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05
Jan

Dale Becwar

Dale Becwar, 77, of Hiawatha, Iowa, passed away of Covid-related pneumonia on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. 

Wed
05
Jan

Clifford G. Peters

Clifford Gilbert Peters, 85, of Prairie du Chien, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Crossing Rivers Health hospital in Prairie du Chien. 

Clifford was born March 4, 1936, in rural Wood County, to Fred and Francis Peters. He lived around Prairie du Chien most of his life. He enjoyed traveling, exploring new places, fishing and his boys.  

Wed
05
Jan

Bruce H. Steele

Bruce H. Steele, 80, of Bloomington, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

Wed
05
Jan

Lester J. Marx

Lester Joseph Marx, 93, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at the Tomah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 

He was born May 19, 1928, in Cashton, the son of Christopher and Matilda (Allertseder) Marx.  

Wed
05
Jan

William 'Bill' Cody

William J. “Bill” Cody, 80, of Seneca, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse. 

Wed
05
Jan

Prairie du Chien grapplers at Bi-State


Prairie du Chien wrestlers who placed at the Bi-State Classic: Rhett Koenig (first), Luke Kramer (ninth), Ryder Koenig (eighth), Brogan Brewer (eighth), and Blake Thiry (10th).

Rhett Koenig secures a takedown in the quarterfinals against his opponent from Tomah. Koenig would go on to win by fall in this match on his way to a Bi-State title.

The 39th Annual Bi-State Classic, hosted by Holmen High School, was held on Dec. 29-30 at the La Crosse Center. After a one-year hiatus due to Covid-19, wrestlers and wrestling fans were more than excited for the great atmosphere and excellent wrestling this tournament brings every year. 

Wed
05
Jan

Educational bird programs offered by Avian Connections


Katie Ibsen holds Shiloh, a turkey vulture who is one of the attractions of the live bird educational programs presented by Avian Connections of Prairie du Chien. (Submitted photos)

Juniper, a saw-whet owl, is popular with audiences. Saw-whet owls are one of the smallest owl species in North America. They can be found in dense thickets, often at eye level, although they can also be found some 20 feet up. Saw-whet owls are the approximate height of a robin.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
05
Jan

Truvant offers a true advantage in packaging services


Truvant has two locations in Prairie du Chien. Above is the building at 38023 Airport Lane. Below is the facility at 800 N. State Street.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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03
Jan

Marjory Sheckler

Marjory Leone Sheckler, 85, of Prairie du Chien, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at her home. 

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03
Jan

Randy A. Lewis

Randy A. Lewis, 61, of Boscobel, formerly of Wauzeka, passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at his residence. 

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