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Tue
21
Jun

House fire starts right across from Wauzeka fire station

By Correne Martin

 

Thu
16
Jun

Intermittent lane closures on Iowa 76 begin June 20

A hot-mix asphalt pavement resurfacing project on Iowa 76 from the Clayton/Allamakee County line to Allamakee County Road X-32 will require intermittent lane closures beginning on Monday, June 20 until mid-November, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s New Hampton construction office. 

Thu
16
Jun

PdC council approves new parking guidelines for Parkers lot downtown

The Prairie du Chien Common Council approved an ordinance, June 7, regulating downtown parking in the Parkers Parking Lot, behind the public library, in Prairie du Chien.

Up until this time, public parking has been allowed in every stall of the lot. The new ordinance establishes slightly different guidelines. 

Thu
16
Jun

High-speed chase ends with roundabout crash in Prairie du Chien

On Sunday, June 12, at 12:07 a.m., Prairie du Chien Police Officers were made aware of a vehicle pursuit that was initiated by a Crawford County Sheriff’s Department deputy on Highway 27, east of the city. The sheriff’s deputy terminated the pursuit because he lost sight of the suspect vehicle, though a direction of travel and description of the suspect vehicle was provided to city police. 

Thu
16
Jun

Fire damages Wauzeka home

By Correne Martin

 

Thu
16
Jun

Housing, businesses sprouting at Prairie Bluffs Court

With the demolition of blighted strip mall, this Prairie du Chien property gets new life with the construction of 96 units of affordable housing along with small, community-oriented businesses.

Thu
09
Jun

Boscobel man charged with 7th offense OWI

A 50-year-old Boscobel man has been charged in Crawford County Circuit Court with one count of operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration (seventh offense). Brian Yahn has also been charged with obstructing an officer, attempting to flee or elude an officer, and second degree recklessly endangering safety. 

Thu
09
Jun

Three people arrested in Ferryville drug bust On

Saturday, May 28, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a concerned citizen of three individuals appearing to be under the influence of drugs and acting strange at a local business in the village of Ferryville. The individuals reportedly arrived in a blue Chevrolet Blazer. 

Thu
09
Jun

Packers’ award given to PdC police lieutenant for going above and beyond


Prairie du Chien Police Lieutenant Casey Cox recently received the Protect and Serve Award from the Green Bay Packers Give Back organization for going above and beyond during the call of duty. He is pictured with retired Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputy Tiger Greene. (Submitted photo)

The Green Bay Packers recently honored several exemplary law enforcement officers from across Wisconsin as the Packers Protect and Serve Award winners, recognizing them for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Thu
09
Jun

Chris Farley impersonator to take Lawler Park stage


Matt Kissane

Matt Kissane will bring his comedic act to Concerts on the River in Prairie du Chien Thursday night, June 16. He is pictured impersonating one of Chris Farley's most famous SNL sketches of Matt Foley talking about living in a "Van Down by the River."

In a new twist for Concerts on the River in Prairie du Chien, next Thursday, June 16, there will be a comedian in Lawler Park. This is the first time the free concert series has ever hosted a comedian, and Matt Kissane is sure to get the audience rolling with laughter.

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