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6 generations celebrate in Rhinelander

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP) – A 100-year-old Rhinelander woman and her family are celebrating a generational milestone. Bea Kofler got acquainted with her great-great-great grandson at her senior living center Sunday where her family had gathered. Kofler says holding nine-day-old Mason Borowski is almost overwhelming, but a great feeling. Kofler grew up in Milwaukee and later […]

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Early voting begins in Wisconsin

Early voting begins in Wisconsin

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Voters hoping to avoid lines at the polls Election Day can cast their ballots early. Municipal clerks across Wisconsin will accept ballots beginning Monday. Early voting hours generally run from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. weekdays, however local clerks can set their own hours within those perimeters. Early voting ends Oct. […]

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Historian to retrace Nicolet’s journey

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin historian is set to retrace French explorer Jean Nicolet’s travels this week. Patrick Jung, an associate history professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, will give a presentation on Nicolet on Tuesday at the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison. The presentation is part of the museum’s series of noon […]

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Wisconsin man bikes to raise pipeline awareness

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – An 80-year-old Wisconsin man is riding his bicycle across 16 counties in the state to raise awareness about a proposed Enbridge Energy oil pipeline and call for greater transparency around the project. WDIO-TV reports Bruce Noble is biking through counties where the Canada-based company’s crude oil Pipeline 61 could be built. […]

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Roland “Bud” J. Whitney

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Roland “Bud” James Whitney, age 75 of Viroqua passed away on Saturday, October 18th Funeral services will be held at 1:30p.m. on Sunday, October 26th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of services on Sunday.

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Agnes I. Davis

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Agnes Imogene Davis, age 95 of Soldiers Grove passed away on Friday, October 17th Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, October 24th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday after 11a.m.

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Marcella G. Swiggum

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marcella Geneva Swiggum, age 95 of Milwaukee, formerly of Rising Sun passed away on Thursday, October 16th Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Tuesday, October 21st at the Kickapoo United Lutheran Church. Friends may call on Monday, October 20th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua from 4 to 7p.m., and on Monday […]

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John L. Kellogg

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Lewis Kellogg, age 80 of Stoddard, formerly of Viola passed away on Thursday, October 16th Memorial services will be held at 2p.m. on Saturday, October 25th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call on Saturday from noon until the service time at 2p.m.

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Joyce E. Swenson

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Joyce Emma Swenson, age 78 of Cashton passed away on Friday, October 17th Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 21st at 10a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton. Family and friends may call on Monday, October 20th from 5 to 8p.m. at the funeral home in Cashton, and again on Tuesday from […]

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WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western is hosting a Trick or Treating event Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. at the Residence Hall, 820 La Crosse Street. Residents will be providing candy and decorating their floors in a Halloween theme with games for kids and families to play. All of the treats will be free […]

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