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Wed
11
Mar

Local health care facilities undergoing COVID-19 preparedness

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
11
Mar

Battery starts fire in toolbox at OPS


Area fire departments were called to Outdoor Power Specialists Tuesday morning, as the building was found full of smoke just before 8 a.m. (Photo by Correne Martin)

A fire call was dispatched just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Outdoor Power Specialists, on South Marquette Road in Prairie du Chien. 

Wed
11
Mar

Hospital ‘pond’ lawsuit is settled, Bridgeport Township to redo culvert

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
11
Mar

Prairie School Board approves of rain garden project at high school

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
11
Mar

Many Prairie du Chien area shoppers stocking up on cleaning products

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
11
Mar

River Ridge girls top Wauzeka-Steuben, lose to Bangor


River Ridge’s Skylar White drives the lane versus Bangor in the sectional final at La Crosse Central Saturday afternoon. (Photo by A.J. Gates, Grant County Herald Independent)

The River Ridge girls fine basketball season came to an end in a Division 5 sectional final Saturday afternoon at La Crosse Central.

Top seeded Bangor (25-1) defeated top seeded River Ridge 62-54 to advance to state.

Wed
11
Mar

Prairie grapplers end an excellent season


Senior Traeton Saint looks to whip his opponent to his back en route to a 14-3 major decision.

Junior Bradyn Saint secures back points in his match. Saint would win by technical fall by a score of 18-3.

Freshman Maddox Cejka looks to turn his opponent for back points.

The Prairie du Chien wrestling team continued their superb season on Saturday, March 7 with a trip to the UW-Fieldhouse and a semifinal match-up with GET/Melrose-Mindoro. 

Wed
11
Mar

O’Kane competes at State Meet


Prairie du Chien’s Kylee O’Kane holds steady on the balance beam Saturday at the 50th Annual State Gymnastics Meet. (Photos by Jessica Hill)

Kylee O’Kane executes a nice leap on the balance beam Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids at the state meet.

Prairie du Chien-Fennimore gymnast Kylee O’Kane participated in the 50th annual State Gymnastics Meet Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.

Kylee placed 19th out of 28 in the balance beam competition. She had a score of 8.417, which is a great score at the state meet because the judging is much tougher at the state level.

Wed
11
Mar

Platteville Hillwomen end season for Prairie du Chien girls


Prairie du Chien’s Makenzie Knapp gains good inside position and goes up for a shot against Platteville in Lodi Thursday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Allison Allbee shoots in the lane against Platteville.

Teagan Radloff scores down low against Platteville Thursday night in Lodi.

The Prairie du Chien girls basketball team ended their season during a hard-fought battle against undefeated Platteville in the sectional semifinal game in Lodi on Thursday, March 5. 

It was a game of runs as each time Prairie tied up the game or came within a point or two, Platteville would go on a run. 

Tue
10
Mar

Daniel F. LaPointe

Daniel F. LaPointe, 84, of Marquette, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, surrounded by his family.

Dan was born in Prairie du Chien, on Jan 25, 1936, to Daniel C. and Ann (Morel) LaPointe and always considered Prairie du Chien to be home. 

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