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21
Oct

Donald F. Marfilius

 

Donald F. Marfilius of Stanwood, Mich., formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away Oct. 8. Services were held Oct. 14, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Hansen Janowicz Funeral Home of Remus, Mich. was in charge of arrangements.

 
Tue
21
Oct

Dale E. Boldt

 

Dale E. Boldt, 83, of Prairie du Chien passed away Monday, Oct. 20, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born Feb. 18, 1931 in Prairie du Chien the daughter of George and Emily (Bauer) McClure. She married Darol “Rusty” Boldt on Feb. 16, 1952 at St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. She worked in the Prairie du Chien school district for twenty five years, served her community as a city alder person for thirteen years and was an active member of St. Gabriel’s Church. She was also very proud of her Irish heritage and her membership in the democratic party. Dale and Rusty enjoyed serving as past St. Patrick’s Day parade royalty. 

Tue
21
Oct

Rose Hoelker

 

 

Rose Hoelker, 99, of Eastman, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Sannes-Skagdalen Nursing Home in Soldier’s Grove. 

Tue
21
Oct

Aaron Long

 

Aaron M. Long, 39, of Prairie du Chien, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Crossing Rivers Hospital. 

He was born Nov. 14, 1974 in Prairie du Chien the son of Clato and Phyllis (Groom) Long Jr. He married Michelle Hedstrom Aug. 14, 2004 at the United Methodist Church in Prairie du Chien. He was an avid sports fan who loved hunting and fishing. Aaron worked for a number of years at McGregor Loudspeaker and was a member of the Eagles Club Aerie 1502.

Mon
20
Oct

Fall Color Run


Prairie du Chien Police Chief Chad Abram gets a big dose of bright orange during the inaugural Fall Color Run as part of Oktoberfest 2014 on St. Feriole Island on a great fall Saturday. Many colorful characters ran in the 5K race. (Photos by Randy Paske)
Mon
20
Oct

Wauzeka-Steuben homecoming football game


It was a hard-hitting, back and forth battle but unfortunately Weston prevailed during Wauzeka-Steuben's homecoming game Friday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

 

Eagles edge Hornets

The Wauzeka-Steuben football season ended with a hard-fought 12-6 loss in the Hornets’ Homecoming game Friday night against Weston in Ridge and Valley action. 

The score was 6-6 at the end of the first quarter and 12-6 at halftime. 

The teams went back and forth in the second half, but the score remained the same as the Silver Eagles took the victory.

Mon
20
Oct

Prairie du Chien Cross Country


It was a very nice, bright and warm fall Thursday afternoon for the Conference Cross Country Meet at La Riviere Park. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

 

Prairie cross 

country looking 

forward to sectional

By Coach Patrick Klein

 

The Prairie du Chien cross country team hosted the Southwest Wisconsin Conference meet on a beautiful Thursday afternoon at La Riviere Park. 

Mon
20
Oct

Attorney general candidates face off in a debate on Wisconsin Public Television

Republican candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic candidate Susan Happ will face off in a debate broadcast live 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT).

The Wisconsin 2014 Attorney General Debate, produced in partnership with Wisconsin Public Radio and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, airs live 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 on WPT, online at wpt.org and on Wisconsin Public Radio’s (WPR) Ideas Network and News and Classical Network.

The live broadcast of the Wisconsin 2014 Attorney General Debate is part of WPT’s 2014 election coverage, which reports on significant issues facing voters this election season, including key Senate races throughout the state and the latest on the battle over Voter I.D.

Mon
20
Oct

Nerison, Flesch to debate in Viroqua Oct. 30

The Vernon Women’s Alliance (VWA) will host a Candidates Forum on Thursday, Oct. 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Vernon Memorial Hospital community room in Viroqua. Please join VWA to hear Representative Lee Nerison and challenger Pete Flesch discuss their stance on issues concerning Wisconsin.

All questions will come from members of the audience. If you have any questions please call (608) 606-3920.

Mon
20
Oct

Kind, Kurtz to square off in WPR debate

On Thursday, Oct. 30, U.S. 3rd District Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) will square off with Republican challenger Tony Kurtz, a small business owner from Prairie du Chien. The debate begins at 7 p.m. at the Dreyfus University Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and will be broadcast live on Wisconsin Public Radio. The one-hour debate will also be  live streamed by WAOW-TV, WSAW-TV and the Wausau Daily Herald.

The debate will be moderated by Wisconsin Public Radio’s Glen Moberg. Candidates will answer questions from a panel of editors and reporters from the Wausau Daily Herald, Stevens Point Journal, WAOW-TV 9 and WSAW-TV 7. The debates are a partnership of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, Wisconsin Public Radio, Wausau Daily Herald, Stevens Point Journal Media, WSAW-TV 7 and WAOW-TV 9.

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