This semi crash mid-afternoon Monday depicts just how hazardous area roads were Monday and Tuesday, when freezing rain and ice coated all paths of travel. Schools canceled, businesses closed, authorities advised no travel unless necessary, as even county snowplows and wreckers had trouble navigating the roads. Untreated secondary roads across the region were especially impassable. For the full story on this accident, this week’s ice storm, and photos, see pages 2-4. (Photo by Bob’s Towing)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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By Correne Martin A storm of freezing rain and ice-glazed roadways immobilized and endangered residents across the tri-states Monday and Tuesday. Schools and businesses closed, dozens of cars slid off roads, people fell while trying to walk and emergency vehicles had trouble navigating. In... + continue reading

Ice carver Matt Meadows will once again transform a 350-pound block of ice into a work of art during the Feb. 11 Eagle Watch and Cabin Fever Day in Guttenberg. A chili cook-off and live raptor experience round out the event. (Press photo by Molly Moser)
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Get spectacular views of America's national bird at the Marina Visitor Center in Guttenberg on Saturday, Feb. 11, when Guttenberg Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Eagle Watch and Cabin Fever Day. Live raptors, hot chili, and cool ice sculpting are among the entertainment planned.... + continue reading

Owner and pharmacist Linda Nightingale is proud to introduce pharmacist Chad Vaske, who will be serving patients from the Guttenberg Pharmacy. (Press photo by Molly Moser)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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By Molly Moser By his third day in Guttenberg, pharmacist Chad Vaske had fielded the same question time and time again. “People are asking if they can transfer their prescriptions back here – and the answer to that is yes,” Vaske told The Press. The Prescription Shoppe has taken... + continue reading
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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By Pam Reinig Register Editor Remember the early 1960s when computers were first introduced? Many people were worried that they would be used primarily in surveillance or to snoop on the general population. The phrase “Big Brother’s watching” was tossed around a lot back then.... + continue reading
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By Audrey Posten North Iowa Times Editor   On Christmas Eve, Monona resident Donna Krambeer was busy preparing her home for Christmas with her family. Around 10:30 a.m., while working in the kitchen, she heard the carbon monoxide detector go off in the basement. She went downstairs to... + continue reading

This photo, courtesy of the McGregor Historical Museum, was taken during the Ringling family’s time in McGregor, from 1860-1871. Four of the Ringling Brothers were born in the community, and it is where they first fell in love with the circus and held their first circus performance.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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Brothers performed their first circus in McGregor   By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor The curtain is closing on the “Greatest Show on Earth.” After 146 years, the famed Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will hold its final performance in May, announced CEO... + continue reading

Villa Louis Site Director Susan Caya-Slusser stands on the grand stairway at the entrance of the historic Victorian mansion, as furniture and statues are covered for the off-season.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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By Correne Martin The tourist season ended in October and, for the first time, due to spectacular fall weather, the Villa Louis kept its doors open to public visitors through November. It’s presently the off-season, but that doesn’t mean the hallways in the historic Victorian... + continue reading

During a search of a vehicle driven by Steven Gauger, 52, Prairie du Chien, local authorities located one ounce of meth, four ounces of marijuana and other drug-related items. They also located marijuana and drug paraphernalia on Gauger himself, who was arrested Saturday, Jan. 7. (Submitted photo)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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A local man may be charged with intent to deliver drugs after he was arrested for drug possession and operating with a restricted, controlled substance last week in Prairie du Chien, according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department. The arrest was a result of an investigation involving... + continue reading

This semi crash mid-afternoon Monday depicts just how hazardous area roads were Monday and Tuesday, when freezing rain and ice coated all paths of travel. Schools canceled, businesses closed, authorities advised no travel unless necessary, as even county snowplows and wreckers had trouble navigating the roads. Untreated secondary roads across the region were especially impassable. For the full story on this accident, this week’s ice storm, and photos, see pages 2-4. (Photo by Bob’s Towing)

Ice carver Matt Meadows will once again transform a 350-pound block of ice into a work of art during the Feb. 11 Eagle Watch and Cabin Fever Day in Guttenberg. A chili cook-off and live raptor experience round out the event. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

Owner and pharmacist Linda Nightingale is proud to introduce pharmacist Chad Vaske, who will be serving patients from the Guttenberg Pharmacy. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

This photo, courtesy of the McGregor Historical Museum, was taken during the Ringling family’s time in McGregor, from 1860-1871. Four of the Ringling Brothers were born in the community, and it is where they first fell in love with the circus and held their first circus performance.

Villa Louis Site Director Susan Caya-Slusser stands on the grand stairway at the entrance of the historic Victorian mansion, as furniture and statues are covered for the off-season.

During a search of a vehicle driven by Steven Gauger, 52, Prairie du Chien, local authorities located one ounce of meth, four ounces of marijuana and other drug-related items. They also located marijuana and drug paraphernalia on Gauger himself, who was arrested Saturday, Jan. 7. (Submitted photo)

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