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Wed
13
Dec

Finance Committee reviews charge backs, more before Supervisors meeting

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
13
Dec

Council holds public hearing for city-owned properties

When Prairie du Chien’s Common Council convened on Dec. 5, the main issue addressed was a public hearing to determine no public need for several properties owned by the city. A notice by the city was placed in the Courier Press in November to inform the public of the city’s intent to place four parcels on the market.

Wed
13
Dec

Finance Committee reviews financial impact for jail replacement


A preliminary layout of the replacement jail addition and existing Sheriff’s Office was given to the county to review. The image shows a skywalk that would connect the addition to the existing structure where the jail is currently located along with the Sheriff’s Office and Police Station. (Reprinted with permission from Klein McCarthy Architects)

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
05
Dec

Crawford County 4-H Honors members with the Wisconsin 4-H Key Award


2023 4-H Key Award recipients Rita Achenbach, Eastman, and Rylie Cook, Seneca, show off their awards. (Submitted photo)

Rita Achenbach, daughter of Lonnie and Jane Achenbach, Eastman, and Rylie Cook, daughter of Marty and Jenny Cook, Seneca, received the Wisconsin 4-H Key Award for Crawford County 4-H.

Tue
05
Dec

Council holds 2024 budget hearing

The Prairie du Chien Common Council convened on Nov. 29 at the City Hall Council Chambers for a Budget Hearing to review the proposed 2024 budget for the city.

Tue
05
Dec

Prairie students among participants in Veteran’s Day tournament event

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
05
Dec

River’s Edge Gems offers unique jewelry to the Driftless area


River’s Edge Gems, a new business in Prairie du Chien, sports a wide array of jewelry just in time for the holiday season. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

A new business brings beauty, individuality to southwest Wisconsin

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
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

 

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