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Sparta wedding disrupted by fight

Sparta wedding disrupted by fight

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sparta police are reporting that on September 6th, at 10:23 pm, officers responded to a fight outside Club 16 involving several members of a wedding party. Officers arrived and saw Joshua M. Bray, 25, of Boscobel, running north across Wisconsin Street. Witnesses stated Bray had been starting problems inside Club 16.  According to witnesses, Bray got […]

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Caught in the Net: Cast announced for UW-Richland Theatre fall farce

Caught in the Net: Cast announced for UW-Richland Theatre fall farce

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Experts predict fall color peak in Coulee Region

Experts predict fall color peak in Coulee Region

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin biologists are predicting vibrant fall colors on foliage throughout the Coulee Region. The La Crosse Tribune reports experts say the area has seen plenty of water during the spring and summer months. Tim Gerber, biology professor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, says warm days and cool nights should […]

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Tomah VA to honor POWs, MIAs during Sept. 19 ceremony

Tomah VA to honor POWs, MIAs during Sept. 19 ceremony

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tomah VA to honor POWs, MIAs during Sept. 19 ceremony TOMAH, Wis. – A National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony in honor of prisoners of war and service members missing in action will be held at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Friday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. in the Tomah VA Chapel. The POW/MIA […]

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Audio – Home and fish market destroyed in explosion and fire near Genoa

Audio – Home and fish market destroyed in explosion and fire near Genoa

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears talks about an explosion that destroyed a home and business on State Highway 35 just north of Genoa on Friday morning.     Genoa, Wis. – According the Vernon County Sheriff John Spears a home and business were destroyed by an explosion and a fire around 6 a.m. Friday. Spears […]

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Southwest Technical College names learning center after former president

Southwest Technical College names learning center after former president

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore, Wis. –  Southwest Wisconsin Technical College announced the naming of the new Karen R. Knox Learning Center during a dedication ceremony honoring the College’s past president on Wednesday, September 10. Dr. Knox served as the President of  Southwest Tech from 1999-2011. Prior to her presidency, she held positions as a Business Machines Instructor and then […]

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La Crosse man arrested in Massachusetts shooting

La Crosse man arrested in Massachusetts shooting

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) – The two people who were shot Wednesday night in a Danvers hotel are expected to survive, police said. A suspect is in custody. Jonathan R. Alequin, 27, of La Crosse, Wis., is scheduled to be arraigned in Salem District Court on today on unspecified charges, police said in a statement. Alequin […]

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Former Iowa city manager pulls gun over taxes and dies after scuffle

Former Iowa city manager pulls gun over taxes and dies after scuffle

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maquoketa, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa man who was killed during a public meeting shot at a county official despite numerous pleas from a group to put the gun down, a witness said Wednesday. Francis Glaser pulled a small handgun from a briefcase Tuesday as a group prepared to leave a recently adjourned county supervisors […]

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White Nose Syndrome found in Grant County bat population

White Nose Syndrome found in Grant County bat population

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP)  Wisconsin wildlife officials say a deadly bat disease hasn’t spread beyond a single Grant County mine. The Department of Natural Resources found signs of white-nose syndrome in the mine during surveys of 135 mines and caves between January and March. Test results released in April showed 2 percent of bats in the […]

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