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11
Mar

St. Patrick’s Celebration in Prairie du Chien this Saturday


Prairie du Chien’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration is the biggest community event of the year. Blackhawk Avenue will be lined up and down with kids and adults ready for a cheerful, day full of luck and good times. (Courier Press file photo)

PARADE CANCELED!!—UPDATED MARCH 12

The parade has been canceled by the chamber, under guidance from the public health department and Wisconsin Department of Health.

Wed
11
Mar

Local health care facilities undergoing COVID-19 preparedness

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
11
Mar

Battery starts fire in toolbox at OPS


Area fire departments were called to Outdoor Power Specialists Tuesday morning, as the building was found full of smoke just before 8 a.m. (Photo by Correne Martin)

A fire call was dispatched just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Outdoor Power Specialists, on South Marquette Road in Prairie du Chien. 

Wed
11
Mar

Hospital ‘pond’ lawsuit is settled, Bridgeport Township to redo culvert

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
11
Mar

Prairie School Board approves of rain garden project at high school

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
11
Mar

Many Prairie du Chien area shoppers stocking up on cleaning products

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Fri
06
Mar

After Travel Health Precautions

The Crawford County Health Department has released a list of "After Travel Health Precautions" they wish shared with the public, to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S. Please follow guidance from the CDC if traveling back home from countries that are having widespread, ongoing transmission of COVID-19, which have been identified as Level 3 Travel Health Notice countries such as China, Japan, Iran, Italy, and South Korea:

Wed
04
Mar

Descending plane makes safe landing in cornfield


Colten Jaekel, of Coon Valley, was uninjured when the aircraft he was piloting came down unexpectedly Feb. 29. (Submitted photo)

On Saturday, Feb. 29, at 1:28 p.m., the Grant County Communication Center was notified by the O’Hare Airport in Chicago of a plane crash in a cornfield between Boscobel and Woodman. Sheriff’s deputies and Boscobel police responded and began searching for the downed aircraft. Additional information was provided that the pilot was not injured.

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.

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