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Without strong public health protection, living in Iowa could be very different. Less than 100 years ago, the average lifespan ended at age 48.The reasons for the relatively short lifespan included lack of the following: sewers, regulation of septic tanks, restaurant inspections and vaccinations,...
Chickasaw County employees will see no increase in health insurance premiums, for the third year straight.The County Board of Supervisors decided to buy down what would otherwise have been an increase in insurance, to zero percent, using the Iowa Governmental Health Care Plan Trust fund.— Read more...
“We know that in the state of Iowa in somebody’s lifetime, one in three women will be a survivor of sexual violence; one in six men; and one in two trans individuals,” Rachel Sharkey, (advocate with the Riverview Center), told the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on April 2, citing statistics...
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Following a high-speed chase Thursday, April 5, a Miami man is being held in Chickasaw County Jail on multiple charges including felony eluding, pending extradition to Dade County, Florida, where he is wanted for second-degree murder, Iowa State Patrol reported Friday.Iowa State Patrol attempted to...
Mercy Medical Center-New Hampton officials are touting a recent study that shows the New Hampton hospital pumps more than $10.5 million each year into the economy of Chickasaw County.The study, which was completed by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) showed that the hospital provides 142 jobs and...
When New Hampton Parks and Recreation Director Rick Kramer awoke and looked out his window on the morning of March 24, he may have mumbled a few choice words under his breath.Dang it, there’s a pool project to finish.Just a couple of days before, Kramer and Tara Hackman had attended a meeting with...
As Leo Deutsch pulled into the gas station early Friday morning, he looked at the sky and couldn’t help but smile.“Look at that, it’s just beautiful,” he said, “and you know what? It’s always a beautiful day when it’s Pony Express day, isn’t it?”It certainly was on Friday as dozens of riders made...
Father Brian Dellaert of Holy Family Parish (above) leads Mass while altar servers Mitch and Ryan Pickar look on during a Mass that features songs by Dr. Mary Sharon Peraud. — More photos in the April 3 New Hampton Tribune.
Harlow checks out the Easter Bunny after the Women of Today’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mikkelson Park Saturday. Despite the soggy conditions, cold temperatures and strong winds, scores of children turned out for the event. — See MORE PHOTOS, Pages 8-9, April 3 New Hampton Tribune
The regular annual audit for fiscal 2017 by a local, private accounting firm covered some of the same time frame as did a state audit of fiscal 2016 and 2017 (2015-16 and 2016-17), which was released in November.Neil Schraeder, CPA with Hacker, Nelson & Co. P.C., discussed the management letter...

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