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Thu
27
Oct

Ruth M. Lessard

Ruth M. Lessard 74, of Prairie du Chien passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. 

Thu
27
Oct

Diane Elizabeth Fishler

Diane Elizabeth Fishler, 79, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. 

Wed
26
Oct

Referendum on Nov. 8 for Wauzeka-Steuben operating costs

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
26
Oct

Area volleyball teams raise funds to fight cancer


The Lighted Lantern Launch raises funds to fight against cancer. It also enhances a sense of community and togetherness for Prairie du Chien area families. (Photos submitted)

The River Ridge volleyball team raised more than $500 to donate to the Grant County Cancer Coalition during Pink Night.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
26
Oct

PdC cross country hosts Prairie du Chien Sectional


Prairie du Chien’s Finnian Stafford-Johnson rounds a bend Saturday at Prairie du Chien Country Club during the D2 Sectional. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Joseph Kramer of Prairie du Chien runs on a relatively flat part of the course.

Prairie’s Kate Gebhard cruises up a slight incline during the D2 Sectional at Prairie du Chien Country Club Saturday morning.

The Prairie du Chien cross country team hosted the Division 2 Prairie du Chien Sectional at Prairie du Chien Country Club on Saturday. 

The Prairie du Chien girls team took 12th with 266 points. 

Wed
26
Oct

Darlington defeats River Ridge girls


River Ridge’s Madelyn Thornton smashes one to the Darlington side.

The River Ridge girls get excited after gaining a point.

Madelyn Thornton (6) and Shayna Graf (9) go for the block against Darlington. (Photos by AJ Gates)

Sixth seeded Darlington defeated host and third seeded River Ridge three games to none in a Division 3 Regional volleyball match on Oct. 20.

Darlington won by scores of 25-22, 27-25 and 25-12. 

Wed
26
Oct

The road less traveled by


Of course, Robert Frost had it right. Taking the road less traveled by can make all the difference. Just take the time to sit back, relax and contemplate while taking it all in. Fall colors in Crawford County were nearing their peak this past week. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)
Wed
26
Oct

Longtime editor at Prairie du Chien Courier Press to retire


Hawk catching and banding was one of my favorite and most interesting activities that I covered for the Courier Press. This is a photo from last year.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
26
Oct

Dale A. Check

Dale A. Check, 92 of Eastman, passed away suddenly on Oct. 10, 2022, due to complications from a heart attack. 

Wed
26
Oct

Marion Bouzek Kelley

Marion Bouzek Kelley, 80, who was born and raised in Prairie du Chien, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at Poet’s Walk Memory Care Center in Fredericksburg, Va. 

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