Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The Waukon boys cross country team finished third at its Class 2A State Qualifying Meet held at New Hampton Thursday, October 23, earning qualification for this year's Class 2A State Cross Country Meet. The Indians will now compete among Class 2A's other elite teams in the season grand... + continue reading
Saturday, October 25, 2014
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With their 64-44 victory over Midland/Wyoming at home Friday, October 24, the Kee football team has earned District 4's fourth and final qualifying spot for the Eight-Player State Play-Offs, which will get underway this Wednesday, October 29. The Hawks' first-round State Play-Off game will... + continue reading

Allamakee County Sheriff Clark Mellick (left in above photo) supervises a volunteer "gunman" in a simulated attack on the Allamakee County Courthouse during a training session to prepare courthouse employees for the possibility of a "single-killer situation." The ALICE training (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) conducted at the courthouse emphasizes taking action in such situations rather than just waiting for law enforcement to arrive at the scene. Standard photo and report by Bob Beach.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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by Bob Beach Allamakee County Sheriff Clark Mellick recently led employees at the Allamakee County Courthouse in an afternoon of training and instruction on how to handle what Mellick called a "single-killer situation." Mellick said that such situations had previously been referred... + continue reading

Dorchester area native Tara Nichols, now a middle school math teacher in Loveland, CO, shares her view from Capitol Peak of the Elk Mountains near Aspen, CO, described by some as the most dangerous mountain in Colorado. Nichols' move to Colorado three years ago has helped her live out a newly-discovered passion for mountain climbing, having climbed more than 20 mountains this year alone. Submitted photo.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Tara Nichols, a 2008 Waukon High School graduate and the daughter of Rod and Diane Nichols of Dorchester, lived out a dream come true this past summer when she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest point on the continent of Africa. Following graduation from high school, Nichols... + continue reading

Waukon volleyball junior Leslie Sivesind pops up this set in the Indians’ Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament match against New Hampton Saturday, October 18. Sivesind finished the tournament with 18 assists. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The Waukon volleyball team locked itself into a pair of one-win Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) results this past week, wrapping up its regular season before heading into Class 3A postseason tournament play Monday, October 27 at home against Crestwood. The Indians had their NEIC dual match season... + continue reading

Allamakee County Sheriff Clark Mellick (left in above photo) supervises a volunteer "gunman" in a simulated attack on the Allamakee County Courthouse during a training session to prepare courthouse employees for the possibility of a "single-killer situation." The ALICE training (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) conducted at the courthouse emphasizes taking action in such situations rather than just waiting for law enforcement to arrive at the scene. Standard photo and report by Bob Beach.

Dorchester area native Tara Nichols, now a middle school math teacher in Loveland, CO, shares her view from Capitol Peak of the Elk Mountains near Aspen, CO, described by some as the most dangerous mountain in Colorado. Nichols' move to Colorado three years ago has helped her live out a newly-discovered passion for mountain climbing, having climbed more than 20 mountains this year alone. Submitted photo.

Waukon volleyball junior Leslie Sivesind pops up this set in the Indians’ Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament match against New Hampton Saturday, October 18. Sivesind finished the tournament with 18 assists. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

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