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Moving a Neighborhood - St. Feriole Island Story From Big River December 1997

Mississippi River Travelogues
By Curt Leitz
(Nov. 2001) An interesting look at people who travel down the Mississippi and write about it.

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Remembering Prairie du Chien’s Fourth Ward
A man remembers his childhood on St. Feriole Island, in a neighborhood that no longer exists.
By Jeff Lessard

Turkey Vultures
Like eagles and hawks, these soaring birds ride thermals over the river bluffs.
By Pamela Eyden

Backwater Tours
Small eco-tours can get you out to places you can’t see from overlooks or bigger boats.
By Pamela Eyden and Trudy Balcom

Treasures Along the River
Fountain City Houses

If you look around, you’ll find several intriguing historic houses that reflect river history.
By Kate Halverson

Grilling Up Good Times at the Trempealeau Hotel
A favorite river restaurant has upscaled its menu.
By Pamela Eyden

Bogus Creek Cafe
You can dine alfresco on a tree-shaded patio in this Stockholm, Wis., restaurant.
By Molly McGuire

Picnic in the Park in Guttenberg
Pick up a lunch, kick back and head to Guttenberg, Iowa’s, mile-long riverside park.
By Becky Sisco