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After steadily rising earlier this month, local COVID infections slowed down slightly.

Local COVID cases rose recently, and the Centers for Disease Control signed off on the new Novavax vaccine this week.

Local COVID cases were up slightly this week, and a new vaccine option is expected to be available soon.

June 11 started with a drizzle and disheartening weather reports for Fountain City’s Rhubarb Fest. The Car Show and Little League Tournament were canceled. However, tents were placed and the arts and crafters were ready for sales. Tasty baked goods were brought by the area churches. Many peo…

Fountain City Business and Community (FCBC) group is proud to present "Rhythms by the River" on the third Thursday of each month from May through September at the Fountain City Community Park.

Confirmed COVID infections rose in Winona County this week, while remaining flat to declining in Trempealeau and Buffalo counties.

The spread of COVID was elevated but stable in Winona County this week and remained steady at lower levels in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties.

Winona County COVID cases rebounded after a dip last week, when the holiday interrupted reporting schedules. There were 162 new cases this week, up from 61 last week and on par with 158 cases two weeks ago. One Winona County resident was hospitalized in intensive care this week. There were n…

Winona County COVID cases were down this week, in part due to a three-day break in reporting over Memorial Day weekend, and flat to declining in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties.

Winona County COVID infections continued to gradually increase this week, while the rate of new cases in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties was stable to declining.

Winona County COVID cases continued to gradually increase this week, and hospitalizations rose in Winona and Trempealeau counties.

Buffalo County Health and Human Services (BCHHS) is honored to receive a Certificate of Commendation from the Office of the Governor observing the endless work that has gone into protecting the Buffalo County community throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. It states that Buffalo Co…

The seventh annual Salute to Rhubarb Fest will be held in Fountain City on Saturday, June 11. The event starts at 9 a.m. and will end about 4 p.m. All of the park will be full of family type entertainment throughout the day. The event will be held in the Fountain City Park located on South H…

There were 67 new COVID cases in Winona County this week, up from 46 last week. Trempealeau County also saw an increase: 27 new infections this week compared to 14 a week ago. In Buffalo County, there were 20 new cases, compared to 17 last week. There were no new deaths in the three counties.

We at St. John’s UCC Food Shelf in Fountain City would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to a couple of our latest donors. First our sister church, Hope UCC, and its GOD2L kids collected for the month of March.  Some of the older kids were able to deliver the food in person today.

Winona County saw 40 new COVID infections this week, up from 29 last week. In Buffalo County, there were 28 cases this week, compared to 27 last week and 10 two weeks ago. Trempealeau County saw 11 new cases this week, down from 21 last week. There were no new deaths in any of the three counties.

The Pirate Youth Athletic Association eighth grade boys basketball team participated in the Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Tournament in Stevens Point, Wis., on March 26 and 27. This elite tournament, which is organized by The Great Northwest Basketball League, brought together 80…

Local COVID infections remained low this week. There were 17 infections in Winona County, down from 32 last week. Trempealeau County saw six new cases, on par with last week’s four. In Buffalo County, there were 10 infections, compared to eight last week. 

Local COVID infections continued falling in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties this week and were relatively steady in Winona County.

Local COVID cases continued to fall this week, with infections hitting their lowest point since last summer and one of the all-time lowest points since the pandemic began.

 On Sunday, March 13, the Cochrane-Fountain City Junior High Robotics team competed at the Vex IQ  State Robotics Tournament held at the Fox Valley Exhibition Center in Appleton, Wis. The team of Rylee Cooke, Hunter Earney, Trevor Ehrat, and Stevie Meyer were one of 47 teams to compete. 

Local COVID cases were largely down this week, with a slight uptick in Buffalo County. Hospitalizations in Winona County were comparatively high this week, possibly reflecting the tail end of the Omicron surge last month. 

After dropping dramatically in January and February, local COVID infections are holding steady. Current infection rates are low compared to this winter’s peak, but transmission rates and hospitalization levels still qualify as “high” under a new rating system released by the U.S. Centers for…

Winona County had 107 new COVID cases this week, down from 196 last week. There were 69 new cases in Trempealeau County this week, compared to 68 last week. Buffalo County saw 44 new infections, up from 28 last week, but down from 58 two weeks ago.

Cochrane-Fountain City (C-FC) students Zoe Tepovich (left)and Kaden Busser (right) competed in the Regional Spelling Bee on February 19, 2022. The bee was conducted virtually and featured La Crosse Radio’s Brad Williams as the announcer. Both C-FC students were eliminated in round three. The…

The Cochrane-Fountain City (C-FC) Parent Teacher Organization Spelling Bee was held on January 28, 2022, in the James Granum Auditorium. Twenty-eight students from grades 3-6 competed through many rounds of difficult words. The bee was judged by C-FC School Board member Larry Cyrus and C-FC …

After hitting an all-time high last week of 929 new infections in seven days, Winona County COVID infections declined slightly this week, with 528 new infections. There were no new deaths in the county, and eight new hospitalizations — an increase over last week — including one patient requi…