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Mon
16
Dec

Matt Antoine

Antoine wins
Prairie du Chien’s Matt Antoine moved closer to making the United States Men’s Skeleton Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games by capturing a gold medal in World Cup competition Friday.

 

Antoine claims 

first career World Cup gold medal, moves closer to an Olympic Team berth

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Matt Antoine of Prairie du Chien won his first-career World Cup gold medal to complete a Team USA sweep of the skeleton and bobsled races on Friday. 

Mon
16
Dec

Matt Antoine

Antoine wins
Prairie du Chien’s Matt Antoine moved closer to making the United States Men’s Skeleton Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games by capturing a gold medal in World Cup competition Friday.

 

Antoine claims 

first career World Cup gold medal, moves closer to an Olympic Team berth

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Matt Antoine of Prairie du Chien won his first-career World Cup gold medal to complete a Team USA sweep of the skeleton and bobsled races on Friday. 

Wed
11
Dec

Bird City

 

Prairie du Chien and 

Ferryville get ‘Bird City Wisconsin’ designations

Three more Wisconsin communities, with populations ranging from 174 to 59,498, have been saluted for their long-term commitment to working with residents to make their neighborhoods a better place for people, birds and other wildlife.

Wed
11
Dec

School Board

 

School district gearing 

up for open enrollment

By Ted Pennekamp

 

During its regular meeting Monday night, the Prairie du Chien School Board approved of spending up to $5,000 on a marketing campaign for promoting the schools of the district for open enrollment. The open enrollment period is from Feb. 3 through April 30. 

Wed
04
Dec

Food Pantry, CouleeCap

Food Pantry
Assistant Food Coordinator Karen Redman stands next to some of the items currently stored in the Food Pantry.

 

Generous donations to Food Pantry, 

CouleeCap create need for more volunteers

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The Prairie du Chien Food Pantry has gotten a big boost in the month of November and is now at about 50 percent capacity as Christmas approaches. 

Mon
02
Dec

Wyalusing Academy lawsuit

Wyalusing Academy
A mother whose son was paralyzed at Wyalusing Academy has filed a lawsuit.

 

Mother files lawsuit on 

behalf of son paralyzed at Wyalusing Academy

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The mother of a boy paralyzed following an incident at Wyalusing Academy June 24 and June 25, 2013 filed a lawsuit on Nov. 19 in Crawford County Circuit Court seeking monetary relief in amounts to be determined at trial.

Mon
25
Nov

Wyalusing employees

 

Former Wyalusing 

Academy employees are moving forward

By Ted Pennekamp

 

There have been a series of meetings at City Hall in Prairie du Chien aimed at helping the 144 former employees of Wyalusing Academy, which closed on Nov. 8. 

Mon
25
Nov

Fishy problem

 

City Council to 

tackle fishy problem

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
20
Nov

SMRT Bus Service

 

SMRT Bus Service has been running 

for almost one year

The Scenic Mississippi Regional Transit (SMRT) Bus Service has been running for almost a year now, so it’s time for an update to let current and potential riders know about changes to the service. 

Mon
18
Nov

'River Rats'

television show
Brent Jenks, Mike Valley and Brooks Niedziejko stand outside of Valley Fish and Cheese of Prairie du Chien.

 

Television show featuring 

local commercial fishermen to become a reality

By Ted Pennekamp

 

It’s now official, the much-talked-about television show featuring area commercial fisherman Mike Valley and his employee Brooks Niedziejko will be a reality. 

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