Crawford Co. Authors to be Featured at Event in Viroqua

Crawford County will be well represented at the first annual “Meet the Authors Book Signing,” being held in Viroqua on May 6th. The organizer, K. Terry Sime, who grew up in the Mt. Sterling-Gays Mills area, has authored 19 books. Larry Scheckel, who grew up in the Seneca area, has authored 8 books, including his popular “Murder in Wisconsin,” a true account of the disappearance and murder of a local Seneca girl in the 1920’s. Jim Uglum from the Fairview-Mt. Sterling region, has written 4 books on prose and poetry. John Armbruster, a former teacher at North Crawford Schools, now resides in the Westby area, has written the popular book called “Tail Spin.” Tail Spin is a true story about Soldiers Grove native Eugene Moran’s heroics in World War II. Except for Armbruster, these authors will be on hand to sell books, sign autographs, and tell stories. John has a prior commitment, but at least one of Gene’s children will be on hand with his books. Other authors include Brad Steinmetz from Lafarge, Bob Felde, formerly of rural Viroqua, Sue Berg from rural Viroqua, Michele Greenwood, formerly of LaFarge, Liv Marit Haakenstad, presently living in Norway, Ted Peck from New Albin, Iowa, Lisa Gammon Olson from Coon Valley, and Kathy Allbaugh from Richland Center. Fiction, nonfiction, prose & poetry, fishing and hunting books, and children’s books will be available by their respective authors. The event will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Viroqua from 10 am to 1 pm. Lunch will be available.