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Wed
31
Aug

Driftless Development gets Diverse Business Assistance grant


WEDC CEO Missy Hughes speaks at the grant announcement ceremony in front of the Crawford County Administrative Building Monday morning. “This $65,000 grant to Driftless Development will spark an incubator program and will have a long lasting impact,” said Hughes. “There are incredible opportunities in Prairie du Chien and Crawford County.” (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

A more than $65,000 Diverse Business Assistance grant is launching an effort to create a business incubator to help build and grow more diverse businesses in Crawford County, Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes announced Monday morning in front of the Crawford County Administrative Offices Building.

Wed
31
Aug

Seneca grad is rocket scientist working on Artemis I project


Wyatt Fisher stands with the Artemis I rocket in the background. (Photo submitted)

This view shows how high the Artemis I rocket is, 322 feet. (Photo submitted)

Jennifer Fisher talks to her class about the Artemis I Project on the first day of school at Seneca Monday morning. The Artemis rocket is on the screen. Jennifer teaches middle school science and STEM and is teaching a unit about the Artemis mission. The launch was scrubbed Monday morning. The new day is Friday. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

A Seneca High School graduate is truly a rocket scientist. Wyatt Fisher works for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and is currently working on the ongoing Artemis I rocket project. 

Wed
24
Aug

City to write grant for potential Tavern Ballroom development

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
24
Aug

Museums’ executive director feels right at home in Prairie du Chien


Brandon Brockway became the executive director of the Fort Crawford Museum and Museum of Prairie du Chien in 2022. His knowledge and efforts to organize the collection and bring more locals in have been a great fit so far. (Photo by Correne Martin)

Hope is that local residents will feel the same and come visit

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
24
Aug

Wisconsin Highway 179 Bridge being replaced


The Highway 179 Bridge over the Kickapoo River between Eastman and Steuben is being replaced. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

The Highway 179 Bridge over the Kickapoo River between Eastman and Steuben is being replaced.

Tue
16
Aug

Bloomington Meats recalls rendered lard

Bloomington Meats II is issuing a voluntary Class I recall for rendered lard produced for individuals and sold from its store in Bloomington. 

The recalled product includes rendered lard, sold in quart pails of approximately 4 pounds, produced prior to Aug. 9, 2022.

Tue
16
Aug

President of historical society shifts her focus to French-Canadian history


Mary Elise Antoine developed a love for local French-Canadian history, mostly after she restored her own log cabin home of this style. She recently stepped down from her president role on the PdC Historical Society in order to spend more time interpreting her passion at the St. Germain dit Gauthier-Coorough House on St. Feriole Island. (Courier Press file photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Tue
16
Aug

Editor closes chapter on 10 years at the Courier

By Correne Martin

 

Tue
16
Aug

Dowling wins clerk of court primary with support from townships, villages

By Steve Prestegard and Correne Martin

 

Wed
10
Aug

Families need to apply for free and reduced meals again

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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