News wrap: Top stories in Prairie Du Chien
(PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI) What’s going on in Prairie Du Chien? Here’s a roundup of the top stories in the area today.
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Prairie du Chien soccer team continues to improve
On Thursday, June 3, River Valley traveled to Prairie du Chien for a rematch. The Blackhawks, playing with extra motivation because it was Senior Night, continued to show improvement in their positioning, runs, pressure, and passing. The night posed the extra challenge of temperatures in the high 80s, as the... Read more
Reilly 10th at Prairie du Chien Sectional
The Blackhawk boys golf season disappointedly came to an end at the Prairie du Chien Sectional on Tuesday for James Reilly when he missed going on to State by one stroke. James was the only Hawk player that had moved on from Regionals last week but just couldn’t find his A game on the Prairie du Chien Country Club course, shooting an 84. James had early struggles on the front nine but as hard as he tried he just couldn’t overcome them on the back to reach his goal of playing in the State Tournament. James ended up tied for 10th place in the Sectional from the 72-player field. Read more
Fire and rescue boat added to PdC’s fleet
For its first season on the river, the Prairie du Chien Fire Department’s new fire and rescue boat has “paid for itself already,” according to Chief Tad Beutin. Custom-made at Kann Manufacturing in Guttenberg, Iowa, the 22-foot vessel is stable, and also quick on the water with its 150-horse power motor. It arrived in January to replace the department’s former 16-foot fishing boat that motored along at only 40 horse power. The department originally received that boat about 30 years from the local rod and gun club. Read more