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After successful 5 years, Vernon County Farm to School looking to expand

After successful 5 years, Vernon County Farm to School looking to expand

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Kristine Da Prato – Vernon County Farm to School (VCF2S) is wrapping up our fifth year of successful farm2school3programming. VCF2S started in 2008 in three school districts in Vernon County and since then we have continued to expand and improve our program throughout the county. In 2012, with the help of our F2S partners, […]

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Grant and surrounding counties get disaster help

Grant and surrounding counties get disaster help

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

              MADISON, Wis. — Low-interest loans will be available to individuals and businesses that suffered damaged following a string of tornadoes and heavy storms that hit the Grant County area last month. Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that the U.S. Small Business Administration approved his request for a disaster […]

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(Update) Autopsy shows missing man found in Black River died of accidental drowning

(Update) Autopsy shows missing man found in Black River died of accidental drowning

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The La Crosse Police released the following statement this afternoon: The autopsy of Shalim Augustine was conducted at the Dane County Medical Examiners Office on Saturday morning. Their examination lead to the La Crosse County Medical Examiner’s Office to rule the preliminary Cause of Death as Drowning, with the Manner of Death classified as an […]

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(Update) Name of 75-year-old female killed in Grant County crash released

(Update) Name of 75-year-old female killed in Grant County crash released

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

An elderly woman is dead and a teenager is in the hospital after a crash in Grant County.  According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened on Hwy 133 in Watterstown Township just before 4:30 p.m. Friday. 16-year-old  Derek Harris from Fennimore was driving east, while a 75-year-old Iris Wagner from Blue River […]

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Herrera, Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals

Herrera, Brewers snap 7-game skid, rout Cardinals

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Elian Herrera got five hits while filling in for mourning shortstop Jean Segura, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 Sunday. The Brewers tied a season high with 19 hits and took a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central at […]

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Two area teens injured in crash in town of Wilton

Two area teens injured in crash in town of Wilton

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports two area teenagers were injured as the result of a crash near Tomah on Saturday. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian D. Brieske-Mendoza,16, of Norwalk was driving east on Hwy 71 around 3 pm Saturday, just east of Locust Rd. in the town of Wilton, when he lost control of […]

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(Update) Viroqua man wanted for attacking man with hammer arrested

(Update) Viroqua man wanted for attacking man with hammer arrested

| July 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

According the Vernon County Crime Stoppers Bingenheimer has now been arrested.   Previous Story The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a 31-year-old man from Viroqua that is wanted for allegedly assaulting another man with a hammer in the town of Franklin on Friday afternoon. Accoding to the sheriff’s […]

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Kwik Trip Corp. earns A+ from consumer group for fuel offerings

Kwik Trip Corp. earns A+ from consumer group for fuel offerings

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE – A recent report card released by the Renewable Fuels Association gave Wisconsin based Kwik Trip an A+ for making higher level blends of ethanol available at more than 1 of every 4 stations they operate. “We all know the impact ethanol has had on our economy in the state, contributing more than a billion dollars to […]

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9-year-old Lancaster boy dies in grain bin

9-year-old Lancaster boy dies in grain bin

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lancaster, Wis. (AP) - A 9-year-old boy died when he became trapped in a grain bin Thursday, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office Crews were called to 2558 Dry Hollow Rd. in the town of Liberty at 11:18 a.m. for a report of a boy trapped in a grain bin. The boy was found at […]

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La Crosse woman killed and man injured in I94 crash

La Crosse woman killed and man injured in I94 crash

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investigators said a 69-year-old La Crosse man was driving west on Interstate 94 near mile marker 73 near Mauston when he crossed the median and the eastbound lanes before striking a large tree in the west ditch. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol the 64-year-old La Crosse female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene […]

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