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29
Jul

Rural PdC gun range reopens


Prairie Rod and Gun Club member Steve April from Auburn, New Hampshire, was at the club's Mill Coulee Gun range Saturday, July 25, when the range reopened. April is sighting in on the 200-yard target.

Joanne Brown of Farmington, Arkansas, was on the Prairie Rod and Gun Club Mill Coulee gun range Saturday, July 25, when the range reopened after repairs to last year's flooding. (Photos by Cummings Photography.)

After being damaged by severe flooding in Sept. 2019, the Prairie Rod and Gun Club gun range reopened Saturday, July 25, after recent flood repair work was completed. The flooding stripped turf from the 100-yard target berm south to the parking lot, and the washout covered the area with debris. 

Wed
29
Jul

Positive test prompts short restaurant closures

Two Prairie du Chien restaurants have temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Wed
29
Jul

Preliminary hearings July 30 in Harville case

A 29-year-old Prairie du Chien man charged with homicide had his initial appearance in Crawford County Circuit Court Wednesday, July 22.

Wed
29
Jul

Is a 10-foot Mississippi River stage the new normal?

 By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
29
Jul

Shirley (Dickey) Beckel

Shirley (Dickey) Beckel, 84, passed away peacefully at home in Rochester, Minn., on Wednesday, July 15. She was born June 16, 1936, in Prairie du Chien. 

Shirley is survived by all of her children, Debra (Raymond), Bruce (Lea), Jayne, Terry (DeAnn); many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  

Tue
28
Jul

Greg L. Wehrle

Greg L. Wehrle, 70, of Mt. Hope, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Lancaster Health Unit in Lancaster. 

He was born on Feb. 8, 1950, in Lancaster, the son of Harles and Nelda (Cohen) Wehrle. He was united in marriage to Debra Myers on Dec. 23, 1972, at the Livingston United Methodist Church.

Tue
28
Jul

Teresa 'Tre' Naley

Teresa “Tre” Ann Naley passed away at her home on Saturday, July 25, 2020. 

Tue
28
Jul

Diana J. Renner

Diana J. Renner, 78, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. 

Tue
28
Jul

Sister Patricia Keating

Sister Patricia Paula Keating, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration, 91, died of natural causes on July 24, 2020, at Villa St. Joseph, La Crosse. She was in the 71st year of her religious profession. 

Tue
28
Jul

Scott H. Petersen

Scott H. Petersen, 64, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020. 

He was born Sept. 23, 1955, in Minnetonka, Minn., the son of Howard and Geraldine (Anderson) Petersen. 

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