Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Leslie Sivesind, 17-year-old daughter of Dan and Jane Sivesind of Waukon, was named Alternate Iowa Dairy Princess at the 62nd Iowa Dairy Princess coronation event held Wednesday, August 12 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines during this year's Iowa State Fair. Sivesind represents the... + continue reading

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, August 18 at the Alliant Energy Lansing Generating Station celebrating completion of an air quality improvement project at the Lansing facility that includes a scrubber unit (a portion of which can be scene in the photo background above) that will reportedly reduce sulfur dioxide emissions from the facility by approximately 90 percent. Construction of the project at the Lansing facility began about a year ago, and the project is estimated to have cost $55 million. Photo by B.J. Tomlinson.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A year-long construction effort of an air quality improvement project at Alliant Energy's Lansing Generating Station has now come to completion and is expected to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions at the facility by approximately 90 percent. Alliant Energy held a ribbon-cutting event at the... + continue reading
Friday, August 21, 2015
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The long-running Halfback Harry contest hosted by The Standard has now been made available to play from The Standard’s website, in addition to being a featured page in each week's printed issue of The Standard. To play from this site, simply click on this PLAY link to open up this week... + continue reading

Waukon High School 2001 graduate Debbie (Buege) Harris, now of La Crosse, WI, teams up with her survival partner, Bo Stuart of Virginia, to create a meal during their television survival series "Naked and Afraid" broadcast by the Discovery Channel. Harris was selected for the television show following an application process, and the one-hour episode that she was filmed in during three weeks in the fall of 2014 finally aired in late July of this year. Photo courtesy of Discovery Channel.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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by Susan Cantine-Maxson Dictionary.com defines endurance as "the ability or strength to continue or last, especially despite fatigue, stress, or other adverse conditions; stamina.” Debbie (Buege) Harris epitomizes the term “endurance.” A recent participant in the... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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Kateliegh Wilson (left), 17-year-old daughter of Paula Homp and Greg Schwartzhoff, and Allie Bieber (right), 12-year-old daughter of Ed and Amy Bieber, were crowned Miss Corn Days and Little Miss Corn Days respectively Friday, August 14 during the annual Corn Days Meal in Waukon. More photos of... + continue reading

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, August 18 at the Alliant Energy Lansing Generating Station celebrating completion of an air quality improvement project at the Lansing facility that includes a scrubber unit (a portion of which can be scene in the photo background above) that will reportedly reduce sulfur dioxide emissions from the facility by approximately 90 percent. Construction of the project at the Lansing facility began about a year ago, and the project is estimated to have cost $55 million. Photo by B.J. Tomlinson.

Waukon High School 2001 graduate Debbie (Buege) Harris, now of La Crosse, WI, teams up with her survival partner, Bo Stuart of Virginia, to create a meal during their television survival series "Naked and Afraid" broadcast by the Discovery Channel. Harris was selected for the television show following an application process, and the one-hour episode that she was filmed in during three weeks in the fall of 2014 finally aired in late July of this year. Photo courtesy of Discovery Channel.

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