Clayton Ridge elementary students trained in ALICE will be well-versed by the time they reach high school. "I believe the community is supportive of ALICE training as a response to an extreme threat at school. In my opinion, we need to remain diligent in our commitment to protect our students from every possible threat," said Superintendent Nelson. (Press photo by Molly Moser)
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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By Molly Moser In September of 2013, Clayton Ridge middle school teacher Brian Lawrence and Officer Eric Sullivan addressed the school board with an overview of the ALICE (Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate) program for responding to potential school intruders. After hearing Lawrence and... + continue reading

Physical therapist Kim Nieman, right, volunteers her time to give ImPACT screenings to athletes in contact sports. Clayton Ridge volleyball player Janelle Burr receives the screening, which is considered a state-of-the-art tool for determining safe return-to-play in the event of a concussion. (Photo submitted)
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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By Molly Moser Thousands of concussions occur every year during high school athletics. Sports are second only to motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among young people ages 15 – 24. An estimated 300,000 sports-related traumatic brain injuries occur each year... + continue reading

Julie Zimmerman, left, and Elkader resident Sue Gnagy, right, are shown with the Mayan students they recently taught.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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  By Pam Reinig Register Editor   Even for someone experienced in mission work, teaching in the remote village of El Hato, Guatemala, was an eye-opening experience for Sue Gnagy. The Elkader woman, who has an extensive teaching background, recently spent several days there working in... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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  By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor   The passing of Thanksgiving signals the furious start of the holiday shopping season, as consumers head out on Black Friday, fighting crowds for items at malls and big box stores. On Cyber Monday, they take to the web, searching for the... + continue reading

The Festival of Trees, held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7, at the McGregor’s Landing Event Center, will once again bring holiday spirit to the area. (NIT file photo)
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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  By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor   The McGregor Historical Museum, McGregor Clan Lions Club and McGregor-Marquette Center for the Arts will once again bring holiday spirit to the area with the Festival of Trees, held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7, at the McGregor’s... + continue reading

Lake Mills has a very nice and interesting looking city council chamber. (Photos submitted)
Monday, November 24, 2014
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  PdC, Lake Mills do ‘First Impressions’ exchange activity By Ted Pennekamp   The cities of Prairie du Chien and Lake Mills are engaged in a “First Impressions” program by which each city is trying to find ways to improve. Several residents of Lake Mills toured... + continue reading

Doug Reynolds, of McGregor, appears to be quite happy while wearing a glorious Wisconsin T-shirt recently.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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  Hawkeye fan? Or Badger supporter? By Ted Pennekamp   Has lifelong Hawkeye fan Doug Reynolds, of McGregor, really turned over a new leaf? Can it possibly be? It sure seems so judging by how happy Doug looked while wearing his great and glorious new Wisconsin T-shirt recently. ... + continue reading

The Salvation Army in Prairie du Chien participates in the annual red kettle campaign in order to continue providing its social services to citizens in need. The organization also helps distribute Christmas presents to families who cannot afford to purchase their own. Hats, mittens, coats and boots as well as toys are on the list of presents given. Jen Kapinus coordinates the Salvation Army’s local efforts through her office at the United Methodist Church in Prairie du Chien. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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By Correne Martin If you’ve ever slipped a dollar bill into a red kettle around the holidays and wondered how your donation was used, rest assured that 90 percent of the money raised each year in Prairie du Chien assists local people in need of emergency lodging, rent, utilities, gas,... + continue reading

Clayton Ridge elementary students trained in ALICE will be well-versed by the time they reach high school. "I believe the community is supportive of ALICE training as a response to an extreme threat at school. In my opinion, we need to remain diligent in our commitment to protect our students from every possible threat," said Superintendent Nelson. (Press photo by Molly Moser)

Physical therapist Kim Nieman, right, volunteers her time to give ImPACT screenings to athletes in contact sports. Clayton Ridge volleyball player Janelle Burr receives the screening, which is considered a state-of-the-art tool for determining safe return-to-play in the event of a concussion. (Photo submitted)

Julie Zimmerman, left, and Elkader resident Sue Gnagy, right, are shown with the Mayan students they recently taught.

The Festival of Trees, held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7, at the McGregor’s Landing Event Center, will once again bring holiday spirit to the area. (NIT file photo)

Lake Mills has a very nice and interesting looking city council chamber. (Photos submitted)

Doug Reynolds, of McGregor, appears to be quite happy while wearing a glorious Wisconsin T-shirt recently.

The Salvation Army in Prairie du Chien participates in the annual red kettle campaign in order to continue providing its social services to citizens in need. The organization also helps distribute Christmas presents to families who cannot afford to purchase their own. Hats, mittens, coats and boots as well as toys are on the list of presents given. Jen Kapinus coordinates the Salvation Army’s local efforts through her office at the United Methodist Church in Prairie du Chien. (Photo by Correne Martin)

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