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02/18/2020 - 7:30am
  A few miles outside of St. Lucas, a historic site met its end a few decades ago. The Old Mission had close ties to Fort Atkinson. A limestone house had the role of the Winnebago Indian Sub-agency during the 1840s, later going on to become a family farm for the Huber family from 1849 to 1969. The full article appears in the Feb. 18, 2020 issue of the Calmar Courier.  
12/03/2019 - 7:30am
A light snow began falling Sunday as Advent officially began. Mass at St. Luke Catholic Church kicked off with “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” with parishioners starting the season leading up to Christmas. Afterward, visitors began flocking over to the former school, now home to the German-American Museum for an event that is an annual kick...
11/26/2019 - 7:30am
They serve in a moment of need. A fixture at funerals, members of an Honor Guard are a recognizable feature at the passing of service members. “It is our way to show respect to our veteran[s] for their…service,” said Bonita Oliver, adjutant for Ossian’s American Legion Post 503. The full article appears in the Nov. 26,...
11/26/2019 - 7:30am
Television star Alexis Majors will speak at South Winneshiek in an event geared to better educating parents. It will be a bit of a return home of sorts. Majors, who appeared on the TLC program, “My Giant Life,” is originally from Osseo, Wisconsin, a bit over 60 miles north of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, by MapQuest standards. The full article...
11/19/2019 - 7:30am
The fields of Chickasaw County yield a bit of history, if you know where to look. Venturing north of Lawler, tiny Jerico is easy to miss. Off the main road north of Lawler, a left on 120th heads straight west. The full article appears in the Nov. 19, 2019 Calmar Courier.
11/19/2019 - 7:30am
The Lynch Companies marked the 4th annual Veterans Day Event along with the Lynch Family Foundation. The event is extended to any and all veterans, military service men and women and their families for supper and a night to honor those who have served our country past and present. This year was another record year with 750 people being served, of...
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