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UW-Richland’s band a unique mix of students and community members

UW-Richland’s band a unique mix of students and community members

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The University of Wisconsin-Richland band is unusual in that members include musicians from the community as well as music students from the campus. UW-Richland’s first-year music director Tobin Shucha explains. “It can be challenging to fill out the instrumentation needed to perform the kind of repertoire that we need to play, perform, and learn from […]

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Winona County norovirus outbreak closes restaurant

Winona County norovirus outbreak closes restaurant

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

WINONA, Minn. – (AP) Minnesota health officials say a Winona County restaurant has temporarily closed after being linked to a foodborne illness that has sickened about 30 people The Winona Daily News reports county health officials announced the norovirus outbreak Wednesday and urged residents to avoid spreading the highly-contagious illness. Minnesota Health Department spokesman Doug […]

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Vernon County authorities looking for driver that fled from police

Vernon County authorities looking for driver that fled from police

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and Vernon County Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle and/or the driver that fled from a deputy last month. According to the Sheriff’s Office on Monday,  Sept. 29, at about 5:30 p.m. a deputy attempted to stop a car but the driver fled. The […]

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Organic Valley lands awards at national and international competitions

Organic Valley lands awards at national and international competitions

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Farge, WI  – Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, announced this week that it recently received multiple prestigious awards including accolades from the World Dairy Expo, which will be held in Madison, Wis., from September 30 through October 4, 2014. The awards are as […]

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Update – 23-year-old woman found dead in Tomah identified

Update – 23-year-old woman found dead in Tomah identified

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMAH, Wis. – Tomah police released the name of a 23-year-old woman found deceased from unknown causes last week in the city of Tomah. The deceased subject has been identified as Kathryn Jensen. Police say at this time foul play is not suspected but the case remains under investigation pending the return of a complete […]

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Trempealeau County regulators shut down frack sand mine

Trempealeau County regulators shut down frack sand mine

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

INDEPENDENCE, WIS. — Trempealeau County regulators have shut down a frack sand mine that they say was dumping polluted wastewater into an unlined pond. The Star Tribune reports the Guza Pit near Independence was shut down this week after operating without a permit. County zoning office chief Kevin Lien says the mine could face fines. […]

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(Video) Three Northeast Iowa students save 10 point buck from sinkhole

(Video) Three Northeast Iowa students save 10 point buck from sinkhole

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

***Warning — There is some graphic language in the video****   DECORAH, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities say three college students have rescued a 10-point buck from a 10-foot sinkhole. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the animal was rescued last week from a Winneshiek County farm near Decorah. The three high school friends […]

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Deer tests positive for CWD on Richland County deer farm

Deer tests positive for CWD on Richland County deer farm

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – A white-tailed deer from a breeding farm in Richland County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) and a third deer on a Marathon County hunting preserve also tested positive, State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw announced today. The National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, reported the final test results back to thestate on […]

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Another cougar sighting in Wisconsin

Another cougar sighting in Wisconsin

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says check those trail cameras and keep watch for large mammals like this cougar. DNR officials say providing information about what you see and where you see it is valuable information we use to track movements of large mammals. This cougar was spotted on a trail camera in Lincoln […]

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33-year-old Mt. Sterling man killed in roll-over crash

33-year-old Mt. Sterling man killed in roll-over crash

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Crawford County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a traffic fatality as the result of traffic accident that happened just before midnight on Monday night in the Utica Township. Crawford County deputies arrived at the intersection of  State Highway 27 and Bob White Glen Road and found a 33-year-old Mt Sterling man pinned in the vehicle and non-responsive. […]

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