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Wed
18
Mar

Marquette-Joliet Bridge construction starts March 23


Late last week, the more than 5,000 motorists who cross the Marquette-Joliet Bridge each day were greeted with signs warning of upcoming construction. Extensive work on the bridge is set to begin on Monday, March 23, and could take up to seven months to complete. (Photo by Audrey Posten)

By Ted Pennekamp and Audrey Posten

 

Wed
18
Mar

Area school districts offer online instruction during closure

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
18
Mar

CAFO Study Committee discusses livestock siting standards

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
18
Mar

Probability of moderate to major flooding has been reduced since Feb. 27

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Mon
16
Mar

Mass gatherings of 50 or above now prohibited

Fri
13
Mar

No positive cases in Crawford County, though our area is not immune

UPDATE—March 15–9:00pm—Crawford County Health has been monitoring the situation all weekend, and just reported there are NO CONFIRMED CASES of Cornavirus in Crawford County at this time. However, Allamakee County is reporting 2 positive cases, one adult and one child under age 18.

UPDATE—March 13–5:00pm: Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has mandated all Wisconsin schools close, starting Wednesday, March 18. The anticipated reopening date is April 6.

By Correne Martin

Fri
13
Mar

Katherine (Fortney) Olson

Katherine “Kay” (Fortney) Olson passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

A private interment will be at a later date.

Fri
13
Mar

Richard 'Bud' Bush

Richard “Bud” Bush, 77, of Prairie du Chien, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at his home. 

Richard was born May 7, 1942, to Edward and Lela Matilda (Zabel) Bush in Prairie du Chien. He graduated from Prairie du Chien High School.

Thu
12
Mar

Health officials recommend limiting nonessential gatherings over 250 people

UPDATE--Monday, March 16--4:30pm

Under the authority of Wisconsin State Statute § 252.02(3) and at the direction of Gov. Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm has ordered a statewide moratorium on mass gatherings of 50 or more people, in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, all public and private mass gatherings are prohibited in the state of Wisconsin. This order will remain in effect for the duration of the public health emergency declared in Governor Evers’ Executive Order #72, or until a superseding order is issued.

Thu
12
Mar

Edward L. 'Butch' Mabb

Edward L. “Butch” Mabb, 82, of Ferryville, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Gundersen Health System. 

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