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At UW-Richland: Support for students to succeed & excel

At UW-Richland: Support for students to succeed & excel

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The University of Wisconsin-Richland prides itself on providing personal attention to support students as they succeed, excel and achieve their individual academic goals. We say that and we mean that,” said UW-Richland assistant campus dean for student affairs Annette Hackbarth-Onson. “Knowing students as individuals and being able to respond to their individual needs, that’s what […]

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Trempealeau County man dies in tractor rollover

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOWN OF HALE, Wis. — A 73-year-old man has died in a tractor accident in Trempealeau County. The sheriff’s office says the man was trimming branches around a house on a tractor when the tractor overturned and pinned him Friday. Firefighters freed the man and he was flown from the scene by Mayo helicopter, but […]

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Winona woman’s body recovered from Mississippi

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff Dave Brand says a Winona woman fell or jumped from the Interstate bridge in Winona early Friday morning. Brand said law enforcement was alerted to a woman on the bridge, looking out toward the river just before 8 a.m. The Winona County Dive Rescue Team responded and when officers arrived on scene, a woman was […]

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Man killed in six car I-90 crash identified

Man killed in six car I-90 crash identified

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis.- The La Crosse County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identification of the victim involved in the vehicle accident July 24th on Interstate 90 as that of 29-year-old Jason Songer from La Crescent MN. The accident is under investigation by the State Patrol.   Previous story  TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. – One […]

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(Update) Town of Campbell police chief pleads to one charge

(Update) Town of Campbell police chief pleads to one charge

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Town of Campbell Police Chief Tim Kelemen pleaded no contest Friday to a charge that he signed a local tea party leader up on gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites. Prosecutors charged Kelemen earlier this month with one misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a computerized communication system. Kelemen entered the plea in […]

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2014 Fairest of the Fair Contest/Ferris Wheel Breakfast

| July 24, 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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Vernon Memorial Hospital breaks ground for La Farge Clinic

Vernon Memorial Hospital breaks ground for La Farge Clinic

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sun was shining on the community of La Farge Wednesday in more ways then one way. It was a perfect summer day and Vernon Memorial Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new clinic that will serve that community for years to come. It is a facility that has been in the planning for […]

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State Senator Shilling named Outstanding Legislator by Counties Association

State Senator Shilling named Outstanding Legislator by Counties Association

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) was honored recently by the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) with a “WCA Outstanding Legislator Award” for her work on behalf of county government during the 2013-2014 Legislative Session. “As a member of the Joint Committee on Finance, Senator Shilling has been a real supporter of county issues this past […]

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1 person seriously injured in motorcycle crash

1 person seriously injured in motorcycle crash

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editors note: We previously identified Mr. Crohn as female as the press release did not specify if Dana referred to a male or female. We apologize for the mistake. 63-year-old Dana G. Crohn of rural Camp Douglas was seriously injured when he tried to avoid a deer with his motorcycle Wednesday night.  According to Monroe County […]

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41-year-old Sparta man and passenger injured in milk truck rollover crash

41-year-old Sparta man and passenger injured in milk truck rollover crash

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s office 41-year-old Nathan Bousman of Sparta received non-life threatening injuries on Tuesday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says Bousman was traveling on Cty Hwy D when he lost control of the truck on a curve and rolled over. The tank of the truck became detached in the process of rolling […]

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