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Student ‘Dream Career’ essays recognized at state level


In the “Teaching Today WI” publication’s Dream Career Essay Contest, Prairie du Chien had two of the six top high school winners, Clare Teynor (right) and Landon Kohler (center). Also, Bree Doll was one of the six high school honorable mention winners. (Photo by Correne Martin)

By Correne Martin

 

Thu
20
Feb

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry comes next week

ONLINE EXTRA—The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will roll into Gays Mills, Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m. 

Wed
19
Feb

State historic preservation staff eyes local buildings


Wisconsin Historical Society staff Jennifer Davel, deputy state historic preservation officer, and Daina Penkiunas, state historic preservation officer, visited several local sites and buildings with PdC Historical Society President Mary Antoine (far left). Also pictured are Nathaniel and Abigail, children of PDCHS vice-president Chad Fradette. (Submitted photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
19
Feb

River Ridge stands up for suicide prevention with game night

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
19
Feb

Farm Bureau invites public to learn about water, soil, nutrients and farming

 On Thursday, Feb. 27, Crawford County Farm Bureau invites community members to learn more about farming in the county. Amber Radatz, co-director of Discovery Farms Wisconsin, will provide a presentation and question-and-answer session about water, soil, nutrients and their relationship to farming. The event will take place in the Prairie du Chien High School Little Theater at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30, and the public is encouraged to enter the front entrance by the flagpole. 

Wed
19
Feb

4 misdemeanors, 4 felonies charged in Boscobel hostage case

The 32-year old La Crosse man charged in the Jan. 17 standoff and shooting on Elm Street had his preliminary hearing in Grant County Circuit Court Jan. 29, with cash bond set at $25,000.

Wed
19
Feb

Car goes airborne into Plum Creek


This car flew for about 20 yards, went down a hill and ended up in Plum Creek. It was approximately 12 degrees below zero when the accident happened. (Photo by Dennis Pelock)

On Feb. 13, at 11:21 p.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a one-vehicle traffic crash on Plum Creek Road near Shanghai Ridge Road in the township of Wauzeka.

Wed
19
Feb

Driver arrested for 3rd OWI

A Mt. Hope man was arrested for a third offense OWI, among other citations, midday on Feb. 12, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

Wed
19
Feb

School bus tips over on Rhein Hollow

On Feb. 17, at 2 p.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department  received a report of a school bus on its side located on Rhein Hollow Road about 1.5 miles west of Dutch Ridge Road in Wauzeka Township.

Wed
19
Feb

Collaborative project gets beds to kids who don’t have one


Prairie du Chien High School tech ed students are involved with the hands-on portion of building beds for area children who do not have one. Pictured (from left) with one of their first creations are Jonah Linder, Brice Martin, teacher Ron Kucko, Charles Eastman and Jack Amundson. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Some of the tech ed students and teacher Ron Kucko add a final board to one of the frames to ensure the mattress doesn't slide around.

By Correne Martin

 

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