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Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!      Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!Tips to make Halloween and beyond fun and safe (MADISON) – The costumes may be different every year (Elsa from the movie “Frozen” is the top selling outfit this year), the treats at each door change, but one thing is constant each Halloween, your child’s […]

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WTC Sustainability Institute set to kick off with Mpower Champions Program presentation

WTC Sustainability Institute set to kick off with Mpower Champions Program presentation

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College is set to host The Sustainability Institute’s presentation of the Mpower Champions Program on Nov. 13, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Lunda Center, 319 N. Seventh Street, La Crosse. The Sustainability Institute is housed at Western Technical College, but serves the 7 Rivers Region with […]

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Father and daughter inspire each other, both attend UW-Richland

Father and daughter inspire each other, both attend UW-Richland

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. – When Kyra Arellano was in elementary school, her father Luis bought her a guitar of her own. He enjoys playing guitar and wanted to inspire his daughter. Last year when Kyra, then a high school senior at Riverdale was making plans for college, Luis was a supportive parent, once again. This […]

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(Video) – Watch the debate between 96th assembly candidates here

(Video) – Watch the debate between 96th assembly candidates here

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The candidates running to represent the 96th assembly district – Incumbent Republican Lee Nerison from Westby and challenger Pete Flesch of Soldiers Grove –  met at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua on Thursday, Oct. 30 to answer questions from the public. The event was was organized and sponsored by the Vernon Women’s Alliance and lasted […]

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Wisconsin hawk ready for release after recovery

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

ONALASKA, Wis. (AP) – A red-tailed hawk has been rehabilitated and is ready to be released in the Chippewa Valley after it survived a 140-mile journey stuck in the grill of a vehicle. A.J. the hawk was rescued in July after it collided with a vehicle north of Chippewa Falls. The driver initially thought the […]

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Burglar takes crime scene selfie, leaves phone

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) – Police in western Wisconsin didn’t have to work too hard to make an arrest in the burglary of a sporting goods store. Authorities say the 19-year-old suspect had taken a selfie of himself burglarizing the Black River Falls business, then inadvertently left his cellphone behind. The La Crosse Tribune […]

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Employee complaints filed against UW-La Crosse

Employee complaints filed against UW-La Crosse

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Two University of Wisconsin-La Crosse employees have filed complaints against their employer alleging discrimination and retaliation. The assistant director of the university’s Office of International Education, Sandra Sieber, says she was passed over for a promotion that went to a younger woman who’s married to the vice chancellor that supervises […]

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Film about Driftless Region part of upcoming Emmy Awards

Film about Driftless Region part of upcoming Emmy Awards

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below   CHICAGO, IL. – The 56th Annual Emmy Awards Ceremony of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) will return to television as a live broadcast for the first […]

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UW-Richland presents “Caught in the Net”

UW-Richland presents “Caught in the Net”

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

An evening of fast-paced fun and British humor is in store for audiences of “Caught in the Net,” a comedy/farce by Ray Cooney, opening soon in the Coppertop Theatre. This University of Wisconsin-Richland Theatre production promises pun-filled, laugh-filled fun. London taxi driver John Smith (played by Dave Timm, Hillsboro) has a complicated family life. Because […]

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Search in Vernon County for missing man from Mexico ends with discovery of body

Search in Vernon County for missing man from Mexico ends with discovery of body

| October 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office reported that at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Saturday a K9 Search team from (K.E.R.T.) K9 Emergency Response Teams, from Menasha, Wis. located a body in a wooded area approximately ½ mile from where Goudensio Gayton was last seen on October 12th. This location was between County Road K and Wehling […]

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