A national magazine has named Leslie and Andy Gibbons, Elkport, 2014 Homesteaders of the Year. Photo by Michelle Gifford
Monday, July 28, 2014
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  By Pam Reinig, Register Editor   In a newspaper article written nearly 25 years ago, Leslie and Andy Gibbons were described as modern-day pioneers for their decision to leave suburbia for a new life in the country. Their commitment to that decision and the hard work they’... + continue reading
Fun at the Fair
There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy at the Crawford County Fair. (Courier Press file photo)
Monday, July 28, 2014
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  156th Crawford County Fair offers plenty of fun,  educational and competitive events for everyone The Crawford County Fair, held at the Fairgrounds in Gays Mills, is always a fun-filled, family event with plenty of activities for the enjoyment of everyone. This year marks the 156th... + continue reading
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Prairie du Chien author Anne M. Jenks has written two children’s books and is working on a third.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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  Prairie du Chien author writes  children’s books with a message By Ted Pennekamp   A Prairie du Chien woman has recently published two children’s books and is working on a third. The colorfully illustrated “Bitsy Bear” and “The Icky, Sticky, Tea... + continue reading

How many artists can say that Bob Dylan is a fan? Well Carolyn Wonderland can. This Texas gal is a musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis Joplin, the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray along with a huge dose of soulful individuality. She pens many of her own tunes and her music has been used in television series such as Time Of Your Life and Homicide. Besides being a master guitar player, Carolyn also plays piano, accordian, trumpet, mandolin and lap steel. (Photo copyright: R.R. Rodriguez)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Carolyn Wonderland has never forgotten where she came from. On her new album, “Peace Meal,” she brings the hard-won lessons of her own blessed life together with stories from some of the world’s best-known and most beloved songwriters (Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Robert Hunter,... + continue reading

There are currently seven women over the age of 90 living at the Rivercrest Villages apartments in Prairie du Chien. These sweet ladies include (front row, from left) Alice Shulka, 90; Grace Graap, soon to be 98; (back row) Dorothy Konichek, soon to be 91; Mae Motsinger, 92; and Mattie Hutson, soon to be 92. Not pictured are Evelyn Hillman, 91; and Gladys Ertel, soon to be 91. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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By Correne Martin   When asked to recall their lives before electricity, telephones and running water became conventional, a group of ladies at Rivercrest Villages in Prairie du Chien gushed with amusement and plenty of memories. Yes, there are days they can vividly remember hand washing... + continue reading

A national magazine has named Leslie and Andy Gibbons, Elkport, 2014 Homesteaders of the Year. Photo by Michelle Gifford
Fun at the Fair
There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy at the Crawford County Fair. (Courier Press file photo)
Local author
Prairie du Chien author Anne M. Jenks has written two children’s books and is working on a third.

How many artists can say that Bob Dylan is a fan? Well Carolyn Wonderland can. This Texas gal is a musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis Joplin, the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray along with a huge dose of soulful individuality. She pens many of her own tunes and her music has been used in television series such as Time Of Your Life and Homicide. Besides being a master guitar player, Carolyn also plays piano, accordian, trumpet, mandolin and lap steel. (Photo copyright: R.R. Rodriguez)

There are currently seven women over the age of 90 living at the Rivercrest Villages apartments in Prairie du Chien. These sweet ladies include (front row, from left) Alice Shulka, 90; Grace Graap, soon to be 98; (back row) Dorothy Konichek, soon to be 91; Mae Motsinger, 92; and Mattie Hutson, soon to be 92. Not pictured are Evelyn Hillman, 91; and Gladys Ertel, soon to be 91. (Photo by Correne Martin)

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