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Wednesday, 25/05/22
Ossian Memorial day parade, program on Monday   By Zakary Kriener     Ossian will hold a Memorial Day parade and program starting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday (May 30). The parade (weather permitting) will begin at the Veterans Memorial at Carey... + continue reading
Wednesday, 25/05/22
Meet the county supervisors candidates forum is Tuesday, May 31   Fayette County Voters will have the opportunity to have their questions answered by the candidates for Fayette County Supervisors on Tuesday, May 31, at 7 p.m. The forum will be held at the Fayette Opera House and will... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
Local volunteer quilters have been gathering every week for several months every year to sew quilts for others to enjoy. The group has donated countless quilts to the Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation to be given to patients in hospice care and the emergency room. (submitted photo)  ... + continue reading
Wednesday, 11/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
North Fayette Valley High School students helped beautify the town recently by cleaning up the gardens in the downtown area. Julius Mueller and Clayton Schaefers pitched in to get this spot ready for summer and RAGBRAI. (Jack Swanson photos)   Gardeners being sought to help West Union... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
South Winneshiek alum Felicity Taylor captured the Senior women’s freestyle national title Friday at the U.S. Open in Las Vegas, Nev. Taylor took first place at 53 kilograms by defeating Alyssa Lampe in the finals via a 14-3 technical fall. (submitted photo)   Taylor earns gold at U... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
Committee Chairperson Ron Saboe will be showing young riders like Josie Michael, a third grader at West Union Elementary, how to ride a bike safely and use the proper safety equipment, like a helmet, during the Bicycle Rodeo, Tuesday, May 17, at the West Union Elementary School. (Jack Swanson photo... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
There was standing room only at the West Union City Council meeting, Monday, May 2, when the future of the golf course and of a planned biking and walking trail was up for discussion. (Jack Swanson photo)         No conclusions following public meeting on golf... + continue reading


Wednesday, 25/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
The South Winneshiek girls’ 4x800 relay team of (l-r) Billie Wagner, Megan Hageman, Josie Tieskoetter, and Eryn Sabelka earned a silver medal at the State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 31/03/21 - 0 comment(s)
All I wanted was a teabag   by Jerry Wadian   All I wanted was a teabag.   Mornings I need my coffee; like I really need to wake up. Evenings I prefer tea. And, as a brand,... + continue reading


Wednesday, 18/05/22 - 0 comment(s)
Sara and Duane Strong   Duane and Sara Strong will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a reception at the Illyria Community Church Sunday, May 29, following church services. The... + continue reading

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