Government

City of Prairie du Chien

City website

Mayor - Dave Hemmer

Prairie du Chien City Hall is located at 214 East Blackhawk Avenue in historic downtown Prairie du Chien (population 5,911). City government policy is managed by the Mayor, six elected Aldermen (see chart below), and a City Administrator. City offices operate in conjunction with the governing body to keep day-to-day operations running smoothly. The city provides water, sanitation, and recycling services.

The Prairie du Chien Police Department has full-time and part-time officers trained and organized to serve and protect the community. The city mans a state of the art enhanced 911 communication center to handle police, fire and emergency calls.

Fire-fighting and emergency services are managed by the Prairie du Chien Fire Department, with a Fire Rating of three. It consists of the Fire Chief and many skilled volunteers. The department is well-equipped and prepared to handle a variety of emergency situations. It has the latest fire-fighting equipment and operates in conjunction with the Town of Prairie du Chien and Bridgeport Fire Departments for optimum protection of the community and its residents.

Prairie du Chien Memorial Library is located at 125 S. Wacouta Ave in Prairie du Chien. Their phone number is 608-326-6211.

Prairie du Chien Parks & Recreation Department - Phone number is 608-326-7207.

City Council Members

1st Aldermanic Dist
Nate Bremmer

2nd Aldermanic Dist
Russ Wittrig

3rd Aldermanic Dist
Kelssi Copus

4th Aldermanic Dist
Karen Solomon

5th Aldermanic Dist
Allie Thornton

6th Aldermanic Dist
Todd Myers

At Large
John Riebe

At Large
Nate Gilberts

Crawford County

County website

Chairman - 
Crawford County is located in the southwestern portion of the State of Wisconsin, bordered on the west by the Mississippi River and the Wisconsin Great River Road and on the southeast by the Wisconsin River. The population of Crawford County is 16,644. Prairie du Chien serves as the county seat for Crawford County, where the county courthouse and county government offices are located.

State of Wisconsin

State website

Governor Tony Evers (R)

State Sen. Jennifer Shilling (D)
(32nd Senatorial District)

Rep. Loren Oldenburg (R)
(96th Assembly District)

Drivers License and Motor Vehicle
The Prairie du Chien service center is located at 65 Riverside Square. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Wisconsin licensing of motor vehicles may be obtained from the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation - Dept. of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 7949, Madison, WI 53707-7949

Sales Tax
Wisconsin sales tax is set at 5%.
Crawford County sales tax is an additional .5%.
A total of 5.5% sales tax is paid in Prairie du Chien.

Federal Government

President Donald Trump

U. S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R)

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D)

Rep. Ron Kind (D)

U.S Postal Service
Lori Long, Postmaster - Prairie du Chien
120 S Beaumont Rd
Prairie du Chien WI
608-326-6914