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Sue 'Semone' Ludvik Villa

Sue Semone Ludvik Villa, 50, of Guttenberg, Iowa, died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Care Initiatives in Dubuque, Iowa, after a courageous battle of many medical issues over the last year. She was born on June 22, 1971, in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Joe and Sue Ludvik. Semone...
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Joseph Patrick Kennedy

Joseph ‘Joe’ Patrick. Kennedy, 62, of Muscoda, died Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Gundersen Boscobel Hospital. He was born on February 9, 1960, the son of Donald and Irene (Minnie) Kennedy. Joe graduated from Grayslake High School and began working at a printing lab in Grayslake. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. Joe loved spending time with his family and his yellow lab Bruttus Kennedy.
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Evers announces $2.9 million for Southwest Tech workforce development efforts

FENNIMORE, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers today announced $2.9 million in grant funding for workforce development efforts at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College in Fennimore. Evers visited the Southwest Tech campus to announce the funding, which is part of a second round of Workforce Innovation Grants being awarded across the state.
Cresco Times

Crestwood girls sweep NH, defeat Waukon

NEW HAMPTON - The Crestwood softball team racked up a combined total of 18 runs in two games to earn a sweep over New Hampton on June 14. The Cadets won game one, 6-3; and triumphed in game two, 12-7. Playing at Waukon on June 17, the Cadets tallied three runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 3-0 win to improve to 10-4 overall.

Becker East Wildlife Area Hike

Come and join the Clayton County Conservation Board and the Iowa Prairie Network for a saunter on the reconstructed prairie at the Becker East Wildlife Area!. We’ll explore the new cast of plant characters, search for the endangered rusty patched bumblebee, and discuss the US Fish & Wildlife Service’s interest in the site as well as the reconstruction process.
Cresco Times

Cadet baseball team loses to Waukon, Decorah

CRESCO - The Crestwood baseball team was unable to corral the Waukon Indians at home on June 13 as the Indians swept a twinbill, 12-4 and 14-1. Playing a doubleheader at Decorah on June 17, the Cadets dropped both games. The Vikes edged Crestwood, 3-1, in game one; and they beat the Cadets, 13-2, in game two.

The Postville Herald

30 Years of Dollars for Scholars: “A Win Win in Both Directions”. Allamakee County Fairgrounds Capital Campaign: “Building New Traditions”. Norman Eugene Mueller, 92, of Luana, Iowa passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at his home. Norman was born to Henry F.W. and Margaret Lena (Ziegler) Mueller on August 27, 1929. He attended Luana schools until eighth grade. Norman worked for Brandt Farms and George Walter, before joining the United States Army, where he served honorably in infantry and anti-aircraft during the Korean conflict. After leaving the Army he went to work for the railroad, then for Peglow Ford & Mercury before going to work for the town of Luana where he retired in the late 90’s. Not ready for retirement, he worked part time at Luana Tap.

Kathleen 'Kay' Rider

Kathleen E. “Kay” Rider, 95, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022, at Prairie Maison in Prairie du Chien. She was born in Boscobel, on Sept. 24, 1926, the daughter of Luverne and Florence (Mercer) Dobson. She went to nursing school and worked at Deaconess Hospital in Milwaukee before moving to Prairie du Chien in 1947. Kay married Karl Rider on Nov. 22, 1947, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Prairie du Chien. She began working in Prairie du Chien at the General Hospital and eventually the Memorial Hospital, where she became the director of nursing. She received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Dubuque and originated the CNA program that is now taught through Southwest Technical College in Fennimore. She also worked at the Convalescent Center in Prairie du Chien before returning to Memorial Hospital in home health until retirement. Kay’s husband Karl preceded her in death on June 10, 2000. She was an active member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and was also involved in the American Cancer Society and the Girl Scouts. She was an avid knitter and knitted many caps for newborn babies in the Prairie du Chien area. Kay was a selfless person whose life revolved around caring for others.
Clayton County Register

Harpers Ferry Fireflies are Granny Basketball State Champions once again ...

The Harpers Ferry Fireflies have won the Granny Basketball State Championship for the fourth time in the last seven years, adding this year’s title to those won by the team in 2016, 2017 and 2019. The Fireflies shined their way through four games at this year’s State Tournament held June 11-12 at the Valley High School Fieldhouse in Des Moines, first defeating a team from Indianola, 60-46, before doing likewise with a Prairie Storm team from Kansas, 53-32. After defeating the Ankeny Honeybees, 60-46, the Fireflies clinched their State Tournament Championship with a 47-46 triumph over the Model T’s of Center Point in the championship game.
Clayton County Register

Kee baseball team extends win streak to 14 games with two more Upper Iowa Conference wins and Hillcrest Academy Tournament championship

High-five helps account for seven runs ... Kee baseball senior center fielder Tyson Cota takes a cut at a pitch in the Hawks’ 11-1 home win over Janesville Monday, June 13. Cota knocked around three singles in four at-bats to drive in a team-high five runs and score two of his own. Photo by Anissa Stanley. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.
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E. “Elaine” Duncan

E. “Elaine” Duncan, age 75, of Steuben, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at her residence in Steuben surrounded by her family. The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family. In lieu of monetary gifts, memorials can be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in...
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Florence Moore

Florence Gertrude (Prahl) Moore, age 90, died peacefully on June 15, 2022. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Muscoda. Fr. Christian will officiate with burial in the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.
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Darcie Meister

Darcie Kae Meister, age 63 of Dodgeville, formally of Blue River, passed away at home on Thursday, June 16, 2022. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family or the Agrace Hospice in Darcie’s memory would be appreciated. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the...

Ione Leete

Evelyn (Ione) Larson was born on January 5, 1939 in Elkader, Iowa. She was the oldest of five children born to Harrill and Dorothy Larson. She died on June 10, 2021 after battling a long illness. She had lived in Hawkeye, Iowa since 1965 and was a resident of Maple Crest Manor in Fayette, Iowa from June 2017 until her death.