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Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area & ReStore Awarded $75,000 Otto Bremer Foundation Grant

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

    La Crosse, Wisconsin (September 22, 2014)—Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area and ReStore are excited to announce they have been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The grant award supports the Capital Campaign for the purchase of the new Habitat and ReStore building and the costs associated with the relocation […]

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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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Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person was killed and another was injured when a semi and a car collided on State Highway 133 around 5:30 Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office says they received a call regarding a two vehicle crash on State Highway 133 about half a mile north of Clauer Lane. The […]

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Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tomah Police Department announced this week they have partnered with TestMyTeen.com to offer free drug test kits to parents in the Tomah area.  The police department says concerned, involved parents are the strongest deterrent kids have for staying off drugs, but peer pressure to experiment with drugs is one of the biggest stumbling blocks […]

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Woman injured on Highway 21 when deer runs into car

Woman injured on Highway 21 when deer runs into car

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a female motorist was injured when a deer ran into the drivers side if her vehicle Thursday night. The accident happened around 7:30 Thursday night on State Highway 21 approximately .4 miles west of Fireworks Ave. in the town of Greenfield. The Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle driven by Penny […]

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Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

KENDALL, Wis. (AP) – Animal welfare workers have removed 15 dogs and a bird from squalid conditions at a mobile home in Monroe County. WXOW-TV reports the animals were found living in feces, trash and rotting food. A search warrant was executed Thursday at the Kendall area home following an investigation by Monroe County humane […]

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The Tomah VA will host a town hall meeting on waiting times

The Tomah VA will host a town hall meeting on waiting times

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMAH, Wis. – The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for veterans on Thursday, Sept. 25. The town hall meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the hospital chapel and is expected to last about 90 minutes. The meeting will provide an opportunity for veterans, their families and others with a […]

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Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Organic Valley, Accelerated Genetics

Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Organic Valley, Accelerated Genetics

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Representatives from around the world will visit Wisconsin the week of September 22nd to experience first-hand the breadth and diversity of American agriculture. Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Wisconsin to see U.S. farmers, their products and practices and learn how America stays on the leading edge of agricultural production. […]

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Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the publics help in identifying a suspect in two robberies that took place in the Village of Readstown earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Department at about 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, two businesses in the Village of Readstown […]

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Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy is being recognized for his actions that likely saved the life of a 79-year-old woman whose vehicle went off the road and was submerged in a pond. According to the Juneau County Sheriff’s office on Monday at 10:42 a.m., they received a call from a frantic female who told them […]

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