Crawford County, IA

Crawford County Mental Health Coalition strives to facilitate community resources

Did you know that Crawford County has a Mental Health Coalition?. This coalition is here to assist the community with issues of mental health, substance abuse and suicide, with the intent to become factored into the equation more upstream, before the issues present themselves. The focus is on raising awareness, providing training, supporting prevention services and reducing the stigma.

Crawford County Hunger Fighters Food Distribution

At the United Presbyterian Church, 205 N 24th St. in Denison. Drive-thru pick-up will be from 3:00 to 5:30 pm. Recipients are being asked to verify eligibility based on Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) income guidelines. In addition, if you are picking up food for another family that is not...

It’s hard to ignore some facts about the largest hog Confined Animal Feed Operation in Wisconsin

After the so-called Roth II hog factory in the town of Marietta, Crawford County, was granted a Wisconsin Pollution Elimination Discharge Permit by the Department of Natural Resources, Forest Jahnke, a  longtime opponent of such giant operations told me, “To me, it says a CAFO of any type and size can be sited anywhere in […] The post It’s hard to ignore some facts about the largest hog Confined Animal Feed Operation in Wisconsin appeared first on Wisconsin Examiner.
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County jail inmate caught attempting to smuggle narcotics in

A Crawford County Jail inmate faces narcotics and possession charges after he attempted to smuggle items into a jail cell. On April 25, the Prairie du Chien Police Department received information that an inmate of the jail had various kinds of controlled substances in his jail cell. K-9 Phoenix conducted a sniff, during which she indicated to a mattress on the top bunk of a jail cell. While jailers searched the mattress, they located two vials of an unknown liquid, suspected to be Suboxone, over eight grams of meth that were wrapped in plastic and electrical tape, and another item wrapped in electrical tape that were all attached on a string. The Crawford County jailers also located a sock on the inmate’s person that contained multiple syringes, close to another eight grams of meth, a baggie of suspected heroin, four tablets of suspected Adderall, a Fentanyl patch, and multiple strips of Suboxone.

Iowa Sec. Of State Recognizes Ar-We-Va For Outstanding Effort To Register Eligible Students For Upcoming Elections

Pictured (L-R): Amy Pieper, Crawford County Auditor’s Office; Craig Ragaller, Ar-We-Va Government Teacher; Iowa Sec. of State, Paul Pate; and Megan Hanson, Crawford County Auditor’s Office. Iowa Secretary of State, Paul Pate, was in Westside yesterday (Thursday) to recognize students and staff at Ar-We-Va High School for registering...