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Mon
09
Dec

Dodgeville tops PdC boys

 

Dodgeville 

tops Prairie boys

Dodgeville defeated visiting Prairie du Chien 64-37 in SWC boys basketball action Thursday night. 

Dodgeville built a 22-4 first-quarter lead and a 39-16 halftime advantage. 

The Dodgers outscored the Blackhawks 17-8 in the third period to increase their lead to 56-24. 

Mon
09
Dec

Cassville over River Ridge

 

Cassville 

beats River Ridge

Cassville beat host River Ridge 53-28 in Western Six Rivers boys basketball Thursday night. 

The Comets bolted out to a 13-5 first-quarter lead and a 27-7 halftime advantage. 

Cassville took the third period 21-7 to increase the margin to 48-14. 

Mon
09
Dec

RRC grapplers

 

RRC grapplers at Black Hawk

The River Ridge-Cassville wrestling team competed in the Black Hawk Invitational Saturday.

RRC finished eighth out of 14 teams with 82 points. 

Mount Horeb won the meet with a total of 218.5. 

In the 120-pound championship match, Pickett, Darlington-Black Hawk, pinned David Seng, RRC, in 3:36. 

Mon
09
Dec

Seneca wins

 

Seneca beats De Soto

Seneca edged past host De Soto 33-30 in Ridge and Valley girls basketball action Thursday night. 

Seneca took the early lead, 11-6, after one quarter, and led 18-14 at the half. 

De Soto outscored Seneca 13-4 in the third quarter to go up 27-22 heading into the final frame. 

Mon
09
Dec

RR girls win

 

River Ridge 

girls best Lancaster

River Ridge bested visiting Lancaster 45-26 in nonconference girls’ basketball Friday night. 

River Ridge took a 10-9 lead following one period and a 24-15 advantage at the half. 

The Lady Timberwolves went on a 17-8 run in the third quarter and took the final frame 4-3 to earn the win. 

Mon
09
Dec

PdC-WS wrestlers

Aquinas Quad
Drew Yeomans tries to turn his opponent for near fall points during Friday's dual against Byron at Aquinas Friday night. (Photos by Nate Beier)
Aquinas Quad
Jack Feye works to maintain position on his Byron opponent Friday night at the Aquinas duals.

 

PdC-WS 

wrestlers 

kick off season

On Friday, the wrestlers from Prairie du Chein/Wauzeka-Steuben traveled to LaCrosse to compete in the Aquinas Blugold’s Quad. Other teams at the quad where host Aquanis, Independence-Gilmanton, and Byron, Minn. 

Byron bested all three teams compiling a dual record of 3-0 on the night. The other teams, including PDC-WS, were all 1-2 in duals on the night.  

Thu
05
Dec

Kaye Stiff

Kaye Stiff
Kaye Stiff

 

Kaye Louise Stiff, MD, 59, passed away peacefully on Nov. 22, in Westminster, Colo. after a short illness. 

Thu
05
Dec

Richard Blodgett

 

 Richard Blodgett, 85, of Prairie du Chien, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at his home. 

Thu
05
Dec

City to host Marquette Road project meeting for local businesses Dec. 10

A public informational meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon, in the Community Room of City Hall, as part of an ongoing effort for the city of Prairie du Chien to work with local businesses that will be impacted by the Marquette Road project, which is scheduled to begin in March 2014. The Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsoring the meeting. Representatives from the city, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Chamber of Commerce will be present to discuss the project and answer questions from the local business community.

Thu
05
Dec

Prairie du Chien plans info meeting on Safe Routes to Schools program

The city of Prairie du Chien will host a public information meeting on Thursday, Dec. 12 to review and discuss the proposed route and scope of work for the Safe Routes to School program (SRTS). The meeting will be held in the Community Room of City Hall from 6 to 7 p.m. Representatives from the city, Community Development Alternatives and Delta 3 Engineering will be present to discuss the proposed route and answer questions from concerned residents.

This work is scheduled to be done in 2014. The route is as follows:

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