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Jane R. Krueger

Jane R. Krueger, 68, of Watertown, passed away with her family by her side, on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Lenora Heilmann

Lenora Ann Skaife Heilmann passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, surrounded by family and her beloved companion, Daisy Mae. 

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Richard 'Dick' Wessels

Richard “Dick” John Wessels, 71, formerly of McGregor, Iowa, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2021, after a two-year battle with lung cancer. 

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Richard 'Rich' Hubbard Jr.

Richard “Rich” Frank Hubbard, Jr., 67, of McGregor, Iowa, passed away at his home on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021.
Rich was born March 23, 1954, in Louisville, Ky., the son of Richard Frank Hubbard and Helen Adkins Hubbard. His family relocated to Crofton, Md., where he attended school and was a graduate of Fork Union Military Academy. Rich’s mother passed away when he was 16 and his father later married Barbara Butler Hubbard.  

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Robert 'Bob' Bartholomew Jr.

Robert E. “Bob” Bartholomew, Jr., 75, passed away on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at Agrace Hospice following a courageous struggle with cancer.
He was born on Nov. 22, 1946, in Madison, the son of Robert Sr. and Mary Jean (Lafler) Bartholomew. After graduating from Monona Grove High School, he entered the U.S. Navy and served for three years (1964-1967). Bob married Sharon Champion on Aug. 23, 1969, at the Bagley United Methodist Church and had two sons, Scott (Kelly) and David (Tammy). He retired after over 38 years of service with GTE (later becoming CenturyTel). Bob enjoyed many friendships with coworkers, neighbors, fellow country dancers, and camping club members.  He also enjoyed spending time outside keeping his yard neat and spending time near or on the Mississippi River.
Bob is survived by his wife; two sons; grandsons, William and Michael (Autumn); and brothers Eugene and Doug (Lynn).

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CANCELED: Celebrate the New Year as a French-Canadian


The St. Germain dit Gauthier-Coorough House is the latest tourist attraction on Prairie du Chien’s St. Feriole Island. It celebrates local history of the French-Canadian fur trade culture.

Guests Danielle and Jane will lead the French-Canadian singing and historical entertainment.

UPDATE: 12-29 AT 2PM - CANCELED

Bonne Année has been canceled for its first year, unfortunately, due to COVID-19 concerns

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29
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Family Droppin’ of the Carp on NYE

Carpfest is winding down in Prairie du Chien. 

The main event, the Family Droppin’ of the Carp, will be a highlight of New Year’s Eve in Prairie du Chien. From 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Hoffman Hall, there will be pizza, face painting, prizes, games and more. Join in the fun with your family and friends and come together as a community for the New Year.

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New Year’s Day Chicken Dinner is free for community

A free, drive-through New Year’s Day Chicken Dinner will be offered Saturday, Jan. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Huckleberry’s Restaurant in Prairie du Chien.

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Eagles Club taking shape


The new Eagles Club in Prairie du Chien is beginning to take shape. Construction continues on the “shell” of the 7,200-square-foot, one-story structure. The foundation was constructed in June at the site, which is located between S. First Street and the Highway 18 Bypass. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
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River Ridge boys win own tournament


River Ridge’s Matthew Nies (21), and Ian Adrian (10) battle for a loose ball against Barneveld’s Brayden Amble Tuesday morning in the River Ridge Tournament. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

David Nies of River Ridge grabs an offensive rebound and puts it back for the score versus visiting Barneveld Tuesday in the first game of the River Ridge Tournament. River Ridge, Barneveld and Iowa Grant participated.

Logan Drone scores for River Ridge against Barneveld Tuesday morning.

The River Ridge boys basketball team hosted a round-robin tournament featuring Barneveld and Iowa Grant Tuesday morning and afternoon. 

River Ridge and Barneveld squared off to start the tournament at 11 a.m. 

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