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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Nate Siebenaler, has been chosen to play in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association’s Wisconsin All-Star Football Game, and is also raising funds for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Abby Steinke photo
By Laura Berndt A Durand High School senior, Nate Siebenaler, has been chosen to play in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA)’s Wisconsin All-Star Football Game. In the meantime,...
Caiden Haake was named one of this year’s WIAA 2017 Scholar Athletes. Above, Haake is pictured at the banquet with WIAA representatives Dave Anderson and Sherri Steinhauer.  Submitted photo
By Laura Berndt Caiden Haake, a senior at Pepin High School, was recently awarded a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) 2017 Scholar Athlete Award during a ceremony on Sunday, May 7...
Jordin McMahon is the 2017 recipient of a scholarship funded by the Pepin County 4-H Leaders organization. Submitted photo
By Laura Berndt This year’s recipient of a $500 scholarship, funded by the Pepin County 4-H Leaders organization, is Jordin McMahon. McMahon is the daughter of Josh and Becky McMahon and is from...
The Whitesidewalls will play their “Rock and Roll Revue” music during the Durand Fire Department’s May 20 fundraiser. The HGT (Home Grown Tomatoes) Band will also perform during the event. Submitted photo
By Laura Berndt On Saturday, May 20, the Durand Fire Department will host its annual fundraiser at the Durand Fire Hall. This year, proceeds will be used to purchase a rescue boat for the Department...
J.M. Watkins LLC, of Plum City, earned multiple awards during the Wisconsin Meat Product Competition at the 78th annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors. Pictured from left to right are Erin and Brandon Clare, Charles Link, and Gloria Watkins. Laura Berndt photo
By Laura Berndt J.M. Watkins LLC, of Plum City, recently earned awards at the 78th annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors (WAMP) in Madison. At the convention, J.M....
Members of Cub Scout Pack 76, of Pepin, pose for a photo. Submitted photo
By Laura Berndt It’s been a busy year for Cub Scout Pack 76, of Pepin. The Pack has worked to grow their group, while also helping the Cub Scouts build knowledge and skills. Once again this year,...
A three-vehicle accident took place at the intersection of State Highway 85 and 690th Street on Friday, May 5. Submitted photo
Last Friday, May 5, a three-vehicle accident took place at the intersection of State Highway 85 and 690th Street. The Durand Fire Department was paged to the scene at 4:18 p.m. Upon arrival,...
Drew Bryan golfs for the Panthers in Durand last week. Laura Berndt photo
By Laura Berndt The Durand high school golf team played in Spring Valley on May 4. Then, on Thursday, May 4, Durand traveled to Spring Valley for a Dunn-St. Croix Conference match. Spring Valley...
Hannah Prissel makes the catch last Thursday in Arkansaw. Also pictured is Reice Prissel (right.) Laura Berndt photo
By Greg Fay, Correspondent Durand 12, Elmwood 7 When there are almost as many errors as runs scored, it’s usually not a fun game. But, while the Panthers lost the battle of errors 8 to 6, they beat...
Morgan Duden pitches for the Blue Devils earlier this season. Laura Berndt file photo
By Laura Berndt The Plum City softball team took on the Elk Mound Mounders last Tuesday, April 25, at home. That afternoon, however, the home team recorded a loss. The game’s final score was 24-8....

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