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Feb

Bald Eagle Appreciation Days


Sara Sloan, a raptor educator for Schlitz Audubon Nature Center of Milwaukee, has a great time as she shows off Valkyrie, a 6-year-old female bald eagle, to the enthusiastic crowd during a presentation at Hoffman Hall Saturday morning as part of the Prairie du Chien Bald Eagle Appreciation Days. The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center conducted several raptor presentations. There were numerous other displays and presentations at Hoffman Hall along with various programs Friday night and Saturday at venues including the AmericInn, Country Inn and Suites, and the Prairie du Chien Regional Tourism Center. There were about 85 eagles in the Prairie du Chien area on Saturday, including 65 near Ritter’s Fish Market at the intersection of County N and Highway 27, said Effigy Mounds volunteer Dennis Kirschbaum. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Some youngsters have fun building an eagle nest at Hoffman Hall Saturday as part of the Prairie du Chien Bald Eagle Appreciation Days.
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27
Feb

Ronald LeRoy Feldman

 

Ronald LeRoy Feldman, 81, of McGregor, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, Wis. 

 

Ronald was born March 9, 1935. He graduated from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles, Calif. In high school, Ron participated in Platform diving and speed skating.

Mon
27
Feb

Prairie Boys Win


Prairie’s Evan Teynor looks to score down low against visiting River Valley. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Chas Sagedahl drives the lane and draws a foul against River Valley Thursday night.

Wesley Schwager scores on a one-hander in the first half.

 

Prairie boys easily 

handle River Valley

Prairie du Chien bested visiting River Valley 64-35 in an SWC boys basketball game Thursday on Senior Night. 

Prairie built a 32-19 lead at halftime and then took the second half 32-16.

Wesley Schwager pumped in 15 points to pace Prairie. Nathan Banasik netted 9 and Jonathan Dyer scored 8. 

Mon
27
Feb

Prairie Gymnast To State

 

O’Kane earns trip 

to State Gymnastics Meet

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The Prairie du Chien High School gymnastics team scored 107.35 points at the Baraboo Sectional Thursday night. 

Mon
27
Feb

Anna Marie Martin

 

Anna Marie Martin, 80, of Wauzeka, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Crossing Rivers Health Care Center in Prairie du Chien. 

 

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27
Feb

Jennifer M. Steiner

 

Jennifer M. Steiner, 34, of Cottage Grove, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, at UW Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Sunday, Feb. 12. Her husband, Kirk U’Ren, did not survive the accident which occurred enroute to a badger basketball game. 

 

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27
Feb

Loyde Melvin Beers

 

Loyde Melvin Beers, 78, of Eastman, died Saturday, Feb. 25, at home with his family near him. 

 

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27
Feb

Lloyd C. Rickleff

 

Lloyd C. Rickleff, 94, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Prairie Maison Care Center. 

 

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27
Feb

LaVon A. David

 

LaVon A. David, 92, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Prairie Maison Care Center. 

 

Wed
22
Feb

Seneca Girls Win


Seneca’s Jena Konichek looks for a shot against visiting La Farge Tuesday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Makenna Greene looks for a cutting teammate versus La Farge in second half action.

Seneca applies full court pressure in second half action Tuesday night.

Haley Wall goes up for a shot in the lane against La Farge Tuesday night.

 

Seneca girls 

down La Farge

The Seneca girls basketball team bested visiting La Farge 54-39 in a WIAA Division 5 Regional Tuesday night. 

Seneca improved its overall record to 20-2. La Farge ended its season at 6-18. 

Seneca was 14-0 in conference action this season to win the Ridge and Valley title.

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