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Update: (Audio) 4 adults arrested so far in Hillsboro meth lab bust

Update: (Audio) 4 adults arrested so far in Hillsboro meth lab bust

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is an audio report with Vernon County Sheriff John Spears on a meth lab bust in Hillsboro on Thursday. Spears says they served search warrants in two locations and there were meth labs and chemicals at both locations. The Vernon County Hazmat team had to decontaminate the sites as well the people who lived […]

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3 injured in two vehicle crash in Monroe County

3 injured in two vehicle crash in Monroe County

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a two vehicle crash that resulted in injuries to three parties.  The crash occurred at about 5:49 PM on July 31, 2014 on ST HWY 173 approximately 200 yds. south of Crescent Rd. in the town Scott. A vehicle driven by Sarah Owen, 27, of Warrens was attempting to […]

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Ex-officer accused of stealing drugs back in jail

Ex-officer accused of stealing drugs back in jail

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The former La Crosse police lieutenant accused of stealing drugs from the department’s evidence room is back in jail. A judge issued a warrant for Brian Thomson Wednesday after he tested positive for alcohol. He was later booked into jail for violating terms of his electronic monitoring. In February, Thomson […]

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Lancaster man facing 33 sex charges involving young victims

Lancaster man facing 33 sex charges involving young victims

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

LANCASTER, Wis. (AP) – A Prairie du Chien man is charged in Grant County with 33 counts of sex crimes involving very young children and child pornography. A criminal complaint says 32-year-old Aaron Bouzek told investigators he sexually assaulted a 2-year-old child beginning in 2007 until last April. Bouzek is also charged with assaulting a […]

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Grant County Sheriff warns of new cell phone scam

Grant County Sheriff warns of new cell phone scam

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 29, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of an obscene phone call received on a cell phone. The suspect had a foreign accent and the only number to show up on caller ID was 178. The unknown male caller was still on the line with the complainant when the deputy arrived […]

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Organic Valley adding producers from former Maine cooperative

Organic Valley adding producers from former Maine cooperative

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Farge, Wis.— (AP) Organic Valley announced this week it is expanding its Maine supply network and picking up half of the former MOO Milk organic dairy farms as suppliers. Organic Valley official Steve Getz said an expansion into Aroostook County includes HB Farms in Woodland and Chase’s Organic Dairy in Mapleton, two partners in […]

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Audio report on Viroqua City Council meeting on possible demolition of the outdoor pool.

Audio report on Viroqua City Council meeting on possible demolition of the outdoor pool.

| July 30, 2014

Audio report from News Director Tim Hundt on Tuesday’s City Council meeting on possible demolition of the Viroqua outdoor pool.       7-29-14 The City Council has the possible demolition of the old outdoor pool back on its agenda for tonight’s city council meeting. The pool has been closed for about 10 years and […]

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Latest Vernon County road closures

Latest Vernon County road closures

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Updated July 31 at 8  am Road Name Town/City Problem Notes COUNTY ROAD D STARK ROAD CLOSED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT – CLOSED FROM HIGHWAY 82 SOUTH TO THOMPSON RD FOR 7 WEEKS. PLUM RUN RD STARK ROAD CLOSED CONSTRUCTION UNTIL ABOUT 7/25/14 THERE WILL BE A LANE FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLES BISHOP RD STERLING ROAD CLOSED […]

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2014 Fairest of the Fair Contest/Ferris Wheel Breakfast

2014 Fairest of the Fair Contest/Ferris Wheel Breakfast

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two contestants will compete for the 2014 Fairest of the Fair crown and reign over this year’s Vernon County Fair, September 10-14. The winner will be Vernon County’s representative at the Wisconsin Association of Fairs contest in January. The contestants will be interviewed by a panel of three judges to consider their speaking ability, personality […]

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More landlords join lawsuit against La Crosse

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The number of landlords suing the City of La Crosse over a new ordinance has grown significantly. Initially, two landlords filed a lawsuit over the new requirement that they register their property annually and pay a fee. More than 30 landlords, representing some 200 or more rental properties in the […]

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