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Oct. 27, 1937 — Sept. 5, 2022   CALMAR - Darlene Andera, age 84, of rural Calmar died on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Darlene Anne Samec was born on October 27, 1937 the daughter of Alois and Adella (Hosek) Samec in Cresco.  She attended Holy Trinity Catholic...
March 24, 1929 — Sept. 13, 2022   LAWLER - Phyllis A. Vsetecka, age 93, of Lawler, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a. m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin with Father Huber celebrating the mass...
DECORAH - Larry T. Gunhus, 90, of Decorah, Iowa passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side on September 6, 2022.  Funeral services were scheduled to be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Decorah Lutheran Church with Rev. Peter Kowitz presiding.  Burial was held at Oak Lawn...
DECORAH - The Crestwood varsity football team crushed Decorah, 26-14, on Friday, Aug. 26, for its first varsity win over the Vikes since 2002. Crestwood's Cole Butikofer scored four touchdowns to help lead the team to victory. More stats will be in the Aug. 31 issue.
CRESCO - The Cadet girls softball team defeated the New Hampton Chickasaws 8-2 during the first round of the Class 3A tournament on July 6. They will advance to play Dubuque Wahlert on July 9 at 7 p.m. in the semifinals at home. The winner will play on July 12 in the region final. 
I have never really considered myself a journalist. I never went to college for it. I never took classes, just writing classes in high school a hundred years ago.  I consider a journalist someone who goes undercover, does three-part stories on heroin addiction or takes on the ugly stories. Besides...
Patsy Bronner In the past few weeks, we’ve had some very windy days, the type of days farmers would like to get in mid-summer when the windrows of hay they want to bale won’t dry. It’s not just breezy with an occasional gust; it seems like a constant blast. I can provide specifics for those of you...

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