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Aug

Judge finds probable cause to set PdC man’s arraignment for Aug. 11


Chase Harville appeared in court July 30, for a preliminary hearing in the case involving the July 10 death of a 3-year-old boy.

Chase Harville, 29, of Prairie du Chien, sat in Crawford County court last week, hanging his head for most of the preliminary hearing. (Photos by Correne Martin)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
29
Jul

Rural PdC gun range reopens


Prairie Rod and Gun Club member Steve April from Auburn, New Hampshire, was at the club's Mill Coulee Gun range Saturday, July 25, when the range reopened. April is sighting in on the 200-yard target.

Joanne Brown of Farmington, Arkansas, was on the Prairie Rod and Gun Club Mill Coulee gun range Saturday, July 25, when the range reopened after repairs to last year's flooding. (Photos by Cummings Photography.)

After being damaged by severe flooding in Sept. 2019, the Prairie Rod and Gun Club gun range reopened Saturday, July 25, after recent flood repair work was completed. The flooding stripped turf from the 100-yard target berm south to the parking lot, and the washout covered the area with debris. 

Wed
29
Jul

Positive test prompts short restaurant closures

Two Prairie du Chien restaurants have temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Wed
29
Jul

Preliminary hearings July 30 in Harville case

A 29-year-old Prairie du Chien man charged with homicide had his initial appearance in Crawford County Circuit Court Wednesday, July 22.

Wed
29
Jul

Is a 10-foot Mississippi River stage the new normal?

 By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
22
Jul

Harville’s initial appearance adjourned


Chase Harville appears in court via a television screen. Harville is in the upper right.

Crawford County Circuit Court Judge Lynn Rider reads the charges.

A 29-year-old Prairie du Chien man charged with homicide had his initial appearance in Crawford County Circuit Court Wednesday, July 22 beginning at 3 p.m.

Chase M. Harville appeared via a television screen from his Crawford County Jail cell as Judge Lynn Rider read the four counts against him and the penalties if he is convicted of all counts.

Wed
22
Jul

Two candidates for Crawford County Clerk

There are two Democrats running for Crawford County Clerk. The race will be decided in the Aug. 11 primary election. Chief Deputy County Clerk Robin Fisher and Eastman Town Clerk Kari Lenzendorf Kronberg are vying for the position. County Clerk Janet Geisler will be retiring.

The following are profiles and statements from the two candidates.

Wed
22
Jul

Essential worker compensation scam circulating on social media

The Crawford County Health Department is warning the public about a fake “FEMA Essential Workers Compensation” link circulating on social media. It claims that every essential worker will be compensated $1,000 for every week worked since March 1.

FEMA said these texts and emails were being shared last week.

Wed
22
Jul

Winona woman dies in crash, PdC man injured

On July 16, at 3:16 a.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a two-vehicle traffic crash on Highway 35 near Caya Road in Seneca Township. 

Wed
22
Jul

Prairie du Chien woman charged with 4th OWI

A 60-year-old Prairie du Chien woman has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with one count of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (fourth offense). 

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