Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Devin Franzen stands next to Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church;s Carillon Chime system. Devin made it his mission to replace the chimes in the church. He received many donations and wrote grants to support the project.  (submitted photo)   The village of Festina is alive with the sound... + continue reading
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  The cornerstone for what is now St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Elgin was laid on July 8, 1915. The church is hosting a Centennial Celebration July 18-19 to mark the 100-year anniversary of the event.   Centennial Celebrataion set for July 18-19     Brian... + continue reading
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  Three Fayette residents are currently involved in participating or training for Ironman competition, which requires swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles, and running 26.2 miles. The three triathletes are (l-r) Steve Knoploh, Storm Schmitt, and Justin Marchant.   Fayette Ironmen... + continue reading
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  Kelly Fink, dispatcher, and Brenda VandeVoorde, Fayette County E-911 coordinator, show off the new Text-to-911 pilot program in which cell phone users on Verizon, U.S. Cellular, AT&T and IWireless can use to text 911.   Fayette County part of Text-to-911 pilot program... + continue reading
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  The duck races are one event that kids will be lining up for at the Water Carnival to be held at the West Union Aquatic Center on July 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. Holding up a captured duck is Hailey Wurzer. The event is sponsored by West Union Parks and Rec. (Brian Smith photo) West Union 4th... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 01/07/15
FDC considers narrowing options     Zakary Kriener News Writer zkriener@fayettepublishing.com     The South Winneshiek Future Direction Committee (SWFDC) met in the South Winneshiek High School library in Calmar Wednesday night, June 24. With only about a dozen of... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/07/15
Five area girls vie for Fair Queen     Zakary Kriener News Writer zkriener@fayettepublishing.com     Five area teens will vie for 2015 Winneshiek County Fair Queen honors. The fair kicks off Tuesday, July 7, at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds in Decorah. The... + continue reading

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  Quinn Huinker of Ossian leads his calf around the show ring during the Pee Wee Show at the 2014 Winneshiek County Fair. (file photo)   Get ready for the 2015 Winneshiek County Fair!     Many are counting down the days until the 2015 Winneshiek County Fair kicks off in... + continue reading
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  Father Donald Hawes (l), the pastor at St. Aloysius in Calmar and St. Wenceslaus in Spillville, and his brother Monsignor Cletus Hawes, the pastor at St. Francis DeSales in Ossian and Our Lady of Seven Dolors in Festina, will celebrate their final Masses in those parishes on July 14. The... + continue reading
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  Providing live music for Elgin’s “Music in the Park” dance is 8 Seconds Band, a group from Cedar Rapids that plays country, southern rock, and rock-and-roll music. The dance is scheduled for June 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Elgin City Park.   8 Seconds Band... + continue reading
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  First baseman Ryan Dietzenbach looks to make the tag on a Bulldog base runner after the pick-off attempt from pitcher Jordan Rommes during the Monday, June 22, doubleheader with MFL/MarMac.... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 29/04/15 - 0 comment(s)
A bit of deja vu     Janell Bradley editor@fayettecountynewspapers.com                 As I walked through the back door of the... + continue reading

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Delores Dummermuth     The family of Delores Dummermuth invites friends and relatives to join in a card shower to help her celebrate her 84th birthday, which was Tuesday, June 30.... + continue reading

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