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2 people from West Salem injured in Monroe County crash

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin reports two people from West Salem were injured when their vehicle overturned on Wednesday in Monroe County. At about 11:02 p.m. 54-year-old Cheryl Freit of West Salem was driving north on State Highway 27, .3 miles south of Eagle Ave. in the town of Sparta when she veered across the center […]

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Organic Valley among nations top agricultural cooperatives

Organic Valley among nations top agricultural cooperatives

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – OCT. 21, 2014 – – – In recognition of October as National Cooperative Month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s annual release of the Nation’s Top 100 Cooperatives. Iowa is home to more top 100 agricultural cooperatives than any other state, according to recently released USDA data.  The number of top 100 […]

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Southwest Tech to host Grand Opening of Student Salon

Southwest Tech to host Grand Opening of Student Salon

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore – Southwest Tech is celebrating October as National Cosmetology Month, by hosting a Grand Opening in the Creative Elements Student Salon on Monday, October 27, 2014 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. The Creative Elements Salon has just re-opened after recent renovations. Current students in the Cosmetology program will be providing complimentary hand massages, paraffin dips, […]

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Two UW-La Crosse administrators struck by car

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Two University of Wisconsin-La Crosse administrators are recovering from injuries suffered when they were struck by a car. Chancellor Joe Gow says the university’s vice chancellor of administration and finance, Bob Hetzel, and registrar Christine Bakkum were walking to work Tuesday when they were hit. They were taken to a […]

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17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a single-vehicle crash occurred Monday at approximately 7:30 a.m. in the town of Stark. According to the Sheriff’s Office 17-year-old Sarah R. Wegner of rural La Farge was driving west on State Highway 82 just east of the village of La Farge when she traveled slightly onto the gravel […]

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Crawford County Sheriff reports theft

Crawford County Sheriff reports theft

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 11, 2014 the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department investigated a theft on Thistle Lane in the Township of Seneca. A brush guard was stolen off of a 2010 Dodge truck. The brush guard has three and a half inch black tubing with a chrome grill that is dented and has a WI plate […]

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Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a raid that netted a $250,000 marijuana operation at two locations in Vernon County last week investigators announced Monday the arrest of a 24-year-old Viroqua man for another marijuana plot following the execution of a search warrant earlier this month. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports an outdoor marijuana growing operation that was discovered […]

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Head on crash in Town of Kickapoo

Head on crash in Town of Kickapoo

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a two vehicle accident that occurred on Monday at approximately 5:08 p.m. on Peterson Road in the Town of Kickapoo. According to the Sheriff’s office a vehicle driven by Duane M. Schuck, 36, of LaFarge was was heading west coming over a knoll when he stated he could not […]

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Identity of Monroe County man killed in tractor accident released

Identity of Monroe County man killed in tractor accident released

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department released the following statement on Monday. The subject who was killed in the Farm accident on Logwood Rd was Gale K. Burkhalter age 66 of Kendall Wis. The incident remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office.   Previous story – Monday, […]

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Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa drug case

Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa drug case

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) — A Wisconsin couple has been sentenced to five years in prison after Clayton County authorities discovered a methamphetamine manufacturing operation at their Iowa home. Thirty-four-year-old Jesse Lutz and 32-year-old Shara Lutz previously faced harsher sentences because their 7-year-old son lived in the home. The couple from Prairie du Chien, Wis., took […]

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