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Wed
27
Dec

PdC Girls Basketball


Prairie's Brytta Sagedahl gets past the Crestwood defender and pulls up for a shot. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Hope Meyer (44) of the Lady Blackhawks sets a screen for Molly Mason (20) Thursday night.

Prairie du Chien’s Ella Hager lines up a 3-pointer versus Crestwood Thursday night.

Prairie’s Molly Mason (20) applies full court pressure against visiting Crestwood Thursday night in a nonconference game.

McKenna Keeney eyes the hoop in first-half action versus Crestwood.

Gabby Ritchie shoots in the lane Thursday night against Crestwood.

 

Crestwood 

tops Prairie girls

Crestwood defeated host Prairie du Chien 70-43 in a nonconference girls basketball game Thursday, Dec. 21.

Crestwood built a 42-22 halftime lead and then outscored the Lady Blackhawks 28-21 in the second half.

Tue
26
Dec

Damien Xavier Redman Hoeper

 

Damien Xavier Redman Hoeper, 15, of Glen Haven, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 21. 

He was born on April 16, 2002, the son of Kurt and Lindsey (White) Hoeper. Damien was in the sophomore class at River Ridge High School where he excelled in academics, football and solving Rubik’s cubes. He was a mass server at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomington. Damien enjoyed swimming, playing mine craft, and shooting pool. He had an infectious smile and huge personality that always lit up the room. Damien dearly loved being with his family.

Tue
26
Dec

Darleen Lasse Johnston

 

Darleen Lasse Johnston, 88, of Gays Mills, died on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua.

 

Tue
26
Dec

Clement F. Ryan

 

Clement F. Ryan, 75, of Box Elder, S.D., died on Dec. 18. 

 

He was born on Aug. 16, 1942, in Prairie du Chien, to Clement Ryan and Merle (Davis) Ryan.

 

Tue
26
Dec

Richard W. Hein

 

Richard W. Hein, 83, of Owatonna, Minn., and formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, at his home surrounded by his family. 

 

He was born Nov. 14, 1934, in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Milton and Virginia (Donner) Hein. Richard farmed most of his life in Clayton County, Iowa. 

Tue
26
Dec

Nancy L. Patzner

 

Nancy L. Patzner, 79, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Care and Rehab Center in Boscobel, following an extended illness. 

 

Wed
20
Dec

Center for Specialty Care opens at Crossing Rivers Health


The Crossing Rivers Health Center for Specialty Care is now open to patients in a new, expanded location on the second floor of Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. The center offers urology, orthopedics, gynecology, ENT, podiatry, allergy and asthma, sleep medicine and behavioral health services. (Submitted photo)

The ribbon is cut, and the Crossing Rivers Health Center for Specialty Care is now open to patients in a new, expanded location on the second floor of the Crossing Rivers Health medical center in Prairie du Chien.

Upon completion of the construction of the medical center in 2015, space was left unfinished on the second floor and reserved for future growth opportunities. In June this year, Crossing Rivers began the work to finish this space, which is now home to a growing list of specialty care providers, including urology, orthopedics, gynecology, ENT, podiatry, allergy and asthma, sleep medicine and behavioral health.

Wed
20
Dec

Tree stands, trail cameras stolen in town of Millville

The Grant County Crimestoppers are seeking information about a theft in Millville Township that happened sometime over the past month and a half.

According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, sometime between Nov. 2 and Dec. 15, an unknown individual trespassed on 100 acres on Military Ridge Road in Millville Township. Stolen were two ladder tree stands and one climbing tree stand. Two Moultrie trail cameras were also taken.

The sheriff’s department has no suspects at this time. The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (608) 723-2157 or Grant County Crimestoppers at (800) 789-6600.

Wed
20
Dec

Rocksvold will not seek another term

Kersten “Rocky” Rocksvold, who represents the third district on the Crawford County Board of Supervisors, has filed Declaration of Non-Candidacy papers with the County Clerk. Anyone who is interested in running for this position should contact the County Clerk’s Office for the paperwork. Nomination papers must be filed in the County Clerk’s Office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

Wed
20
Dec

Rollover results in minor injuries for two area teens

Two area residents suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle rollover in rural Prairie du Chien Dec. 13, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.

At about 7:20 p.m., Brittney McCollough, 19, of Fennimore, was driving her 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer east on Highways 18/35 in Wyalusing Township when her vehicle left the right side of the roadway while negotiating a curve.

McCollough overcorrected, trying to reenter the roadway,and lost control of her vehicle. She then left the south side of the roadway, rolling the vehicle.

McCollough and her passenger, Brett Wilkinson, 18, also of Fennimore, were transported to Crossing Rivers Health by West Grant EMS for non-life threatening injuries. Both parties were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. Assisting at the scene were Bloomington Fire, Bagley First Responders and Bob’s Towing out of Prairie du Chien.

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