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La Crosse latest county to put BadgerCare issue on November ballot

La Crosse latest county to put BadgerCare issue on November ballot

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week the La Crosse County Board, as well as the Dane County Board, approved placing an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking voters whether the State of Wisconsin should accept enhanced federal funds for BadgerCare rejected by Walker and conservatives in the Legislature. So far 8 counties have adopted this referendum, La Crosse, […]

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(Update) Death of Iowa mans mother picked up in La Crosse ruled a homicide, no charges yet

(Update) Death of Iowa mans mother picked up in La Crosse ruled a homicide, no charges yet

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Forty-four-year-old Jonathan Neunaber of  rural Akron, Iowa is being held as a material witness in the deaths of his elderly parents has been returned to Plymouth County and is being held in the county jail. Neunaber was transported by deputies over the weekend from the correctional facility in La Crosse where he was taken into custody last week after […]

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(Video) Two area Mississippi River crossings getting upgrades

(Video) Two area Mississippi River crossings getting upgrades

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two area bridges crossing the Mississippi River are scheduled to start construction on upgrades in the next week, one in Iowa and one in Minnesota. In Dubuque Iowa authorities are preparing to temporarily close down a bridge that connects Iowa with Illinois. The Telegraph Herald reports the Julien Dubuque Bridge is scheduled to close for […]

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De Soto man escapes injury as vehicle destroyed by fire

De Soto man escapes injury as vehicle destroyed by fire

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A De Soto man escaped injury Thursday morning but his car was completely destroyed by fire. Sheriff John Spears reports Richard Mellem, 66, of Desoto was traveling South on Devlin St. when he heard a loud pop. At that time he saw flames coming out from under the front fenders. Mellem attempted to put the […]

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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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