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USDA Wisconsin Farm Service offering Margin Protection Program for producers

USDA Wisconsin Farm Service offering Margin Protection Program for producers

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 28 2014 — USDA Wisconsin Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Brad Pfaff, announced today that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between […]

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Norwalk man critically injured after fall from vehicle

Norwalk man critically injured after fall from vehicle

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin says a 22-year-old man from Norwalk suffered a severe head injury after falling from a vehicle on private property just after midnight. At around 12:20 this morning the Monroe County 911 Communication Center received a call from Franciscan Skemp hospital in Sparta of an accident that had occurred on private […]

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Dubuque residents struggle with tragic loss of four teens boys

Dubuque residents struggle with tragic loss of four teens boys

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

FARLEY, Iowa (AP) — Members of an Iowa community have banded together to support one another after the death of four local teenagers. Dozens of Dubuque County community members met to discuss ways to cope with the tragedy, the Telegraph Herald reported. The school district invited Community Resilience Institute, a nonprofit organization, to help facilitate […]

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Amish at odds with county in Minn. building permit case

Amish at odds with county in Minn. building permit case

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRESTON, Minn. (AP) — An Amish man from southeastern Minnesota says he didn’t seek a permit for a home his family is building because it would have required installing a septic system, which is a modern convenience his religious beliefs wouldn’t allow. Ammon Swartzentruber appeared in Fillmore County District Court on Wednesday to contest a […]

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Area schools to attend Wisconsin Education Fair at UW-Richland

Area schools to attend Wisconsin Education Fair at UW-Richland

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The Wisconsin Education Fair to be held Tuesday, September 30, from 9 – 11am in the University of Wisconsin-Richland gymnasium, offers people an opportunity to explore options and gather information useful in planning their future. This free event provides high school students and adults considering a career change the opportunity to talk about their […]

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Monroe County identifies 19-year-old killed in farm accident

Monroe County identifies 19-year-old killed in farm accident

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Authorities identified the man killed in an apparent accident last week. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year-old Aaron Brockman of New Lisbon was killed in a farm related accident last Friday. The Sheriff’s Office says it was notified at 7:48 p.m. on Friday of an unresponsive male subject on Cty Hwy V in the town of Wellington. […]

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UW-Platteville ready for fall classes after tornado

UW-Platteville ready for fall classes after tornado

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

August 25, 2014 There’s a lot of progress in the recovery effort after two tornadoes hit the UW-Platteville campus on the night of June 16th, causing at least $10 million worth of damage. “The campus, I’m pleased to say, is ready for the students. We’re not done. It’s an important distinction. The goal is to […]

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National Park Service settles with Effigy Mounds whistleblower

National Park Service settles with Effigy Mounds whistleblower

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

IOWA CITY, IA (AP)— The National Park Service has reached a settlement with an employee who said she was unfairly fired over the 1990 removal of ancient human remains from the Effigy Mounds National Monument, which were only recovered three years ago, newly released records show. Sharon Greener, a former employee at the northeastern Iowa […]

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Oakdale man on mobility scooter struck by car while crossing street

Oakdale man on mobility scooter struck by car while crossing street

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

OAKDALE, Wis. — Sheriff’s deputies say a man riding an electric scooter was struck while crossing a highway in Monroe County. Authorities say Warren Bennett of Oakdale suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a car on Hwy. 12/16 Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say a rural Sparta woman who struck Bennett was looking in her […]

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Motorcyclist injured in Monroe County crash

Motorcyclist injured in Monroe County crash

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin reports a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the injuries to one party. On Monday, at approximately 2:30 pm the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a two vehicle crash on State Hwy 16 and Cty Hwy A. A vehicle driven by Lisa Frazier, 51, of Tomah was stopped at […]

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