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Audio –  Interview with State Rep. Nerison about canceling of bypasses around Viroqua and Westby

Audio – Interview with State Rep. Nerison about canceling of bypasses around Viroqua and Westby

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State Representative Lee Nerison (R-Westby) was in our studio this week to discuss an announcement by the state Transportation Projects Commission (TPC) that they will recommend to the state DOT office that the bypass projects planned for cities of Westby and Viroqua be cancelled. Phase I of the three phase bypass project was completed in […]

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Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below CHICAGO, IL. – At its Emmy Nomination Party last evening, the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences formally nominated the four producers of the documentary film Mysteries of the Driftless […]

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Amish buggy struck by car, 2 injured

Amish buggy struck by car, 2 injured

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s department is reporting two Amish men were injured Tuesday morning when their buggy was struck from the rear by a car. The accident happened at about 7 a.m. Tuesday in the town of Jefferson. According to the sheriff’s office Hayley Cade, 16, of Viroqua was driving eastbound on County Road KK, […]

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Drug arrests in Crawford County following execution of search warrant

Drug arrests in Crawford County following execution of search warrant

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis – Crawford County officials say they have arrested two people following the execution of a search warrant in the city Prairie du Chien where four “one-pot” methamphetamine labs were found in a home. Prairie du Chien police said a search warrant was used to enter a home at 609 E. Broadway […]

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La Crosse Logan students pledge to never text and drive

La Crosse Logan students pledge to never text and drive

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — As the new school year gets underway, over 200 juniors at La Crosse Logan High School learned today about the dangers of texting while driving and were urged to take the pledge to never text behind the wheel at www.ItCanWait.com. Logan High School teamed up with AT&T, AAA, […]

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UW-L student shares her Ebola evacuation story

UW-L student shares her Ebola evacuation story

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – A master’s of public health student at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is sharing her story after being evacuated from Sierra Leone last month amid the deadly Ebola outbreak. The La Crosse Tribune reports the UW-La Crosse Department of International Education decided to evacuate Alexandria Berg as the crisis escalated. […]

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Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone living in, or even visiting, the Driftless region of Wisconsin it is almost impossible to to describe in words what the land is or what it does to you. For anyone attempting to capture the natural beauty and impact it has on us humans (and I would include myself in that category), everything […]

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Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – First, Lorilyn and her mother defied the odds and became the first mother-daughter Guernsey duo to each produce more than 40,000 pounds of milk per year. As if that weren’t enough, Lorilyn’s daughter went on to do the same, becoming the first Guernsey in history to be the third generation to produce more […]

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Bethel Home and Services announces new Memory Care facility

Bethel Home and Services announces new Memory Care facility

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Memory Care Home in Viroqua. The ceremony will be held at the west side of Maplewood Terrace at 620 Garfield Avenue on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. with refreshments to follow.   The purpose of the Memory Care […]

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Northeast Iowa man dies 3 days after bike accident

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

DECORAH, Iowa (AP) – A man has died three days after crashing his bicycle on a recreational trail in the northeast Iowa city of Decorah. Dan Werner, 66, died Sunday, said Decorah Police Chief Bill Nixon. Werner was injured Thursday afternoon when he flipped over his bike handlebars. Nixon said Werner’s bicycle crashed after it […]

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