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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

 

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. 

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