For the past several years, bird researcher Jon Stravers has been boating and trekking into hard-to-reach areas to document clusters of cerulean warblers, neo-tropical migrants which inhabit the bluffs and ravines near the Upper Mississippi River for approximately three months each year. “I love this place,” said Stravers. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
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  Bird survey, forest inventory may shape  habitat management actions in areas of Pool 10 By Ted Pennekamp   Area bird researcher Jon “Hawkman” Stravers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist Billy Reiter-Marolf have recently completed a bird survey and a forest... + continue reading

Some of the members of the Bluff Country Long Spurs NWTF chapter gathered for a photo at Landowners Appreciation Day. From left are Matt Davis, Mike Skaife, Bob Irvine, Mike Cross, Mike Hazen, Chad Gruber, Rich Noel and Bob Ziel. (Submitted photos)
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By Correne Martin For 27 years, the Bluff Country Long Spurs have hosted Landowners Appreciation Day in Prairie du Chien the Sunday after Father’s Day. It’s one of five events of its kind held across the state to say thank you to private property owners for allowing hunters to... + continue reading

Pictured are (from left to right) Rebecca Breuer, Jonathan Breuer and Bea Mumm. These students were able to experience California and the national FBLA convention as Jonathan found success with his project by taking third place among the national competition. (Photos by Tina Dilley)
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By Rachel Mergen   Jonathan Breuer, at the age of 16, was officially the first to ever qualify, compete and win at National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for River Ridge. He traveled to Anaheim, Calif., earlier this month with FBLA members Bea Mumm and his sister Rebecca, his... + continue reading

The children of Homacho are educated in crowded classrooms with no books, electricity, or running water, but they learn three languages, sing and laugh freely, and often care for their younger siblings. (Photo submitted)
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By Molly Moser According to the World Health organization, 60 women and girls die during childbirth every single day in Ethiopia. A group of local Confirmation students were called to action for these women, packing 120 birthing kits for mothers in Homacho, Ethiopia. “Service is one of the... + continue reading
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By Molly Moser Guttenberg was one of 15 towns chosen to participate in an Our Town grant from the National Endowment of the Arts awarded to Northeast Iowa RC&D, leading to the recent discussion of where to place a large sculpture within Guttenberg’s city parks.  As reported in the... + continue reading

DNR officials Bruce Trautman, center, and Chuck Gipp, right, talk with one of more than 150 people who turned out for a recent meeting on the department’s budget cut decisions.
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By Pam Reinig Register Editor More than 150 people packed the Edgewood Events Center last Monday night to hear from two DNR officials responsible for recent unpopular budget cuts. DNR Director Chuck Gipp and Deputy Director Bruce Trautman fielded tough questions about their decision to meet a $1... + continue reading
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By Pam Reinig Register Editor   If Elkader’s new postmaster looks a bit familiar it’s because he’s a Clayton County native. Darol DeSotel, who’s been at the helm in Elkader since March, grew up in Volga. His mother still lives there. He is a 1982 graduate of Central... + continue reading

This 1947 Ford Coe, entered by Rick Abbott, of Waukon, was the winner in the truck category at the annual Great River Car Show and Cruise, held in McGregor on July 15. (Photos by Gary Howe)
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Classic tunes and unique cars greeted attendees of the annual Great River Car Show and Cruise, held July 15, in McGregor. A total of 66 entrants participated in the car show. Winners included: Classic Car Robert (Chopper) Thornton, McGregor, 1956 Chevy Handyman Wagon  Ralph Livingston,... + continue reading

For the past several years, bird researcher Jon Stravers has been boating and trekking into hard-to-reach areas to document clusters of cerulean warblers, neo-tropical migrants which inhabit the bluffs and ravines near the Upper Mississippi River for approximately three months each year. “I love this place,” said Stravers. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

Some of the members of the Bluff Country Long Spurs NWTF chapter gathered for a photo at Landowners Appreciation Day. From left are Matt Davis, Mike Skaife, Bob Irvine, Mike Cross, Mike Hazen, Chad Gruber, Rich Noel and Bob Ziel. (Submitted photos)

Pictured are (from left to right) Rebecca Breuer, Jonathan Breuer and Bea Mumm. These students were able to experience California and the national FBLA convention as Jonathan found success with his project by taking third place among the national competition. (Photos by Tina Dilley)

The children of Homacho are educated in crowded classrooms with no books, electricity, or running water, but they learn three languages, sing and laugh freely, and often care for their younger siblings. (Photo submitted)

DNR officials Bruce Trautman, center, and Chuck Gipp, right, talk with one of more than 150 people who turned out for a recent meeting on the department’s budget cut decisions.

This 1947 Ford Coe, entered by Rick Abbott, of Waukon, was the winner in the truck category at the annual Great River Car Show and Cruise, held in McGregor on July 15. (Photos by Gary Howe)

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