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Wed
09
Sep

Adjustments to Wauzeka-Steuben staff

A new year means new staff members and changes to positions for most school districts. New faces at Wauzeka-Steuben include (from left) Robert Sailer, interim district administrator; Tiffany Dums, interim district principal; Wanda Nettesheim, business teacher; Carrie Wilson-Smith, director of special education; and Chris Kapinus, director of buildings, grounds and transportation. Not pictured are Kim Jones and Tina Dryer, food service; and Kathy Oswald, bus driver. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Wed
09
Sep

New Prairie du Chien teachers

The new teachers in the Prairie du Chien School District include, front row, from left: Josh Rabbitt (social studies), Diane Scolburn (high school agriculture/FFA), Taylor Stanley (4-K teacher), Brenda Anderson (third grade teaching assistant), Jenni Severson (4-K teaching assistant), Becki Radloff (4-K teaching assistant), Jamie Thiry (Reading Interventionist) and Jason Thiry (Dean of Students). Back row: Hillary Day (B.A. Kennedy School Counselor), Courtney Ariss (BAK Special Education), Nina Grodt (high school social studies), Khloe Mlynarczyk (Bluff View math), Kari Oppriecht (kindergarten), Ken Quick (Trade Specialist), Nicole Schaefer (3-K teacher’s assistant), Brittany LaHaie (K-8 Spanish) and Karen Sjoberg (Dean of Students/District Communications). Not pictured are Christine Seeley (second grade), Amanda Love (Bluff View Teaching Assistant), Kellie Kramer (Mighty River secretary, high school), Tracie Kruempel (B.A.

Tue
08
Sep

Doris A. (Huggett) Spiller

 

Doris A. (Huggett) Spiller, 74, resident of Bethel Nursing Home Viroqua, died Friday Sept. 4, at the nursing home. 

Doris was born to Lorene Andrea (Hutson) and Floyd Wheaton Huggett, June 1, 1941.

Tue
08
Sep

Elaine R. Shedivy

 

Elaine R. Shedivy, 58, of Prairie du Chien passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, at Orchard Manor in Lancaster. 

She was born Feb. 16, 1957 with her twin brother Eli, in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Harry and Mary (Mezera) Shedivy. Elaine was a lifetime member of St. Gabriel’s Parish and belonged to the Catholic Knights. She enjoyed greeting everyone who would pass her home on north Beaumont Road from her front porch. 

Wed
02
Sep

Soccer team victorious


Prairie's Andrew Waller heads up the soccer pitch Tuesday against the visiting Dodgers. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie’s Chas Sagedahl (2) kicks the ball away from a Dodgville-Mineral Point player.

Prairie’s Nathan Specht (7) passes to an open Jon Dyer as Jack Stoeffler waits in the background.

The Blackhawks’ Andrew Waller chases down a Dodger in first half action.

 

Hawks down Dodgers for PdC soccer victory

It was a hot muggy night on the Bluff View soccer pitch Tuesday when the Prairie du Chien boys soccer team hosted the Dodgeville/Mineral Point Dodgers.  

The two teams had just met one week prior with Dodgeville overcoming a 2-0 Prairie lead for the win. Would tonight be a different story, that was the Blackhawk plan.  

Wed
02
Sep

Seneca, Ferryville to get high-speed Internet

 

By Ted Pennekamp

 

What has become known as the Seneca-Ferryville Broadband Expansion Project is now underway and is designed to significantly increase Internet speed for numerous households in those areas of Crawford County. The project also has the potential to attract businesses to the Ferryville and Seneca areas.

Wed
02
Sep

Man spotted in abandoned Satter Building


The privately-owned Satter Building, located on Dunn Street in Prairie du Chien, has sat abandoned for several years. A suspected criminal was spotted inside the building Monday night. Prairie du Chien police officers are currently trying to locate him.

The Prairie du Chien Police Department is trying to locate a suspect who was found in the abandoned O.E. Satter Building in Prairie du Chien Monday night, Aug. 31, but fled on foot from the scene, according to Police Chief Chad Abram.

At 9:40 p.m., Monday, the police department was notified of a male suspect in the Satter Building at 111 W. Dunn St. Police officers contacted Deputy Joe Breeser and K9 Breck to assist with entering the building.

Officers arrived on scene and noticed the suspect inside the building. They gained entry through a broken window and attempted to apprehend and question the suspect. As the officers entered the building, the suspect fled on foot to another portion of the building and eventually out of the building. Officers then pursued the suspect, who was last seen near the Mississippi River, west of the Highway 18 Bypass.

Wed
02
Sep

SMRT Bus adding La Farge route, Dock Holiday relocates boat docks

Council approves TIF assistance for new clinic

By Correne Martin

The Scenic Mississippi Regional Transit (SMRT) Bus system looks to add a La Farge route to its service in the near future. This decision is based upon anticipation of 5,000 additional rides annually and $5,000 in program support each year from La Farge’s Organic Valley, which would be the catalyst for the extra rides.

The Prairie du Chien Common Council approved an amendment to operating assistance for the system during its bi-monthly meeting Tuesday night. The council also approved a services agreement with Organic Valley.

“We’re always looking at expanding the services of the SMRT system and making it more efficient,” City Planner Garth Frable stated, “especially when the state continues to cut back on our aid to systems like this.”

Wed
02
Sep

Senator Baldwin tours river wall in Prairie du Chien


U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visited Prairie du Chien Tuesday afternoon to tour the St. Feriole Island river wall with Prairie du Chien and Crawford County officials and discuss her legislation to boost waterfront revitalization efforts. (Photos by Correne Martin)

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is pictured outside the Mississippi River Interpretive Center on St. Feriole Island with Prairie du Chien and Crawford County officials: (from left) Parks and Rec Director Mike Ulrich, Chamber CEO Bob Moses, County Board Chairman Pete Flesch, Mayor Dave Hemmer, Prairie du Chien Economic Development Corporation Director Bob McDonald and City Administrator Aaron Kramer. Senator Baldwin stopped in the city to discuss her legislation to boost waterfront revitalization efforts.

During her stop in Prairie du Chien Tuesday afternoon, Senator Baldwin also visited the site of the Aug. 30 train derailment near Campion Boat Landing and discussed changes that need to be made to local railroads and regulation of them. (Photo by Aaron Kramer)

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin was in Prairie du Chien Tuesday touring the St. Feriole Island river wall with city and county officials and discussing her legislation to boost waterfront revitalization efforts. The Waterfront Community Revitalization and Resiliency Act would support community efforts to make the most of water resources by attracting water-dependent industries and investments that leverage water sustainably, revitalizing neighborhoods, and enhancing recreation and tourism.

Mon
31
Aug

Prairie Invitational


Prairie du Chien’s Taylor Hendrickson putts from the fringe of the ninth green on a rainy Friday morning at Prairie du Chien Country Club. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

The Lady Blackhawks’ Emily Trautsch chips up onto the putting surface of the ninth green Friday morning.

 

Prairie golfers host 

Prairie Invitational

The Prairie du Chien girls’ golf team hosted their annual Prairie Invitational at the Prairie du Chien Country Club on Friday, Aug. 28. Arcadia, Darlington, G-E-T, Lancaster, Southwestern/Benton/Cuba City, and Westby/Viroqua came to play even though rainy conditions prevailed.  

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