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  1. Northeastern Iowa man dies after tractor rolls, pinning himRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... northeast of St. Lucas. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says 68-year-old Linus Joseph Kuennen, of Fort Atkinson, died after his tractor rolled and he was pinned underneath it. Kuennen was pronounced dead at the scene. It was not clear what ...

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  2. Northeastern Iowa Man Dies after Tractor Rolls, Pinning HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... northeast of St. Lucas. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says 68-year-old Linus Joseph Kuennen, of Fort Atkinson, died after his tractor rolled and he was pinned underneath it. Kuennen was pronounced dead at the scene. It was not clear what ...

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  3. Tractor rollover claims Fort Atkinson manRead the original story

    Friday | Decorah Journal

    A tractor rollover near St. Lucas Thursday afternoon claimed the life of a Fort Atkinson man. At about 3 p.m., the Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting someone was trapped underneath a tractor off P Avenue just north of Pheasant Road northeast of St. Lucas.

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  4. Fort Atkinson schools preparing students to live productive adult livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    ... lead the community in a vision-centered strategic planning process to further recognize the School District of Fort Atkinson as a district of distinction. The model focuses the entire organization on long-term Design Principles and key one-year Bold ...

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  5. Fort Atkinson man charged with sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | KCRG

    An arrest warrant for Taylor was issued after an investigation by the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office regarding an incident on July 25. Taylor's warrant for felony sexual abuse was issued on August 10 and on August 11 Taylor turned himself in at the sheriff's office.

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  6. Fort man charged with sexual abuseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | Decorah Journal

    Joseph Taylor, 53, Fort Atkinson, turned himself in to the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office Saturday after the Sheriff's Office issued a felony sexual abuse warrant for him Friday. The charge stems from an incident that occurred in Spillville July 25, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  7. NE Iowa man facing sex abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | KIMT

    WINNESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa A Fort Atkinson man is facing a felony sex abuse charge for allegedly forcing a woman to have intercourse with him. Joseph Taylor, 53, was arrested in connection to an alleged incident July 25 in the 300 block of South Main St. in Spillville.

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  8. Jessica Schmitt Crowned 65th Iowa Dairy PrincessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Decorah Journal

    Jessica Schmitt of Fort Atkinson, right, was crowned the 65th Iowa Dairy Princess during a ceremony at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines Wednesday. Grace Howe of Waukon left, was named Alternate Dairy Princess.

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  9. Jon A. Witkins, 69, PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    ... spent many years together, farming and enjoying life. Jon also is survived by his sister, Ann (Ron) Rein of Fort Atkinson; nephew, Brian Rein of Fort Atkinson; niece, Tammy (Michael) Boyd of Footville; two great-nieces, Lilly and Brooke Boyd; and ...

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  10. Supervisors approve CAFO construction permit for Mihm Farms, talk...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 20 | Decorah Journal

    An application for a confined animal feeding operation that will replace an existing hog facility was unanimously approved by the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors Monday morning. Gary Mihm Farms of Fort Atkinson submitted the application for the project that when completed will add 60 hogs to the facility that already has 3,000 finished hogs and 1,000 nursery pigs.

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  11. Final sentence in theft from Alliant Energy trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | KIMT

    ... Ryan Robert Tovar, both of Waterloo, stole equipment from trucks that were in the Mihm Brothers parking lot in Fort Atkinson on December 4, 2017.

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  12. Pioneer descendants buried next to ancestorsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... of Monterey. He also was a participant in the U.S. cavalry's forced relocation of 2,800 Winnebago Indians from Fort Atkinson, Iowa, to Minnesota. After his military service he returned to Jackson County and became a pillar of the community, serving ...

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  13. Iowa House candidate Kayla Koether announces July, August - Barnstorming Tour' to eight NE Iowa townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Decorah Journal

    ... during our July and August forums." Kayla for Iowa July-Aug. Barnstorming Events Thursday, July 5 - Fort Atkinson, 7 p.m. at The Fort Monday, July 16 - West Union, 7 p.m. at West Union Community Library Thursday, July 19 - Castalia, noon (location ...

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  14. County native serving as interim WCCVB directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Decorah Journal

    ... My husband and I now live on a lovely acreage near Lake Meyer Park. We are proud to consider Calmar and Fort Atkinson our current home towns," she said. "I believe tourism is a key economic driver for Winneshiek County including its amazing natural ...

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  15. Little Miss LaurasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Decorah Journal

    Jadrienne Langreck of Fort Atkinson, front, was named Little Miss Laura during the Laura Day Celebration Saturday in Burr Oak, and Rose Martinsen-Burrell of Decorah was runnerup. See more photos in Tuesday's Public Opinion.

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  16. Winneshiek County Fair queen candidates announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Decorah Journal

    ... County Fairgrounds. Jessica Schmitt Jessica Schmitt is the 18-year-old daughter of Carl and Terry Schmitt of Fort Atkinson. In high school, she was an active member of the Turkey Valley FFA chapter where she held positions as president, secretary ...

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  17. Burr Oak celebrating Laura Days this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Decorah Journal

    The community of Burr Oak will celebrate the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder during its annual Laura Day Celebration this weekend, June 22-24. Candidates for Little Miss Laura 2018 are Rose Martinsen-Burrell, 12, of Decorah and Jadrienne Langreck, 10, of Fort Atkinson.

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  18. Final defendant in thefts from trucks gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | KIMT

    Kevin Lee Gates, 42, Frank Lee Miller, 55, and Ryan Robert Tovar, 34, all pleaded guilty to charges of 1st degree theft. Authorities say the three Waterloo men stole thousands of dollars in equipment from Alliant Energy trucks that were parked in a Fort Atkinson lot on December 4, 2017.

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  19. Natural Resources Commission Tours Iowa's Only Original FortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    FORT ATKINSON, Iowa- The Fort Atkinson State Preserve got a visit from the members of the Iowa Natural Resources Commission, as well as a number of staff members from the Department of Natural Resources. The Commission often visits DNR- run facilities while heading to a monthly meeting.

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  20. Bluffton floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Decorah Journal

    ... some communities and many rivers rose to flood levels. In Winneshiek County, the most rainfall was reported in Fort Atkinson, where nearly 4 inches fell over the weekend. In the village of Bluffton, above, the Upper Iowa River crested at 14.11 feet ...

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