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Mon
12
May

Michael J. "Mick" Klema

 

Michael J. “Mick” Klema, 52, died unexpectedly Friday, May 9, at the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse. 

He was born Sept. 28, 1961 in Wauzeka, the son of Michael and Edith (Zeeh) Klema. He married Michele Pitzer on June 13, 1987 at St. John’s Church in Prairie du Chien. Mick worked for DH Satellite and later taught a shop class at Wyalusing Academy in Prairie du Chien. He also taught CCD at Holy Family Parish in Prairie du Chien for the past 15 years. Mick was involved with Crawford County Restorative Justice and was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. 

Thu
08
May

Joseph F. Hartley

 

Joseph F. Hartley, 76, of Seneca passed away Wednesday, May 7 at Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. 

He was born May 23, 1937 to Charles and Marian (Ryan) Hartley and grew up in the Iowa River Valley, rural New Albin. He attended Waukon area public schools and graduated in 1955. Joe served in the Marine Corps Reserves and then returned to Iowa to farm. He married Bernadette De Florian on April 8, 1961 at St. Charles Catholic Church, Genoa. She preceded him in death on March 16, 1994. He later married Joan Martin Sutton on Aug. 16, 1996, at St. Patricks Catholic Church in Seneca. 

Thu
08
May

Darius Joseph Wynos

 

Darius Joseph Wynos, infant son of Gary and Isis (Cornwell) Wynos was born on April 17, 2014 at Meriter Hospital in Madison. Darius passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the University of Madison American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison. 

He is survived by his parents; a brother Gary Jason Wynos; a sister Elisia Marie Wynos; along with grandparents Bruce and Donna Cornwell and great grandmother Isabel Wall. A private family funeral service will be held graveside at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery in Eastman, with Rev. Victor Feltes officiating. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien is assisting the family. 

Thu
08
May

Ronald E. Lang

 

Ronald E. Lang, 68, formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away April 30, after a long illness. 

Ronnie was born on Aug. 24, 1946, the son of Bert and Bernie Lang in Hazel Green.

He had worked several jobs in Beloit and in his past time, he enjoyed fishing.

He is survived by two sisters, Karen Lang and Lynn (Ben) Markley; two brothers Ricky (Sharon) and Roger (Teri) all of Beloit, along with many nieces and nephews.

Thu
08
May

Robert "Bob" J. Cipra

 

Robert “Bob” J. Cipra, 77, passed away with his loving family by his side on Thursday, May 1. 

Thu
08
May

Naomi Gotto

 

Naomi M. Gotto, 91, passed away Friday, May 2, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster. 

Wed
07
May

Dodgeville over Prairie girls

 

Dodgers get past Lady Hawks

Dodgeville defeated host Prairie du Chien 7-5 in SWC softball action Tuesday afternoon at Bluff View. 

Dodgeville scored 3 runs in the top of the first inning to go ahead 3-0. 

Prairie scored a run in the bottom of the second to pull within 3-1. 

Wed
07
May

Fort Crawford Hotel

 

It’s been a long and winding road 

for proposed renovation of former Fort Crawford Hotel

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
07
May

Wauzeka-Steuben announces 2014 valedictorian and salutatorian


Valedictorian Kylie Reising and Salutatorian Lucas Klema

Graduation for the Wauzeka-Steuben High School Class of 2014 will be held on Saturday, May 24, at 1 p.m. in the Hornets’ Nest. Awards Day will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 23, same location.

Kylie Rose Reising has been named the valedictorian and Lucas LaVern Klema has been named salutatorian for the Wauzeka-Steuben High School 2014 graduating class.

Kylie is the daughter of Marc and Karen Reising. Kylie has been an active, goal-oriented student throughout her high school career earning Academic Honors all four years of high school and a place on the Ridge-and-Valley Academic All-Conference First Team.

Wed
07
May

Win cash and prizes at Prairie du Chien merchants throughout construction

Detour routes were established Monday and Tuesday, and road work on Marquette Road was expected to commence today (Wednesday).

In a proactive effort to maintain and attract business during Prairie du Chien’s 2014 Marquette Road construction project, the Courier Press is running a weekly “Construction Cash” promotion along with participating merchants (see full page ad each week).

Throughout the construction period, while customers are shopping and getting service in the construction zone, they can register at the various merchants to win cash and prizes. Each week, one winner will receive $50 in Construction Cash and a special gift from one of the local businesses. Construction Cash may be redeemed at any of the participating merchants.

Pictures of the lucky winners will be taken, published in the newspaper, and posted on the Courier Press’ website and Facebook page.

Businesses partaking in the promotion include:

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