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Vernon County deputies get Humane Officer training

Vernon County deputies get Humane Officer training

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff John B. Spears, would like to let the citizens of Vernon County know that in conjunction with the Vernon County Humane Society, Deputies Eric Tollackson and Phil Welch were sent to the Wisconsin Humane Officer Training course, which was held in Madison on September 22- 26. Spears said the course was provided by the […]

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(Video) After vandalism strikes, Wisconsin DNR donates 110 young pheasants to Richland Center High School

(Video) After vandalism strikes, Wisconsin DNR donates 110 young pheasants to Richland Center High School

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – After vandalism led to the death of a number of pheasant chicks at Richland Center High School, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources donated 110 young pheasants from the State Game Farm in Poynette, Wis. Back in August someone broke into the Richland Center High School and either killed or let loose the […]

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Cash, guns, tools and household items stolen from Hillsboro home

Cash, guns, tools and household items stolen from Hillsboro home

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers, along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, is asking for your help. The Vernon County Sheriff’s office says sometime during the night of Friday, September 26,  a house on Ridge Road northwest of the City of Hillsboro was burglarized. Forced entry was made to the house and once inside, the suspect(s) […]

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Michelle Obama returning to Wisconsin to campaign for Mary Burke

Michelle Obama returning to Wisconsin to campaign for Mary Burke

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke is getting a second round of help on the campaign trail from the First Lady. Just a day after Michelle Obama campaigned for Burke in Milwaukee, Burke’s campaign announced the First Lady will be in Madison next Tuesday for another “grassroots campaign event.” The Burke campaign said the time […]

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State Senator Shilling holding office hours in Crawford County this week

State Senator Shilling holding office hours in Crawford County this week

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE – Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) announced that she will be holding in-district office hours on Friday, October 3rd in Wauzeka and Gays Mills. Members of the public are invited to sit down with Sen. Shilling and discuss their thoughts or concerns regarding legislation or any state government issues. Friday, October 3, 2014 […]

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Walker responds to accusations on RGA trip

Walker responds to accusations on RGA trip

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest flap in the campaign for governor centers on a trip made by Governor Scott Walker. The New York Times reported that members of the Walker administration – as well as top campaign and political advisers – attended a Republican Governors Association conference with Walker in Washington. Walker responded to questions during a campaign […]

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Area technical colleges to benefit from $20 million federal grant

Area technical colleges to benefit from $20 million federal grant

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Wisconsin’s health care employers and workers will benefit from a $20 million investment by the U.S. Department of Labor, which yesterday announced a grant to Wisconsin’s technical colleges to address emerging needs in the health care sector. The successful grant application comes under the fourth installment of a multi-year, nearly $2.0 billion federal […]

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Blistering questions for Secret Service director from Congress after White House breach

Blistering questions for Secret Service director from Congress after White House breach

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued. “It’s unacceptable,” Pierson told lawmakers. But her […]

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Gov. Walker, Democrat Burke cool to tax shift idea

Gov. Walker, Democrat Burke cool to tax shift idea

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

by SCOTT BAUER MADISON, Wis. — (AP) Neither Gov. Scott Walker nor Democratic challenger Mary Burke embraced a conservative think tank’s suggestion Tuesday that more Wisconsin goods and services should be subject to the state sales tax, including health club memberships, groceries and trips to the hair salon. Walker and Burke said they were focused […]

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Hang-gliding accident in southern Wisconsin kills Minnesota man

Hang-gliding accident in southern Wisconsin kills Minnesota man

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLD SPRING, Wis. — (AP) Sheriff’s officials say a Minnesota man has died in a hang-gliding accident in southern Wisconsin. Authorities say the 57-year-old Taylor Falls man was hang gliding at an airport north of Whitewater on Monday when his glider caught a wind shear, which caused it to pitch to one side and nosedive […]

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