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Beverly "Tex" Robrock, age 87 of New Hampton, Iowa died Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare Center in New Hampton. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2018, at the United Methodist Church, Fredericksburg with Pastor Michael Christie officiating....
Diane Day reads a book to children at the Ionia Public Library as part of an EAGLE Program held in the spring of 2014.
I’m pretty sure this is only the second time in my almost-nine years at the Tribune that I’ve written a column for the Friday paper.I did so almost six years ago when my friend and colleague Jim O’Connor died, and I’m doing so again today.Jim O’Connor was worth a Friday column; so is Diane Day, one...
Val Frey has a little fun with a “Nerf gun” on a Trinity Lutheran Church youth group mission trip several years ago. “She could connect with anyone,” said Trinity member Raelene Maas, who served as a chaperon on several trips. “It didn’t matter what kind of kids they were, Val brought out the best in them.”
It’s a memory I know I will never forget, even though the conversation took place five years ago and lasted just a few minutes.Considering the fact that it’s not even 9:30 a.m. as I write this, and I have no clue what I had for breakfast or even if I did have breakfast this morning, that’s saying...
JoEllen Martha Madsen, age 64, of Plum City, WI passed away unexpectedly, in her sleep, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 after having survived several different types of cancer in the past. She was born on April 27, 1954 in New Hampton, IA to William “Billy” and Elaine (Collins) Costigan, Jr. On January...
The seniors of New Hampton's baseball team — (from left) Noah Fye, Josh Fenske, Braydon Fisher, Logan Havlik and Aden Zwanziger.
Josh Fenske launched a high fly ball to center field Saturday night, and he knew almost immediately that his high school sports career was over.He put his hands to is face as he stopped just short of first base and the pain was agonizing.Josh is my son, yet, the reporter in me lifted my camera and...
As the ball jumped off Logan Havlik’s bat and sailed into right field last Tuesday night, two immediate thoughts came to mind.Please, Waukon right fielder, whomever you are, don’t pick this time to make a sensational catch.And, this is a story; after all, it’s a senior getting his first career...
Alfred B. “Fritz” Mueterthies, age 87 of Lawler, IA passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 with family by his side at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton, IA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel with Father Kyle Digmann celebrating. ...
Almost immediately Saturday evening I knew something was wrong.Josh and his girlfriend, Morgan, had just walked through the door after a long, hot day at the New Hampton Invitational baseball tournamentMorgan looked like she was about to burst into tears at any moment.“Is everything OK?”“A Nashua...
Evan Gossling runs the shuttle hurdle relay during last week's Northeast Iowa Conference meet.
On the front and back pages of this edition of the Tribune are pictures of absolute joy and disbelief.The photographs of Savannah Anderson and Marcy Uglum capture the “thrill of victory” that makes high school sports — OK, sports of any kind — so much fun to cover.Both New Hampton high jumpers had...
Marvin R. Westendorf age 89 of Fredericksburg, Iowa died Friday, May 4, 2018, at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the United Methodist Church, Fredericksburg with Pastor Michael Christie presiding. Interment will...

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