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14
Jul

Clermont's Community BBQ in the Park, July 19

 

Steve Schroeder will be performing at the Clermont Community BBQ in the Park, Monday, July 19, starting at 4:30 p.m., at City Park.

 

Clermont's Community BBQ in the Park, July 19

 

Clermont’s Community BBQ in the Park will feature the sounds of Steve Schroeder, Monday, July 19, starting at 4:30 p.m., at Clermont City Park.

Schroeder, a native of West Union, was the opening act for Randy Houser when he performed at last year’s Fayette County Fair. Schroeder lives in La Crosse now. He’s a high school P.E. teacher and has been performing for about three years, and also writes his own songs. 

“I really never thought I would be doing this, but it’s definitely one of my passions now,” he related.

Wed
14
Jul

Elgin's Music in the Park & BBQ this Thursday

Beau Timmerman will be proving the music for the Music In the Park event in Elgin, Thursday, July 15. (Submitted photo)

 

 

Elgin's Music in the Park & BBQ this Thursday

Area musician Beau Timmerman will be performing at Music In The Park and BBQ in Elgin, Thursday, July 15.

The Elgin Homecoming Committee, along with the help of the Elgin Fire Department, is hosting the event.

Members of the Elgin Fire Department will be in charge of the BBQ and grilling. The meal deal includes either hamburger/brat or hot dog, with chips, cookie and bottled water for $5.  BBQ serving time will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  

Timmerman will be playing at City Park from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  

Wed
14
Jul

This 168th Fayette County Fair being billed as 'The Fun Fair'

This 168th Fayette County Fair being billed as 'The Fun Fair'

By Jack Swanson
jswanson@fayettecountynewspapers.com

The 168th Annual Fayette County Fair starting next week, July 20-24, promises to offer lots of entertainment, lots of livestock, lots of food, and, according to Fair Board President Kevin Converse, lots of fun.

Wed
07
Jul

Performances at the Pavilion underway in Ossian

Performances at the Pavilion underway in Ossian

 

 

Performances at the Pavilion are back at the Ossian Educational and Performance Pavilion this summer. The weekly entertainment in Carey’s Park is sponsored by The City of Ossian, Ossian Crown Club, and Casey’s General Store. All movies and live performances are free to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the shows!

The remaining 2021 summer schedule is as follows:

Wed
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.

 

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