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Fri
28
Aug

Louis J. Steger

Louis Joseph Steger, 94, of rural Prairie du Chien, went home to eternal life at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020.

He was born Jan. 7, 1926, in Prairie du Chien, the son of Andrew and Katherine (Kindl) Steger. Louis was the last surviving member of St Gabriel’s eighth grade class of 1940, and one of four left from the PdC High School class of 1944.

Wed
26
Aug

Several area schools approve of sports this fall

By Ted Pennekamp and A.J. Gates

 

Wed
26
Aug

City’s new paint machine busy this season


Street Department Lead Operator Randy Ludvik paints a new line on the crosswalk at the intersection of North Main Street and Blackhawk Avenue Wednesday morning. The city recently purchased the new paint machine for $22,000 and is painting numerous crosswalks and other areas where the lines have faded over the years. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
26
Aug

Local woman makes masks to raise funds for PdC, Seneca Lions


Carol Crusan sells a variety of colorful masks in front of Lorenz Chiropractic during the recent Crazy Days in Prairie du Chien. (Photo submitted)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
26
Aug

Correction

In the article on the front page of the Aug. 26 edition of The Courier Press, it incorrectly stated that Lynn O'Kane voted against having fall sports at Prairie du Chien High School. In fact, O'Kane voted in favor of having fall sports, and Nick Gilberts voted against having sports this fall. The Courier Press regrets any inconvenience caused by the error.

Wed
26
Aug

Prairie Cinema, sister theaters reopen

By Willis Patenaude 

 

Wed
26
Aug

Animal show and sale happening on Crawford County Fair weekend


Keaton Achenbach was among the local youth showing animals at the Crawford County Fair in the past. With COVID-19 canceling the fair this year, the children will still have the chance to show and sell their animals Aug. 28 and 29 in Fennimore. (Courier Press file photo)

By Peyton Meisner

 

Wed
26
Aug

Prairie du Chien School Board vote, 4-3, to have fall sports

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
26
Aug

'Conservation legacy' honored


The Crawford County Land Conservation Committee chose to give out a rare Conservation Legacy Award. Bill Howe was the publisher of the Courier Press newspaper in Prairie du Chien, and has been a lifelong conservation advocate. He is pictured with daughter-in-law Joan Howe.

Retired Courier Press newspaper publisher, and lifelong Crawford County resident Bill Howe received the Conservation Legacy Award. The award was presented at the Crawford County Conservation Awards ceremony held Wednesday, August 19, at LaRiviere Park in Prairie du Chien.

Wed
26
Aug

Crossing Rivers discontinues child care

The Crossing Rivers Health leadership team and Board of Directors has announced the decision to discontinue child care services, effective Friday, Oct. 16. 

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