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Mon
13
Nov

Crossing Rivers Health Palliative, Hospice Care create awareness for programs

November is nationally recognized as Hospice and Palliative Care month. It’s an opportunity for professionals and advocates to celebrate their dedicated workers/volunteers, and at the same time, a moment to raise awareness for the work done every day to help those in need.

 

Tue
07
Nov

Young Eagles gets pilots, kids to Fly Free together


(Left) Abby Deardeuff, 12; Josie Deardeuff, 8; and John Dutcher posed in front of Dutcher’s high-wing prop plane before they took flight over the Mississippi River. (Right) Ground crews, pilots and other personnel donated their time for kids to access a high-flying experience. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Tue
07
Nov

PdC Correctional Institute reviews staffing, work programs

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
01
Nov

Ag Secretary Romanski tours ag businesses


Secretary Romanski toured multiple agriculture businesses as he traveled through Crawford County, including Sunrise Orchard, Eastman Locker and Kickapoo Orchard. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

“Agriculture is our strength. It’s happening all over the state of Wisconsin,” Secretary of Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Randy Romanski said during his visit to 1913 Kickapoo Orchard near Gays Mills. “What we see in Crawford County is that agriculture’s strength is diversity.”

Wed
01
Nov

PdC School Board approves 2023-24 district budget

When the Prairie du Chien School Board convened on Oct. 23, the Board was presented with the 2023-24 budget for approval. It’s the special time that only comes once a year, like Christmas and tax season.

Wed
01
Nov

Wauzeka-Steuben approves 2023-24 budget, levy amount

On Oct. 23 the Wauzeka-Steuben School Board convened in the school’s gymnasium for a trio of meetings: a 2023-24 budget hearing, the annual meeting and a special board meeting to approve the school district’s budget for the next year.

Wed
01
Nov

Sheriff’s Office makes case for new county jail


Hardware, such as locking mechanisms on cell doors, are outdated and difficult to fix, according to the Sheriff’s Office officials. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

The hallway going to the second floor, where the general population housing is located, presented spatial difficulties for jail staff, emergency responders and other professionals due to maintenance issues and safety concerns. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

In the stairwell going from the ground floor to the general population on the second floor, a guardrail was ripped from the wall and cannot be replaced, according to jail officials. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

By Steve Van Kooten

 

Wed
25
Oct

Halls of Terror has a Last Scare

I told you there would be a sequel.

Like a twitch of a foot or a hand jutting from a fresh grave, the Halls of Terror has a last hurrah in it before closing the tomb for good.

Wed
25
Oct

Oktoberfest livens up the weekend in time for Fall


Donna Teynor, Oktoberfest Committee member, (middle) and Joan Paulson, Ms. Oktoberfest for 2023, (right) introduce Lyla Martin, winner of the Oktoberfest button design contest, (left) during the Tapping of the Keg Party at the Backwater Bar and Grill.

Fest-goers gather around to participate in Hammerspiel, one of Oktoberfest’s most popular games. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

Tina Ter Horst, Lori Fedders, Ally Schultz, Angie Youngers, Katie Youngers, and Cara Reilly were part of the costume contest at Oktoberfest. Schultz took home first place against a tough field. (Steve Van Kooten/Courier Press)

By Steve Van Kooten

 

10 a.m. - The Parade

Tue
17
Oct

Miss Oktoberfest, Fest Master chosen

Rod Boardman and Joan Paulson met for a photo opportunity at high noon on Oct. 11. No, it wasn’t a John Wayne movie; it was to announce the 2023 Oktoberfest Fest Master and Miss Oktoberfest.

Boardman, clad with buttons from previous years’ events on his suspenders, had his hands in various Oktoberfest happenings over the years. “This is my eighth year, and I’ve just been a go-fer for anything.”

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