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19
Sep

PdC Cross Country


Prairie’s Blake Bartels runs on Parents and Senior Night.

Madalyn Roche and Allison Riebe run side by side Thursday. (Photos by Rose Ziel)

 

Prairie hosts 

unusual and fun 

cross country meet

The Prairie du Chien Cross Country team competed with Platteville on Thursday night at La Riviere Park.  

Instead of running against each other, runners from both teams were mixed into three separate teams: the Lead Miners, Prairie Dogs, and Voyagers.   

Mon
19
Sep

SWS Homecoming Game


The Blue-Golds’ Braden Folbrecht drops back to pass and hits Nick Payne for a 13-yard touchdown in the second quarter against visiting Kickapoo-La Farge Friday night during Wauzeka-Steuben’s Homecoming game. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Nick Payne hauls in a 13-yard scoring strike from Braden Folbrecht.

Three SWS defenders tackle the Kickapoo-La Farge ballcarrier Friday night.

The Blue-Golds’ Noah Allan fights for extra yardage against Kickapoo-La Farge.

 

SWS beats Kickapoo-La Farge for Homecoming

Seneca/Wauzeka-Steuben beat Kickapoo-La Farge 41-8 at Wauzeka-Steuben’s Homecoming Friday night. 

Noah Allan scored on a 14-yard run and the 2-point conversion was good to give SWS an 8-0 lead in the first quarter. 

Allan scored on a 55-yard run as the Blue-Golds went ahead 14-0 in the opening period. 

Mon
19
Sep

Airport Project


Employees of Wieser Brothers of La Crescent, Minn. work on the new terminal building being constructed at the Prairie du Chien Municipal Airport.

 

New terminal being built at 

Prairie du Chien Municipal Airport

By Ted Pennekamp and Correne Martin

 

Work began about a month ago on the new $1.06 million terminal building at Prairie du Chien Municipal Airport. 

Mon
19
Sep

Robert R. DeMuth

 

Robert R. DeMuth, 93, of Dubuque, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Nativity Catholic Church, Dubuque. Friends may greet the family 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3860 Asbury Rd., Dubuque, where   complete arrangements are pending.

Mon
19
Sep

Fr. John W. Wambach, S.J.

 

Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother Fr. John W. Wambach, S.J., who was called to eternal life on Sept. 15. Jack died at St. Camillus, in Wauwatosa. He was eighty-two years old, a Jesuit for sixty-five years, and a priest for fifty-two years.

Thu
15
Sep

Freda M.E. Reynolds

 

Freda M.E. Reynolds, age 90, of Richland Center, formerly of Boscobel, died on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Harvest Guest House, in Richland Center.

She was born on April 15, 1926, at Halls Branch, Crawford County, to Joseph and Freda (Adams) Zajicek. She attended school at Reynolds country school, where her future husband William Reynolds also taught school. She graduated from Boscobel High School. She was married on Feb. 6, 1948, at the Methodist Church in Boscobel to William Reynolds, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 2004.

Wed
14
Sep

Attempted homicide charges filed after 3-year investigation into assault at Rock on the River

***BREAKING NEWS***

A Dubuque man has been apprehended in association with a three-year investigation involving the assault of another man at Rock on the River in Bridgeport.

Charges have been filed with the Crawford County District Attorney’s office against Anthony Runde, 34, for attempted first-degree intentional homicide and aggravated battery with intent to cause great bodily harm, according to a news release Crawford County Sheriff Dale McCullick issued after the Courier Press went to press early Wednesday afternoon.

The sheriff’s department and Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, for the past three years, have been actively investigating the assault of Joshua Milligan, 30, of Dubuque, Iowa. In July of 2013, according to the release, Milligan was assaulted while attending the Rock on the River music festival in the township of Bridgeport. The assault took place in the campground associated with the event.

Wed
14
Sep

New Bluff View Roof


An employee of Bell-Aire Home Improvement works on the Bluff View Intermediate School roof. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

A roll of metal goes through a machine which shapes the metal into the ridged panels (standing seam metal) that will go onto the Bluff View roof.

 

Bluff View getting new roof

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Anyone driving or walking past Bluff View Intermediate School in recent weeks may have noticed that roofing work has been underway.

Wed
14
Sep

Steam cars rolling through Prairie du Chien area


Don and Teresa Farris of Brooklyn, Ill., sit in their 1917 Stanley Touring Car.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

As Prairie du Chien residents may have noticed, there have been several steam-powered cars cruising city streets and the surrounding area in recent days. The 21 vintage vehicles are mostly Stanley Steamers and their owners are staying at Microtel Inn and Suites while enjoying a five-day Prairie du Chien Steam Car Tour from Sept. 12 to Sept. 16. 

Wed
14
Sep

River Ridge homecoming Sept. 19-23


The 2016 River Ridge homecoming court members include (front row, from left) Kyra Drew, Jordyn Vogt, Katelyn Quick, Lexi Harper, Rebecca Breuer; (back row) Jake Cathman, Trevor Nichols, Aidan Morrow, Ben Ertz and Amiel Guerrero. (Submitted photo)

Celebration of homecoming activities is taking place at River Ridge High School next week, Sept. 19 to the 23. The theme is “Board Games” and the football game will be against Shullsburg on Friday night at 7 p.m.

Wednesday evening will kick off community participation with a night of family fun and entertainment at the high school. A color run will start the night, from 6 to 7 p.m., on the Fitness Trail, near the softball field at River Ridge High School. A soup and sandwich meal, provided by a Safe and Stable Family Grant, will be available at the same time.

Also Wednesday evening will be the skit, lip sync, and coronation program in the high school gym, beginning with naming of royalty at 7:30 p.m. A 50/50 raffle will take place later.

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