Latest Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin Stories

2008-10-11 03:00:11

By Hubbuch, Chris The coming winter could be more slippery than usual. Road salt is so scarce that private contractors - and many county and municipal highway departments - can't even buy it this year.

2008-09-25 00:00:27

By Paul Snyder As United Cooperative targets Prairie du Chien for a new ethanol plant and Wisconsin puts money behind the project, the city is left wondering when it will be invited to the planning table.

2008-09-24 00:00:27

On Oct. 6, Bill Sexton will be the new chief executive officer of Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. He will succeed Harold W.

2008-09-12 00:00:28

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - A 22-year-old Fargo, N.D., man was in good condition at a La Crosse hospital Wednesday afternoon following a train-pedestrian collision late Tuesday night.

2008-09-08 00:00:25


2008-08-04 00:00:11

The Prairie du Chien (Wis.) City Council finds itself in a bit of quandary over a project that would spend $8.75 million to place roundabouts at three of the city's intersections. A handful of council members support going forward with the project. A vocal group of community members hates the idea.

2008-07-23 00:00:29

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - A Prairie du Chien woman escaped her burning trailer home Saturday night after she was awakened by the popping noise of exploding spray-paint cans.Prairie du Chien firefighters were called at8 p.m. to the home of Renee Hubanks in Selch's Trailer Court at 1515 S.

2008-07-15 03:00:18

By Chris Hubbuch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 15--PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. --The city's Common Council is set to vote tonight for the second time this month on whether to undo its 2003 decision to allow the state to install roundabouts on Marquette Road.

2008-07-10 03:00:26

By stacey becker PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - The ultimate goal of No Child Left Behind has some school districts questioning the feasibility of the federally mandated initiative. That goal requires every school district to have 100 percent of its students proficient in reading and math by 2014.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.