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Multiple agencies train for large-scale train incident, crude spill

Multiple agencies train for large-scale train incident, crude spill

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – A coalition of federal, state and local emergency responders will conduct three days of training here this week to prepare for a large-scale train incident with crude oil spilling from tank cars into Mississippi river. Training will begin Thursday at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Onalaska and will […]

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(Audio) Temporary lockdown at Westby Schools lifted after report of man with gun

(Audio) Temporary lockdown at Westby Schools lifted after report of man with gun

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

  Vernon County Sheriff John Spears says Westby Schools initiated a lock down of their schools after an unconfirmed report of a man with an assault rifle Monday afternoon. Spears says officers responded to the scene within minutes and they were unable to locate anyone matching the description or find anyone with a gun in […]

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Western Technical College to host Open House

Western Technical College to host Open House

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College will host the annual College-wide Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the La Crosse campus and regional locations in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah, and Viroqua. Admissions information, program information, facility tours, refreshments, and door prizes will be available at each location. For […]

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Man blames rollover crash on bee

Man blames rollover crash on bee

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday at 2:39 p.m. the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department was notified of one vehicle crash that happened Saturday on State Highway 131 about two tenths of a mile north of Sunny Ridge Road. According to investigators Cory J. Strait, 36, of Wauzeka was traveling south on State Highway 131  about 11:00 p.m. when Strait […]

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Crawford County authorities searching for man who fled from traffic stop

Crawford County authorities searching for man who fled from traffic stop

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

At around 1:07 a.m. on Sunday a Crawford County Deputy and The Crawford County K-9 Unit attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by Mark Mckibbin, 28, of Gays Mills on Highway 171 near Sunrise Orchard. The Sheriff’s Office says Mckibbin pulled off to the side of the road but then […]

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77-year-old De Soto man killed in ATV accident

77-year-old De Soto man killed in ATV accident

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Thursday at approximately 8:14 p.m. the Crawford County Sheriff`s Department received a report that Clyde E Starks Jr., 77had gone missing from his residence on Lawrence Ridge Road in De Soto. Deputies responded to the residence and learned that Starks went to get the mail using his ATV at approximately 5:30 p.m. and did […]

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Holmen teen dies in La Crosse car surfing accident

Holmen teen dies in La Crosse car surfing accident

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Police say an 18-year-old is dead after he suffered severe injuries while apparently “car surfing” in La Crosse. Police say Quacheenu Zach Vang of Holmen died early Sunday at Gunderson Health System. Police say that Vang was injured sometime between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday and was later brought to the […]

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7 injured in I-90 crash near Tomah

7 injured in I-90 crash near Tomah

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seven people were injured when two vehicles on I-90 over the weekend near Tomah. The accident happened near exit 43 around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. A vehicle towing a boat was attempting to change lanes and caused a vehicle in the other lane to make a quick move to avoid contact. That vehicle then  over-corrected […]

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Rollover crash on State Highway 27 injures 1

Rollover crash on State Highway 27 injures 1

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a one vehicle crash which occurred on September 26, 2014 at approximately 3:05 p.m., in the town of Christiana. Andrea R. Connelly, 30, of Richland County was operating a motor vehicle on State Highway 27 near Erickson Road and lost control. Connely’s vehicle went onto the shoulder on […]

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Avalon Paulson named 2014 Applefest Ambassador

Avalon Paulson named 2014 Applefest Ambassador

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Avalon Paulson will be the 2014 Gays Mills Applefest Ambassador, announced earlier this week by the P.A.C.E. Club of Gays Mills. Paulson will reign over this years Applefest parade on Sunday, September 28th that starts at 1:30pm. She will be riding alongside her Great Granddaughter, Ryley Cook. Avie and her husband John, farmed near the […]

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