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29
Nov

“Let’s Talk Bridges” meeting updates community on Blackhawk Bridge progress


The Blackhawk Bridge, built in 1931, is among the oldest in Wisconsin. (Genevieve Wilson/Contributor)

Monthly public meetings will take place at the Lansing, IA, library

 

By Steve Van Kooten

Wed
29
Nov

PdC HS students take Heavy Metal Tour of local businesses


PdC High School students took part in a tour of area manufacturing businesses on Nov. 14. (Submitted photo)

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
29
Nov

Beauty and the Beast enchants Hornet Country


Wauzeka-Steuben students took on roles in their rendition of “Beauty and the Beast,” which played in front of audiences in the beginning of November. (Submitted photos)

A Wauzeka-Steuben fairy tale

 By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
22
Nov

Rotary Club’s Operation Santa ready for yearly mission

As November gives way to December, the Rotary Club will set to work like a cadre of elves on assignment from Santa’s workshop. Their mission, since they chose to accept it, will be delivering toys and other goods to families in the Prairie du Chien, Marquette and McGregor area.

Wed
22
Nov

County supervisors approve 2024 budget, review county jail proposal


An aerial shot of the county property that currently holds the courthouse, Sheriff's Office, Police Department and Jail. The bottom left corner of the property is the southwest corner, which would be the quadrant where the jail addition would start.

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
22
Nov

Rural Wisconsin Artists gives local creators an opportunity to show work


Joanna O’Tigham was one of the artists spotlighted in the art exhibit at the Prairie Memorial Library on Nov. 12 sponsored by Rural Wisconsin Artists. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

Paintings, collages among displayed work on the library walls

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
15
Nov

Council approves TID amendment, grant application

When the Prairie du Chien Common Council convened on Nov. 7, there were several items to consider on the meeting agenda. Everything from a tax incremental district (TID) amendment, the purchase of a dump truck and even the annual turkey trot had their time under deliberation.

Wed
15
Nov

Wauzeka school approves bid for roof, cladding

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
15
Nov

Finance Committee hears jail presentation, approves short-term borrowing


A potential design for a new Crawford County Jail was unveiled to the Finance Committee at the Joint Finance/Public Property Meeting on Nov. 8. (Printed with permission from Klein McCarthy Architects)

Concept budget for jail, including costs, design plans reviewed in joint meeting

 

By Steve Van Kooten

Mon
13
Nov

Crossing Rivers Health Palliative, Hospice Care create awareness for programs

November is nationally recognized as Hospice and Palliative Care month. It’s an opportunity for professionals and advocates to celebrate their dedicated workers/volunteers, and at the same time, a moment to raise awareness for the work done every day to help those in need.

 

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