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Wednesday, 08/07/20
Covid cases rise   By Jack Swanson The “huge” uptick in Covid -19 cases in Fayette County in recent days is something that people need to be aware of and work at trying to keep those numbers down. That’s what Jamie Hoey, marketing... + continue reading
Wednesday, 08/07/20
Carnival still a question mark for County Fair By Jack Swanson   The carnival for the Fayette County Fair, July 21- 25, is still questionable. Although the Fair Board is planning for the carnival, Board President Kevin Converse said the carnival... + continue reading

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The Elgin Bridge is illuminated on the horizon by the new lights that line the walking/bike trail that is part of the bridge. (Submitted photos)   Elgin bridge gets lit for walkers, bikers   By Jack Swanson   Let there be light! And... + continue reading
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April Estling is interviewed by media at the Second Annual Kaiden Estling Memorial Ride, Saturday, June 27, at Maynard. (Jack Swanson photo)   Arrest made in two-year-old hit and run that killed a 14-year-old from Maynard   By Jack Swanson + continue reading
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One of the new events planned for Independence Day this year, is a Car Rally.  This rally will travel around the area, stopping for a picnic lunch in Fort Atkinson, and site seeing in the Valley. (submitted photo)    Fireworks, car rally & Northeast Iowa tours By... + continue reading
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For over 170 years, The Fayette County Union, The Elgin Echo and the Fayette Leader have been dominant products in homes throughout Northeast Iowa. Soon a new era begins for our publishing company as beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2020 all three of our Fayette County publications will be united as... + continue reading
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Chase Adam, a member of the Praire Shoot Stars and Winneshiek County Council, is hosting a grab-n-go tie blanket workshop for his 4-H Leadership project. (submitted photo)   Grab-n-go tie blanket workshop     Chase Adam, a member of the Prairie Shooting Stars and the... + continue reading


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Warrior sophomore DH Ruthie Frana slides home well before the Central pitcher can apply the tag after a wild pitch in the first inning of game one Wednesday in Elkader. SW swept both games by 8-5... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 27/02/19 - 0 comment(s)
Kudos and Lessons     By Jerry Wadian     Being a reporter, I try to stick to telling what happened, and let the coaches explain the... + continue reading


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Bridget Adam    Bridget Adam will be honored with a party to celebrate her 40th birthday on July 13. The event will take place on Sunday, July 26, from 2- 6 p.m. at the Calmar Lions... + continue reading

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