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Gallery: Nashville Hometown Christmas

The Nashville Hometown Christmas celebrated its second annual event on Saturday, December 7 with an array of seasonal activities in the downtown area. The activities included an Ugly Sweater 5K race, a free holiday movie matinee at the State Theater, holiday crafts and food vendors, Candy Cane Lane children’s activities and horse carriage rides, among…

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City Passes Ordinance To Opt Out Of Allowing Marijuana Businesses

By Leah Williams The Nashville City Council decided Thursday, December 5, to opt out of allowing marijuana-related businesses within the city limits when recreational weed becomes legal next year. The council passed the ordinance during its regular meeting, which prohibits businesses like cultivators, dispensaries and all other pot-related businesses to set up shop and operate…

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Special Commemorative Sports Issue

This week, we have a special sports section commemorating the football team’s historic season and the beginning of basketball action. Pick up your copy today! We also have a gallery of photos from the season. Great job, Hornets!        

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Hornets Finish Second At State

On Friday at Huskie Stadium, the Hornets looked to cap off their unforgettable post season run with a 2A State Championship. It was the first appearance at the big dance for the Hornets since 1998. The only thing standing in the way of Nashville and their first ever football championship were the Comets of Newman…

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Nashville Hometown Christmas Grows In Second Year

The Nashville Hometown Christmas and Tree Lighting is quickly becoming a marquee community event, which attracted over 300 people in 2018, our inaugural year. This year the event has grown and will add more holiday cheer for the whole community, including a larger town Christmas Tree standing at 20 feet, a free Holiday Movie Matinee,…

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Playoff Preview: State Championship Game

The Hornets will face Sterling Newman Catholic High School for the 2A crown in Dekalb 1 pm Friday afternoon. After their respective wins on Saturday both teams have matching 12-1 records. The Comets have won five state titles since 1990 along with 27 playoff appearances. They are coming off a 21-7 road victory over Minonck.…

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Mayor Announces Intent To Resign

By Leah Williams Mayor Erik Rolf announced his intent to resign from his office at the Nashville City Council on Thursday, November 21. Prior to the adjournment of the council meeting, Rolf said that it would be his last as mayor. Despite this informal announcement, he has since decided to continue his term in office…

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Alfeldt’s Celebrates 50 Years In The Christmas Tree Business

  Alfeldt’s Christmas Tree and Nursery rests on a wooded 160 acres in rural Oakdale. Cecil Alfeldt first started the business by selling out of his mom’s house before sold at his own. When he purchased the acres in 1963, he said the hills prevented other kinds of crops to grow but the Washington County…

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