Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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The 2018 Waukon High School Prom is scheduled for this Saturday, April 21 at the current Waukon Middle School gymnasium. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. to the public for the 8 p.m. Grand March, with seating available in the Waukon High School auditorium. Following the Grand March will be the... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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The 2018 Kee High School Prom is scheduled for this Saturday, April 21. Pictured above are the senior class Queen and King candidates for the annual event. Left to right - Front row: Eric Rud, Nicki Wood, Annika Stahl. Back row: Kyle Hitchins, Caleb Conway, William Mitchell. Not pictured: Hallie... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Robey Memorial Library in Waukon will be hosting a film about country schools and the “days gone by” in educating youth in Iowa and the Midwest Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. The film “Country School: One room, one nation” is being presented by the Allamakee County Historical... + continue reading

John Quanrude accused of Second Degree Murder
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Late Tuesday afternoon, April 17, the Waukon Police Department, in coordination with the Allamakee County Attorney’s Office and Department of Criminal Investigation, filed Second Degree Murder charges against John Michael Quanrude, age 32, of Waukon in the District Court for Allamakee County... + continue reading

Sharing her family’s experience ... Joan Becker, mother of Mark Becker, convicted murderer of legendary Aplington-Parkersburg football coach Ed Thomas, addressed a crowd of nearly 200 people at the Waukon High School Auditorium Friday, April 6. Becker told of her family’s experience and struggles with getting her son the assistance he needed with his mental health issues and offered resources to help others who may be facing the same struggles. Photo by Lissa Blake.
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Bringing her here to share her message ... Veterans Memorial Hospital and its Nursing Council was responsible for bringing Joan Becker to Waukon to address area residents on her family’s experience and struggles with her son’s mental health issues that ultimately led to the fatal shooting of legendary Aplington-Parkersburg football coach Ed Thomas. Pictured above, left to right, are Veterans Memorial Hospital Public Relations Director Erin Berns, Veterans Memorial Hospital Nursing Council members Corinne Cook, R.N. and Bailey Benson, R.N. and featured speaker Joan Becker. Photo by Lissa Blake.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Becker discusses son’s mental illness that led to shooting of family friend by Lissa Blake Don’t be afraid of someone who has an illness in their brain. That was just one of the many lessons speaker Joan Becker has shared since the fateful day when her son, Mark, took the life of... + continue reading

John Quanrude accused of Second Degree Murder
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Sharing her family’s experience ... Joan Becker, mother of Mark Becker, convicted murderer of legendary Aplington-Parkersburg football coach Ed Thomas, addressed a crowd of nearly 200 people at the Waukon High School Auditorium Friday, April 6. Becker told of her family’s experience and struggles with getting her son the assistance he needed with his mental health issues and offered resources to help others who may be facing the same struggles. Photo by Lissa Blake.
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Bringing her here to share her message ... Veterans Memorial Hospital and its Nursing Council was responsible for bringing Joan Becker to Waukon to address area residents on her family’s experience and struggles with her son’s mental health issues that ultimately led to the fatal shooting of legendary Aplington-Parkersburg football coach Ed Thomas. Pictured above, left to right, are Veterans Memorial Hospital Public Relations Director Erin Berns, Veterans Memorial Hospital Nursing Council members Corinne Cook, R.N. and Bailey Benson, R.N. and featured speaker Joan Becker. Photo by Lissa Blake.

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