Birdie the black lab enjoyed a warm bath in the convenient new, self-serve K9000 Dog Wash, as a demonstration for those attending the chamber ribbon cutting there Nov. 15. Birdie has been to the wash before and was loving the additional pampering. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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By Correne Martin The K9000 Dog Wash is the first of its kind in the area, installed along Highway 18 in Prairie du Chien and opened in September.  Shane and Sandy Landt, of Monona, Iowa, made a deal with Gary Welter, of Quality Beverage, to establish the new small business on the south end... + continue reading

The west side of Blackhawk Junction Mall houses Suppz Gym, Mississippi Meats, H&R Block and Associated Bank. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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  By Ted Pennekamp   The Prairie du Chien Redevelopment Authority (RDA), through the city attorney’s office, made a formal, written offer to buy Blackhawk Junction Mall from Crawford County during the county’s Delinquent Tax Committee meeting Monday morning. City... + continue reading
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By Caroline Rosacker Seated in a comfortable rocking chair surrounded by family photos and cherished accessories,  Lois Goerdt of Guttenberg, 84 years young, jokingly explained her real estate situation, "I call this my cottage and the other place my town house." In between moves,... + continue reading

Michelle Miller, "The Farm Babe," is on a mission to use her voice as a farmer, writer, public speaker and columnist to separate the myths from the facts when it comes to food security. Miller presented her program to Guttenberg Rotarians on Oct. 31 at the Guttenberg Public Library. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
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By Caroline Rosacker Providing families with nutritious food is at the heart of every household. Misleading scare tactics and fear-producing headlines have created concern for the consumer. Taking time to read labels, and sift through the barrage of up-to-date scientific information can be a... + continue reading

MFL MarMac teachers Jessica Peterson, Trish Solberg, Melissa Haberichter, Sara Wille and Lynn Jones gather at the school’s monthly staff book club. Now in its third year, the club has helped staff connect with students through reading. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times MFL MarMac staff members are forging new connections with one another, as well as their students, through participation in a monthly book club. Now in its third year, the club was the brainchild of the district’s teacher-librarian, Melissa Haberichter.... + continue reading
Monday, November 18, 2019
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There’s a lot more than stretching and stepping going on at a local fitness class. Several members are also involved in service project designed to brighten the holiday season for kids in need. The Fit and Flex group, which meets weekday mornings at the Elkader Fitness Center, has embraced... + continue reading

The kitchen and cafeteria - now known as the Commons - have been moved to the main floor. The former kitchen is now a fitness area. Pictured is Central superintendent Nick Trenkamp.
Monday, November 18, 2019
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The $6.8 million renovation project at Central Schools, Elkader, is complete. Central Superintendent Nick Trenkamp did a final walk-through with contractors last week noting some minor cosmetic work that needed to be addressed. The really “big stuff,” however—like the new... + continue reading

Cathryn Chancellor hangs ornaments created by area artists on one of several trees at the Carter House Museum.
Monday, November 18, 2019
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The calendar might say November 20th but inside the Carter House Museum, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The museum is being readied for the annual holiday open house Friday, November 22, from 5 to 8 p.m., and each room—plus the Annex—will reflect this year’s... + continue reading

Birdie the black lab enjoyed a warm bath in the convenient new, self-serve K9000 Dog Wash, as a demonstration for those attending the chamber ribbon cutting there Nov. 15. Birdie has been to the wash before and was loving the additional pampering. (Photo by Correne Martin)

The west side of Blackhawk Junction Mall houses Suppz Gym, Mississippi Meats, H&R Block and Associated Bank. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

Michelle Miller, "The Farm Babe," is on a mission to use her voice as a farmer, writer, public speaker and columnist to separate the myths from the facts when it comes to food security. Miller presented her program to Guttenberg Rotarians on Oct. 31 at the Guttenberg Public Library. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

MFL MarMac teachers Jessica Peterson, Trish Solberg, Melissa Haberichter, Sara Wille and Lynn Jones gather at the school’s monthly staff book club. Now in its third year, the club has helped staff connect with students through reading. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

The kitchen and cafeteria - now known as the Commons - have been moved to the main floor. The former kitchen is now a fitness area. Pictured is Central superintendent Nick Trenkamp.

Cathryn Chancellor hangs ornaments created by area artists on one of several trees at the Carter House Museum.

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