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Fri
03
Dec

Judith J. Gilbertson

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the death of Judith J. Gilbertson, 81, of Prairie du Chien, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.

Thu
02
Dec

Evelyn M. 'Whiz' Redman

Evelyn M. “Whiz” Redman, 86, of Patch Grove, passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Fennimore. 

Thu
02
Dec

Terry J. Lang

Terry J. Lang, 72, of Harpers Ferry, Iowa, passed away Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, after an extended illness. 

Thu
02
Dec

Roxanna M. Moravits

Roxanna M. Moravits, 69, of Eastman, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at her home surrounded by family. 

Thu
02
Dec

PdC Holiday Parade set

The annual Prairie du Chien Holiday Parade, presented by the city’s chamber of commerce will be held Friday, Dec. 3, at dusk, on Blackhawk Avenue.

Any business or organization wishing to participate in the parade is asked to begin lining up at 5 p.m. on St. Feriole Island. There is no fee to participate. Lighted floats and holiday music are encouraged. 

Thu
02
Dec

Mill House Christmas Lights open after parade Saturday in Gays Mills

The Gays Mills community will host its Holiday Parade and Grand Opening of the Mill House Christmas Lights this Saturday, Dec. 4. 

The parade begins at 5 p.m. on Main Street. The Mill House Christmas Lights display will officially open for the holiday season following the parade.

Thu
02
Dec

PdC native thought he was helping a homeless person when alleged criminal came knocking


Ring doorbell footage shows Darrell Brooks surrendering to police on the front porch of Daniel Rider’s home in Waukesha.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
01
Dec

113 participate in 40th Turkey Trot


The 40th Annual Turkey Trot gets underway at Hoffman Hall. (Photo by Gary Howe)

On a brisk Thanksgiving morning, 113 runners and walkers(including many children) participated in the 40th Turkey Trot held at Hoffman Hall. 

Wed
01
Dec

First half propels River Ridge boys


River Ridge’s Ian Adrian drives against a Lancaster defender Monday night. (Photo by A.J. Gates, Grant County Herald Independent)

River Ridge used a big first half to cruise past host Lancaster 53-35 in a nonconference boys basketball game Monday night. 

The Timberwolves built a 26-7 halftime advantage over the Flying Arrows en route to the victory to improve to 2-0 on the season. 

Wed
01
Dec

Future looking bright for area fishing opportunities


Prairie du Chien angler Brian Matousek shows a nice crappie he caught earlier this fall in Pool 10 of the Mississippi River. The future continues to look bright for fishing in Southwestern Wisconsin. (Photo submitted)

This nice brown trout was caught in a Southwest Wisconsin stream this past season. (Photo by Len Harris)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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