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Batchtown News – January 19, 2022

The first snow of the season arrived over the weekend. The kids are enjoying sledding and playing in the snow. Eldon and Christine Johnes were happy to see and visit with Elmer and Leola Nolte, and Jim Snyders last week. They enjoyed their visit. Kenny and Bette Eilerman had the kids over for the weekend…

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Point News – January 19, 2022

Winter has certainly reared its ugly face. On Friday evening, rain then changed to snow during the night. Here South of Brussels received barely an inch but as it traveled north the accumulation reached at least three inches. The high on Sunday was 32 and today is supposed to reach 36. Brussels Ferry was out…

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Kampsville News – January 19, 2022

The snow over the weekend was beautiful and a lot of work also. Thankfully “It takes a Village” and we always have guys willing to help out. A huge thank you to Jarod Gibson, Robert Pamenter, Shawn Shewemake, Kevin Webster, and Paul and Blaize Klunk for cleaning streets and alleys. I got stuck in my…

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Kampsville News – January 12, 2022

Well winter is here and this cold snap temporarily has our Ferry shut down due to the ice in the river. Hopefully it will thin and move out quickly. Another holiday season is in the books in our village. A huge thank you to Chuck Titus, Bob Gardner, Mark Becker, Jon Wankel, and Robert Parmenter…

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Batchtown News – January 12, 2022

It’s been a cold January. The surge in covid cases have kept people in. Lindy and Martha Bick visited with granddaughter Alice for the past two weeks at their home while parents Ben and Amy Schatzle of Cedar Rapids recovered from the covid. They took her home over the weekend. The Fill Inn Station Restaurant…

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Point News – January 12, 2022

Shawn Herter of PA. visited his Aunt Virginia Murphy last Sunday afternoon. Shawn’s dad, Ellis Herter, had passed away a couple weeks ago. According to his wishes he was cremated and the cremains will be buried, along with the cremains of his late wife, the former Shirley Jones, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in the…

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Point News – January 5, 2022

The holidays are now over, most of the decorations down, family gatherings held and many think of it as a let down. Please remember, even though everything is put away, DO NOT put away your Christmas Spirit. And, especially, DO NOT put away the Christmas story of our Saviors’ birth. Continue to celebrate the Birth…

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Batchtown News – January 5, 2022

Happy New Year to our readers. There was a good crowd at the Fill Inn Station on New Year’s Eve. Linda Russell and Marcy Klockenkemper had the steak dinner special and talked with many of the local folks also celebrating the New Year. Some of the folks enjoying the evening were: Terry and Terry Presley…

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Kampsville News – January 5, 2022

New Years at the Kampsville Legion was the place to be. A fun crowd had the best time saying goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022. I enjoyed meeting up with my good friends, Bill and Jeane Bland; and brother and sister-in-law, Lynn and Katrinna Brangenberg; and niece, Scarlett. We had a lot of laughs.…

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Batchtown News 12.29.21

By Marcy Klockenkemper 618-396-2468 The Christmas season was enjoyed by all. We now await the New Year. Christmas was great for Elsie Kirn. On Friday, Bev came along with her kids and grandkids. On Christmas, the rest of the Franke kids were over, Greg, Chris, Tony, Jeff, Ted, and Bitzy along with some of their…

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