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The Tomah VA will host a town hall meeting on waiting times

The Tomah VA will host a town hall meeting on waiting times

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMAH, Wis. – The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for veterans on Thursday, Sept. 25. The town hall meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the hospital chapel and is expected to last about 90 minutes. The meeting will provide an opportunity for veterans, their families and others with a […]

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Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Organic Valley, Accelerated Genetics

Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Organic Valley, Accelerated Genetics

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Representatives from around the world will visit Wisconsin the week of September 22nd to experience first-hand the breadth and diversity of American agriculture. Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Wisconsin to see U.S. farmers, their products and practices and learn how America stays on the leading edge of agricultural production. […]

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Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the publics help in identifying a suspect in two robberies that took place in the Village of Readstown earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Department at about 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, two businesses in the Village of Readstown […]

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Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy is being recognized for his actions that likely saved the life of a 79-year-old woman whose vehicle went off the road and was submerged in a pond. According to the Juneau County Sheriff’s office on Monday at 10:42 a.m., they received a call from a frantic female who told them […]

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Most school districts in our area make the grade in second year of report cards

Most school districts in our area make the grade in second year of report cards

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A majority of Wisconsin schools and school districts meet or exceedexpectations for student achievement, according to the annual report card from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. DPI says 88.3 percent of schools and 98.1 percent of districts had scores that met expectations or better. The report card evaluates schools and districts on achievement and […]

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Sparta wedding disrupted by fight

Sparta wedding disrupted by fight

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sparta police are reporting that on September 6th, at 10:23 pm, officers responded to a fight outside Club 16 involving several members of a wedding party. Officers arrived and saw Joshua M. Bray, 25, of Boscobel, running north across Wisconsin Street. Witnesses stated Bray had been starting problems inside Club 16.  According to witnesses, Bray got […]

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Audio – Home and fish market destroyed in explosion and fire near Genoa

Audio – Home and fish market destroyed in explosion and fire near Genoa

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears talks about an explosion that destroyed a home and business on State Highway 35 just north of Genoa on Friday morning.     Genoa, Wis. – According the Vernon County Sheriff John Spears a home and business were destroyed by an explosion and a fire around 6 a.m. Friday. Spears […]

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Southwest Technical College names learning center after former president

Southwest Technical College names learning center after former president

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore, Wis. –  Southwest Wisconsin Technical College announced the naming of the new Karen R. Knox Learning Center during a dedication ceremony honoring the College’s past president on Wednesday, September 10. Dr. Knox served as the President of  Southwest Tech from 1999-2011. Prior to her presidency, she held positions as a Business Machines Instructor and then […]

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La Crosse man arrested in Massachusetts shooting

La Crosse man arrested in Massachusetts shooting

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) – The two people who were shot Wednesday night in a Danvers hotel are expected to survive, police said. A suspect is in custody. Jonathan R. Alequin, 27, of La Crosse, Wis., is scheduled to be arraigned in Salem District Court on today on unspecified charges, police said in a statement. Alequin […]

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Former Iowa city manager pulls gun over taxes and dies after scuffle

Former Iowa city manager pulls gun over taxes and dies after scuffle

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maquoketa, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa man who was killed during a public meeting shot at a county official despite numerous pleas from a group to put the gun down, a witness said Wednesday. Francis Glaser pulled a small handgun from a briefcase Tuesday as a group prepared to leave a recently adjourned county supervisors […]

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