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Jan

Roberta Jean Krogman

Roberta Jean Krogman, 92, passed away peacefully with family by her side Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Greenway Manor in Spring Green. 

Wed
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Jan

Don F. McFarland

Don F. McFarland Jr., 83, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Prairie Maison in Prairie du Chien. 

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20
Jan

Adults over 65 eligible for COVID-19 vaccine Monday

Yesterday (Jan. 19), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that adults over the age of 65 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, Jan. 25. Currently, frontline health care workers, residents in long term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living facilities), and police and fire personnel are eligible.

Wed
20
Jan

2021 Eagles Telethon online only, donations still accepted


The Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon will only air online this year, in modified form—a change made due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns. Dan Moris is producing and hosting the show, Jan. 30, from 6-10 p.m. at eaglestelethon.org. Donations are still very much encouraged. (Courier file photo)

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
20
Jan

Woman rescued from slough after trying to save her dog


Prairie du Chien Police Department body cam footage shows several law enforcement officers and fire department personnel responding Friday to the St. Feriole Island Slough, where a woman fell through the ice. They were able to rescue both the woman and her dog.

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
20
Jan

Area basketball teams beginning to create a buzz

By Ted Pennekamp

 

There are several area basketball teams doing quite well so far this season.

Wed
20
Jan

Prairie du Chien grapplers win quadrangular


Senior 182-pounder Bradyn Saint puts a leg ride in with a power half to score back points against his Darlington/Blackhawk opponent. Saint would win 22-5 by technical fall.

Sophomore 120-pounder Rhett Koenig locks up a double arm bar against his Iowa Grant/Highland opponent. Koenig would score a 12-1 major decision.

Sophomore 132-pounder Maddox Cejka uses an underhook against his Iowa Grant/Highland opponent looking to score a takedown. Cejka would win by fall in the second period.

On Friday night, the #6 D2 ranked Blackhawk wrestling team traveled to Iowa Grant/Highland for a quadrangular. In addition to IG/H, GET/MM and Darlington/Blackhawk were also in attendance. 

Wed
20
Jan

Prairie wrestling team stays on successful path


Senior Matt Rogge uses an “Auggie” ride against his Richland Center opponent during a recent meet. Rogge went on to deck his opponent with a first period fall. Rogge is one of several experienced upperclassmen who are helping to lead the Prairie du Chien team in attaining its high aspirations this season.

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Wed
20
Jan

Lancaster defeats Prairie du Chien


Prairie’s Justice Olmstead shoots against DJ Kelley of Lancaster Monday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Prairie's Tyler Harris shoots from the lane.

The Blackhawks’ Austin Martin drives past the Arrows’ Hayden Wagner.

Max Amundson scores versus Lancaster.

The Prairie du Chien boys varsity basketball team hosted Lancaster on Monday night. 

The Blackhawks came up short against the Arrows losing, 69-58. Prairie du Chien Coach Ben Harris said, “This is some of the best basketball I’ve seen the team play this year and unfortunately, the score didn’t reflect that.”

Wed
20
Jan

Harville homicide case continues, new status conference scheduled

By Ted Pennekamp

 

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