to draw while his teachers were conducting class.That trait — making sure he’s crossed his t’s and dotted his i’s — has served him well as the guy most of Chickasaw County knows as simply the “IT guy,” but it’s...
Saturday morning at 11 a.m. was a busy time for Nashua-Plainfield parents.In Nashua, junior high students were performing the musical they had rehearsed all week with a visiting theater company.So having an estimated 40 people visiting the Carnegie Cultural Center in New Hampton was even more...
Hawks are the most skittish, so she doesn’t have many photos.But Lori Frisch can tell the story of the one hawk in her wildlife and landscape photography exhibit, “All God’s Creatures Great and Small,” on display through March 10 at the Carnegie Cultural Center. The Carnegie, at 7 N. Water Ave.,...

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