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Mon
13
Jan

German girl tackles football, wrestling at River Ridge

girl wrestler
Felicitas Heiland

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Perhaps it is not unheard of anymore if a girl participates in high school football or wrestling, but a River Ridge foreign exchange student from Germany is doing both. 

Mon
13
Jan

Four new personnel fill vacancies on Prairie du Chien Fire Department

By Correne Martin

The Prairie du Chien Police and Fire Commission approved, at its Jan. 9 meeting, the hiring of four new fire department personnel.

According to Fire Chief Harry Remz, there were six vacancies in the Prairie du Chien Fire Department.

Mon
06
Jan

Recognition for 30 years of service

recognition

George Sutton (right) recently received recognition from the city and the Prairie du Chien Housing Authority for serving 30 years as a board of commissioner member. He is retiring from the board. Pictured with Dale Huston (center), president of the board, and Aaron Kramer, Prairie du Chien City Administrator, Sutton was presented a letter of appreciation for his commitment to the housing authority. The letter was given to him during an appreciation lunch Thursday at Blackhawk Apartments. (Submitted photo)

Mon
06
Jan

PdC Chamber’s holiday promotions bring big dollars to local cash registers

Retail members of the Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce received a great boost in their holiday sales, as receipts for the fourth annual Santa Sleigh Give-A-Way promotion have been calculated. Promotional receipts collected from participating retail member businesses were up 12 percent from 2012, resulting in $172,300 spent locally!

“It is great to see local residents from Prairie du Chien and the surrounding communities participate in the Chamber’s holiday retail promotion, and it is great to see how the Chamber’s programs add to the economic impact of our Chamber members,” Chamber President and CEO Robert Moses said.

Mon
30
Dec

virtual school

 

Prairie du Chien’s virtual school 

offers another option for students

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Mon
30
Dec

Passenger receives minor injuries in accident

On Dec. 22, at 5:03 a.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a one-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Highway 60 and Highway 61 in the township of Marietta.

Mon
30
Dec

Car strikes house, driver leaves the scene

On Dec. 21 at 12:11 a.m., a 1997 Chevy Cavalier, driven by Becky Burgin, 33, Seneca, was being operated south on Main Street in Seneca. Burgin attempted to turn onto West Avenue off of Main Street but drove into a private driveway by mistake.

Mon
30
Dec

Two people extricated from vehicle

On Sunday, Dec. 22 at approximately 4:29 p.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a motor vehicle accident in Wauzeka Township on Highway 60 approximately .8 of a mile east of Gran Grae Road.

Mon
23
Dec

New clinic

New clinic
Above is a rendering of the front of the Prairie du Chien Memorial Health Clinic by River Valley Architects of Chippewa Falls.

 

New medical clinic to be built 

on grounds of new Prairie du Chien hospital

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Health care for residents of the greater Prairie du Chien area will continue to get better. In addition to the new hospital being built to the north of Nathan Plaza along Highway 18, there will soon be a new clinic as well. 

Wed
18
Dec

County Board

 

Several grants awarded 

through Community Fund 

in this ‘season of giving’

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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