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Gov. Kim Reynolds announced last week that she would allow restaurants, fitness centers, churches, retail stores and malls to reopen in 77 Iowa counties, including Chickasaw, although they can only operate at 50 percent capacity. Reynolds made the announcement during her daily press conference on...
MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center RN Jayda Dietzenbach sits behind a plastic barrier in the hospital’s Emergency Department last week.
Jayda Dietzenbach sat behind the plastic barrier in MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center’s Emergency Department. She had her mask on, and the thought hit the reporter: Wow, this is way different than a few months ago. In February, the Emergency Department, Dietzenbach and tech Lisa Stevenson were...
This wasn’t the way Turkey Valley Principal Carol Knoll planned on her career in education ending, but there will be a bit of normalcy later this month when the school holds its commencement ceremony. That’s because Turkey Valley, unlike numerous schools that will hold “virtual” commencements or...
The Chickasaw County Conservation Board will open Airport Lake Park and Split Rock Park campgrounds on Friday at 6 a.m., officials announced in a press release issued Thursday. Conservation Board Director Brian Moore said only campers with self-contained units will be permitted at this time.  All...
For the first time since March 17, Klunder’s Kafe welcomed customers back into their restaurant located on New Hampton’s west side.
When it comes to the Coronavirus, there is no such thing as being too cautious. That’s why the majority of restaurants in New Hampton are continuing to only offer carry-out or delivery services.  Nevertheless, there is one establishment that has already opened their doors to the public. During her...
You’ve heard of absentee balloting and voting by mail, but here’s a new one for you: Drive-up balloting. And it’s a reality in Chickasaw County these days as early voting for the June 2 primary began on Monday, even though the courthouse will remained closed to the public through at least mid-May....
New Hampton High School principal Sarah Updegraff (second from left) poses with her fellow administrators before the start of the 2019-20 school year.
Sarah Updegraff will be the first one to admit that this was one of the toughest decisions of her life — to stay or to go? But the New Hampton High School principal chose the latter, resigning from her position to become the grades 7-12 principal at Lansing Kee. “What made it so hard is that in so...
Chickasaw County Public Health officials announced Wednesday morning that a COVID-19 positive case was incorrectly credited to Chickasaw Coiunty on Tuesday. In a press release, officials said that further investigation showed that the person lives outside of the county, and that the error came from...
Bob Ayers takes a break during his final week at work as New Hampton Community Schools’ business manager.
Bob Ayers concedes he has mixed emotions when it comes to his retirement as New Hampton Community Schools’ business manager. “It’s time, probably, and we have some grandkids I’d like to give a little grandpa to,” Ayers said. “With our kids — one lives on the East Coast, one on the West Coast — that...
The Chickasaw County Courthouse will remain closed for at least the foreseeable future, the Board of Supervisors decided during its meetings last week. Although Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Monday that she would allow 77 counties, including Chickasaw, to begin the “reopening” process on Friday,...

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