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A number of area schools receive state School of Recognition award

A number of area schools receive state School of Recognition award

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE – State Superintendent Tony Evers has announced that several schools in western Wisconsin earned a 2014-15 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition Award. Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) joined Supt. Evers in recognizing these schools for their remarkable education success.“Despite the mounting challenges faced by our local communities, schools in western Wisconsin continue to go above and beyond to […]

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Audio –  Interview with State Rep. Nerison about canceling of bypasses around Viroqua and Westby

Audio – Interview with State Rep. Nerison about canceling of bypasses around Viroqua and Westby

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State Representative Lee Nerison (R-Westby) was in our studio this week to discuss an announcement by the state Transportation Projects Commission (TPC) that they will recommend to the state DOT office that the bypass projects planned for cities of Westby and Viroqua be cancelled. Phase I of the three phase bypass project was completed in […]

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Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below CHICAGO, IL. – At its Emmy Nomination Party last evening, the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences formally nominated the four producers of the documentary film Mysteries of the Driftless […]

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Amish buggy struck by car, 2 injured

Amish buggy struck by car, 2 injured

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s department is reporting two Amish men were injured Tuesday morning when their buggy was struck from the rear by a car. The accident happened at about 7 a.m. Tuesday in the town of Jefferson. According to the sheriff’s office Hayley Cade, 16, of Viroqua was driving eastbound on County Road KK, […]

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Drug arrests in Crawford County following execution of search warrant

Drug arrests in Crawford County following execution of search warrant

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis – Crawford County officials say they have arrested two people following the execution of a search warrant in the city Prairie du Chien where four “one-pot” methamphetamine labs were found in a home. Prairie du Chien police said a search warrant was used to enter a home at 609 E. Broadway […]

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Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone living in, or even visiting, the Driftless region of Wisconsin it is almost impossible to to describe in words what the land is or what it does to you. For anyone attempting to capture the natural beauty and impact it has on us humans (and I would include myself in that category), everything […]

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Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – First, Lorilyn and her mother defied the odds and became the first mother-daughter Guernsey duo to each produce more than 40,000 pounds of milk per year. As if that weren’t enough, Lorilyn’s daughter went on to do the same, becoming the first Guernsey in history to be the third generation to produce more […]

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Bethel Home and Services announces new Memory Care facility

Bethel Home and Services announces new Memory Care facility

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Memory Care Home in Viroqua. The ceremony will be held at the west side of Maplewood Terrace at 620 Garfield Avenue on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. with refreshments to follow.   The purpose of the Memory Care […]

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State Rep. Nerison says report shows legislative reforms have boosted states agricultural sector

State Rep. Nerison says report shows legislative reforms have boosted states agricultural sector

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Representative Lee Nerison (R-Westby), Chairman of the State Assembly’s Agriculture Committee, reports that new data is out concerning the impact of agriculture on Wisconsin’s economy.  According to data compiled by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs […]

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Thunderstorms roll through the area

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 506 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 545 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 506 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN. .DAY ONE…TONIGHT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS […]

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