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  1. Trail impact up to $2.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Decorah Journal

    ... were ranked a trail from the Prairie Farmer Trail to Spillville along Highway 325, a trail from Calmar to Fort Atkinson via Lake Meyer Park and a trail from Calmar to Fort Atkinson along Highway 24. Weighting each alternative was based on the ...

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  2. Chicken barn fire remains under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | Decorah Journal

    The fire that destroyed a barn and nearly 20,000 chickens Wednesday afternoon remains under investigation, according to Ron Franzen, chief of the Fort Atkinson Fire Department. Firefighters were called to the S&C Organic Farms at 2751 160th St. Fort Atkinson at about 3:15 p.m. The Calmar Fire Department was called for assistance.

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  3. Fire near Ft. Atkinson kills 20,000 birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Wednesday afternoon fire at a farm outside of Ft. Atkinson killed about 20,000 birds, according to the farm's owner.

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  4. Major project rejuvenates Lake MeyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Decorah Journal

    ... Meyer Watershed project started with the construction of the lake, located off Highway 24 between Calmar and Fort Atkinson, in 1968. Originally a 37-acre lake, sediment entering it from the surrounding watershed over a 40-year period decreased the ...

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  5. a s Katie Huinker takes on new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | KIMT

    KIMT News 3 - Starting Monday, a familiar face at KIMT will be delivering your local news at a different time. Fort Atkinson native Katie Huinker's last morning anchoring DayBreak was last Friday, and as of Monday she will co-anchor KIMT's newscasts at 6 and 10 p.m. with Matt Bradley.

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  6. Margaret HagemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Fayette County Union

    ... Senior Citizens where she served as treasurer. Margaret is survived by her sister-in-law: Helen Hageman, Fort Atkinson, IA, along with her Shimek and Hageman nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Margaret was preceded in death by her ...

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  7. Register for Lake Meyer Earth Day geocache hunt by WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Decorah Journal

    ... by Wednesday, April 20, by calling 563-534-7145. Lake Meyer Park is located off Highway 24 between Calmar and Fort Atkinson. For more information, contact Winneshiek County Conservation at 563-534-7145.

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  8. North Iowa man denied by U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | KIMT

    A north Iowa man pleaded to the highest court in the land, but found out today that justices won't be hearing his case. Gene Jirak, 46, of Fort Atkinson, was convicted of swindling the Internal Revenue Service out of approximately $100,000 by filing fraudulent tax returns.

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  9. All three supervisors seeking re-election face challengesRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Decorah Journal

    ... Decorah City Council, will face off in the June primary. And District 5 Supervisor Mark Kuhn, a Democrat from Fort Atkinson, will be challenged by former Supervisor Lonnie Piece, a Decorah Republican, this fall. The other county officials with terms ...

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  10. Caledonia woman killed in accident near Fort AtkinsonRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | Decorah Journal

    Robin Meredith, 55, Caledonia, Minn., was killed in a Saturday accident three miles west of Fort Atkinson. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Meredith was westbound on Highway 24 at about 9:30 a.m. when her vehicle left the roadway and went onto the westbound shoulder, striking a bridge rail.

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  11. Single-Vehicle Crash Kills Woman in Winneshiek CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | KCRG

    The Iowa State Patrol said the crash happened about 9:35 a.m. on Highway 24, three miles west of Fort Atkinson. Troopers said 55-year-old Robin Meredith of Caledonia, Minnesota was westbound on Highway 24 when her vehicle left the road and hit a bridge rail.

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  12. Rollover Crash Kills SUV DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | KCRG

    ... County. Troopers say the driver was headed in the west bound lane on Highway 24, just 3 miles west of Fort Atkinson. Then moments later, the driver's SUV veered towards the road's shoulder and struck a bridge rail before going airborne. The report ...

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  13. Winneshiek Cattlemen's beef banquet is SaturdayRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Decorah Journal

    ... cow/calf operation and has rabbits. Skyler Luzum Luzum is the 16-year-old daughter of Dale and Kelly Luzum of Fort Atkinson. She attends South Winneshiek Community School in Calmar where she is active in Student Government and FFA. She currently ...

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  14. Full Moon hike Feb. 22 at Lake Meyer ParkRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Decorah Journal

    ... appropriately for the weather and possible mud. Lake Meyer Park is located off Highway 24 between Calmar and Fort Atkinson. In case of bad weather, tune to KDEC 100.5 and KVIK 104.7 for cancellation notifications. For more information, contact ...

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  15. Area communities interested in sharing Parks/Rec programsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Decorah Journal

    Several area communities are working to collaborate and consolidate their community recreation programs. At last week's meetings of the Calmar, Ossian, Spillville and Fort Atkinson city councils, representatives from the planning committee proposing the idea addressed each council separately.

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  16. Norse recognized for academicsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Decorah Journal

    ... Kiersten Wenthold is a sophomore on the Dubuque women's cross country team. She is a psychology major from Fort Atkinson. Kelly Minear is a junior member of the Loras women's cross country team. The Decorah graduate is an English major. Decorah's ...

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  17. Fort woman charged with domestic abuseRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Decorah Journal

    Kathy Stepan, 49, Fort Atkinson, was charged with domestic abuse assault, an aggravated misdemeanor, after an incident southwest of Fort Atkinson at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday.

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  18. Fulsaas winsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Decorah Journal

    ... contest. Fulsaas, of Decorah, missed just one game last week the only person to do so. Kevin Cervenka of Fort Atkinson placed second. He missed four contests. Taking third was Elliott Christen of Decorah, also missing four games. The tie breaker ...

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  19. Engen victoriousRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Decorah Journal

    ... week's edition of the Pigskin Picks football contest. Engen missed just three games this week. Lyle Huinker of Fort Atkinson took second, also missing three games. Wayne Kreitzer of Cresco took third with three missed contests. Oklahoma State scored ...

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  20. Several hogs killed in Grant County, WI semi rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It happened Monday morning just before 10:00 on County K near Woodman township; the tractor trailer was loaded with 150 hogs, each weighing about 270 lbs. A release from the Grant County Sheriff's Department says the driver Richard Kipp, 52, from Fort Atkinson, hit a guardrail while negotiating a sharp curve; the trailer detached from the tractor and overturned on a steep embankment near the Wisconsin River.

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