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30
Mar

Wauzeka-Steuben referendum to determine future district operation

By Correne Martin

 

The Wauzeka-Steuben School District is prepared for an April 7 referendum vote, asking voters to allow the district to exceed the state revenue limit in order to maintain operating the school for three years.

The question on the ballot will read:

Thu
26
Mar

Crawford County discourages non-essential travel out of county

Cindy Riniker, Crawford County health officer, strongly recommends everyone to postpone or cancel personal travel, which is considered non-essential, outside of Wisconsin and outside of Crawford County until further notice. Documented cases and widespread transmission of COVID-19 are growing rapidly here in Wisconsin as well as nationwide and internationally.
 
Wed
25
Mar

Wisconsin April 7 primary election will go forward, vote absentee

By Gillian Pomplun

 

Wed
25
Mar

Consider becoming a COVID-19 volunteer

Crawford County Emergency Management posted on its Facebook page Monday that it is looking to compile a list of volunteers willing to assist in the COVID-19 response (should they be needed).

People with prior health care training are encouraged to join the list as well.

Wed
25
Mar

Crawford County is testing according to DHS guidelines


Crossing Rivers Health implemented a staff screening process Wednesday, March 25. This screening is also taking place at the medical center’s north entrance, for patients and visitors. This is in addition to visitor restrictions and other protective measures the hospital has put into place in the last couple of weeks. (Submitted photo)

Crawford County Health and Emergency Management officials report that Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is currently taking place in Crawford County, in accordance with the following Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) guidelines.

For individuals who:

Wed
25
Mar

Three candidates for PdC School Board

There are three candidates running for two seats on the Prairie du Chien School Board in the April 7 election. The top two vote-getters will each be elected to three-year terms. Nick Gilberts is the incumbent. Board member Kyle Kozelka is not running for re-election. Former board member Duane Rogers and newcomer Kristin Davis round out the field.

Wed
25
Mar

What does a county emergency mean?

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Mon
23
Mar

Grab n Go going great at area school districts


The Bluff View kitchen staff and many other school district personnel have been working hard to make the Grab n Go meal program successful. (Photo courtesy of the Prairie du Chien School District)

Brenda White, classroom aide, prepares sandwiches for next day delivery at River Ridge. (Photo courtesy of River Ridge School District)

The Wauzeka-Steuben School District prepared, packed and delivered 418 meals to children under 18 across its communities who are currently out of school and learning from home due to Coronavirus. Pictured, Bruce Zinkle and Samantha Larsen pack a van to be delivered. (Submitted photo)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Sat
21
Mar

Online church services available

Social distancing precautions are being followed by area churches; thus, religious services have been canceled in-person at this time. As a way to still connect with their church members, many of these places of worship are live streaming or broadcasting pre-recorded services online via websites, Facebook or YouTube. The Courier Press has put together a listing of Prairie du Chien area online church services. (Additional services can be added by request). Please share...

 

Thu
19
Mar

County declares state of emergency

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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