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Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  45-year-old Mark Kummeth, of La Crosse, was arrested at a residence in La Farge on Friday  after a five-month investigation into a marijuana growing and selling operation. According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group Unit Drug Task Force, Kummeth grew the marijuana on property near Readstown that he […]

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Spring Green woman charged for collecting $50,000 in fake cancer scam

Spring Green woman charged for collecting $50,000 in fake cancer scam

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

SPRING GREEN, WIS. (AP) — Wisconsin authorities filed charges against a woman who they say raised more than $50,000 from charities and individuals by faking a cancer diagnosis. Theresa Strub, 29, of Lone Rock was charged Wednesday in Richland and Sauk counties this week with nine felonies. Most of the charges are associated with false […]

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Man arrested in Tomah and charged in death of his wife

Man arrested in Tomah and charged in death of his wife

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

A man was arrested Thursday in Tomah in connection with the shooting death of his wife, who died in a Duluth hospital earlier this month. According to the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Cade Clark was arrested Wednesday in Tomah, Wisconsin. His wife, 26-year-old Kris Tina Clark, was shot in the head in the early […]

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Bangor man convicted for videotaping assault of 12-year-old girl

Bangor man convicted for videotaping assault of 12-year-old girl

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. — A Bangor man is facing at least six years in prison following his conviction for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl and videotaping the attack. Twenty-eight-year-old William Clark pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing child pornography. Charges of repeated sexual assault of a child and intimidating a victim will be dismissed, […]

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State Rep. Nerison receives “Friend of Cooperatives” award

State Rep. Nerison receives “Friend of Cooperatives” award

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cooperative Network presented Rep. Lee Nerison (R–Westby) with the 2014 Friend of Cooperatives Award during the Wisconsin Statewide Telephone Cooperative Association’s fall conference at the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse on Monday. Nerison was recognized for his effective legislative advocacy and leadership on issues important to Wisconsin cooperatives and rural residents and for his demonstrated […]

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Update- Beloit man died as result of accident while hunting

Update- Beloit man died as result of accident while hunting

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Officials in Vernon County say the Beloit, Ill. man who died while bow hunting on property in Vernon County over the weekend died as the result of an accident and not a medical condition. Vernon county Sheriff Johns Spears said Monday that 71-year-old Johns Zumwalt died as the result significant trauma to the chest. As […]

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Kurtz and Kind debate set for end of the month in La Crosse

Kurtz and Kind debate set for end of the month in La Crosse

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The two candidates vying to represent Western Wisconsin in the 3rd Congressional District will take part in a debate at UW-La Crosse at the end of the month. Republican Tony Kurtz, a 20 year army veteran now living in Prairie du Chien will debate the issues with incumbent  democrat Ron Kind. Kurtz flew helicopters during […]

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West Salem rollover crash kills one

West Salem rollover crash kills one

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person is dead as the result of a one car rollover in West Salem that happened around 1 p.m. Sunday. The accident happened on County Highway B, a half-mile west of Linse Road in the Town of Hamilton. The Sheriffs Office says Hunter Scott, 19, was […]

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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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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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