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26
Feb

Bald Eagle Watching Day an awe-inspiring event for Ferryville visitors March 7


The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota will bring its bald eagles and raptors to Ferryville for live demonstrations on March 7, at Bald Eagle Watching Day. This is the 11th year they’ve presented at the event. (Photo by Sherry Quamme)

The 12th Annual Bald Eagle Watching Day in Ferryville will be Saturday, March 7, at the Village Community Center on State Highway 35. This free program is sponsored by the Ferryville Tourism Council and co-sponsored by Friends of Pool 9, an organization that works  to preserve and protect the environment and this Mississippi region. 

Wed
26
Feb

Hawks qualify seven for state, a new school record


Individual state qualifiers for the Prairie du Chien Blackhawks were, front row: Rhett Koenig (106#), Luke Kramer (126#) and Matt Rogge (132#). Back row: Traeton Saint (160#), Bradyn Saint (170#), Tyler Hannah (195#) and Colten Wall (220#).

Freshman Rhett Koenig uses a chicken wing arm bar against his Lodi opponent.

Senior Traeton Saint uses a whip to take his Mauston opponent to his back and pin him.

Junior Bradyn Saint sprawls in his match versus a Lake Mills opponent.

Senior Tyler Hannah secures a single leg for a take down against his Richland Center opponent.

Senior Colten Wall uses a spiral ride against his Jefferson opponent.

Freshman Luke Kramer applies pressure after a takedown against his Beloit Turner opponent.

Junior Matt Rogge controls the wrist against his Edgerton opponent before working towards a fall.

The Prairie du Chien Blackhawk wrestling team is advancing seven individuals to the State Tournament.

Wed
26
Feb

Video camera project to improve security and safety

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Mon
24
Feb

Loren L. Lane

Loren L. Lane, 75, of Mt. Hope, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at his home.  

Thu
20
Feb

Student ‘Dream Career’ essays recognized at state level


In the “Teaching Today WI” publication’s Dream Career Essay Contest, Prairie du Chien had two of the six top high school winners, Clare Teynor (right) and Landon Kohler (center). Also, Bree Doll was one of the six high school honorable mention winners. (Photo by Correne Martin)

By Correne Martin

 

Thu
20
Feb

Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry comes next week

ONLINE EXTRA—The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will roll into Gays Mills, Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m. 

Wed
19
Feb

State historic preservation staff eyes local buildings


Wisconsin Historical Society staff Jennifer Davel, deputy state historic preservation officer, and Daina Penkiunas, state historic preservation officer, visited several local sites and buildings with PdC Historical Society President Mary Antoine (far left). Also pictured are Nathaniel and Abigail, children of PDCHS vice-president Chad Fradette. (Submitted photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
19
Feb

River Ridge stands up for suicide prevention with game night

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
19
Feb

Farm Bureau invites public to learn about water, soil, nutrients and farming

 On Thursday, Feb. 27, Crawford County Farm Bureau invites community members to learn more about farming in the county. Amber Radatz, co-director of Discovery Farms Wisconsin, will provide a presentation and question-and-answer session about water, soil, nutrients and their relationship to farming. The event will take place in the Prairie du Chien High School Little Theater at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30, and the public is encouraged to enter the front entrance by the flagpole. 

Wed
19
Feb

4 misdemeanors, 4 felonies charged in Boscobel hostage case

The 32-year old La Crosse man charged in the Jan. 17 standoff and shooting on Elm Street had his preliminary hearing in Grant County Circuit Court Jan. 29, with cash bond set at $25,000.

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