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Wednesday, 26/01/22
  Supervisors take no action on Prairie View sale   By Chris Baldus   No sale, at least not on Monday, Jan. 24. The Fayette County Board of Supervisors decided to take no action during its regular weekly meeting regarding the proposed sale... + continue reading
Wednesday, 19/01/22
Ossian Knights of Columbus free throw contest      The Ossian Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a free of charge free throw contest for boys and girls ages 9-14 (based on Jan. 1, 2022) on Sunday, Jan. 23 at St. Teresa of Calcutta School in Ossian. Sign up and practice will... + continue reading

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William Erik Huegal was the first baby delivered at Winneshiek Medical Center of 2022. He was born on Jan. 2, weighing 6 lbs., 12 ½ oz., and measuring 19 ½ inches. He is the son of Kyle and Erika Huegel of Decorah. (submitted photo)   First Baby of 2022 at Winneshiek Medical... + continue reading
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Victoria Sophia Rivera Davis was welcomed into the world on Sunday, Jan. 9, making her the first baby to be born in 2022, at Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union. As “first baby” she and her family received many gifts from local businesses. “We can’t thank you... + continue reading
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Audrey Gibbs stands in her kitchen with natural wood cabinetry and retro looking appliances that complete the farm motif look of the house. The home was built for Audrey Gibbs and her family through the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show aired 10 years ago. (Jack Swanson photo)   '... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/01/22 - 0 comment(s)
The new Fayette County Secondary Roads shop is beginning to take shape in West Union’s Industrial Park. Construction had been delayed because of shortage of materials. (Jack Swanson photo)   New County Shop beginning to take shape   By Jack Swanson jswanson@... + continue reading
Wednesday, 29/12/21 - 0 comment(s)
The 2021 Iowa State University Farmland Value Survey revealed that the average value per acre of Iowa land rose 29 percent to $9,751. (Zakary Kriener photo)   Iowa land value up 29 percent By Zakary Kriener According to the 2021 Farmland Value Survey by Iowa State University, numbers... + continue reading


Wednesday, 26/01/22 - 0 comment(s)
North Fayette Valley competed at the IWCOA Girls’ State Wrestling Tournament over the weekend in Coralville. Representing the TigerHawks are (l-r) coach Jacob Pedersen, Leslie Graves, Drew... + 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


Wednesday, 05/01/22 - 0 comment(s)
Richard Brincks     The family of Richard Brincks is hosting a card shower in honor of his 90th birthday on Jan. 16, 2022. Help Richard celebrate this special milestone by mailing a... + continue reading

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