The iconic ferry has been a part of Cassville’s traditions for 184 years. Though it boosts tourism in the small community, it’s not a 24/7 service and it’s at the mercy of the Mississippi River. A Cassville native is leading a petition effort to someday build a bridge connecting Wisconsin and Iowa, to help spur economic development opportunities in the community.
Monday, September 25, 2017
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By Correne Martin A petition to build a bridge spanning the Mississippi River, from Cassville to Clayton County, Iowa, needs more signatures if it is to attract attention from Wisconsin, Iowa and national legislators. The proposal is one that looks at the future of the shrinking Grant County... + continue reading
Monday, September 25, 2017
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  Mount Hope  shooting incident  still being investigated Investigation ongoing since Sept. 1 By Ted Pennekamp   The investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) continues regarding the shooting incident near Mount Hope involving a Grant... + continue reading

Father Paul Fagan (back, center) is pictured with some friends from Rhinelander, Madison, Minnesota and Arizona in Tanzania, where the visitors got to see first-hand the mission work he has been able to conduct there. (Submitted photos)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By Correne Martin For the 48th consecutive summer, Father Paul Fagan is back in Prairie du Chien from his missionary work in Tanzania. As always, he’s here to share the extraordinary progress that’s been made in the eastern African town of Nkololo, as a result of contributions from... + continue reading

Scenic Mississippi Regional Transit buses provide three round trips per day from Prairie du Chien to La Crosse and various points in between. (file photo)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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  SMRT Bus Service receives recognition, continues growth by Ted Pennekamp   The Scenic Mississippi River Transit (SMRT) Bus Service has recently been recognized by Wisconsin Rural Partners as one of Wisconsin’s Top Rural Development Initiatives in 2017 because ridership... + continue reading

The original Wilke’s Store, pictured above, opened in Clayton Center near the end of the Civil War.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By Becky Wilke Near the entryway of Wilke’s grocery store in Elkader is a registration box where customers write their names and phone numbers on their receipts in hopes of winning the monthly drawing for a $150 Wilke’s gift certificate. This is just one of many promotions that Wilke... + continue reading

Central students in Kelly Erickson’s Spanish class have quickly adapted to the room’s non-traditional arrangement.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By Pam Reinig Register Editor   The most notable thing about Kelly Erickson’s classroom is not what’s in it but what’s not in it: desks. Before the school year started, Erickson removed the desks from her foreign language classroom at Central. She’s filled the space... + continue reading

The Clayton County Assessor explains that changes in property values have occurred after the first county-wide reappraisal in almost 50 years. (Press photo by Molly Moser)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By Molly Moser Many Guttenberg homeowners recently received a shock when semi-annual property tax notices arrived in mailboxes earlier this month. The Press reached out to Clayton County Assessor Andy Loan to shed light on the big changes some have seen in their bills. “I think there are a... + continue reading

Members of the MFL Ambulance Service include (left to right) Rachael Fritz, Becky Harnack, Eric Van Horn, Cynthia Torkelson, Melanie Cahoon, Karla Schrader, Scott Torkelson, Nick Torkelson, Mary Bissell, Brian Berger, Josh Kluth, Jenny Torkelson, Billie Jones, Jim Schellhorn and Clare Benzing. Not pictured are Preston Landt, Jill Miller, Carla Pester, Wendy Gress-Yearous, Scott Henkes, Jamie Schlee, Andrew Willie, Todd Balekos, John Elledge, Andy Meyer, Jamie Welsh, Jeremy Schellhorn, Chris Hoffert, Arlen Quandahl, Jane Quandahl and Garrett Palas. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor A lot has changed in the 40 years since the MFL Ambulance Service began aiding the Monona-, Farmersburg- and Luana-area communities: Equipment has become more automated, ambulances more technologically advanced. EMT certification is more extensive.... + continue reading

The iconic ferry has been a part of Cassville’s traditions for 184 years. Though it boosts tourism in the small community, it’s not a 24/7 service and it’s at the mercy of the Mississippi River. A Cassville native is leading a petition effort to someday build a bridge connecting Wisconsin and Iowa, to help spur economic development opportunities in the community.

Father Paul Fagan (back, center) is pictured with some friends from Rhinelander, Madison, Minnesota and Arizona in Tanzania, where the visitors got to see first-hand the mission work he has been able to conduct there. (Submitted photos)

Scenic Mississippi Regional Transit buses provide three round trips per day from Prairie du Chien to La Crosse and various points in between. (file photo)

The original Wilke’s Store, pictured above, opened in Clayton Center near the end of the Civil War.

Central students in Kelly Erickson’s Spanish class have quickly adapted to the room’s non-traditional arrangement.

The Clayton County Assessor explains that changes in property values have occurred after the first county-wide reappraisal in almost 50 years. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

Members of the MFL Ambulance Service include (left to right) Rachael Fritz, Becky Harnack, Eric Van Horn, Cynthia Torkelson, Melanie Cahoon, Karla Schrader, Scott Torkelson, Nick Torkelson, Mary Bissell, Brian Berger, Josh Kluth, Jenny Torkelson, Billie Jones, Jim Schellhorn and Clare Benzing. Not pictured are Preston Landt, Jill Miller, Carla Pester, Wendy Gress-Yearous, Scott Henkes, Jamie Schlee, Andrew Willie, Todd Balekos, John Elledge, Andy Meyer, Jamie Welsh, Jeremy Schellhorn, Chris Hoffert, Arlen Quandahl, Jane Quandahl and Garrett Palas. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

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