The new track and football field at River Ridge are beginning to take shape.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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  By Ted Pennekamp   The $2.2 million River Ridge athletic fields project is beginning to take shape. Some lights and the football scoreboard are up and the foundation for the new track is under construction. Also, the new baseball and softball complex is under construction, including... + continue reading

For its first 15 years, the Prairie du Chien Deer Show averaged about 180 nice deer mounts per show. For most of its existence, the show was held in the Prairie du Chien Armory.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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  By Ted Pennekamp   Recently, the Prairie Rod and Gun Club voted to not have their annual Deer Show in 2020. The Deer Show has been the club’s only fundraiser and has had a run of 21 years. Club member Dennis Kirschbaum said there were several factors in deciding not to have... + continue reading

The Upper Mississippi River Response Exercise was held Aug. 8, at Lawler Park. First responders and local, state and federal agencies practiced a coordinated response to a simulated hazmat railroad derailment along the Mississippi.
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By Peyton Meisner   Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway hosted a specialized training and on-river exercise in Prairie du Chien Aug. 8. A classroom tabletop exercise was held in the morning and was followed by a boom deployment and response activity on the Missippi River. The... + continue reading

Two generations of the Hartig family visited the Prairie du Chien Hartig Drug store Aug. 1, as a farewell stop for one of them who is retiring and an introduction for his sons who are stepping up to run the company. Pictured (back row, from left) are Wes, Dick and Charlie Hartig; (front row) Manager Jennifer Stoehr and Pharmacist-in-charge Erin Greenya. (Photo by Correne Martin)
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By Correne Martin A new generation of Hartigs is overseeing the local retail pharmacy chain of 22 tri-state stores, including the Prairie du Chien location.  Dick Hartig is retiring after 46 years in the family business, started by his grandfather A.J. Hartig in 1904. Brothers Charlie and... + continue reading

Laura Bilden is the newly-hired principal for grades 6-12 at Clayton Ridge Community School. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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By Caroline Rosacker The Clayton Ridge Community School District recently hired Laura Bilden as the principal for grades 6-12. She will replace Andy Peterson, who has resigned to accept a position in Dubuque.  Bilden, an Iowa native, spent her formative years as a resident of West Union and... + continue reading
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By Caroline Rosacker The GMHC Family Resource Center and the Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce hosted an internet safety program at the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital & Clinics (GMHC) on Monday, July 15, in the education room.  Rick Floyd, internet safety consultant, presented the program.... + continue reading

Woodworker Gerald Clymer, pictured in his Monona shop, creates intricately-crafted wooden boxes that have made him one of the most sought-after artists at McGregor’s Left Bank Shop and Gallery. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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Monona artist lets wood speak for itself By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times “As you can see, very little goes to waste,” said Gerald Clymer, spreading his arms wide as he steps into his Monona woodworking shop. There’s oak here, walnut there. Larger pieces of wood rest against... + continue reading

For the first time since the July 19, 2017 tornado, the well-known mortar and pestle is hanging outside the McGregor Pharmacy. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times For the first time since the July 19, 2017 tornado, the well-known mortar and pestle is hanging outside the McGregor Pharmacy. The move has generated quite a bit of attention. Within minutes of the mortar and pestle’s installation on Aug. 5, social media... + continue reading

The new track and football field at River Ridge are beginning to take shape.

For its first 15 years, the Prairie du Chien Deer Show averaged about 180 nice deer mounts per show. For most of its existence, the show was held in the Prairie du Chien Armory.

The Upper Mississippi River Response Exercise was held Aug. 8, at Lawler Park. First responders and local, state and federal agencies practiced a coordinated response to a simulated hazmat railroad derailment along the Mississippi.

Two generations of the Hartig family visited the Prairie du Chien Hartig Drug store Aug. 1, as a farewell stop for one of them who is retiring and an introduction for his sons who are stepping up to run the company. Pictured (back row, from left) are Wes, Dick and Charlie Hartig; (front row) Manager Jennifer Stoehr and Pharmacist-in-charge Erin Greenya. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Laura Bilden is the newly-hired principal for grades 6-12 at Clayton Ridge Community School. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

Woodworker Gerald Clymer, pictured in his Monona shop, creates intricately-crafted wooden boxes that have made him one of the most sought-after artists at McGregor’s Left Bank Shop and Gallery. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

For the first time since the July 19, 2017 tornado, the well-known mortar and pestle is hanging outside the McGregor Pharmacy. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

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