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May

Marie Deloris Cox

Marie Deloris Cox, 84, of Woodman, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Atrium Post Acute Care Of Lancaster. 

She was born Sept. 24, 1934, to Joseph (Pep) and Mildred (Eulgem) Ludvik.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph (Laura) Jones, of Boscobel, and Donnie Cox, of Boscobel; four grandchildren, Joseph J. Jones, Shannon Dubel, Greg and Jeff Cox; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard Ludvik, of Guttenberg, Randy (Amy) Ludvik, of Prairie du Chien; sister, Bonnie (Butch) Schwarz, of Plugtown; and sister-in-law Sue Ludvik, of Prairie du Chien.

Thu
16
May

Bruce Gary Edwards

Bruce Gary Edwards, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, surrounded by close family and friends. He lived his life according to his own rules, combining strong opinions, distinguishing taste, fierce loyalty, and an independent streak to pave a unique path. 

Thu
16
May

Michael J. Adamski

Michael J. Adamski, 56, of Winona and formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following a brief illness. 

He was born Sept. 2, 1962, in St. Paul, Minn., the son of Edward and Millie (LeVasseur) Adamski. He married Pamela Elliott on Sept. 8, 1984, and they later divorced. He was married to Rhonda Crooks in August of 2009 and they later divorced. Mike worked at 3M Company in Prairie du Chien for over 30 years and most recently worked for Wincraft in Winona. 

Wed
15
May

Unbeaten Wauzeka-Steuben is the conference champion


Tabitha Check fires in a fastball versus visiting Weston Monday. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Jordan Mormann takes a big lead off of second base following a double.

 

Wauzeka-Steuben beat visiting Weston 11-3 to clinch the Ridge and Valley Conference crown Monday afternoon.

Tabitha Check picked up the victory for the Lady Hornets. Check fanned 6 and walked 2 while giving up 3 hits in 7 innings.

Jordan Mormann smashed a home run as 1 of her 2 hits for the game. Alexis Wielepski, Peyton Mindham and Gabby Groom each had 2 hits.

Wed
15
May

Wauzeka boys top Weston


Kaleb Marx belts a double against Weston.

The Hornets’ Jacob Reichmann gets a good jump off of second base against visiting Weston Monday afternoon. More photos are at pdccourier.com. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Garrett Kapinus connects for a hit Monday afternoon.

 

Wauzeka-Steuben topped visiting Weston 8-5 in a Ridge and Valley baseball game Monday.

The Silver Eagles led the Hornets 2-1 after the first inning.

Wauzeka-Steuben scored 3 in the second inning to grab the lead at 4-2. 

Wed
15
May

New scoreboards, bleachers discussed by PdC School Board

 

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The Prairie du Chien School Board discussed the scoreboards and bleachers for the new fieldhouse at the high school at its regular meeting Monday night. 

Mon
13
May

Area teams at Sparky Reynolds Invitational meet


River Ridge’s Faith Webb competes in the 3200 relay at the Sparky Reynolds Invitational in Boscobel on Friday afternoon. (Photos by A.J. Gates, Grant County Herald Independent)

Seneca’s Hunter Aspenson took second in the 100-meter dash Friday.

 

Wauzeka-Steuben, River Ridge, Seneca and Prairie du Chien competed in the Sparky Reynolds Invitational Track Meet Friday afternoon in Boscobel.

For the girls, River Ridge and Prairie du Chien tied for 12th with 29 team points. Seneca finished 20th with 7 points.

In the boys meet, Wauzeka-Steuben took eighth with 35 team points. River Ridge was 11th with 31. Prairie du Chien was 14th with 21. Seneca took 17th with 9.

Mon
13
May

Prairie girls beat Lancaster Friday


Lily Krahn crosses the plate against visiting Lancaster Friday. Prairie du Chien was victorious 10-1. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Makenzie Knapp scores against Lancaster Friday afternoon at Bluff View.
Mon
13
May

Spring Career Carnival a big hit with employers, students and public


Students and employers had a lot of dialogue at the inaugural Spring Career Carnival at the Prairie du Chien Performing Arts Center May 8. (Photo courtesy of Jim Bowman)

 

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The 2019 Spring Career Carnival hosted by Driftless Development Inc., in partnership with HR Mastermind Group, at the Prairie du Chien High School Performing Arts Center on May 8 was quite a success for employers and potential employees alike.

Mon
13
May

Crawford County waging campaign against opioid crisis

 

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The Crawford County Health and Human Services Department is engaging in a campaign to fight the opioid epidemic in Southwestern Wisconsin, particularly in Crawford County.

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