The Durand Smokehouse recently earned two awards at the American Cured Meat Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. Above, from left to right in the front row, are Matt Juliet, Cabrina Grundseth, Mitch Auld, and Kay Sievwright. In the second row are Roy Elsenpeter, Ronda Elsenpeter, and Brenda Jiskra. Laura Berndt photo
By Laura Berndt The Durand Smokehouse recently attended the American Cured Meat Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. Although they were up against many strong competitors, the local business...
The Durand Smokehouse recently earned two awards at the American Cured Meat Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. Above, from left to right in the front row, are Matt Juliet, Cabrina Grundseth, Mitch Auld, and Kay Sievwright. In the second row are Roy Elsenpeter, Ronda Elsenpeter, and Brenda Jiskra. Laura Berndt photo
The Mark Cameron Band performs during the 2016 Blues on the Chippewa event, held in Durand’s Memorial Park. Laura Berndt file photo
By Laura Berndt Each year, Blues fans and community members pay a visit to Durand’s Memorial Park for the annual Blues on the Chippewa music festival. This year marks the tenth year of the event....
The Mark Cameron Band performs during the 2016 Blues on the Chippewa event, held in Durand’s Memorial Park. Laura Berndt file photo
Emergency personnel, and staff members from Pepin Health and Rehab, work together to evacuate “residents” from the facility during a training exercise held last Wednesday evening. Laura Berndt photo
By Laura Berndt Last Wednesday, July 12, staff at Pepin Health and Rehab, with assistance from several area agencies, held an emergency evacuation drill. During the mock incident, people portraying...
Emergency personnel, and staff members from Pepin Health and Rehab, work together to evacuate “residents” from the facility during a training exercise held last Wednesday evening. Laura Berndt photo
Drew Seifert, of the Chippewa 4-H Club, participates in last year’s Livestock Show at the Pepin County Fair. The 140th Pepin County Fair is scheduled for Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 23. Laura Berndt file photo
By Laura Berndt The 2017 Pepin County Fair starts next Friday, July 21, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this year’s Fair. The Fair runs July 21 through July 23. Fair Association Chair...
Drew Seifert, of the Chippewa 4-H Club, participates in last year’s Livestock Show at the Pepin County Fair. The 140th Pepin County Fair is scheduled for Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 23. Laura Berndt file photo
Youth watch the 2016 Duck Race during last year’s Arkansaw Creek Park Days. This year, Arkansaw Creek Park Days is July 7 and 8.  Laura Berndt file photo
By Laura Berndt Arkansaw Fur, Fish & Game will host the 39th annual Arkansaw Creek Park Days on Friday, July 7, and Saturday, July 8. The fun begins on Friday, with food in the Community Center,...
Youth watch the 2016 Duck Race during last year’s Arkansaw Creek Park Days. This year, Arkansaw Creek Park Days is July 7 and 8.  Laura Berndt file photo
The Durand Smokehouse recently earned two awards at the American Cured Meat Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. Above, from left to right in the front row, are Matt Juliet, Cabrina Grundseth, Mitch Auld, and Kay Sievwright. In the second row are Roy Elsenpeter, Ronda Elsenpeter, and Brenda Jiskra. Laura Berndt photo
The Mark Cameron Band performs during the 2016 Blues on the Chippewa event, held in Durand’s Memorial Park. Laura Berndt file photo
Emergency personnel, and staff members from Pepin Health and Rehab, work together to evacuate “residents” from the facility during a training exercise held last Wednesday evening. Laura Berndt photo
Drew Seifert, of the Chippewa 4-H Club, participates in last year’s Livestock Show at the Pepin County Fair. The 140th Pepin County Fair is scheduled for Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 23. Laura Berndt file photo
Youth watch the 2016 Duck Race during last year’s Arkansaw Creek Park Days. This year, Arkansaw Creek Park Days is July 7 and 8.  Laura Berndt file photo

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The Pepin County Sheriff's Office received a tip from a concerned citizen on Thursday, January 22, that a male with multiple felony warrants was at a residence in the Village of Stockholm. Deputies...
In a special meeting held January 26, the Durand Board of Education adopted a resolution to be placed on the April ballot. Superintendent Greg Doverspike reported the Curriculum, Instruction, and...
Greg Mericle, along with his wife, Amy, are the new owners of Hurlburt Heating and Plumbing in Durand. The Mericles took over the company December 1.
As of December 1, Hurlburt Heating and Plumbing in Durand has a new owner. Greg and Amy Mericle, originally from Southern Michigan, have taken over the local business. Mericle said he spent 22...
Approximately three years ago, the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council was formed after all the players in the systems of Buffalo and Pepin County sat down and asked how they could be more...
Formerly Cradles 2 Crayons, Little Beginnings Child Care Center in Durand is now open for business under the ownership of Katie Pfeiffer and Tanya Pichler. The center opened December 22, 2014, and currently has 12 kids enrolled. Pictured are Lexara Harmon, Jillian Hurlburt, and Katie Pfeiffer, with a few of the daycare kids, Lizzy, Emery, Shelby, and Bennet.
A new daycare center in Durand has opened in the same location that was home to Cradles 2 Crayons. Little Beginnings Child Care Center opened its doors December 22 under the ownership of Katie...
Whitney Tomlinson drives the ball down the court against Amery January 16. The Panthers continued their winning streak with a 40-26 victory.
The Durand girls basketball team took three wins in the last week, improving to 12-1 on the season overall. The week of victories began January 13 with a 50-29 win over Somerset. The Panthers got...
In a regular meeting held January 14, the Durand Board of Education scheduled a special meeting to consider renovation and maintenance options for the high school and Caddie Woodlawn. The consent...
Buttons Bakery & Boutique opened for business in Rock Falls on the corner of Highway 85 and County Road H on November 22. Carol Hollister, left, and Kathryn Stafford, right, are the owners of the shop.
Rock Falls welcomed a new business in late November, and passers-through have been taking advantage of it. Buttons Bakery and Boutique opened November 22 on the corner of Highway 85 and County Road...
In a regular meeting held January 14, the Durand City Council adopted a resolution to authorize new stormwater utility rates. The consent agenda, including minutes from the December 30 regular...
Officer Sam Miller took a full-time position with the Durand Police Department effective January 11. He has been with the department part-time since July 2013.
The Durand Police Department has hired a full-time officer as of January 11. Sam Miller, who has been a part-time officer since July 2013, was hired to fill a full-time position open since this...

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