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Update – Monroe County officials identify driver killed in Sunday crash

Update – Monroe County officials identify driver killed in Sunday crash

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The driver of a vehicle that was killed in a Monroe County crash on Sunday has now been identified. Authorities have identified the man as 40-year-old Travis Anderson of Black River Falls.     Previous Story – Oct. 6,2014 Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a fatal motor vehicle crash. According to the Sheriff’s Office […]

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Public meetings planned for Sparta Schools $750,000 referendum question

Public meetings planned for Sparta Schools $750,000 referendum question

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, district residents will be asked to vote on a referendum to allow the Sparta Area School District to budget for an additional $750,000 of revenue beyond what is allowed by the current Wisconsin school aid formula for each of the next four years. The ballot will ask voters to consider the […]

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Sparta man arrested after pulling sword on Cub Scouts

Sparta man arrested after pulling sword on Cub Scouts

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some Cub Scouts in Sparta got a little more than they bargained for while selling popcorn door to door earlier this week. On Wednesday Sparta police received a call from the parent of a Cub Scout who was selling popcorn door-to-door. The parent told police three children had walked up and knocked on the door […]

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Car pulled from Mississippi reported stolen 14 years ago

Car pulled from Mississippi reported stolen 14 years ago

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

WINONA, Minn. – (AP) Winona County authorities say a dredging crew pulled a car from the Mississippi River that was reported stolen more than 14 years ago. Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand says the car was found just before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday near the East End Boat Harbor in Winona. Crews worked to retrieve […]

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UPDATE – Man with assault rifle turns out to be person with pellet gun

UPDATE – Man with assault rifle turns out to be person with pellet gun

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Westby Police Department said today they have now positively identified the person who witnesses thought was walking through the city Westby on Monday with an assault rifle. In a written statement Westby Police Chief  Dave Jefson says the person, who is not named in the statement, was located and identified by police and the […]

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Vernon County deputies get Humane Officer training

Vernon County deputies get Humane Officer training

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff John B. Spears, would like to let the citizens of Vernon County know that in conjunction with the Vernon County Humane Society, Deputies Eric Tollackson and Phil Welch were sent to the Wisconsin Humane Officer Training course, which was held in Madison on September 22- 26. Spears said the course was provided by the […]

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(Video) After vandalism strikes, Wisconsin DNR donates 110 young pheasants to Richland Center High School

(Video) After vandalism strikes, Wisconsin DNR donates 110 young pheasants to Richland Center High School

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

MADISON – After vandalism led to the death of a number of pheasant chicks at Richland Center High School, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources donated 110 young pheasants from the State Game Farm in Poynette, Wis. Back in August someone broke into the Richland Center High School and either killed or let loose the […]

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Cash, guns, tools and household items stolen from Hillsboro home

Cash, guns, tools and household items stolen from Hillsboro home

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers, along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, is asking for your help. The Vernon County Sheriff’s office says sometime during the night of Friday, September 26,  a house on Ridge Road northwest of the City of Hillsboro was burglarized. Forced entry was made to the house and once inside, the suspect(s) […]

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Michelle Obama returning to Wisconsin to campaign for Mary Burke

Michelle Obama returning to Wisconsin to campaign for Mary Burke

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke is getting a second round of help on the campaign trail from the First Lady. Just a day after Michelle Obama campaigned for Burke in Milwaukee, Burke’s campaign announced the First Lady will be in Madison next Tuesday for another “grassroots campaign event.” The Burke campaign said the time […]

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State Senator Shilling holding office hours in Crawford County this week

State Senator Shilling holding office hours in Crawford County this week

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE – Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) announced that she will be holding in-district office hours on Friday, October 3rd in Wauzeka and Gays Mills. Members of the public are invited to sit down with Sen. Shilling and discuss their thoughts or concerns regarding legislation or any state government issues. Friday, October 3, 2014 […]

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