During his bone marrow transplant, Carl Shedivy, a Prairie du Chien native, received new stem cells, which flowed through an IV into his body. Everything went according to plan during his November transplant, but he still has a long road ahead of him. Carl is pictured with his wife, Denise, and children, Dan and Elise, the day of the transplant. (Submitted photo)
Monday, January 26, 2015
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By Correne Martin The Prairie du Chien High School boys and girls basketball teams are gearing up to Shoot for a Cure on Saturday, Jan. 31 and create greater leukemia awareness in honor of one of Prairie du Chien’s own, Carl Shedivy. Shedivy, a 1979 graduate of Prairie du Chien and a... + continue reading

This 1999 Honda Civic, driven by Kathryn Banasik, 65, La Crosse, was only minimally damaged after being clipped by a moving Burlington Northern Santa Fe train Wednesday evening, Jan. 21, in Prairie du Chien.
Monday, January 26, 2015
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By Correne Martin A La Crosse driver and her passenger safely escaped her vehicle before it was struck by a train in Prairie du Chien Wednesday evening, Jan. 21, according to the Prairie du Chien Police Department. At 5:37 p.m., Officer Tony Berg responded to the East Blackhawk Avenue... + continue reading

A restoration project has begun for the Villa Louis duck ponds. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
Monday, January 26, 2015
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  Villa Louis Historic Site pond  restoration project in fund-raising, planning stage By Ted Pennekamp   The Wisconsin History Foundation recently received a grant for $1,000 in support of the Villa Louis Pond Restoration Project and much more funding is needed. Susan Caya-... + continue reading

It wouldn’t be the Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon without the locally-famous Ding-a-Lings. These lovely ladies have been performing on the telethon stage since the very first year of the event in 1976. (Photo by Randy Paske)
Monday, January 26, 2015
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By Correne Martin The Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon will reach a major milestone on Saturday, Jan. 31. Not only will this be the 40th year of the community celebration in support of heart and cancer research, but it will also be the year in which donations exceed $750,000. That’s... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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By Correne Martin Full payment or at least the first installment of property taxes in Prairie du Chien are due to the city by Saturday, Jan. 31. (Second installments must be paid to the county treasurer by July 31.) Prairie du Chien tax bills are around $2,890 per $100,000 of property value,... + continue reading

Nathan Fitzgerald, Luke Orr, Laren Lenth and Keaton Lane look at the Titanic “artifacts” created by Kayla Kramer.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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  By Pam Reinig Register Editor      A group of Central students last week showed just how creative they could get when told to select a research topic and then use seven genre, 1,500 words and 10 sources to explain it.  For Nathan Fitzgerald, it meant building a... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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  By Pat McTaggart Freelance Writer   Swiss Valley Farms corporate headquarters has announced a $20.6 million expansion of its Luana cheese manufacturing facility. The facility was built in 1961 and was acquired by Swiss Valley in 1967. Since its acquisition by Swiss Valley, the Luana... + continue reading

Dave Brown and Forest Brown (not pictured), of Brown’s Sales & Leasing, accepted Business of the Year honors Monday night at the Elkader Annual Community banquet.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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  By Pam Reinig Register Editor   Three men with a shared vision for a whitewater course in Elkader Monday night were honored for their volunteer efforts in making that vision a reality.  Tom Gifford, Adam Pollack and Gary Siegwarth received the Main Street Volunteer of the Year... + continue reading

During his bone marrow transplant, Carl Shedivy, a Prairie du Chien native, received new stem cells, which flowed through an IV into his body. Everything went according to plan during his November transplant, but he still has a long road ahead of him. Carl is pictured with his wife, Denise, and children, Dan and Elise, the day of the transplant. (Submitted photo)

This 1999 Honda Civic, driven by Kathryn Banasik, 65, La Crosse, was only minimally damaged after being clipped by a moving Burlington Northern Santa Fe train Wednesday evening, Jan. 21, in Prairie du Chien.

A restoration project has begun for the Villa Louis duck ponds. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

It wouldn’t be the Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon without the locally-famous Ding-a-Lings. These lovely ladies have been performing on the telethon stage since the very first year of the event in 1976. (Photo by Randy Paske)

Nathan Fitzgerald, Luke Orr, Laren Lenth and Keaton Lane look at the Titanic “artifacts” created by Kayla Kramer.

Dave Brown and Forest Brown (not pictured), of Brown’s Sales & Leasing, accepted Business of the Year honors Monday night at the Elkader Annual Community banquet.

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