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In spite of famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil not seeing his shadow and indicating an early arrival for spring, his day in the limelight, Tuesday, February 2 - Groundhog Day, provided little evidence of that happening as a snowstorm gripped northeast Iowa and dumped anywhere from eight to 10 inches... + continue reading

Allamakee County Veterans Affairs Director Heather Homewood, left, along with a contingent of veterans from Allamakee and Winneshiek counties met with Senator Mike Breitbach following the Veterans Day on the Hill event Wednesday, January 20. The event allows veterans from across the state to meet with their representatives, and bring to them legislative initiatives of interest to the veteran community. Current items include the continued funding of Iowa veterans programs including the Iowa Veterans Home, the Iowa Trust Fund, and others, an increase to the Military Property Tax Exemption for veterans, and a review of the Veterans Preference program in Iowa. Standard photo by Jason Meyer.
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by Jason Meyer The day began like so many before: up early in the cold and dark of the morning, a quick shower and shave, and a fast breakfast, all before falling in and taking a seat on the transport by a designated time. Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Airmen alike, all gathered again for... + continue reading
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Main Street Lansing will be offering Lansing’s Second Annual  WinterFest celebration Saturday, February 20 within the Lansing community. After last year’s inaugural success, the day of family fun is intended to bring families together to embrace Iowa’s winter weather. Sue... + continue reading

Runner-up finishes advance them to Districts ... Waukon wrestling 113-pound senior Miles Howe and 182-pound senior Joe Frieden each wrestled their way to runner-up finishes at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament at Decorah Saturday, February 6. Both received first-round byes before winning their semifinal matches - Howe with a 9-0 major decision over North Fayette Valley freshman Gunner Rodgers (pictured top) and Frieden winning a 3-1 decision over Decorah sophomore Andy Lillegraven (pictured bottom). They then both fell in their championship bouts to place second, a high enough finish to earn advancement to this Saturday’s District Tournament being hosted by Independence High School. View and find out how to purchase these photos and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.
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Fuhrman comes up just shy of District qualification as Indians place sixth The 2015-2016 Waukon wrestling season came to a close for all but two seniors at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament hosted by Decorah High School Saturday, February 6. Seniors Miles Howe, at 113 pounds, and Joe Frieden, at... + continue reading

Kee girls basketball freshman Makayla Walleser blows by this Central Elkader defender in the Hawks’ 58-41 home victory over the Warriors Thursday, February 4. Walleser erupted for a career-high 21 points in the victory, in addition to swiping three steals, grabbing three rebounds, dishing out two assists and blocking one shot in the ballgame. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.
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The Kee girls basketball team posted another undefeated week of basketball with another pair of Upper Iowa Conference victories this past week, also having a Tuesday, February 2 home game with North Fayette Valley postponed due to winter weather. In a game postponed twice already this season, the... + continue reading

Allamakee County Veterans Affairs Director Heather Homewood, left, along with a contingent of veterans from Allamakee and Winneshiek counties met with Senator Mike Breitbach following the Veterans Day on the Hill event Wednesday, January 20. The event allows veterans from across the state to meet with their representatives, and bring to them legislative initiatives of interest to the veteran community. Current items include the continued funding of Iowa veterans programs including the Iowa Veterans Home, the Iowa Trust Fund, and others, an increase to the Military Property Tax Exemption for veterans, and a review of the Veterans Preference program in Iowa. Standard photo by Jason Meyer.

Runner-up finishes advance them to Districts ... Waukon wrestling 113-pound senior Miles Howe and 182-pound senior Joe Frieden each wrestled their way to runner-up finishes at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament at Decorah Saturday, February 6. Both received first-round byes before winning their semifinal matches - Howe with a 9-0 major decision over North Fayette Valley freshman Gunner Rodgers (pictured top) and Frieden winning a 3-1 decision over Decorah sophomore Andy Lillegraven (pictured bottom). They then both fell in their championship bouts to place second, a high enough finish to earn advancement to this Saturday’s District Tournament being hosted by Independence High School. View and find out how to purchase these photos and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

Kee girls basketball freshman Makayla Walleser blows by this Central Elkader defender in the Hawks’ 58-41 home victory over the Warriors Thursday, February 4. Walleser erupted for a career-high 21 points in the victory, in addition to swiping three steals, grabbing three rebounds, dishing out two assists and blocking one shot in the ballgame. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

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