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Westby man Medflighted after being ejected from vehicle

Westby man Medflighted after being ejected from vehicle

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Westby man was taken to a La Crosse hospital by helicopter after a Sunday morning crash. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports the accident occurred Sunday morning at approximately 12:07 AM, in the Town of Christiana. Sean A. Hilton, 43, of Westby, was driving east on County Road P just west of State Highway […]

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Search ongoing for 64-year-old Ferryville man missing and presumed drown

Search ongoing for 64-year-old Ferryville man missing and presumed drown

| October 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

At around 12:40 p.m. on Saturday the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a boater who had fallen over board at the Lock and Dam 9. According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office a preliminary investigation shows that Roger S. Goodell, 64, of rural Ferryville and a friend were fishing in the Mississippi River […]

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Listen to full audio from Governors debate Friday night in Eau Claire

Listen to full audio from Governors debate Friday night in Eau Claire

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker argued during a debate Friday that he turned around Wisconsin’s economy, leading to more jobs and money in people’s pockets, while Democratic opponent Mary Burke countered that Walker divided the state, didn’t live up to his promises and is beholden to special interests, not the average voter. […]

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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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