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Wed
03
Nov

Demolition continues at Blackhawk Junction Mall


Standing north and west of the portion of Prairie du Chien’s Blackhawk Junction that is being razed at present, this was the scene mid-Tuesday. (Photo by Correne Martin)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
03
Nov

City of PdC establishes St. Gabriel’s Design and Preservation District

Action could alter plans for old rectory

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
03
Nov

Delagrave honored at reception in Prairie du Chien


Joe Delagrave shares a moment with Prairie du Chien Mayor Dave Hemmer. Hemmer said March 12, 2022 has been declared ‘Joe Delagrave Day’ and Joe will be Grand Marshall in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

State Representative Loren Oldenburg (left) and State Senator Brad Pfaff present Joe with a plaque from the Wisconsin Legislature in recognition of Joe's achievements and the positive example he sets for his fellow citizens.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
03
Nov

Prairie Catholic celebrates Halloween


Prairie Catholic School held a Trunk or Treat Friday evening in the parking lot of St. Gabriel’s Church. Over 110 students and their younger siblings participated. Parents and grandparents were also present walking around with the kids, enjoying the 24 trunks and participating businesses, organizations and families. Each trunk host offered various Halloween treats and trinkets. (Submitted photo)
Wed
03
Nov

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration a new tradition beginning in PdC

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
03
Nov

Dairy good Halloween


In addition to candy, little Bristol Gokey gave out looks of wonder to all of the trick-or-treaters stopping by her home in Eastman Sunday afternoon. With each visitor, she seemed to check over their costume first, then grab a handful of candy to drop in their bag. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Wed
03
Nov

Crawford County gets $3.1 million

Crawford County has received funding in the amount of $3,133,258 for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Part of the guidance allows for outside entities that have programs that qualify under the ARPA Guidance to receive funding from the county.

Wed
27
Oct

Rescue boat, new sonar technology possible by local financial support


The Prairie du Chien Fire Department’s $60,000 rescue boat was made possible from strong local fundraising and donations. (Courier file photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
27
Oct

A special feature about the fight against cancer


The first ever Lighted Lantern Launch raised $2,821.75 and also enhanced togetherness and a sense of community for Prairie du Chien area families. (Photos submitted)

The Rally on the River Volleyball Tournament was held in conjunction with the Lighted Lantern Launch on St. Feriole Island.

The River Ridge volleyball team raised $300 on its Pink Night in 2021. The money, along with $80 won by Jeanie Vogt in a 50-50 raffle that night, was donated to the Grant County Cancer Coalition.

Area volleyball teams raise funds to fight cancer

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
27
Oct

Prairie School District tax rate to remain $10.66

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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