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Many of your readers are likely familiar with Holiday Lights Magical Nights, the lights display at Decorah Pulpit Rock Campground, benefiting Helping Services for Youth & Families. It’s easy to see the bright lights and displays but forget about why the event exists. I was reminded of this when...
In recent weeks, I’ve read two letters to the editor authored by Terry Denner. The letters appear negative in nature regarding the much needed updates for our schools within the New Hampton Community School District. I’m taken aback by his alleged expertise in the architectural aspect of school...
As Christmas approaches, it’s easy for us to forget the real meaning of the season. We’re so busy shopping for presents, preparing the house for guests or making travel plans that we sometimes forget that this is a blessed holiday for millions of Christians around the world. So as we prepare to...
December is full of running around to school concerts, basketball games, holiday parties — and I love it! Tis the season for time of celebration, isn’t it? Busy is my favorite state to be in and holiday parties are always something I look forward to — seeing people we don’t see enough, only in...
I have three areas to touch on this month.1. Snow Removal: After spending some time out in the trucks with the street crew while they are plowing these first two snowfalls, I can say that we do a pretty darn good job of removing and hauling snow.I need to remind people that there is a snow...
WOW! I just looked at the new drawing of the proposed $19 million dollar school.  The only thing missing from this design is the Olympic size swimming pool and the elevated walking track around the gym.The designs in my opinion are getting worse. For instance, another kitchen and dining area on the...
The Chickasaw County Food Pantry Board would like to thank all of those who have supported us over the past 28 years.The Food Pantry opened its door in May 1988, and we have remained open because of you.We want to extend a huge thank you the businesses, churches, clubs, families, farmers, hospital...
Maybe, just maybe, I should have held off writing about the “good ol’ days” of journalism last week.That’s because the technology that we rely on so much for our day-to-day operations here at the Tribune rose up and slapped us across the collective face.It started on Wednesday, a little after noon...
Christmas is now less than two weeks away, which means 2017 is just around the corner.As 2016 rushes to a close, there’s plenty of folks to celebrate — not only for their accomplishments but also because they remind us each and every day why in and around Chickasaw County is such a great place to...
Just over a month after we find out that enrollment is down another 18 students, (51 students less since the last bond issue) another $19 million dollar proposal is going to be in front of the voters.I haven't seen how this building is going to be configured, but I'll tell you how to figure the...

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