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Chester A. Hendrickson

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chester A. Hendrickson, age 84 of Viroqua passed away on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Viroqua with Pastor Lindsay Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the Viroqua Cemetery. Friends may […]

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Raw milk bill hearing in La Crosse

Raw milk bill hearing in La Crosse

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

A second hearing on a senate bill that will allow limited sales of raw milk by farmers in Wisconsin directly to consumers will took place in La Crosse yesterday. Senate Bill 236  was authored by Sen. Glenn Grothman  (R-Milwaukee) says the bill would would let dairy farmers register with the Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer […]

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Record night for Vernon County Fair Meat Animal Sale

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hogs The annual meat animal sale was held a the Vernon County Fair on Saturday night and there was a lot of bidding on a  lot of animals.  Alex Bolstad sold his Grand Champion hog for $4 a pound to Village Market and Dawson Swenson sold his barrow for $3.60 a pound to Organic Prairie. […]

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Arlene Delores (Hollie) Pederson

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arlene Delores (Hollie) Pederson,  87, of Onalaska  died Wednesday,  September 11, 2013.   A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Galesville, Wis. on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Pastor Bryant Haney will officiate with burial in Our Savior’s Cemetery, rural Westby. Friends may call at the church in Galesville from 10:00 a.m. until […]

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First Lady coming to Wisconsin (Audio)

First Lady coming to Wisconsin (Audio)

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

By – Jackie Johnson “You are what you drink,” so says First Lady Michelle Obama who wants more Americans to drink more water. The first lady is introducing her new nationwide effort in Watertown, Wisconsin — a small city about halfway between Madison and Milwaukee. Sam Kass is with Mrs. Obama’s anti-obesity initiative, Let’s Move! ”The reason […]

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Volunteers guard home of one of Castro’s victims

Volunteers guard home of one of Castro’s victims

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of a community safety group are guarding the home of one of three Cleveland women held captive for a decade after their kidnapper hanged himself in his prison cell. Guardian Angels volunteers wearing red berets stationed themselves outside the home of Gina DeJesus on Wednesday and said […]

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New women’s health clinic opens in downtown Viroqua

New women’s health clinic opens in downtown Viroqua

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Access to basic reproductive health care services  in Vernon County is about to get a little easier starting on Sept. 5.  A grand opening ceremony was held for a new clinic in downtown Viroqua on August 22nd for the latest addition to the Options Clinic organization. A number of public officials attended the event including […]

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Brewers looking to play spoilers in Pittsburgh

Brewers looking to play spoilers in Pittsburgh

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Bill Scott – Wisconsin Radio Network The Milwaukee Brewers open a 3-game series at P-N-C Park in Pittsburgh against the Pirates tonight. It’s a big series for the Pirates, who trail first place St. Louis by a half game for the Central Division lead.  The Pirates are six wins away from guaranteeing its first winning season […]

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Vince Young wins Packers backup job

Vince Young wins Packers backup job

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Bill Scott – Wisconsin Radio Network The Green Bay Packers spent three years trying to shape Graham Harrell into a reliable backup quarterback.  But the experiment ended this weekend when the Packers cut Harrell, opting instead for 30-year old veteran Vince Young. Harrell spent the first two seasons on the Packers practice squad but won the […]

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UK Lawmaker asking why partner of Snowden reporter detained

UK Lawmaker asking why partner of Snowden reporter detained

| August 19, 2013

ByDanica Kirka – Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British lawmaker on Monday called for police to explain why the partner of a journalist who received classified information from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was detained for nearly nine hours at Heathrow Airport. Keith Vaz, the chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, […]

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