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Latest Vernon County road closures

Latest Vernon County road closures

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Updated Wednesday, July 11 at 10 am   Road Name Town/City Problem Notes KOUBA VALLEY RD GREENWOOD ROAD CLOSED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT – CLOSED FROM ADDRESS E17533-E17883 FOR A FEW MONTHS COUNTY ROAD D STARK ROAD CLOSED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT – CLOSED FROM HIGHWAY 82 SOUTH TO THOMPSON RD FOR 7 WEEKS. PLUM RUN RD STARK […]

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State Sen. Shilling concerned about projected deficit in Veteran’s Trust Fund

State Sen. Shilling concerned about projected deficit in Veteran’s Trust Fund

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – A recent report from the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) has revealed a growing structural deficit in the state’s Veterans Trust Fund. While the fund had a cash balance of $19.9 million in 2011, it is now projected to face a $46.1 million budget shortfall by 2019. The DVA report to the […]

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Update- Lancaster man connected to Platteville cab drivers death competent to stand trial

Update- Lancaster man connected to Platteville cab drivers death competent to stand trial

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – A La Crosse county judge ruled this week that the Grant County man charged last month in connection with the death of a Platteville cab driver is competent to continue legal proceedings against him. In La Crosse County Circuit Court Wednesday, members of the Wisconsin Forensic Unit reported their findings about […]

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Grant County squad car catches video of Fennimore tornado

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

You can see the funnel cloud during the lightning strikes.  

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2 motorcyclists from Iowa injured in chain reaction crash

2 motorcyclists from Iowa injured in chain reaction crash

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says two motorcyclists from Iowa were injured when they rear ended a van and then each other last Friday. According to the Crawford County dispatch center they were notified of a motorcycle vs. van crash on State Hwy 27, north of Cipra Lane, in Prairie du Chien township on Friday, […]

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(Update) Sparta man missing since June 29 found safe

(Update) Sparta man missing since June 29 found safe

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sparta police are reporting that Ryan has been found and is safe.   Previous Story The Sparta Police Dept. says Ryan Schnitzler, 28, of Sparta has been missing since June 29. Ryan advised family he would be gone a short time and has not been seen or heard from since. He was last seen wearing […]

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Driver located after leaving scene of head-on crash

Driver located after leaving scene of head-on crash

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office said they located the driver of a vehcile responsible for a head crash the day after the crash happened. Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reported a two-vehicle collision that occurred Friday afternoon, July 4,  at approximately 12:30 PM, in the town of Hamburg. Accroding to the Sheriff’s Office Lamine […]

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La Crosse company fined for missing job creation goal

La Crosse company fined for missing job creation goal

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE – A development company has agreed to pay $2.75 million in damages for falling short of a promise to create 2,000 jobs with a three-building complex in La Crosse. The La Crosse Tribune reported that after agreeing to pay the damages, Weber Holdings was awarded purchase rights to a city-owned parking lot that may […]

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F.B.I. says sex offender and bank robber has ties to Clayton County Iowa

F.B.I. says sex offender and bank robber has ties to Clayton County Iowa

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Cecil Slater, a convicted felon and registered sex offender, is wanted for his alleged involvement in the robbery of the Bank of Maine branch located in Hallowell, Maine, on June 23, 2014. At approximately 10:15 a.m., an unknown male, later identified as Slater, entered the bank, asked about opening an account, and then produced […]

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Tomah VA among groups attending Ho-Chunk Veterans Benefits Fair

Tomah VA among groups attending Ho-Chunk Veterans Benefits Fair

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tomah Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center will team up with tribal and state representatives at the Ho-Chunk Veterans Benefits Fair on July 16, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Ho-Chunk Nation Tribal Office Building atrium in Black River Falls, Wis. All Veterans and the public are invited to visit the tribal […]

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