N-P boys climb out of 14-point hole to win opener

Their season started out a bit rough, a 14-point deficit after one quarter kind of rough. Then, Nashua-Plainfield’s boys basketball team flipped the story, outscoring Northwood-Kensett cutting their lead to 8 at the half, 33-25. The Huskies went on win their season opener 60-57 Friday night on the road. Statistics were not immediately available. This story will be updated when they are. Continue reading N-P boys climb out of 14-point hole to win opener

Nashua AM Update: Windy day ahead, wrestlers win, Christmas in Nashua on Saturday

Good morning. It’s Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Here is what’s news in the Nashua area. • Warmer temps come with strong winds Today will be partly sunny and breezy with a high temp near 48, according to the National Weather Service. A south wind 14 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Tonight temperatures will drop to around 10, with wind chill values as low as -7. chance of flurries between 8pm and midnight. Northwest winds of 13 to 18 mph will increase to 26 to 31 mph, gusting as high … Continue reading Nashua AM Update: Windy day ahead, wrestlers win, Christmas in Nashua on Saturday

N-P boys wrestling sweeps season opener

The Nashua-Plainfield boys wrestling team hit the road Thursday night and picked up three dual victories in Garner. The Huskies beat Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 68-12, Newman Catholic 75-3 and Lake Mills 56-19. N-P’s Kendrick Huck (132) had three pins at the quad. Altogether, the Huskies scored 18 pins. N-P 68, G-H/V12 G-H/V wins: 170: Micheal Ohotto over Maverick Dietz-McDonald (Fall 1:46) 152: Lucas Kral over Jackson Carey (Fall 1:10) N-P wins: 106: Nic Brase over Kaleb Feld (Fall 2:59) 132: Kendrick Huck over Jace Hendrickson (Fall 19 secs) 138: Kaden Wilken over James Cash (Fall 1:31) 160: Eli Kalainoff over Parker Stearns … Continue reading N-P boys wrestling sweeps season opener

Nashua AM Update (Dec. 1)

Good morning, it’s Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Here is some Nashua-area news. • Cold winds continue Today will be sunny and windy, with a high near 37. Wind chill values will go as low as zero. South winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 29. South winds will gust as high as 31 mph. (Extended Forecast) Upcoming Nashua-Plainfield sports Continue reading Nashua AM Update (Dec. 1)

Design a new logo for the city of Nashua

The city of Nashua is looking for a new logo and with the help of the Big 4 Chamber of Commerce there is a contest to design it. Submit your design to the Chamber email, nashuaareachamber@gmail.com, by noon, Dec. 19. Include the subject line “Nashua Logo.” Designs must be able to be converted to digital and printable. The prize is bragging rights. You will need to agree to donate your original and or amended image rights to the city of Nashua and Chamber for current and future use. Continue reading Design a new logo for the city of Nashua

Nashua AM Update (Nov. 30)

Good morning, Nashua-area readers It’s Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. • Weather: Wind chill down to 0 Today will be mostly sunny and windy, with a high near 24. Wind chill values will be as low as zero. West winds will gust as high as 34 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 11. West winds of 5 to 14 mph will become south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. (Extended Forecast) Give blood today at Husky Wellness Center The Nashua-Plainfield National Honor Society is hosting a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Today at … Continue reading Nashua AM Update (Nov. 30)

NE Iowa Scoreboard, Nov. 29

Girls Basketball Top of Iowa – East North Iowa Cedar League – East Northeast Iowa Conference Upper Iowa Conference Boys basketball Top of Iowa – East Rockford at Nashua-Plainfield – Postponed Northwood-Kensett at North Butler – Postponed Newman Catholic at Osage – Postponed until Dec. 15 Central Springs at Saint Ansgar – Postponed North Iowa Cedar League – East Northeast Iowa Conference Upper Iowa Conference Clayton Ridge 44, North Fayette Valley 36 Continue reading NE Iowa Scoreboard, Nov. 29

Alabama man charged in New Hampton hotel sex abuse case

An Alabama man is in Chickasaw County jail accused of sexually abusing a woman in June at a New Hampton hotel. Quenton O’Neal Sanders, 32, of Marion, Alabama, is charged with third-degree sexual abuse, a Class C felony, in Chickasaw County District Court. He is accused of performing a sex act on a woman against her will around 9 a.m. June 11 at a hotel in New Hampton. According to the criminal complaint, the woman was staying at the hotel with a friend, who left their room when they were sleeping. Then, the woman awoke to Sanders committing the act … Continue reading Alabama man charged in New Hampton hotel sex abuse case

DNR to host virtual meeting on chronic wasting disease Nov. 29

Iowa DNR News Release The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting a virtual public meeting on chronic wasting disease on Nov. 29, from 7-8 p.m. Staff will provide an update on the science of the disease, its status in Iowa, and current management efforts. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and staff will answer as many as time allows. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required in order to receive information prior to the meeting. Interested individuals can register to attend through the link https://bit.ly/3FIgc4G.   Continue reading DNR to host virtual meeting on chronic wasting disease Nov. 29

Nashua AM Update (Nov. 29)

Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, and here’s your local morning update. • Weather: Cold, windy and wet Today, we will get rain turning to snow as temperatures fall to around 27 by 5 p.m. Breezy, with a northeast wind that could gust as high as 37 mph. Tonight, clouds will gradually clear with a low around 16. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. • N-P girls wrestling starts season strong The Nashua-Plainfield girls wrestling team traveled to Elkader on Monday and brought home three individual first-place finishes from … Continue reading Nashua AM Update (Nov. 29)

N-P girls take 1st in three weight classes at Elkader scramble

The Nashua-Plainfield girls wrestling team traveled to Elkader on Monday and brought home three individual first-place finishes from the Central Scramble tournament. Ryan Reams captured first in the 115C weight class by pinning New Hampton’s Kaylee Wertz in 49 seconds, teammate Lillie Caster at 2:00 and Denver’s Jules Neubauer in 52 seconds. Elexa O’Neill placed first in 125 D with pins of West Delaware’s Emily Gudenkauf in 45 seconds, Denver’s Ella Martin at 1:46, and Sumner-Fredericksburg’s Isabel Christensen at 2:17. Kylie Vance placed first in 190B. She won by fall in both her matches — in 31 seconds over Kierra … Continue reading N-P girls take 1st in three weight classes at Elkader scramble

Nashua AM Post (Nov. 28)

Good morning. It’s Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, and here’s what’s news in the Nashua area. • Weather: Cooling off, with rain due Tuesday Today will be partly sunny and breezy with a high near 44. South winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Tonight will be cloudy, with a low around 33 and gusty winds. Rain and snow are expected on Tuesday. • Fundraising gets started for new baseball/softball complex • SPORTS: N-P girls wrestling team travels to Elkader tonight The multiple team wrestling tournament begins at 5 p.m., at Central Elkader High School. Continue reading Nashua AM Post (Nov. 28)

Nashua AM report: Warm weather, Dairy Treat popping open, Secret Santas sought

Good morning, Nashua-area readers. It’s Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. • ANOTHER WARM, SUNNY WINTER DAY Today will be sunny and breezy with a high near 55. South winds of 10-17 mph will give over to gusts that could reach up to 30 mph. Clouds will increase tonight with a low of 31 and north winds of 10-15 mph after midnight. Sunday will be cloudy and cooler with a high around 40 and north winds of 10-18 mph. • DAIRY TREAT TO POP OPEN TODAY, SUNDAY Dairy Treat is planning to have “pop open” days on weekends with a limited menu … Continue reading Nashua AM report: Warm weather, Dairy Treat popping open, Secret Santas sought

Nashua elves recruiting Secret Santas

The Secret Santa Elves of Nashua has been announcing family adoption opportunities through its Facebook page (Click Here). As of last Friday, Nov. 18, 15 children were matched up with Secret Santas. On this Friday, Nov. 25, the Elves announced the following Secret Santa opportunities: • Family 19: girl, 16, and boy, 17; • A family of four: boy, 8, and three girls, ages 10, 12 and 13; • Family 17: two boys, ages 15 and 17; • Family 16: boy, 8, and girl 11; Family 15: three girls, ages 5, 9, and 13; • Family 14: 4th grade boy, … Continue reading Nashua elves recruiting Secret Santas

Nashua AM Update: Pleasant temps today

Good morning, Nashua-area readers. It’s Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. Happy Thankgiving Today’s weather will be mostly sunny early, then becoming cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 45 by noon, then falling to around 36 during the remainder of the day. South wind 5 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Tonight it will be partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Continue reading Nashua AM Update: Pleasant temps today

NASHUA AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR

To add an event to this calendar, email details to baldissimo2000@gmail.com. Wednesday, Nov. 30 Blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Husky Wellness Center, hosted by the National Honor Society. Thursday, Dec. 1 N-P varsity wrestling, 6 p.m., quadrangular at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School Friday, Dec. 2 N-P girls varsity basketball, 6:15 p.m., at Northwood-Kensett. N-P boys varsity basketball, 7:30 p.m., at Northwood-Kensett Saturday, Dec. 3 Christmas in Nashua Sunday, Dec. 4 Nashua Community Christmas Celebration, 3 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 300 Merrill St. Coffee and cookies/bars will follow the program Monday, Dec. 5 N-P elementary concert, 6 p.m., Nashua-Plainfield High School gymnasium … Continue reading NASHUA AREA COMMUNITY CALENDAR

High school girls basketball scoreboard

Sumner-Fredericksburg 55, Charles City 36 The Cougars opened their season with 19 points in the first quarter on Tuesday in Charles City. They held the Comets to 7. By halftime their lead was 35-14. Sophomore Saela Steege led S-F scorers with 16 points followed by junior Isabelle Elliott (14), senior Alivia Lange (9), junior Jana Meyer (9), senior Abby Zabel (4), junior Alivia Seehase (2) and sophomore Brielle Volker (1). Charles City statistics were not immediately available. Oelwein 76, Postville 26 The Huskies 50-point season-opening home victory over the Pirates on Tuesday snapped a nine game losing streak dating back … Continue reading High school girls basketball scoreboard