Harpers Ferry Vision for Our Future working group leaders will continue to work within groups for the next year to shape a future to make Harpers Ferry a place where young families thrive, small business and jobs grow, service to tourists is enhanced, and a year-round home can be established for an increasing number of residents. Pictured above, left to right, at the June 11 Mayor's Dinner that provided a focal point of discussion for pursuit of those ideals are: Front row - Betty Steege, Darin Valley, Mike Whalen, Harpers Ferry Mayor Jerry Valley, Karen Soper, Sister Suzanne Gallagher and Pat Cota; Back row: Larry Schulte, Lowell Engle, and Kari McCann and M.J. Smith of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. Submitted photo.
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by Kelli Boylen freelance writer Small communities face a number of challenges, but some Harpers Ferry residents are working together to help make sure their community has what it needs to be sustainable. After a series of smaller community meetings throughout the past several months, a... + continue reading
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The annual New Albin Days Past and Present celebration that was held June 12-13 celebrated the community of New Albin in all its past history and present glory with a wide variety of activities. Pictured left to right, Tyson Cota and Alaina Bakewell were crowned Little Mr. New Albin and Little Miss... + continue reading

Decorah natives Corey Smock (left) and Lance Loney (right) are fulfilling a dream and serving a cause in their Paddle for Prevention effort of canoeing the length of the Mississippi River this summer. The pair will be paddling into Lansing this Friday, June 26, where there will be an event to welcome them and help them raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Photo courtesy of Paddle for Prevention.
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A pair of Decorah natives are canoeing their way down the length of the Mississippi River in an effort to raise funds for suicide awareness and prevention. Corey Smock and Lance Loney, both 2009 graduates of Decorah High School, embarked upon their "Paddle for Prevention" journey Thursday... + continue reading

Kee baseball freshman third baseman Brock Flack starts his bat in motion during one of his team-leading plate performances in the Hawks’ home doubleheader sweep of Postville Tuesday, June 16 by final scores of 3-2 and 7-1. Flack posted three hits in four at-bats in the twinbill with a double and two walks as well to reach base successfully a team-high six times in his seven turns at the plate. Photo by Mikey Mitchell. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
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The Kee baseball team evenly split six games this past week, wedging a doubleheader split in between two sweeps of opposite results. The Hawks first swept Postville at home, 3-2 and 7-1, Monday, June 15 before splitting a home twinbill with Clayton Ridge Tuesday, June 16 with a 13-1 loss and 7-3... + continue reading

Waukon baseball junior pitcher Haden Hammel puts the tag on this sliding New Hampton baserunner for a second inning out in the Indians’ 12-3 home loss to the Chickasaws Wednesday, June 17. Standard photo by Bob Beach. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.
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The win column in the Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) escaped the Waukon baseball team yet again this past week, as the Tribe diamond dwellers sandwiched another mercy-rule win out of the NEIC in between a pair of league losses at home. Following postponement of the Tribe’s Monday, June 16... + continue reading

Harpers Ferry Vision for Our Future working group leaders will continue to work within groups for the next year to shape a future to make Harpers Ferry a place where young families thrive, small business and jobs grow, service to tourists is enhanced, and a year-round home can be established for an increasing number of residents. Pictured above, left to right, at the June 11 Mayor's Dinner that provided a focal point of discussion for pursuit of those ideals are: Front row - Betty Steege, Darin Valley, Mike Whalen, Harpers Ferry Mayor Jerry Valley, Karen Soper, Sister Suzanne Gallagher and Pat Cota; Back row: Larry Schulte, Lowell Engle, and Kari McCann and M.J. Smith of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque. Submitted photo.

Decorah natives Corey Smock (left) and Lance Loney (right) are fulfilling a dream and serving a cause in their Paddle for Prevention effort of canoeing the length of the Mississippi River this summer. The pair will be paddling into Lansing this Friday, June 26, where there will be an event to welcome them and help them raise funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Photo courtesy of Paddle for Prevention.

Kee baseball freshman third baseman Brock Flack starts his bat in motion during one of his team-leading plate performances in the Hawks’ home doubleheader sweep of Postville Tuesday, June 16 by final scores of 3-2 and 7-1. Flack posted three hits in four at-bats in the twinbill with a double and two walks as well to reach base successfully a team-high six times in his seven turns at the plate. Photo by Mikey Mitchell. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

Waukon baseball junior pitcher Haden Hammel puts the tag on this sliding New Hampton baserunner for a second inning out in the Indians’ 12-3 home loss to the Chickasaws Wednesday, June 17. Standard photo by Bob Beach. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

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