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Tue
30
Jan

Eagle’s Heart raises money for cancer research

The Eagle’s Heart and Cancer Telethon, broadcast from the Prairie du Chien Area Arts Center (PAAC) at the High School, went live on YouTube and Channel 6 on Jan. 27. 

The event, emceed by Dan Moris, Tom Stram and Mayor David Hemmer, brought together a menagerie of talent behind and in front of the camera. Several workers behind the scenes donated their time to be part of an increasingly rare type of live television production.

Tue
30
Jan

Roundabout construction project on US-18 on track to begin in 2026


The Prairie du Chien City Hall hosted a public information session for the 2026 roundabout project scheduled for 2026 on US 18 in Prairie du Chien. Members of the city administration and local infrastructure were in attendance. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
30
Jan

Council approves donation agreement

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
23
Jan

Finance Committee approves donation

The Crawford County Finance Committee quickly worked through a gutted agenda at their Jan. 17 meeting at the Crawford County Administrative Building in Prairie du Chien.

Tue
23
Jan

Wauzeka-Steuben moves grant proposal forward for future electrical projects

The Wauzeka-Steuben Board of Education lined up a myriad of items for their January agenda; everything from grant proposals, a co-op renewal and a report from the school’s media center held the board’s attention as the meeting marched into the evening hours.

Tue
23
Jan

Common Council extends marina lease through 2024

By Steve Van Kooten

 

The Prairie du Chien Common Council met in the Council Chambers on Jan. 16 in midst of a cold snap that froze much of Prairie du Chien to a halt.

Tue
23
Jan

Prairie du Chien native new System Director for SWLS

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
16
Jan

PdC school board answers budget questions, approves graduation requirements

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
16
Jan

Blackhawk Bridge January meeting updates progress


The Blackhawk Bridge project has progressed with Kraemer North America demonstrating means and methods. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

The Meehan Memorial Public Library in Lansing, IA, hosted the third “Let’s Talk Bridges” meeting with representatives from the Blackhawk Bridge replacement project on Jan. 11.

Tue
16
Jan

Central Kitchen celebrates first anniversary at Hoffman


(Top) Roby Fuller gave a tour of the Sharing Spaces Kitchen utilized by the Central Kitchen. (Bottom) Kirsten Martin has worked as the kitchen’s chef. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

“That’s more than enough for me,” Mayor David Hemmer said after he placed his silverware on his plate. A small piece of his cake still remained, but Hemmer waved his hand.

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