Red Flag Warning issued for northeast Iowa
(ABC 6 News) – The National Weather Service is issuing a red flag warning in northeast Iowa starting Monday. Due to dry conditions, low humidity and strong winds, there is an increased risk for grass fires to get out of control. Affected areas include Mitchell, Howard, Winneshiek, Allamakee, Floyd,...
Biz Buzz Monday: SW Wisconsin inn under new ownership
POTOSI, Wis. — A southwest Wisconsin inn is under new ownership. A couple, Cole Brandt and MaKenzie Jochum, recently purchased The Potosi Inn at 102 N. Main St. The five-room inn is situated on the second level of the downtown building hosuing Twisted Vines Pub & Eatery. The inn...
Highway 82 Black Hawk Bridge from Lansing to Wisconsin Closed
The Iowa Department of Transportation has closed the Highway 82 Black Hawk Bridge from Lansing to Wisconsin’s Highway 35 due to concerns about structural integrity. The bridge is about 30 miles north of Prairie du Chien and is the only bridge connecting Wisconsin and Iowa between Prairie du Chien and La Crosse. The Iowa DOT said in a statement that the bridge is expected to be closed until a thorough inspection can be completed to determine if the bridge is safe for travel. The Allamakee County and Crawford County sheriff’s departments advise motorists to plan to use either the Prairie Du Chien or La Crosse area bridges for the foreseeable future.
Clayton County Commissioner DeMont Davis Celebrated by Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church for Community Service
Clayton County Commissioner DeMont Davis was honored by the Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church for his unwavering service to the community, coinciding with the observances of Black History Month. The church highlighted Davis' exceptional commitment to his faith and his civic duties, awarding him a prestigious recognition that shines a light on those who serve both their congregation and their community with notable diligence and integrity.
Meet 87-Year-Old Joan Kerns, A True Trailblazer Who Helped Carve Out A Niche For Her Family Nearly 60 Years Ago
Cut by cut. Slice by slice. Every detail counts for Edgewood Locker, a northeast Iowa-based business that’s been spliced together for nearly 60 years in 1966. With no master plan, it started when Tom, a farmer, and Joan, a nurse at the time, were forced to find a new place to live.
Fathers Travel 12 Hours for Uplifting Shabbos in Postville
This past Shabbos, Yeshivas Beis Sholom in Postville, Iowa, hosted the fathers of the bochurim learning there, with many of them traveling for as many as twelve hours to get there. Last Shabbos Yeshivas Beis Sholom in Postville Iowa hosted the fathers of the Bachurim learning there. With many of...
An Outdoorsman’s Journal
Before I go any further with this week’s column, I would like to thank all the good people who sent me emails and texts after the column that my daughter, Selina, wrote, as well as the one I wrote about Selina. I would say Selina’s column was one of the most popular two or three with readers during the past 34 years. We speak every day and she truly has become a woman of the Rocky Mountains.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Strawberry Point as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
The rink is still rolling
2024 marks two anniversaries for Howard and Dixie Miles, owners of the Rainbo Palace Roller Rink, one good, one not so good. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Miles operating the Rainbo Palace here in Fennimore. This month also marks the 30th anniversary of the roof collapse at...
3 Platteville Men Arrested on Drug Charges
On Thursday the Richland Iowa Grant County Drug Task force executed a search warrant on Lancaster St in Platteville. As a result 30-year-old Brian Jack of Platteville was arrested for Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine greater than 50 grams, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Maintain a Drug Trafficking Place. 56-year-old Derrick Jack of Platteville was arrested on a Probation Violation, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Marijuana. And 32-year-old Danny Mabra of Platteville was arrested on an outstanding Probation Warrant and Possession of Methamphetamine. The Richland Iowa Grant Drug Task Force was assisted by members from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the Platteville Police Department, and the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office.
Iowa man sentenced after Bettendorf Home Depot incident
A 38-year-old Iowa man was sentenced to prison last week after he pleaded guilty in connection with an incident at Home Depot, Bettendorf, court records show. Chad Julson, of Holy Cross, was sentenced in Scott County Court. A judge accepted the guilty plea to two charges and gave Julson a...
Residents Are Upset Over a Bridge Closure
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is planning to make improvements on County T bridges over the Wisconsin River between Port Andrew and Blue River in Grant and Richland counties. This project will include replacement of the two bridges, pavement approaches, updated guardrail and pavement markings. Construction is anticipated for 2027 with an anticipated closure of two years. During construction County T will be closed and detoured utilizing WIS 60, WIS 80 and WIS 133.
Clayton County Youth Shine at Michelle Obama STEM Academy 4-H Public Speaking Competition
Budding young scientists and orators took the stage at Michelle Obama STEM Academy in Clayton County, exhibiting projects that ranged from nursing to herpetology. This local bout of the 4-H Public Speaking Competition was not just another school event—it was a glimpse into the future of innovation as driven by the area's youth.
Sub-State Final on Y99.3
Listen Saturday to Boys Class 1A Sub-State Championship Basketball on Y99.3. Saturday evening the 20-4 Dunkerton Raiders will play 24-1 Bellevue Marquette in Manchester. Pre-game at 6:45 and tip-off at 7:00. Winner goes to State.
No. 24 K-State Wins Slugfest Over Holy Cross in Home Opener
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Highlighted by five RBI from Jayden Lobliner and a three-run blast by Raphael Pelletier, K-State rallied to a 17-11 victory over Holy Cross in the 2024 home opener at Tointon Family Stadium on Friday afternoon. After surrendering four runs in the opening frame, the No. 24...
Pen Pals program unites third graders with senior citizens
Third graders in several Allamakee County schools have discovered what it’s like to receive a letter. The students at St. Patrick’s School and in the Allamakee and Eastern Allamakee School Districts, 120 students in all, participated in pen pal programs last fall. The letters were answered by volunteers from the Northeast Iowa RSVP program, which serves Allamakee, Howard and Winneshiek Counties.
Allamakee County, IA High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 24
Clear your schedule for the high school basketball action taking place in Allamakee County, Iowa today. For a complete list of the local high school games and how to watch them, keep scrolling. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma...
Be a part of something amazing – Become a Hospice Volunteer
“If you are looking for a rewarding way to serve your community and connect with others, please consider joining our hospice team as a volunteer,” stated Brittney Miller, LMSW, APSW, Crossing Rivers Health Social Worker and Hospice Volunteer Coordinator. “Hospice focuses on meaningful moments and living life to the fullest and hospice volunteers play a huge role in the quality of life of our patients.”
Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program, appoints new vice president of quality
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing said Wednesday that the head of its 737 program is leaving the company in an executive shake-up weeks after a door panel blew out on a flight over Oregon, renewing questions about safety at the company. Boeing announced the departure of Ed Clark, who had...
Men’s Basketball Defeated at Upper Iowa
The UIS men's basketball team fell to 17-12 with a loss to the Upper Iowa Peacocks on Saturday afternoon. The Prairie Stars are now 10-9 in GLVC play, ranking 7th in the GLVC Point Rating System Rankings. Game Summary. UIS slipped behind in a 39-33 first half as UIU's Jake...