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Viroqua Police ask for help with break in at Wild West Days grounds

Viroqua Police ask for help with break in at Wild West Days grounds

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Viroqua Police Department reported a theft at the Wild West Days grounds (Nelson Parkway) this week and are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible. According to the police department several of the buildings on the grounds were entered sometime in early October and number of items were stolen. Taken were two […]

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New tactical team trains in Crawford County

New tactical team trains in Crawford County

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2013, The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office along with the Prairie du Chien Police Department began talks to form a joint tactical operation team. With approval from Sheriff Dale McCullick and Chief Chad Abram, the team was formed under the title of “Tri-River Special Operations Team.” The K9 Unit just recently joined the team as […]

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Statewide search for Jackson County man

Statewide search for Jackson County man

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

A statewide alert has been issued by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office for an 18-year-old man convicted of sexual assault of a child. Caleb Rave of Black River Falls was on electronic monitoring/GPS and under house arrest, awaiting sentencing on Oct. 31, when he fled the area on Monday after withdrawing a large amount of […]

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Small ductwork fire at 3M plant in Prairie du Chien

Small ductwork fire at 3M plant in Prairie du Chien

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier today fire crews responded to the 3M manufacturing plant in Prairie du Chien for a fire. That fire turned out to be fairly minor with some ductwork in a construction area. Here is an interview from our sister station WQPC with Plant Manager Tom Harris on exactly what happened.      

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17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a single-vehicle crash occurred Monday at approximately 7:30 a.m. in the town of Stark. According to the Sheriff’s Office 17-year-old Sarah R. Wegner of rural La Farge was driving west on State Highway 82 just east of the village of La Farge when she traveled slightly onto the gravel […]

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Crawford County Sheriff reports theft

Crawford County Sheriff reports theft

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 11, 2014 the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department investigated a theft on Thistle Lane in the Township of Seneca. A brush guard was stolen off of a 2010 Dodge truck. The brush guard has three and a half inch black tubing with a chrome grill that is dented and has a WI plate […]

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Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a raid that netted a $250,000 marijuana operation at two locations in Vernon County last week investigators announced Monday the arrest of a 24-year-old Viroqua man for another marijuana plot following the execution of a search warrant earlier this month. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports an outdoor marijuana growing operation that was discovered […]

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Head on crash in Town of Kickapoo

Head on crash in Town of Kickapoo

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a two vehicle accident that occurred on Monday at approximately 5:08 p.m. on Peterson Road in the Town of Kickapoo. According to the Sheriff’s office a vehicle driven by Duane M. Schuck, 36, of LaFarge was was heading west coming over a knoll when he stated he could not […]

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Identity of Monroe County man killed in tractor accident released

Identity of Monroe County man killed in tractor accident released

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department released the following statement on Monday. The subject who was killed in the Farm accident on Logwood Rd was Gale K. Burkhalter age 66 of Kendall Wis. The incident remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office.   Previous story – Monday, […]

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Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa drug case

Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa drug case

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) — A Wisconsin couple has been sentenced to five years in prison after Clayton County authorities discovered a methamphetamine manufacturing operation at their Iowa home. Thirty-four-year-old Jesse Lutz and 32-year-old Shara Lutz previously faced harsher sentences because their 7-year-old son lived in the home. The couple from Prairie du Chien, Wis., took […]

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