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Thu
07
Jan

Tom Boots

After a brave and long fight against cancer, Thomas Lee Boots, 54, of Harpers Ferry, Iowa, passed away peacefully at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon, Iowa. 

Wed
06
Jan

Lady Hawks win at Platteville


Prairie du Chien's Lily Krahn blocks the shot of a Platteville player. (Photo by Jason Nihles, Platteville Journal)

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, the Prairie du Chien girls basketball team traveled to Platteville for their first conference match-up on the road. Prairie and Platteville’s solid man-to-man defense proved to be a tough match for both teams. The Hawks led 38-21 over the Hillwomen in the first half. 

Wed
06
Jan

Mineral Point wins battle of ranked wrestling teams


Senior Chase Fisher toes the line in his 170# match vs. Mineral Point.

Senior Matt Rogge applies pressure with a turk just before turning his Mineral Point opponent for near fall points.

On Thursday, Dec. 31, the D2 6th ranked PDC Blackhawks played host to the D3 3rd ranked Mineral Point Pointers. This marquee match-up featured two returning State Champs, two returning State Placewinners, and two returning State Qualifiers. In addition, 15 wrestlers from the two teams are in the State Individual Rankings. On paper, it had the makings of a great dual. 

Wed
06
Jan

Eagles Telethon planning in full force

By Correne Martin

 

The Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon is still happening in Prairie du Chien later this month.

Wed
06
Jan

ADRC offers taxi service to seniors, disabled citizens


Deb Reed, of Prairie du Chien, exits one of the ADRC vans that regularly transports her to and from appointments, shopping outings and other essential trips around the community. (Photo by Correne Martin)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
06
Jan

Prairie’s video camera project continues to evolve

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
30
Dec

Crawford County Emergency Management gets COVID grants

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Mon
28
Dec

Richard M. Russell

Richard Milton Russell, 67, of Marquette, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at Gundersen Health in La Crosse. 

Mon
28
Dec

Alvin Ready

Alvin Ready, 71, of Eastman, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at Mayo Health Systems in La Crosse. 

He was born April 29, 1949, to Lyle and Marie (Zech) Ready. Alvin graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1967 and attended Community College in Beaver Dam. On Oct. 10, 1970, Alvin was united in marriage with Paula Fiddler. Throughout the years, Alvin worked for Lochner Motors, Huebsch Chevrolet and Great Country Motors. He also worked on lawn mowers and people would come from miles around to have their mowers fixed. Alvin was always a kind and gentle man.

Mon
28
Dec

Mary Lou Zabel

Mary Lou Zabel, 81, Prairie du Chien, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, La Crosse, surrounded by the comfort of her family. 

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