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Wed
29
Jan

Patricia A. Kirschbaum

Patricia A. “Trish” Kirschbaum, 71, of Patch Grove, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born March 1, 1948, in Kenosha, the daughter of Donald and Mary (Meyers) Mink.

Wed
29
Jan

Kenneth L. Proulx

Kenneth L. Proulx, 95, passed away peacefully at his home on Dec 1st, 2019.

The oldest child of Lawrence and Mabel (DuCharme) Proulx, he was born on July 8, 1924 in Prairie du Chien. 

Wed
29
Jan

Gary E. Vogt

Gary E. Vogt, 73, of Prairie du Chien, formerly of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien.

He was born Nov 11, 1946, the son of Eugene and Lucille (Vorwald) Vogt.

Wed
29
Jan

Prairie du Chien matmen 2nd at Fort Atkinson TKO


Luke Kramer, freshman 126#, uses a high pod en route to a takedown in his match. Kramer would go on to a strong third-place finish.

Bradyn Saint, junior 170#, puts a boot in as he digs an arm bar while posting with his head. Saint would go on the defeat his opponent by fall.

On Saturday, Jan. 25, Prairie du Chien 132-pound wrestler Matt Rogge won his 100th career match at the TKO in Fort Atkinson. Rogge, a junior, becomes just the 15th wrestler in the history of PDC wrestling to have 100 wins. The other PDC wrestlers with at least 100 wins are Traeton Saint 169, Taylor Elliott 150, Nick Rogge 142, Stephen Ronnfeldt 137, Mike Lenzendorf 134, Zach Elliott 132, Reid Koenig 124, Alex Stormoen 123, Clayton Beers 122, Blake Garcia 114, Bradyn Saint 112, Evan Sinram 109, Tyler Smock 102, Colten Wall 100. Congratulations Matt!

 

On Saturday, the Blackhawk grapplers traveled to Fort Atkinson for the 10th annual TKO (Terry Kramer Open). Seventeen teams were in attendance, comprised of nine D1 teams and eight D2 teams. 

PDC would finish second with 369.5 points, just 14 points behind D1 rated Slinger with 383.5. 

Wed
29
Jan

Maurice 'Maury' Oehler

Maurice Lee Oehler, 87, of Prairie du Chien, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 23, 2020 at his home. 

Wed
29
Jan

Hawks defeat Platteville Hillmen


Mason Kramer drives for Prairie’s final two points of the first half Friday night. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Brandon Hanger looks for an open teammate Friday night.

Ryan Thein looks to score down low.

Josh Dyer gets a Platteville defender off of his feet and then goes up for the bucket.

 

The Prairie du Chien Blackhawks beat the Platteville Hillmen 47-34 in a Friday night match-up of two familiar conference opponents to improve to 3-2 in the conference.

The Prairie du Chien boys hosted Platteville in the fifth conference match-up of the season. The Hawks got out to another slow start during the first half but relied on their defense to keep them in the game as they were down at half by a score of 13-12. 

Wed
29
Jan

Hawks have record-breaking win against Aquinas

 

Mon
27
Jan

Adam John Beardmore

Adam John Beardmore, 5, of Fennimore, went to the loving arms of the Lord, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. 

Adam was born on Jan. 14, 2014, in Prairie du Chien, the son of Cory Beardmore and Dana Konichek. 

Adam is survived by his parents, Cory and Dana; two brothers, Skyler Heginger and Carson Beardmore; maternal grandpa, John Konichek; paternal grandparents, Terry and Marilee Beardmore; paternal great-grandparents, Curt and Rita Beardmore; aunts and uncles, Kim (Aaron) Maag, John Konichek Jr., Brenda (Walt) Ready, Crystal Brown, Ross Brown, Avery Beardmore; many cousins, other relatives and friends.

Fri
24
Jan

Methamphetamine found in vehicle

On Jan. 14, at 8:40 p.m., a deputy from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on a 1998 Buick Century on Sunbeam Boulevard in the village of Soldiers Grove. 

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, 32, of Platteville, and the front passenger as Jamie Boyland, 37, of Platteville. It was discovered that the license plates on the vehicle were suspended. There was no insurance on the vehicle and both Fitzgerald and Boyland did not have valid driver’s licenses. 

Fri
24
Jan

Woman charged in the shooting of her boyfriend

A 51-year-old Boscobel woman has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with one count of second degree reckless injury in the shooting of her boyfriend in the village of Wauzeka.

Cheryl Lippitt faces up to a $25,000 fine and 12.5 years in prison if convicted.

According to the criminal complaint, on Dec. 24, 2019, Lippitt called the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department stating she shot Harold Schuh Jr. in a residence in Wauzeka.

Schuh told a deputy that he was shot in the right elbow and stomach. The deputy put some paper towel on the wound and placed pressure on it until the EMS arrived.

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