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Wed
27
Jan

Prairie Catholic successful with five days in person through COVID-19


Especially when group work is necessary, the students at Prairie Catholic have been diligent about wearing their masks.

Prairie Catholic School has been careful about masks, distancing, sanitizing, etc. in order to keep its student body in the building for learning five days per week.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
27
Jan

2021 telethon has extra special meaning for Courier associate editor


At UW Health, the nursing staff got Nick Morgan, an open heart patient, up and walking nearly as soon as he awoke from surgery.

On the day of discharge after heart surgery, Nick was ready to go home to recover and start the next stages of preparation for a pancreas and kidney transplant.

Associate editor Correne Martin is pictured (right) with her brother, Nick Morgan, and mom, Sharon Morgan.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
27
Jan

71st Annual Prairie du Chien Ice Fisheree Feb. 6-7


Big fish like this northern pike caught by John Balk in 2020 are always a possibility at the Ice Fisheree.

Ice fishing had been good on Gremore Lake in recent weeks before slowing somewhat in the past few days. The hard water crowd is optimistic that the fishing will pick up again in time for the 71st Annual Prairie du Chien Ice Fisheree. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
27
Jan

Settlement reached in civil suit against PdC School District

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
27
Jan

85% of PdC School District staff say they will get vaccinated

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
20
Jan

Adults over 65 eligible for COVID-19 vaccine Monday

Yesterday (Jan. 19), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that adults over the age of 65 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, Jan. 25. Currently, frontline health care workers, residents in long term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living facilities), and police and fire personnel are eligible.

Wed
20
Jan

2021 Eagles Telethon online only, donations still accepted


The Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon will only air online this year, in modified form—a change made due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns. Dan Moris is producing and hosting the show, Jan. 30, from 6-10 p.m. at eaglestelethon.org. Donations are still very much encouraged. (Courier file photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
20
Jan

Woman rescued from slough after trying to save her dog


Prairie du Chien Police Department body cam footage shows several law enforcement officers and fire department personnel responding Friday to the St. Feriole Island Slough, where a woman fell through the ice. They were able to rescue both the woman and her dog.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
20
Jan

Harville homicide case continues, new status conference scheduled

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
13
Jan

First baby of 2021 born at home


Ehlonna and Jeremy Jerrett, of Gays Mills, are happy at home with their family, including 3-year-old Jensen, and their healthy newborn, Grady, who was the 2021 New Year’s baby. (Submitted photo)

By Correne Martin

 

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