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Fri
15
Jun

Allen J. Mullikin

Allen J. Mullikin, 52, of Prairie du Chien, passed away Wednesday, June 13, at his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness. 

He was born May 11, 1966, in Prairie du Chien, the son of Clifford and Georgina (Emery) Mullikin. Allen enjoyed woodworking and loved to hunt and fish. 

He is survived by his mother Georgina Mullikin, of Prairie du Chien; his sisters, Susan Schultz and Cheryl Cooley, both of Prairie du Chien, and Judy (Ted) Schott, of Fredericksburg, Iowa; and his brother Wayne (Lynn) Mullikin, of Wisconsin Rapids. 

He was preceded in death by his father Clifford and two brothers-in-law Thomas Cooley and James Schultz.

Thu
14
Jun

Arnold R. Neises

Arnold R. Neises, 86, of Monroe, died Tuesday, May 29, at New Glarus Nursing Home. 

He was born on May 22, 1932, in Kenosha, the son of Sylvester and Josephine (Berntgen) Neises. He graduated from May D. Bradford High School in Kenosha. Arnold married Dorothy R. Aiello on Jan. 7, 1956, in Kenosha. He worked at Moore Business Forms for 19 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of St. Victors Catholic Church; and enjoyed golfing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Monroe; six children, Laura Short, of Monroe, Steven (Barbara) Neises, of Arlington, S.D., Robert (Lori) Neises, of Waconia, Minn., Jayne (David Brunkow ) Neises, of Machesney Park, Ill., Theresa (James) Talbert, of Janesville, Jeffery (Susan Engler) Neises, of Monroe; four grandchildren, Christine (Ryan), Jaclyn, Jarred and Jeremy; one step-grandchild, Brett; and two step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Larry Neises, of Kenosha. 

Wed
13
Jun

Where the best and the brightest go next after the last word of the speech


Brent Bloyer Chrissie Alioto Kristine Pettis

By Rachel Mergen

 

As area high school graduations are done for another year, past graduates reflect on their own experiences. Valedictorians, especially, have important connections with their commencement ceremonies, as they addressed the audiences and represented the best and brightest of the school. But, once the diploma is accepted and the graduates walk out of their schools, what comes next for the top of the class? 

Kristine Pettis

Kristine Pettis achieved the honor of Valedictorian in 2008 at Seneca High School. 

Wed
13
Jun

Kids can explore the garden for free


Ashlin Nolan, daughter of John and Carrie Nolan, forms soil around a plant in the Memorial Gardens. Through hands-on gardening activities such as this, children can learn about the earth and its bounty at this summer’s Kids in the Garden program, which starts today (Wednesday, June 13), from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and will continue every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. (Submitted photo)

Kids in the Garden is a free program at the St. Feriole Island Memorial Gardens every second and fourth Wednesday morning and afternoon, sponsored by the Crawford County Master Gardeners. Class times are 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Children ages 5-14 and their parents or guardians (for those under 10) are invited to explore the garden setting, including the harvesting of vegetables, tasting of them, talking about using them and enjoying a story walk, snack and beverage.

June 13—Planting Our Garden and Construction of a Bug Condo

Seeds and plants will be planted and labels made. There will be story time and time for exploring bug guests in the bug condo. Hummingbird feeders will also be filled and installed, that way the kids can watch hummingbirds all summer.

Wed
13
Jun

Sagedahl is First Team All American


Chas Sagedahl of Prairie du Chien is a First Team All American after an outstanding freshman season at Southeastern Community College in Burlington, Iowa.

Former Prairie du Chien High School athlete Chas Sagedahl has earned recognition as a NJCAA First Team All-American after a stellar baseball season in 2018 for Southeastern Community College in Burlington, Iowa.

The West Burlington, IA-ICCAC Division II Player of the Year garnered his recognition after a season that saw 76.1 innings of work along with a 1.41 ERA. That ERA mark is second nationally in the NJCAA Division II ranks. 

Wed
13
Jun

Prairie du Chien man says he saw black cougar


This track was photographed by Larry Stluka’s son, who has relatively wide hands.

By Ted Pennekamp

A black cougar (also known as a panther) has killed several pigs and damaged a cow and two dogs according to a rural Prairie du Chien man who says he saw the large cat about two weeks ago on his farm.

Tue
12
Jun

Amundson pleads not guilty

By Ted Pennekamp

 

Bluff View Principal Aaron Amundson entered a plea of not guilty at his arraignment in Crawford County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon to a charge of child abuse-recklessly causing harm.

Tue
12
Jun

Shirley Davis

Shirley Davis, 82, of Guttenberg, Iowa, died Monday, June 11, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa.

Services will be at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 207 S. 1st St, Guttenberg, IA. 

 

Mon
11
Jun

Be aware of elderly self-neglect

By Rachel Mergen

June is awareness month for elderly and vulnerable people self-neglect. To help the community become more aware of the warning signs and what to do if they are concerned self-neglect may be occurring, a panel will be held on Wednesday, June 27, from 9 to 11 a.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m., at the Crawford County Administration Building in Prairie du Chien. 

The panel will feature Drs. Ann and Mark Grunwald, Ryan Fradette, of the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, and Dan McWilliams, of the Crawford County Health and Human Services Department. Refreshments will be offered, along with door prize drawings. 

Mon
11
Jun

Soldiers Grove foster family reminds all that it takes a village to raise a child


Pictured, Colleen and Wade Dull, at their Soldiers Grove home, have raised biological, foster and adopted children for more than two decades. (Photo by Rachel Mergen)

By Rachel Mergen

As the biological parents of four children—three sons and a daughter—Colleen and Wade Dull had experienced both the joys and the hardships of parenting. They knew it wasn’t easy to be everything that a child needed, but they gave their children safe, happy lives. 

The couple wanted to be certain more children had the same happiness their own children had, which led to opening their seven-bedroom home and farm for foster children for the past 20 years. 

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