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Order of operation to move forward with the communication tower project was the question before the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on Monday as members worked to make sense of advice from the engineer and bond counsel.The board voted last week to accept the engineering design fee down...
A large tree lays on the ground at the home of Bob and Tanya Scott, who live northwest of New Hampton, Monday afternoon.
This may sound strange — especially considering how much rain fell on New Hampton in a 48-hour period — but the area dodged a proverbial bullet earlier this week when it came to the weather.Granted, Mother Nature did unleash some fury on the area as officially the city received almost 4.5 inches of...
Mayor Deb Larsen discussed a possible interest in implementing a building code with the New Hampton City Council last week.Larsen said she wanted to first gauge the interest of the council on potentially implementing a building code in order to proceed with a nuisance abatement program.“I’ve had...
Chloris Lowe, the Ho-Chunk Nation former chairman and president, and Christine Wellman Hall, archaeologist, made a recent visit to the historic Fort Atkinson site, the Fort Atkinson Library and Museum, and the remains of the trading post southwest of Fort Atkinson, near Pollard Creek in addition to...
The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors is moving ahead with the communication tower project — for the time being — after several votes last week.Discussion from the six-county meeting informed, or misinformed, the rest of the meeting. After returning from the meeting, the Chickasaw County Board...
This New Hampton resident wasn’t alone Monday morning as the area had plenty of cleanup to do after a series of strong thunderstorms moved through the area overnight. The National Weather Service reported that the storms, which were accompanied by strong winds and heavy lightning, dropped 1.25...
Two of [New Hampton’s] kindergarten teachers, Michelle Good and Diane Ollendieck (above) go over playground rules with their students.— For more back to school photos, see the Aug. 28 New Hampton Tribune.
More than 32 1/2 years ago, Mike Anderson had to make a decision: Move his young family to Chicago or seek employment elsewhere.He chose the latter, and while much has changed since Jan. 2, 1986, he’s never regretted it.“We had three little girls and I can tell you that Kathy wasn’t all that fired...
New Hampton City Council authorized Street Superintendent Junior Mai last week to purchase a sign to warn of water on the street with verbiage to be determined. The reasoning is to improve the city’s legal footing in case anyone slips in an area or areas where sump pumps are discharging onto city...
A presidential disaster declaration for 30 counties — including Chickasaw, Floyd, Howard and Winneshiek counties — impacted by flooding and severe weather from June 6 to July 2 has been announced after the president approved the governor’s request.The entire Iowa congressional delegation supported...

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