Gabby and Collin Huge, along with her father, Paul DeVoss, purchased Shihata’s Orchard July 1, and are busy as bees already this fall season learning the business and enjoying meeting the many customers who visit. (Photos by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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By Correne Martin   The first weekend in October would typically be Orchardfest at Shihata’s Orchard. Though orchard-goers will still tour the Apple House, Bakery Barn, U-Pick grove of trees and Country Fun Park, it may happen in a slightly less celebratory fashion due to coronavirus... + continue reading

A historic limestone apartment complex owned by Carl Pensel has seen recent interior and exterior renovations following a destructive fire. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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By Caroline Rosacker A tragic fire in an apartment complex owned by Carl Pensel has opened the door to an interior and exterior building restoration and a flood of pleasant memories. 1022 Bluff Street The historic building, located at 1022 South Bluff Street, belonged to Pensel's grandfather... + continue reading

Foundation of Cornerstone Communities board members are from left Amy Speed, Dr. Robert Merrick, Bob Brown, Mindy Reimer, Hannah and Jake Wille, Roger Thomas and Jackie Lee. (Photo submitted)
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By Caroline Rosacker Rural hospitals are often considered the beating heart of a local economy. They bring economic viability to rural America, providing jobs for community residents, and a vital boost to families and local businesses in the surrounding region. Foundation of Cornerstone... + continue reading

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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By Audrey Posten, Times-Register Zach Herrmann has spent most of his life in North Carolina, but his Iowa roots run deep. His parents and grandparents were all born and raised in Clayton County. In 2013, the attorney and his wife, Jillian, moved to the area, settling on the family farm. “... + continue reading

Check out Elkader’s “Art in the Alley” on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is meant to build off Elkader’s bustling art culture and attractions. It will stretch from the post office down toward the opera house, running through the main alley in downtown, which stretches along the backside of Main Street.
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By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register “It’s all about placemaking.”  That’s how Main Street Elkader (MSE) Executive Director Kate Lower talked about the upcoming Art in the Alley event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon.  On the heels of Main... + continue reading

Fall has arrived, and Marquette and McGregor are preparing for a busy weekend of activities Oct. 3-4. The Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, in McGregor, will have around 50 vendors this year, with the majority set up outside. (File photo)
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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By Audrey Posten, Times-Register Fall has arrived, and Marquette and McGregor are preparing for a busy weekend of activities.  The annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival will take place at McGregor’s Triangle Park on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3-4. Around 50 vendors are expected this year... + continue reading

The S.S. Hail Mary is a makeshift pontoon captained by Eric Mische, executive director of Spare Key, a Minnesota organization that helps families across the U.S. through medical crises. Mische stopped in Prairie du Chien at the beginning of his Hope on the River journey to keep the organization afloat. (Submitted photos)
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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By Correne Martin   About one week into a 10-state, 1,700-mile, two-month journey to save the Minnesota-based nonprofit, Spare Key, Executive Director Eric Mische drifted into Prairie du Chien on Sept. 5. Captaining his modified shed, which sits proudly atop a 50-year-old rotting pontoon... + continue reading

Chris Konichek, a Crawford County Treatment Court Program graduate, holds a sign he gifted to Crawford County Judge Lynn Rider this week. To him, the sign represents our government as well as himself as the eagle. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Crawford County Treatment Court participant Christopher Konichek, 64, of Prairie du Chien, continues to see the rewards of hard work, dedication to the program, and maintaining his sobriety long after his graduation. March 27, 2018, began as a regular day for Chris. Little did he know that his... + continue reading

Gabby and Collin Huge, along with her father, Paul DeVoss, purchased Shihata’s Orchard July 1, and are busy as bees already this fall season learning the business and enjoying meeting the many customers who visit. (Photos by Correne Martin)

A historic limestone apartment complex owned by Carl Pensel has seen recent interior and exterior renovations following a destructive fire. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

Foundation of Cornerstone Communities board members are from left Amy Speed, Dr. Robert Merrick, Bob Brown, Mindy Reimer, Hannah and Jake Wille, Roger Thomas and Jackie Lee. (Photo submitted)

Zach Herrmann

Check out Elkader’s “Art in the Alley” on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is meant to build off Elkader’s bustling art culture and attractions. It will stretch from the post office down toward the opera house, running through the main alley in downtown, which stretches along the backside of Main Street.

Fall has arrived, and Marquette and McGregor are preparing for a busy weekend of activities Oct. 3-4. The Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, in McGregor, will have around 50 vendors this year, with the majority set up outside. (File photo)

The S.S. Hail Mary is a makeshift pontoon captained by Eric Mische, executive director of Spare Key, a Minnesota organization that helps families across the U.S. through medical crises. Mische stopped in Prairie du Chien at the beginning of his Hope on the River journey to keep the organization afloat. (Submitted photos)

Chris Konichek, a Crawford County Treatment Court Program graduate, holds a sign he gifted to Crawford County Judge Lynn Rider this week. To him, the sign represents our government as well as himself as the eagle. (Photo by Correne Martin)

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