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In an ongoing campaign to recognize the hard work and commitment of breeders dedicated to improving the health, temperament and quality of purebred dogs, the American Kennel Club has named seven group recipients of the 2013 AKC Breeder of the Year Award. Two Hamel residents, Leslie and Don Jeszewski have won a Breeder of the […]

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More than 300 people turned out for the Hamel Fire Department open house, Sunday, Oct. 6, despite, or perhaps because of, soggy weather. Some visitors said they were looking for something to do after baseball games were canceled. People who came to the Hamel Fire Station were treated to a demonstration of the Jaws of […]

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Operation DeSoto in early 1967 was “the most deadly operation for Marines in Vietnam.” This was Jim Heimerl’s way of summing up the horror he had experienced while serving with his Marine Corp “grunt company” in Quang Ngai Province — and afterwards. As he spoke at the Veterans Day Program in Hamel Saturday, Nov. 10, […]

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Vietnam veteran Jim Heimerl will talk about his Vietnam experiences and his career in the Drug and Gang Task Force Saturday, Nov. 10, at a Veterans Day Celebration in Hamel. Joint sponsors of the event are Hamel Veterans of Foreign  Wars Post No. 5903 and American Legion Post No. 394. They will host the celebration […]

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Hamel VFW looks forward on its 50th The Heinzen Ditter Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Hamel is celebrating its 50th anniversary by finding new ways to put its resources and building to use. One way is a new Meals on Wheels program targeted mostly but not exclusively to veterans. Another is inviting anyone who […]

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