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Wed
06
May

Founder of Lori Knapp Companies to turn 100 this Sunday


Bette (Knapp) Bushnell will turn 100 years old on Sunday, May 10. She may have to video chat with her loved ones on her birthday, but the hope is that the family can celebrate more grandly, together, later in June.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
06
May

National Guard tests over 300 Prairie Industries employees


Prairie Industries’ employees in Prairie du Chien, approximately 320 of them, were all tested for COVID-19 in the parking lot of the company’s east plant Tuesday. The individual nasal swabs were conducted for about eight hours by members of a Wisconsin National Guard specimen collection team. Pictured, the citizen soldiers and airmen set up the testing space before dressing in full protective gear. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
06
May

Badger Camp cancels 2020 season


Leah Sinclair (front), from Darlington, is among the 800-plus campers who experience Wisconsin Badger Camp each summer. She is pictured at a previous year’s camp with staffer Rachel Powers, from Ireland.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
06
May

New Prairie du Chien High School principal begins July 1

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
06
May

Plum Creek has plenty of brown trout, brookies in decline

Many anglers enjoying Crawford County streams

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
06
May

Eagles continue to do well in Crawford, Grant counties


An adult bald eagle keeps watch over the area from its perch in its nest along Plum Creek in Crawford County. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

An eaglet sits up in a nest along Plum Creek in Crawford County in early May. The nest is a new one for the DNR records.

New 

nest along 

Plum Creek

Mon
04
May

Thomas Michael Check

Thomas Michael Check Jr., 90, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Cedar Crest, Janesville.

He was born in Wauzeka, on June 15, 1929, the son of Thomas and Orpha (Mindham) Check.

Tom married Loretta Gillitzer at St. Gabriel’s Church on Oct. 15, 1951. Loretta preceded him in death on April 9, 2010. 

Thu
30
Apr

Milo A. Crubel

Milo A. Crubel, 89, of Bloomington, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, in rural Lancaster. 

Thu
30
Apr

Wauzeka-Steuben announces 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian


Valedictorian Jacob Reichmann and Salutatorian Ravyn Krachey

Jacob Reichmann has been named the valedictorian and Ravyn Krachey the named the salutatorian of the Wauzeka-Steuben High School Class of 2020.  

Jake plans to attend UW-Madison next fall to major in biology. He plans to pursue a career in the medical field. 

Thu
30
Apr

Local cab rider swabbed for COVID-19

People who may have virus symptoms asked not to take cab

 

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