Blueberry Hill proprietor Keith Ashline is surrounded by his chemical-free blueberry bushes. The bushes are loaded with berries and ready to be picked. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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By Caroline Rosacker July is National Blueberry Month. Blueberries, often marketed as a super food, are an excellent source of vitamins, beneficial plant compounds and antioxidants. They are naturally low in calories and thought to regulate blood sugar levels and aid in heart and brain health. The... + continue reading

Stop in and visit the Guttenberg Public Library's space shuttle and attend the "Giant Steps" program on Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held in the main library and is part of the library's summer reading program. From left are Ethan and Lindi Mueller. (Photo submitted)
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By Caroline Rosacker On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to set foot on the surface of the moon. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.  Armstrong's famous first words as he stepped on the moon surface... + continue reading

On July 11, McGregor’s new pocket park was dedicated in honor of Roger Witter, who lost his life clearing debris in the aftermath of the July 19, 2017 tornado. Pictured for the ribbon cutting were Ellen Burns, Roger’s daughter Beth Witter, grandson Eli, daughter Allison Thomas and wife Linda Witter, along with McGregor Mayor Lyle Troester and McGregor Deputy Clerk Duane Boelman. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times July 11 was a day of remembrance and renewal in McGregor, as community members gathered to dedicate the city’s new pocket park, named in honor of beloved local farmer Roger Witter, who lost his life clearing debris in the aftermath of the July 19, 2017... + continue reading

The Monona Wood Carvers Group meets Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Marting Wood Carving Room at the Monona Historical Museum. Among the members are Elmer Marting (left), David Scott, Mary Althouse, Stan Blair, Gayle Patraw, Jim Faulkner, Butch Whittle, Bob Griffith, Ron Kaiser and Bob Moses. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times “Life is simple,” reads David Scott’s T-shirt: “Eat. Sleep. Carve.” However, for members of the Monona Wood Carvers Group who gather weekly in the Marting Wood Carving Room at the Monona Historical Museum, the artful creations they... + continue reading

Denver Link, a seasonal employee with the Iowa DNR’s aquatic invasive species unit, led a program at Pikes Peak State Park near McGregor on Saturday. (Photos by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times By following a simple slogan, “Clean, Drain and Dry,” fishermen and recreational boaters can help limit the spread of aquatic invasive species in local waters. “An invasive species is a non-native plant or animal that infests an area,”... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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On July 6, at approximately 6 p.m., a 1999 Yamaha golf cart was stolen from Design Homes, Inc. in the city of Prairie du Chien.  The suspect’s vehicle (shown below) was last seen traveling south on North Marquette Road in the city of Prairie du Chien. If you recognize the vehicle,... + continue reading

Kovacs (far right), alongside her two sons (middle) and her husband (left) at the 2019 Dirty Kanza 100-mile bike race.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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By Peyton Meisner   For Bloomington native Crystal Kovacs, the summer of 2019 has been all about biking.  In June, she traveled to the Flint Hills of Kansas to partake in the Dirty Kanza, a 100-mile gravel bicycle race. To add to the challenge of the demanding race, temperatures... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Editor’s note: This is a more detailed follow-up article to the photo and caption that appeared in the July 1 issue of the Courier Press. This was the second vehicle versus mobile home accident in less than two weeks. On June 30, at approximately 1:48 a.m. the Crawford County Sheriff’s... + continue reading

Blueberry Hill proprietor Keith Ashline is surrounded by his chemical-free blueberry bushes. The bushes are loaded with berries and ready to be picked. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

Stop in and visit the Guttenberg Public Library's space shuttle and attend the "Giant Steps" program on Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held in the main library and is part of the library's summer reading program. From left are Ethan and Lindi Mueller. (Photo submitted)

On July 11, McGregor’s new pocket park was dedicated in honor of Roger Witter, who lost his life clearing debris in the aftermath of the July 19, 2017 tornado. Pictured for the ribbon cutting were Ellen Burns, Roger’s daughter Beth Witter, grandson Eli, daughter Allison Thomas and wife Linda Witter, along with McGregor Mayor Lyle Troester and McGregor Deputy Clerk Duane Boelman. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

The Monona Wood Carvers Group meets Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in the Marting Wood Carving Room at the Monona Historical Museum. Among the members are Elmer Marting (left), David Scott, Mary Althouse, Stan Blair, Gayle Patraw, Jim Faulkner, Butch Whittle, Bob Griffith, Ron Kaiser and Bob Moses. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Denver Link, a seasonal employee with the Iowa DNR’s aquatic invasive species unit, led a program at Pikes Peak State Park near McGregor on Saturday. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Kovacs (far right), alongside her two sons (middle) and her husband (left) at the 2019 Dirty Kanza 100-mile bike race.

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