La Crescent News


06/18/2018 08:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
La Crescent police officers honored for bravery 

Two La Crescent police officers received honors from the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association for acts of bravery during a shootout last summer. Ryan Quanrud and Christopher Frick received honorable mentions for bravery from MPPOA for their role in making a traffic stop on July 31, 2017 that became dangerous immediately.


05/22/2018 11:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Well-Known Fly Fishing Guides Perish Tragically in Fishing Accident 

Fly fishing world mourns as news breaks of well-known midwestern guides Brian Schumacher and his wife Janet Veit losing their lives in a fishing mishap in the frigid waters of Iceland The fly fishing community was stunned earlier this week as tragic news came out of Iceland, reports that announced the untimely deaths of two well-known La Crescent, Minn. anglers and guides, Brian Schumacher and his wife Janet Veit.


05/21/2018 11:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
La Crescent couple dies on Iceland fly fishing vacation 

Janet Veit and Brian Schumacher had been to Utah, the Sierra Nevadas and the East Coast on fly-fishing adventures. The La Crescent, Minn., couple were on their first international trip this month in Iceland when Veit caught the biggest fish of her life, a 6-pound brown trout, her sister, Patrice Veit of River Falls, Wis., said on Monday.


05/21/2018 11:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
VIDEO: Firing a 10-pound Parrott Rifle from the Civil War era 

La Crescent-Hokah High School graduation ceremonies will be June 3 at 2 p.m. in La Crescent Community Arena, 520 S. 14th St. in La Crescent. SPRING VALLEY - Kingsland High School's commencement will be June 1 at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.