Thursday, July 2, 2020

St. Ansgar veteran awarded Quilt of Valor

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Larry Hansen is a St. Ansgar native who has always lived a short jaunt from the northern city limits, but left life on the Cedar behind just one time: to serve with...

Northern Country Coop, Osage Co-op donates to Mitchell County Food Bank

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On Friday, June 19, Barb Bissen of Stacyville’s Northern Country Coop Feed Department presented Leo Chisholm of the Mitchell County Food Bank with a check from Nutra Blend’s Food For Hope Campaign....

Summer sports are BACK!

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The bright glow of stadium lights could be seen for miles outside of St. Ansgar when the clock struck midnight on Monday, June 1.  Why? For baseball and softball practice, of course.  Iowa high...

Summer sports slated to return

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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday that summer athletic seasons may be conducted for high school baseball and softball following a two-month activities suspension due to COVID-19. The announcement approved the reopening of...

Nielsen presents “Ernest From Earth”

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Interview with local author on his debut novel “Ernest is a twelve-year-old boy growing up on Earth in the twenty-second century, an Earth that exists free of poverty, bigotry, famine, or war. The...

Ransom for a rooster

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 HOW A PRANK TURNED INTO HELPING OTHERS; KIDNAPPER’S IDENTITY REVEALED A five foot tall metal lawn ornament, lovingly known to Josh Byrnes and family as “Walt the Rooster”, disappeared from the Byrnes' front...

South Square marks third year with Historic Registry induction

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The halls of the former elementary school at 202 South Washington have fallen silent again, with South Square being a venue directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  However, even with no morning conversation...

Spring high school sports canceled

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Following Friday’s recommendations to keep Iowa schools closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all spring activities of the Iowa Girls High...

Osage resident announces Iowa Senate candidacy

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"I have a passion for public service" A Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High School graduate and long-time Osage resident announced her intent to run for the Iowa Senate District 26 position, which represents Mitchell County...

St. Ansgar graduate appointed to County EDC

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St. Ansgar City Council member Sam Heimer was nominated for the Mitchell County Economic Development Committee at the April council assembly last week.  Heimer, a born-and-raised St. Ansgar resident and graduate, was sworn...