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Wed
21
Oct

Police share auto theft ring concerns

For several months the, Prairie du Chien Police Department has investigated multiple stolen vehicle reports. Investigations included video and forensic evidence, interviews of witnesses and suspects and cooperation between law enforcement agencies. Through this, a trend has been identified.

Wed
21
Oct

County board rescinds support for Bug Tussel Wireless, hears CAFO report

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
21
Oct

COVID-fueled caregiver crisis an ‘emergency room moment’

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
21
Oct

Meeting held in Prairie du Chien regarding river damage


These are just some of the thousands of dead trees in Pool 10 of the Mississippi River as viewed during a cruise Thursday, Oct. 15. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
14
Oct

Scaled down, but Oktoberfest events still happening Saturday

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
14
Oct

Downtown flowers as captivating as ever


The hanging flower baskets and ground planters in downtown Prairie du Chien this summer were sponsored by Prairie du Chien Main Street, local donors and (pictured) volunteer green thumb Donna Teynor, who watered daily—sometimes even twice a day. (Submitted photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
14
Oct

Former PdC principal, coach succumbs to COVID-19 fight


Duane Bark, Markesan district administrator, also spent nine years of his career in education and coaching at Prairie du Chien High School.

Courtesy of From the Maroons to the Hawks Facebook page is this photo of the 1997 Prairie du Chien football coaches: (front row) John McKinley, Terry Slack, Mark McWilliams, Bill Stuart, Ron Sedgwick; (back row) Dennis Kazor, Aaron Amundson, Dave Antoniewicz, Andy Banasik, Duane Bark and Bob Vuillemot.

By David Timmerman

 

Wed
14
Oct

CAFO Report presented at Soil and Water Concerns meeting

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
14
Oct

Grades 5-12 all virtual until Oct. 20 at Prairie du Chien

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
14
Oct

Alliant Energy installing fiber optic cable under Wisconsin River


Alliant Energy is conducting a project to drill 25 feet under the Wisconsin River and install fiber optic cable which will run through Prairie du Chien and beyond. Work continues at the Bridgeport Landing, above. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

Overall project 

will continue through 

Prairie du Chien

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