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Wednesday, 13/10/21
Local trick-or-treating hours The leaves are changing colors, pumpkins are showing up on porches, and the fall season is in full swing. In just a few short weeks, Halloween will be here which of course, means trick-or-treating. A list of area trick-or-treating dates and times is as follows... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/09/21
Fall cleanup set for Friday and Saturday in Ossian Citywide fall cleanup day will be held Friday and Saturday for Ossian residents. The City of Ossian is sponsoring the event and will have a large roll-off dumpster behind the City shop/fire station (106 W. Brooks Street). The dumpster will be... + continue reading

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Cael Holthaus, the 5-year-old son of Ryan and Molly Holthaus of West Union, proudly shows off his trophy and medal after taking first at the National Pedal Pull Championships. (Zakary Kriener photo)   Holthaus wins Pedal Pull National Championship   Zakary Kriener News Writer... + continue reading
Wednesday, 06/10/21 - 0 comment(s)
Members of the ‘Block Party event planning crew’ (front, l-r) Justin Steinlage, LeAnn Larson, Joni Spies, Gail Hackman (back, l-r) Ron Saboe, Deb Theis, Nick Yost and Matt Marsala. are looking forward to a full slate of events planned for Saturday, October 9 in downtown West Union. Join... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/09/21 - 0 comment(s)
Luana Savings Bank has six branches throughout northeast Iowa and the Des Moines metro area, including Ossian (pictured), Luana, New Hampton, Polk City, Clive, and Norwalk. (Zakary Kriener photo)   Luana Savings Bank addresses claims   Zakary Kriener News Writer zkriener@... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/09/21 - 0 comment(s)
Preliminary renderings show the potential look of a new South Winneshiek High School facility in Calmar. Constituents in the district will vote on the bond referendum in the Nov. 2 election and if passed, construction would begin in the spring of 2023.    Everything you need to know... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/09/21 - 0 comment(s)
This is the geothermal pumping system that is located in the lower floor of the Fayette County Courthouse. (Submitted photo)   Study determines West Union Geothermal system is an asset to the town     By Jack Swanson    ... + continue reading


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The South Winn football team took to the field at home for the final time this season on Friday night as they fell to Bellevue, 22-6. This week, the Warriors will close out the regular season at No.... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 31/03/21 - 0 comment(s)
All I wanted was a teabag   by Jerry Wadian   All I wanted was a teabag.   Mornings I need my coffee; like I really need to wake up. Evenings I prefer tea. And, as a brand,... + continue reading


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Margaret Moellers Hager   Margaret Moellers Hager is celebrating her 90thbirthday with a card shower. Margaret’s family would like to invite you to send a birthday card to her (... + continue reading

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