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Juanita E. Valley

On Saturday, May 23, 2020, Juanita Efferding (Kass) Valley passed away peacefully at the Great River Care in McGregor, Iowa. She was 97 years young, having lived an active and productive life. 

Wed
27
May

Decision about county fair expected by June 30

The Crawford County Fair Board met on Thursday, May 21 to discuss the COVID-19 response with the County Health Department and Emergency Management.

“We are still planning the fair but a decision whether we will host the fair will be made by June 30,” said Crawford County Fair Coordinator Laurie Cauffman. Cauffman said once the decision is made, she will send out a press release with the details.

Wed
27
May

Dairy breakfast won’t happen in Crawford County

The 2020 Crawford County Dairy Breakfast, usually set for the first Saturday in June, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns, according to a social media announcement from the county dairy promotion committee.

The committee thanked the Alan and Melissa Manning family for stepping up to host this year, and it announced the 2021 breakfast would be tentatively held June 5.

Wed
27
May

Black Hawk bridge at Lansing to close temporarily June 5-15

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will complete a project to repair overflow bridges in the marsh area on Highway 82 on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River. This will require temporarily closing the Iowa 9 (Black Hawk) bridge over the Mississippi River at Lansing, Iowa, from Friday, June 5, until Monday, June 15, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office.

Wed
27
May

Mt. Hope cancels dairy parade

The Mt. Hope Dairy Day Parade and Ice Cream Social, scheduled for June 19, has been officially canceled by event organizers.

A statement was released this week, saying the decision was made after careful consideration. 

Wed
27
May

Preventative COVID-19 testing at nursing home, 1 person positive


Presenting a media briefing during Prairie Maison’s mass COVID-19 testing were (from left) Crawford County Health Officer Cindy Riniker, Crawford County COVID-19 Public Information Officer Marc Myhre, City Administrator Chad Abram and Wisconsin National Guard Cpt. David Eischen. Also there (but off camera) was Community Health Services Corp. Executive Director Rita Moore. (Photo by Correne Martin)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
27
May

Theodore 'Ted' Penfield

Theodore A. “Ted” Penfield, 86, of Eastman, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Prairie Maison Nursing Home in Prairie du Chien after a 15-year courageous battle against cancer. 

Wed
27
May

Robert 'Bob' Stuckey

Robert C. “Bob” Stuckey, 70, of Wauzeka, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Meriter Hospital in Madison. 

He was born Jan. 4, 1950, in Steuben, the son of Arnold and Luella (Messerli) Stuckey. 

Wed
27
May

Maria 'Mary' McFarland

Maria “Mary” Emilia McFarland, 73, of Prairie du Chien, died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at her home in Prairie du Chien. 

Wed
27
May

Lawrence 'Larry' Morovits

Lawrence F. Morovits died Sunday, May 24, 2020. 

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