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01
Jun

Prairie track athletes on to State Track Meet


Emma Wall earned a trip to the State Track Meet in the 400 relay at the Prairie du Chien Sectional Thursday afternoon-evening.

Teagan Radloff competes in the long jump Thursday at the Prairie du Chien Sectional.

Bree Doll qualified for state in three wheelchair events at the Prairie du Chien Sectional Track and Field Meet Thursday, May 26. (Photos by Ted Pennekamp)

Several Prairie du Chien athletes qualified for the State Track and Field Meet at UW-La Crosse on June 3-4 following the Prairie du Chien Division 2 Sectional May 26. 

Wed
01
Jun

Prairie blanks Lancaster


Max Amundson heads back to first base on a pick-off attempt by Lancaster. Amundson was safe on the play. (Photo by Ted Pennekamp)

The Prairie du Chien baseball team blanked visiting Lancaster 4-0 in a D2 Regional semifinal on May 26 at St. Feriole Island Ballpark.

Prairie scored lone runs in each of the first, third, fourth and fifth innings.

Wed
01
Jun

Nancy Kay (Frana) Knutson

Nancy Kay (Frana) Knutson, 45, of Bloomington, passed away May 16, 2022, at Gundersen Hospital due to health complications. 

Sun
29
May

One dead and one injured in UTV crash

One person is dead and one other injured in a UTV crash that occurred on St. Feriole Island in Prairie du Chien Saturday, according to the Prairie du Chien Police Department.

On Saturday, May 28, at around 6 p.m., local officers were dispatched to a UTV crash with injuries on North Water Street. Upon responding, they found a single UTV was involved and contained two occupants. The driver of the UTV, Chad T. Pederson, 40, of Prairie du Chien, was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the passenger, Mark T. Welter, 21, of Prairie du Chien, was transported by Gundersen Health Ambulance to Crossing Rivers Health, Prairie du Chien Police Chief Kyle Teynor said.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is conducting an investigation into the crash and were on scene completing a reconstruction.

Wed
25
May

Gary R. Layde

Gary Robert Layde, 82, returned to his heavenly home on Friday, April 22, 2022. 

Wed
25
May

James W. Seeley

James W. Seeley, 86, passed away, surrounded by his children, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Crossing Rivers Health, Prairie du Chien. 

Wed
25
May

Dennis J. Wagner

Dennis J. Wagner, 64, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Lancaster Health Services in Lancaster. 

Wed
25
May

New ‘Top Gun’ has PdC connection

The upcoming movie “Top Gun: Maverick,” starring Tom Cruise, has a Prairie du Chien connection.

Filming for the sequel to the 1980s classic occurred at multiple locations, including two different aircraft carriers, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) with the full support of the U.S. Navy.

Wed
25
May

Roundabouts for Iowa, WI streets

By Correne Martin

 

Wed
25
May

Barbara L. Barr

Barbara L. Barr, 65, of Bagley, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022, at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. 

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