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Fri
23
Jan

David Alan Waterman

 

David Alan Waterman, 65 of Cedar Falls, Iowa and formerly of Denver and McGregor, Iowa, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Bickford Cottage Assisted Living.

Fri
23
Jan

Michael (Mickey) Aschom

 

A former Lansing resident, Michael (Mickey) Aschom, 71, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22 at a nursing home in Rushford, Minn., following a long illness.

He is survived by his wife, Marion; one brother, Norb of Prairie du Chien; and three sisters, Kathy Christopherson of La Crosse, Susan Ekern of Rushford and Julie Buel of Florida; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are Saturday, Jan. 24, at 12 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Rushford.

Thu
22
Jan

Margaret Ann Schmidt (nee Walker)

 

In loving memory of Margaret Ann Schmidt (nee Walker) who went to be with our Lord on Jan. 21. 

Thu
22
Jan

Evelyn Marie Manning

 

Evelyn Marie Manning, 90, of Wexford, Iowa passed away peacefully at Thornton Manor on Jan. 21, surrounded by her loving family. 

Evelyn was born June 29, 1924 to Leo and Marie (Ferring) Troendle on a farm in rural Lycurgus, Iowa. She was the oldest of four children.

Wed
21
Jan

Eastman man charged with fifth OWI

A 45-year-old Eastman man has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with one count of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (fifth offense).

Corey Lee Hammond faces up to six years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted.

According to the criminal complaint, Hammond was driving in Prairie du Chien when he attempted to make a turn, missed the street and ended up in snowbank in a nearby yard. Hammond then backed up and proceeded down the street, the complaint said.

A Prairie du Chien Police Officer then stopped Hammond and subsequently placed him under arrest.

Hammond has previously been convicted of an OWI four times.

Wed
21
Jan

Where do your taxes go in the city of Prairie du Chien?


TOTAL TAXES ON A $100,000 HOME

By Correne Martin

Full payment or at least the first installment of property taxes in Prairie du Chien are due to the city by Saturday, Jan. 31. (Second installments must be paid to the county treasurer by July 31.) Prairie du Chien tax bills are around $2,890 per $100,000 of property value, which equals a decrease of about $5.39 over the previous year.

A breakdown of the 2014 tax bill, generated by City Administrator Aaron Kramer, can help property owners understand exactly where their money is going.

Wed
21
Jan

PdC gymnasts hold Senior Night


Prairie du Chien’s Dayton Fleshner goes from the low bar to the high in the uneven parallel bars Monday night in the Bluff View gym. (Photos by Laurie Pedretti)

Prairie’s Jesse Gutknecht displays strength and flexibility during her floor exercise routine.

Senior Morgan Pedretti performs on the balance beam Monday night at Bluff View.

Paige Severson pushes off on her vault against visiting Dodgeville-Mineral Point.

Coach Amber Narvaez hugs senior Morgan Pedretti on Senior Night.

 

PdC gymnasts host Dodgeville on Senior Night

Prairie du Chien hosted Dodgeville-Mineral Point in a gymnastics meet at Bluff View Intermediate School Monday night. Dodgeville-Mineral Point won the meet 114.775-87.100. It was Senior Night for Prairie du Chien. 

Jesse Gutknecht scored 4.45 on bars to earn fourth place on the bars.

Paige Severson scored 5.35 on bars to earn third place on bars and scored 7.5 on vault for fifth place.

Mon
19
Jan

Dale E. LeFevre

 

Mon
19
Jan

Out To Lunch


Members of Out To Lunch include, front row: Jordyn Fischer, Brianna Herreid and Anna McDuffy. Second row: Kelly Check, Mariah Schwager and Erin Morovitz. Third row: Hope Russell and Autumn Kivi. Fourth row: Jacob Mara, Carter Wittrig and Kyle Wilkenson. Fifth row: Ethan Kilby and Claton Kansier. Sixth row: Nate Oehler, Adam Rider and Daniel Rider. (Photo submitted)

 

A note of distinction for Prairie du Chien vocal group

 

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Prairie du Chien High School’s long-standing vocal jazz group “Out To Lunch” has earned yet another noteworthy distinction. The a cappella group will be one of only three music groups which will perform at the Wisconsin State Education Convention in Milwaukee which runs from Jan. 21-23. 

Thu
15
Jan

Emma Jean Wall

 

Emma Jean Wall, 87, of Platteville and formerly of Eastman passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the SW Health Care Center in Platteville. 

She was born Oct. 17, 1927 in Wauzeka, the daughter of Frederick and Mabel (Maxwell) Borth. She married Mitchell Wall on Nov. 9, 1947 at St. Wenceslaus Church in Eastman. He preceded her in death on March 21, 2006. They farmed in the Eastman area until 1978, later retiring and moving to Seneca. Emma loved gardening and was renowned for her beautiful flowers. 

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