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Wyalusing Academy for sale

 

Wyalusing Academy 

is looking for buyers

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wyalusing Academy in Prairie du Chien has closed as of Nov. 8 and is now up for sale by its owner Clinicare Corporation, whose corporate office is in West Allis, Wis.

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Catherine Henderson

 

Catherine “Katie” White Henderson, died Saturday, Nov. 9.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. with a 4 p.m. Rosary at the Leonard – Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona, Iowa, and one hour before mass time at the church on Wednesday.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Monona, Iowa. Burial will follow in the Monona Cemetery.

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David O'Flahrity

 

David W. O’Flahrity, 70, of Prairie du Chien and formerly of Fennimore, died unexpectedly on Wednesday Nov. 6, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. 

David was born on Dec. 25, 1942 in Fennimore, the son of William and Mary Janet (Smith) O’Flahrity. He was previously married to Jane Clay of Pflugerville, Texas. David Graduated from Fennimore High School and was a resident of Sannes Skagdalen Nursing Home in Soldiers Grove since 2011. 

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Gerald Tippery

 

Gerald H. “Jerry” Tippery, 82, of Prairie du Chien passed away Friday, Nov. 8, at his home surrounded by his family. 

He was born Oct. 30, 1931 in Prairie du Chien the son of Herschel and Magdalene “Lena” (Didling) Tippery. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Anna Bouzek on Feb. 13, 1954. Jerry worked at National Decorated Metals and later Selch’s Dairy in Prairie du Chien. He retired after working in maintenance for the Prairie du Chien school district for 32 years. 

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Rose Mary Brown

 

Rose Mary (Caya) Brown, 82, passed away on All Saints Day, Friday, Nov. 1, in San Antonio, Texas. 

She was born in Lynxville, to Mitchell and Rose (Mickel) Caya. Rose served our country in the U. S. Women’s Army Corps. She was a devoted Roman Catholic. 

Rose was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Charles W. Brown. She is survived by her daughters, Katherine Brown, Christine (Rodney) Klein, Joan Brown, Mary Brown; son, Michael (Katherine) Brown; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Hannah, Emma, Ashlyn and numerous relatives. 

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Wyalusing Academy to be sold

 

Wyalusing 

Academy to be sold

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Clinicare President David Fritsch said Tuesday afternoon that Clinicare Corporation will be looking to sell the buildings and grounds of Wyalusing Academy. 

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Wyalusing Academy

 

Union, Clinicare at odds

Disagreement over WARN Act, Wyalusing Academy closure

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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PdC High ‘Godspell’ cast prepares for production

The Prairie du Chien High School drama department will present the production of “Godspell” Nov. 7-9 and Nov. 15-16. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday matinees begin at 1 p.m.

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‘Robinson Crusoe’ performance of Missoula Children’s Theatre at River Ridge

Join the hula dancing Chameleons and many other original characters at Friday’s Seaside Resort Saturday, Nov. 9, when the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and more than 50 local students present “Robinson Crusoe.”

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Operation Santa Claus accepting funds and food in River Ridge area

Members of the West Grant Lions Club, which serves the River Ridge area and the communities of Bagley, Bloomington, Glen Haven, Mt. Hope and Patch Grove, are asking for help during November and until Dec. 6 to raise funds as part of the club’s annual Operation Santa Claus.

Funds and foo items donated by residents and organizations of the River Ridge area will be used to help those less fortunate to have a good holiday season.

Lion Bob Wood, chairperson for Operation Santa Claus of the West Grant Lions Club, said, “Money and donations raised during this time will allow Lions to meet pressing needs in the River Ridge communities with food assistance. Contributions to this important work truly help Lions make a difference in our communities.”

Donations may be mailed to the West Grant Lions Club at P.O. Box 77, Patch Grove, WI 53817 or dropped off at River Ridge High School during normal school hours. Food items may also dropped off at the high school.

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