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Wed
04
Mar

Lost man rescued from bluffs behind Bluff View Intermediate School

A disabled man, who was lost and distressed, was rescued from the woods behind Bluff View Intermediate School Thursday, Feb. 27, according to the Prairie du Chien Police Department. 

Wed
04
Mar

Sonar equipment stolen from Cabela’s

Police believe they have identified the suspect involved in the theft of several thousands of dollars in merchandise from Cabela’s in Prairie du Chien Monday, March 2.

Wed
04
Mar

Hwy. 60 construction, from Bridgeport through Wauzeka, scheduled for 2024

A 10.9-mile stretch of Highway 60—beginning east of Old State Highway 60 near Bridgeport to the Kickapoo River bridge east of Wauzeka—is slated for construction in 2024, according to details revealed at a DOT public involvement meeting Feb. 25 at Century Hall in Wauzeka. 

Wed
04
Mar

What is the census, and why is it so important?

Aaron Detter, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (Decorah, Iowa), tells a bit about what the census is (and what it isn’t), and why participation in the census is so consequential and important:

 

Wed
04
Mar

Show your Villa Louis appreciation by becoming a ‘Friend,’ attending Annual Dinner

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
04
Mar

Seneca students plan healthy living day for peers, community


Past year’s speaker, Paralympic rugby player Joe Delagrave talks to Seneca students about how he overcame being disabled in late adulthood. Delagrave, though not returning to Wellness Day 2020, is among the top-notch caliber of speakers who speak at the school for this annual event.

There’s typically a fun and challenging physical mini session that’s part of Wellness Day.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
04
Mar

PdC-F gymnasts at sectional, O’Kane advances to State Meet


Kylee O’Kane took fifth place in Platteville on Saturday on the beam to qualify for state.

Kylee O’Kane performs on the balance beam at a meet at Prairie du Chien High School earlier this season. (Courier Press file photo)

Kylee O'Kane flips on her dismount at a meet earlier this season.

The Prairie du Chien-Fennimore gymnastics team competed in the sectional meet in Platteville on Saturday. The team put up its third best score of the season with a 112.800, good for fifth place at the meet. 

Wed
04
Mar

County to update aerial imagery this spring

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
04
Mar

Great at State!


Tyler Hannah (195#) and Rhett Koenig (106#) proudly display their State Championship brackets and medals. Hannah, a senior, finished third as a freshman, third as a sophomore, and second as a junior in becoming a four-time state place winner. Koenig, a freshman, becomes PDC's first male underclassman to win an individual state title.

Rhett Koenig sprawls on his opponent’s shot attempt just before scoring a takedown on a go-behind in his State finals match. The takedown sealed a state championship in sudden victory for Koenig, a freshman, by a score of 7-5 over Chase Beckett of Portage.

Tyler Hannah (left) looks to score on the edge of the mat in his semifinal match against Bryce Burns of GET Mel/Min. Hannah would get a takedown in sudden victory 3-1 to advance to the finals.

Matt Rogge locks up a double arm bar and prepares to run it to take his opponent to his back for near fall points. Rogge would go on to win by technical fall 16-0 against his opponent from Lake Country Lutheran. Rogge would go on to finish in third place in his third trip to the State Tournament.

Luke Kramer uses a front headlock against his Wittenberg-Birnamwood opponent in Thursday night action. As a freshman, this was Kramer’s first trip to the State Tournament.

Traeton Saint secures a leg on his way to a single leg takedown in Thursday action against his Barron opponent. Saint would win by technical fall 17-2 to advance and finish in fifth place. This marked Saint’s fourth trip to the State Tournament, and his third time placing.

Bradyn Saint locks up his opponent from Freedom for near fall points en route to an 11-0 major decision in Thursday night action to advance to the quarterfinals. Saint would go on to finish in fifth place in his second trip to State.

Colten Wall (right) fights for hand/wrist control in his quarterfinal match-up with his opponent from Omro. Wall would lose a hard fought match 7-2. Wall is a two time state qualifier.

Prairie produces 2 state champs, 3 place winners

Tue
03
Mar

Jonathan C. Ogbulu

Jonathan C. Ogbulu, 63, of Wauzeka, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. 

He was born Oct. 8, 1956, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, the son of Benedict and Comfort (Nwagbara) Ogbulu.

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