Efforts to redevelop keep moving along nicely from all parties involved, including the owner, Crawford County, as well as the city and even the DNR, which is getting involved as the administrator of a grant to assess the environmental condition of the property and, in turn, remediate any contamination. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Ultimate goal for county and city is to redevelop the property By Correne Martin The city of Prairie du Chien is continuing its share of efforts to make the Blackhawk Junction Mall property more developable and therefore more attractive to investors.  During its Tuesday night meeting,... + continue reading
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By Correne Martin In the year 2020, it will be 35 years that the Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce has taken the lead on the community’s yearly fireworks the second Saturday of July. Yet, the chamber has reached a point where it is looking to the greater community for suggestions on... + continue reading

Looking from the Crossing Rivers Health main entrance toward Highway 18/35, a new road is being constructed by Owen’s Excavating. Work started early last week and is expected to be complete in six to eight weeks. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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By Correne Martin Crossing Rivers Health received final approval a few months ago from the Federal Aviation Administration to finally construct a direct entry road from Highway 18/35 to the main entrance of the hospital. The ingress will start where the old Stark property once stood, according to... + continue reading

Ryan Koresh, of Prairie du Chien, has uncovered some fascinating historic relics from in and around Prairie du Chien through metal detecting. His collection includes a turkey tail point, a shoulder belt buckle, rifleman’s cuff button, an eagle dragoon button and civilian buttons, among other items. (Photos by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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By Correne Martin Finding relics of centuries-old Prairie du Chien area history by the means of metal detecting has ignited a love of the community’s past in Ryan Koresh like he never imagined.  “Any free time I get,” he said he spends searching for treasures underground.... + continue reading

Blueberry Hill proprietor Keith Ashline is surrounded by his chemical-free blueberry bushes. The bushes are loaded with berries and ready to be picked. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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By Caroline Rosacker July is National Blueberry Month. Blueberries, often marketed as a super food, are an excellent source of vitamins, beneficial plant compounds and antioxidants. They are naturally low in calories and thought to regulate blood sugar levels and aid in heart and brain health. The... + continue reading

Stop in and visit the Guttenberg Public Library's space shuttle and attend the "Giant Steps" program on Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held in the main library and is part of the library's summer reading program. From left are Ethan and Lindi Mueller. (Photo submitted)
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By Caroline Rosacker On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to set foot on the surface of the moon. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.  Armstrong's famous first words as he stepped on the moon surface... + continue reading

On July 11, McGregor’s new pocket park was dedicated in honor of Roger Witter, who lost his life clearing debris in the aftermath of the July 19, 2017 tornado. Pictured for the ribbon cutting were Ellen Burns, Roger’s daughter Beth Witter, grandson Eli, daughter Allison Thomas and wife Linda Witter, along with McGregor Mayor Lyle Troester and McGregor Deputy Clerk Duane Boelman. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times July 11 was a day of remembrance and renewal in McGregor, as community members gathered to dedicate the city’s new pocket park, named in honor of beloved local farmer Roger Witter, who lost his life clearing debris in the aftermath of the July 19, 2017... + continue reading

The Monona Wood Carvers Group meets Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Marting Wood Carving Room at the Monona Historical Museum. Among the members are Elmer Marting (left), David Scott, Mary Althouse, Stan Blair, Gayle Patraw, Jim Faulkner, Butch Whittle, Bob Griffith, Ron Kaiser and Bob Moses. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times “Life is simple,” reads David Scott’s T-shirt: “Eat. Sleep. Carve.” However, for members of the Monona Wood Carvers Group who gather weekly in the Marting Wood Carving Room at the Monona Historical Museum, the artful creations they... + continue reading

Efforts to redevelop keep moving along nicely from all parties involved, including the owner, Crawford County, as well as the city and even the DNR, which is getting involved as the administrator of a grant to assess the environmental condition of the property and, in turn, remediate any contamination. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Looking from the Crossing Rivers Health main entrance toward Highway 18/35, a new road is being constructed by Owen’s Excavating. Work started early last week and is expected to be complete in six to eight weeks. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Ryan Koresh, of Prairie du Chien, has uncovered some fascinating historic relics from in and around Prairie du Chien through metal detecting. His collection includes a turkey tail point, a shoulder belt buckle, rifleman’s cuff button, an eagle dragoon button and civilian buttons, among other items. (Photos by Correne Martin)

Blueberry Hill proprietor Keith Ashline is surrounded by his chemical-free blueberry bushes. The bushes are loaded with berries and ready to be picked. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

Stop in and visit the Guttenberg Public Library's space shuttle and attend the "Giant Steps" program on Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held in the main library and is part of the library's summer reading program. From left are Ethan and Lindi Mueller. (Photo submitted)

On July 11, McGregor’s new pocket park was dedicated in honor of Roger Witter, who lost his life clearing debris in the aftermath of the July 19, 2017 tornado. Pictured for the ribbon cutting were Ellen Burns, Roger’s daughter Beth Witter, grandson Eli, daughter Allison Thomas and wife Linda Witter, along with McGregor Mayor Lyle Troester and McGregor Deputy Clerk Duane Boelman. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

The Monona Wood Carvers Group meets Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Marting Wood Carving Room at the Monona Historical Museum. Among the members are Elmer Marting (left), David Scott, Mary Althouse, Stan Blair, Gayle Patraw, Jim Faulkner, Butch Whittle, Bob Griffith, Ron Kaiser and Bob Moses. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

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