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Wed
04
Aug

Terry F. Kaber

Terry F. Kaber, 82, passed away at his home away from home, Brookdale Memory Care in La Crosse, on Thursday, July 22, 2021. 

Wed
04
Aug

EXIT Realty is in the market of helping the community and local people


The EXIT Realty office in Prairie du Chien is located at 328 S. Marquette Rd. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Tina Osterhaus (left) and Cyndi Luster, who opened the Prairie du Chien EXIT Realty franchise in 2016, are pictured with company founder and chairman Steve Morris. (Submitted photo)

'Success' Section Extra

 

Wed
04
Aug

Volleyball tourney, lantern launch a successful cancer fundraiser


High school and middle school volleyball players from the Prairie du Chien shined a light on not only their growing program but also a local woman battling cancer by way of their recent volleyball tournament.

Over 220 biodegradable bamboo lanterns were lit and let go into the night sky July 17 on St. Feriole Island in memory of many. (Submitted photos)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
04
Aug

Big top circus coming to Prairie du Chien for two shows Aug. 14

The Prairie du Chien Lions Club is bringing the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus to Prairie du Chien on Saturday, Aug. 14, for two shows on St. Feriole Island—one at 2 p.m. and one at 4:30 p.m.

Wed
04
Aug

Prairie du Chien man offers flood paintings to Eagle’s Club


Bob Collins purchased this watercolor depicting the 1952 flood from Crawford County during an auction at the Spit and Whistle in the 1970s. The painting sustained water damage. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

This watercolor was painted by Bob’s mother, Marie Collins, shortly after the 1965 flood. The painting has sustained some flaking over the years.

Marie Collins’ painting of ducks landing on the backwaters of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien was used as the cover of The Wisconsin Southerner magazine in the fall of 1971.

Bob Collins

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
04
Aug

Harville found guilty by plea


Chase Harville slowly walked out of the second floor courtroom in Crawford County Tuesday morning after a 30-minute plea hearing, during which he pleaded and was found guilty of second degree reckless homicide of a 3-year-old. (Photo by Correne Martin)
Sentencing Oct. 8 for second degree reckless homicide

By Correne Martin

Tue
03
Aug

Linda M. Zabel

Linda M. Zabel, 70, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Mayo Health System in La Crosse. 

Thu
29
Jul

Local man charged with several drug offenses

 A 34-year-old Prairie du Chien man has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with one count of possession of meth, one count of possession with intent to deliver marijuana greater than 200 grams, one count of felony bail jumping, one count of the use or possession with intent to use a masking agent, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. K

Thu
29
Jul

Prairie woman charged with stealing pickup truck

A 30-year-old Prairie du Chien woman has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with on count of burglary of a building or dwelling, and one count of operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.

Hannah Kast faces up to 18.5 years in prison and $35,000 in fines if convicted of both counts.

Thu
29
Jul

Iowa man charged with intent to distribute meth

A 39-year-old Waukon, Iowa man has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, one count of possession with intent to deliver marijuana and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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