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Wed
20
May

Digital media class a fun way to promote students, school events


This is an example of one of the graphics created by the digital media class to promote Teacher Appreciation Week.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
20
May

Townsend to retire as River Ridge coach

Had 

positive impact on many

By Ted Pennekamp

Wed
20
May

Vineyard Road culvert to be modified

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
20
May

Bars, restaurants reopen in Crawford County, much of state


Jim’s Bar Manager Scott Shulka enjoys a friendly chat with customer Mitch Lindner Tuesday. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Fri
15
May

Helen 'Jenny' Peak

Helen G. “Jenny” Peak, 93, of Prairie du Chien, formerly of Boscobel, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Prairie Maison nursing home in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born April 6, 1927, in Berwyn, Ill., the daughter of Herman and Edna (Kloeppel) Jensen. She married Thaddeus Peak on July 28, 1951.

Fri
15
May

John Paul Morel

John Paul Morel 39, passed away on May 1, 2020. John was a kind-hearted, talented writer and musician.

John is survived by his mother and father, Paul and Kim Morel; and a brother, Anthony Morel. 

A memorial for John will be at a later date. Thank you everyone for your kind words and sympathy; it means a lot.

Wed
13
May

PdC’s 2020 val, sal rise above the challenges


Valedictorian Zachary Mara and Salutatorian Jenna Holler

Zachary Mara is the valedictorian and Jenna Holler the salutatorian for the Prairie du Chien High School Class of 2020.

Zach is the son of Jeff and Jill Mara, of Prairie du Chien. He anticipates attending UW-La Crosse this fall for accounting and criminal justice.

Wed
13
May

PdC and Wauzeka will not host Memorial Day programs

The Crawford County Veterans Service Office regretfully announced Wednesdy morning the cancellation of its annual Memorial Day program in Prairie du Chien, due to COVID-19 concerns.

Wed
13
May

Rendezvous delayed until September

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
13
May

Smiles and waves—from a safe distance


Eunice Dagnon waves to the fire department passing by.

Edith Ritchie was so happy to have company, even if it was from afar.

Family and friends enjoyed saying "hello" creatively to the residents.

Mary Lou Garnsworthy, a resident at Prairie Maison/Bluff Haven in Prairie du Chien, shared a pleasant greeting with those parading past the care facilities May 10. The Community Health Services staff organized a Mother’s Day parade, where family, friends and the community could drive by the rooms with signs, balloons, honks and waves. The local fire department led the line of about 60 vehicles. (Submitted photo)

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