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The New Hampton School Board doesn’t often accept a “higher bid” when it awards contracts, but it did so on Monday night.The board voted to accept the a bid for a little more than $75,000 from New Hampton-based Robinson Telecommunications for a phone system that will go into the district’s new...
Driving into the New Hampton High School back parking lot these days is … well, it’s an adventure.And if there’s any consolation for the students and teachers who park in the lot, it is this: Those “heaves” in the road are not just a school thing.“It’s happening everywhere,” New Hampton...
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...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors passed [last] Monday a resolution opposing an Iowa Senate bill that addresses “Transportation of raw forest products” after hearing concerns about it that County Engineer Dusten Rolando relayed after a recent Iowa State Association of Counties meeting. The...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors approved splitting limestone gravel road resurfacing bids for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, between two vendors for the four quadrants of the county.Paul Niemann Construction Co. of Sumner had the low bid on quadrant one (the southeast)  at $12.09 a...
The Chickasaw County Ambulance Council put the finishing touches on a request for proposals (RFP) on Monday, and the attorney working for the council said Wednesday he has approved it, meaning the proposal was “on its way” to being made available on the county website.Before the RFP was completed,...
Several art students from New Hampton and Turkey Valley received awards in the juried Northeast Iowa High School Art Show last Wednesday at Upper Iowa University.Some 200 high school artists registered for the show, which was held in the Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at UIU’s Edgar Fine Arts Hall in...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors last Monday [March 18] discussed legal fees the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council 28E owes to Prichard Law Office — just more than $466 as of Feb. 28.County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath has said her office is not statutorily required to work on the case...
“Start young.”Opera Iowa troupe director Anthony Benz gave this advice during a master class last Monday to K-7 music teacher Kayla Reetz’s sixth-grade Keynotes choir students, as recited in unison by Maycen Hackman, Braelyn Rosonke, Olivia Hoy, Kaylee Johnson and Allie Johnson.“Stick with it!”...
Karen Amundson admitted that she was a little nervous Friday night after a dress rehearsal for “Dancing with the Stars” came to an end.“It wasn’t horrible, but you could tell, all the dancers were so nervous,” said the woman who chaired the committee that put on the event, “and honestly, that made...

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