A replica of the United States flag measuring 32 feet wide and 17 feet from top to bottom was designed by Ken Root of Esmann Island. The flag is made primarily from wood purchased from Meuser Lumber Co. and sturdy white plastic for the stripes donated by Koelker Plastics Inc. in Dyersville. (Photo submitted)
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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By Caroline Rosacker Esmann and Abel Island are home to a unique river community comprised of full and part-time residents. The peninsula is located just north of Guttenberg in scenic Pool 10 of the Mississippi River. The residents of this peaceful, hidden oasis recently gathered, under the... + continue reading

Local author Jake Kaminski's law enforcement career created many travel opportunities across Eastern Europe. This photo was taken in Budapest while Kaminski was serving as a senior advisor assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo submitted)
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By Caroline Rosacker Draw your chair up close to the edge of the precipice and I’ll tell you a story. – F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Retired police lieutenant Jake Kaminski (a pseudonym) has recently published his first novel, Shadow Wolves. The author is getting ready to finish... + continue reading

Owner Rachel Thurn and her family spent nine months restoring the Driftless Manor Getaway, a historic brick home on South Egbert Street in Monona. (Photo by Audrey Posten)
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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By Audrey Posten, Times-Register Monona has added its second lodging establishment in less than a year. The Driftless Manor Getaway, a historic brick home on South Egbert Street, began welcoming guests through the vacation rental website Airbnb in June. Visitors aren’t the only ones happy... + continue reading
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register Even after numerous committee meetings, city council votes and contentious public debate, the fate of Elkader’s Sweet Corn Days, much like everything else during the COVID-19 pandemic, is uncertain—even two weeks after it was announced the annual... + continue reading

Archie Cooley is all smiles as he receives his diploma from board member Jason Cathman Friday at the Bloomington Fairgrounds. (Photos by David Timmerman, Grant County Herald Independent)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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Two workers for Artisan Restoration of Kasota, Minn. work on the St. Germain dit Gauthier-Coorough House. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
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By Ted Pennekamp   For about the past two and a half weeks restoration work has been underway on a house of historical significance on St. Feriole Island in Prairie du Chien. Artisan Restoration of Kasota, Minn., has been conducting the work on behalf of the Prairie du Chien Historical... + continue reading

Videographer Mark Whitmore of Twisted Pear Posts and Nathan Ripperger, freelance videographer and graphic designer, spent the day in Guttenberg gathering footage to create a promotional video clip. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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By Caroline Rosacker Capturing all of Guttenberg's assets, organizing a schedule of events, rounding up willing participants, deciding on key areas of interest, and reducing the footage into one five-minute video is a daunting task. On Wednesday, June 17, videographers Mark Whitmore of... + continue reading

(Photo by Bev Hamann)
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No people or animals were harmed, but a barn in rural Farmersburg was destroyed, when a fire broke out late last week. Fire departments from Farmersburg, St. Olaf, Garnavillo and Monona responded to the John and Kathy Klinge farm on 170th Street around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2. The fire... + continue reading

A replica of the United States flag measuring 32 feet wide and 17 feet from top to bottom was designed by Ken Root of Esmann Island. The flag is made primarily from wood purchased from Meuser Lumber Co. and sturdy white plastic for the stripes donated by Koelker Plastics Inc. in Dyersville. (Photo submitted)

Local author Jake Kaminski's law enforcement career created many travel opportunities across Eastern Europe. This photo was taken in Budapest while Kaminski was serving as a senior advisor assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb, Croatia. (Photo submitted)

Owner Rachel Thurn and her family spent nine months restoring the Driftless Manor Getaway, a historic brick home on South Egbert Street in Monona. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

Archie Cooley is all smiles as he receives his diploma from board member Jason Cathman Friday at the Bloomington Fairgrounds. (Photos by David Timmerman, Grant County Herald Independent)

Two workers for Artisan Restoration of Kasota, Minn. work on the St. Germain dit Gauthier-Coorough House. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

Videographer Mark Whitmore of Twisted Pear Posts and Nathan Ripperger, freelance videographer and graphic designer, spent the day in Guttenberg gathering footage to create a promotional video clip. (Press photo by Caroline Rosacker)

(Photo by Bev Hamann)

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