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Ambulance Council, provider ‘meet in middle’

The new Chickasaw County Ambulance Council moved closer to reaching an agreement with the Chickasaw Ambulance Service during a lengthy meeting Tuesday, just one day after a number of city councils, including Nashua’s, rejected a proposal made by t

Warming up the evening

They came dressed to the hilt.
The girls shined in their dresses and showed off their corsages to their friends, other dads and, yes, complete strangers.

N-P superintendent to retire at end of the year

Keith Tuner mulled over the decision this past fall, made his choice in December and now two local school districts — Nashua-Plainfield and Rockford — are searching for a new superintendent.

State audit finds issues in county

Three Chickasaw County departments were “dinged” by a special audit conducted by the state of Iowa, but county officials said many of the issues found in the audit released last week have already been resolved.

State takes county’s vaccine

The phone call that came in on Thursday to Chickasaw Public Health and Homecare Services was a, in a word, stunner.

Heat wave coming!

Break out the shorts and the flip-flops, a heat wave is on the way.

Hotel/Motel Tax hands out grants

The New Hampton City Council last week approved the recommendation from the Hotel/Motel Tax Committee to distribute $25,000 in grants to non-profit organizations and events for the upcoming year.

New Hampton speech has a big day at state

New Hampton High School speech coach Kassie Bercik couldn’t have asked for any more from her state qualifiers Saturday.

Brrrrr ... cold enough?

For those who believe the glass is always half full, there is this: It’s going to feel refreshing this week.
For the rest of us — the glass-is-half-empty crowd — it’s just going to be downright frigid.

COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Gov. Kim Reynolds made a dramatic move last week to ease COVID-19 restrictions in the state, but for the most part, she remained mum on why she did so.

Supervisors appoint Knoll to Board of Health

The Chickasaw County Board of Health is back to “full strength” but it took several votes from the Board of Supervisors last Tuesday before a fifth member to the board was appointed.

107 never looked so good!

A party for Paul Hassman’s 107th birthday was on Saturday, Jan. 23rd at 10 a.m.  Five children and three spouses celebrated with him “through a window” at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehab Center.  

County OKs one more 28E

Chickasaw County and its cities are moving closer to a final agreement when it comes to settling a lawsuit and agreeing to a new 28E agreement that will give the county a new Ambulance Council.

Middle school students pie teacher after having fun with computer science

New Hampton Middle School student Ben Schuchhardt had just been asked a question by the school’s extended learning program advisor Jeff Monteith.
Hit me in the face with a pie or pick out one of the prizes?

County moves ahead with new office building

Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors member Matt Kuhn put it succinctly: The county has gone too far to turn back.

Storm expected to impact area in and around Chickasaw County

Well, that escalated quickly. From a Tuesday forecast that said little, if any, snow would fall on the area Thursday to a forecast that now calls for 4 to 7 inches of snow, strong winds and a little ice, as well.

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