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Engineers call for national approach to flooding

Engineers call for national approach to flooding

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

UNDATED (AP) – An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for dealing with rising flood risks. In a report being released today in Philadelphia, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that politicians have not fully heeded warnings about flood risks, including those driven home by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and […]

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Emily’s List to spend $1.2 million for Burke

Emily’s List to spend $1.2 million for Burke

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A national group that works to elect Democratic who support abortion rights plans to spend $1.2 million on television ads for Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. Emily’ List announced Monday that it would begin airing ads statewide in early October. Emily’s List says the first spots will focus on Republican Gov. […]

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1st court appearance for WH intruder

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – An Army veteran accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court later today. Omar Gonzalez of Copperas Cove, Texas, faces charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous […]

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Wisconsin gun group sues for Green Bay records

Wisconsin gun group sues for Green Bay records

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – A group promoting Wisconsin gun owner rights is suing the city of Green Bay for records that might indicate if the city has a policy on carrying guns openly. Press-Gazette Media reports Wisconsin Carry Inc. has asked a Brown County judge to order city officials to relinquish public records. Wisconsin […]

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Dozens of structures destroyed in California wildfire

Dozens of structures destroyed in California wildfire

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Light rain and cooler temperatures are helping firefighters battle a huge wildfire in Northern California that’s destroyed nearly three-dozen structures. Fire officials say in their initial count, 10 homes and 22 outbuildings were lost in the White Meadows area of Pollock Pines. The fast-moving blaze about 60 miles east of Sacramento […]

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Historical site offers cooking lessons for kids

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A southwestern Wisconsin historical site will offer 19th-century cooking lessons for kids later this fall. Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien will host “Kids in a Victorian Kitchen” on Nov. 15. The event offers hands-on cooking lessons for children in grades 3-8. They’ll get to experience life in an 1890s kitchen […]

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Courtroom cameras sought in theater shooting trial

Courtroom cameras sought in theater shooting trial

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – News organizations are asking a judge today to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial, but prosecutors and the defense object. Attorneys for news organizations including The Associated Press say cameras would improve public access to an important trial and wouldn’t […]

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Nearly 700 complaints over waits at Madison VA

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Records show that over the last two years, there have been nearly 700 complaints about the timeliness of getting health care at Madison’s Veterans Hospital. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the records don’t indicate any evidence of harm, but several complaints outline potentially dire situations. Many complaints about the timeliness of […]

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Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

  One of the heavyweights in the sports talk world spent the better part of a week in Viroqua last week broadcasting his statewide show from a number of landmarks over a three day period Including Village Market, Nelson Agri-Center, Vernon Memorial Hospital and Nowegian Hollow. Michaels is probably best known as the post-game host […]

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Friday night football scores

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Westby at Onalaska Luther – Westby 35  -21 G.E.T. at Viroqua – GET 38-19 Arcadia at Black River Falls – Arcadia 37-12 Kickapoo/La Farge at Seneca – Kickapoo/La Farge 41-6 DeSoto at Wauzeka –  DeSoto  27  Wauzeka 6 North Crawford at Ithaca –  today(sat) at  1:30 p.m. – both teams are  2-0 Weston at Belmont […]

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