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07
Jul

Turkey Valley capital campaign underway

The future Turkey Valley FFA/ag education greenhouse will look similar to this design. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Turkey Valley capital campaign underway

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

Big things are in the works within the Turkey Valley community. The Jackson Junction campus has plans to upgrade more of its facilities, including updating the concession stand with ADA restrooms and the construction of a greenhouse, through a capital campaign with a goal of $650,000.

Wed
07
Jul

Winneshiek Co. Fair headliner Jordan Davis ready to put on a show!

One of country music’s newest up-and-coming stars, Jordan Davis, is set to headline the 2021 Winneshiek County Fair. You’ll be able to hear all of his hits, including “Singles You Up,” “Slow Dance in a Parking Lot,” “Almost Maybe,” and “Take it From Me” at his Grandstand concert on Saturday, July 17. (submitted photo)

 

Winneshiek Co. Fair headliner Jordan Davis ready to put on a show!

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

Wed
07
Jul

For Grand Marshals, Arlington has always been home

Butch and Linda Adams are the grand marshals for the Arlington Days parade, Saturday, July 10. They are shown in front of the Arlington Library where Linda served as the director for 38 years. (Photo by Jack Swanson)

 

For Grand Marshals, Arlington has always been home

 

By Jack Swanson
jswanson@fayettecountynewspapers.com

 

 

Dale (Butch) and Linda Adams have been a part of the Arlington community their entire lives, and not only just inhabitants, but also participants for most of that time.

To recognize their commitment and devotion to the town, they have been picked as this year’s Arlington Days Parade Grand Marshals. The parade is Saturday, July 10, starting at 1 p.m.

Wed
07
Jul

Get signed up for West Union Chamber Golf Tournament

They’re ready and they’re hoping you are too, for the West Union Chamber Golf Tournament Fundraiser, Saturday, July 17, at the Pleasant Valley Golf Course in Clermont. Chamber Executive Matthew Marsala is inviting everyone to day of “golfing fun” and fundraising. Woodard Insurance Director Katherine Whitsitt wants everyone to know that a $10,000 hole-in-one prize is being sponsored by the business. (Submitted photo)

 

Get signed up for West Union Chamber Golf Tournament

 

By Jack Swanson
jswanson@fayettecountynewspapers.com

 

$10,000 for a hole in one?

Yes, you heard that right.

That’s what’s being offered in a hole-in-one contest during the West Union Chamber Golf Tournament Fundraiser, Saturday, July 17, at the Pleasant Valley Sports Club and Golf Course in Clermont.

Wed
07
Jul

West Union businessman creates Radio Z

Matthew Schneider, a West Union native, has started a new live streaming radio station Real Country 102, through MyRadioZ.com. Schneider says this is a totally new concept. He says the station will offer a totally local format. Schneider is the owner of Neighborhood Home in West Union. He was a former deejay at KOEL in  Oelwein known as Austin James.  (Submitted photo)

 

West Union businessman creates Radio Z

 

By Jack Swanson

jswanson@fayettecountynewspapers.com

 

A West Union business owner is doing something that has never been done before. Matthew Snyder, owner of Neighborhood Home, has created a new concept in radio called Radio Z.

Snyder is currently offering at least one radio program, Real Country 102, through live streaming on the Internet, and plans on adding two more in the near future.

Wed
30
Jun

Ossian garbage pick up notice

Garbage pick up notice

 

 Attention Ossian residents with Monday garbage pickup: due to the observation of Independence Day on Monday, July 5, 2021, garbabe pickup for that day will be on Friday, July 2, 2021.

 
Wed
30
Jun

Summer live performance at the Ossian Pavilion to feature 'Mike McAbee'

Mike McAbee will be performing at the Ossian Pavilion, Wednesday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. (Photo submitted)

 

Summer live performance at the Ossian Pavilion to feature 'Mike McAbee'

 

 

The second  of eight live summer performances at the Ossian Educational and Performance Pavilion will take place on Wednesday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. Mike McAbee, local vocalist and guitarist, will be featured for this live performance. 

Other events include another movie night, tonight, Wednesday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. featuring "Soul Surfer.” The movie‘s sponsor is Bushman Insurance. Another movie night will take place on Sunday, July 11.  The movie, “Inside Out” is sponsored by G & R Tiling. 

Wed
30
Jun

Buck Hollow Band to kick off Playin' On The Plaza July 8

 

The Buck Hollow Band members are John and Teresa Condon of Decorah. They will be performing at Playin’ On the Plaza in West Union, Thursday, July 8 , starting at 6 p.m. (Submitted photo)

Buck Hollow Band to kick off Playin' On The Plaza July 8

By Jack Swanson
jswanson@fayettecountynewspapers.com

 

 

The West Union Chamber/Main Street is excited to host a variety of talented musicians as the “Playin’ on the Plaza” summer concert series resumes at the down-town Civic Plaza on the Courthouse Square in West Union on Thursdays from July 8 through Aug. 26 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

The audience is remindered to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets or sit on the concrete benches while enjoying the music. Brats, hot dogs, and drinks will be served to help pay for each week’s entertainment.  

Wed
30
Jun

Smile for the camera!

Smile for the camera!

 

Smile for the camera. The speed cameras are in place and will soon be functional. Final wiring is being installed at this time. This camera is set up on Highway 150 on the south side of town. Another camera will be in place on North Pine Street at a later date. After the cameras are functional there will be a 30-day warning period before citations are given. (Jack Swanson photo)

 
Wed
30
Jun

Round up of area Fourth of July events

Round up of area Fourth of July events

 

The following is a round up of area Fourth of July events.

Clermont

Skip-A-Way Resort and Campground will be having a Sip and Shop Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, July 3, followed by fireworks over the lake at dusk and live music by the band Lonesome Road, 9 p.m., to 1 a.m.

Festina

This weekend, Festina will be the place to be on Independence Day as the town will host several activities on Sunday, July 4.

The Moo Mobile will be on hand from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. near the Parish Center. At 10:30 a.m., a parade will be held through town. Following the parade, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., a chicken dinner fried by Mike Reicks will be served via drive-thru at the Parish Center.

To cap off the day, a fireworks display will be held after dusk.

Spillville

 

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