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Wednesday, 19/07/17
Ossian 'worth the stop' for RAGBRAI     Zakary Kriener News Writer       In just over a week, over 10,000 bicycles are expected to make their way through Ossian as RAGBRAI riders from all over the country embark on their... + continue reading
Wednesday, 19/07/17
  Fayette Mayor Andrew Wenthe (left) swears in Officer Anthony Landis, who began his duties on Monday, July 17. Landis and a second new officer, Brian Waid (not pictured), will work with both the City of Fayette and Upper Iowa University. (submitted photo)   Fayette council listens... + continue reading

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  Willys Fritz, 83, of West Union died from injuries sustained in a car accident involving a West Union police officer. Fritz failed to yield as he pulled out of the Quillin’s parking lot into the Hwy. 150 northbound lane and was struck on his passenger side by Officer Bryson Hennigar,... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/07/17 - 0 comment(s)
  Decorah Fire Department’s DJI Inspire I drone has been a game-changer for the local agency’s search-and-rescue capabilities. The small aerial unit, operated by DFD’s Zach Kerndt (left) while fellow volunteers Steve Vanden Brink and Marcus Hageman look on, has an optic and... + continue reading
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Elgin native Jason Butikofer has been named deputy athletic director at Purdue University. (Submitted photo)   Local boy makes it really big     By Jerry Wadian     When Elgin native Jason Butikofer was the manager for the... + continue reading
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  Having led the Fayette Girl Scout troops for nearly 25 years, retiring troop leader Shirley Ungerer has collected many photos, cards and Girl Scout memorabilia over the years.   More than just a motto to Scout leader Ungerer     Megan Molseed Contributing Writer... + continue reading
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  The West Union-based group Kindred Minds will kick off this summer’s Playin’ on the Plaza concert series with their mix of folk, traditional, and gospel music. Members of Kindred Minds are (l-r) Jan Roseland, Art Roseland, Karen Keele Kober, and Greg James.   Playin... + continue reading


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  Warrior junior Hunter Todd fires to first base after fielding an infield grounder during recent Warrior baseball action. Todd had a double and two RBI in South Winn’s 8-2 win over... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 14/06/17 - 0 comment(s)
A day (and a father) like no other     Brian Smith Contributing Writer     Father’s Day will soon be upon us, and as many of us... + continue reading


Wednesday, 28/06/17 - 0 comment(s)
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Huinker       Tom and Joyce Huinker of Fort Atkinson will note their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 1. They celebrated the occasion with their... + continue reading

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