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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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Update – Trail cam photos of missing man released , Sheriff’s Office asking hunters and landowners for help

Update – Trail cam photos of missing man released , Sheriff’s Office asking hunters and landowners for help

| October 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office has now released those trailcam photos of a missing 74-yearold man from Mexico that has walked away from family members over a week ago and has not been seen since. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears is asking for hunters and landowners to be on the lookout for Goudensio Gayton and […]

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WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western is hosting a Trick or Treating event Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. at the Residence Hall, 820 La Crosse Street. Residents will be providing candy and decorating their floors in a Halloween theme with games for kids and families to play. All of the treats will be free […]

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For high school seniors & parents Campus Preview October 22:  Explore UW-Richland

For high school seniors & parents Campus Preview October 22: Explore UW-Richland

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

High school seniors and their parents may want to reserve now and plan to participate in University of Wisconsin-Richland’s Fall Campus Preview coming up Wednesday, October 22 from 3-5pm on the Richland Center UW campus. Seniors making plans for college next year–whether they live within walking distance of the campus or across the state—will have […]

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Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  45-year-old Mark Kummeth, of La Crosse, was arrested at a residence in La Farge on Friday  after a five-month investigation into a marijuana growing and selling operation. According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group Unit Drug Task Force, Kummeth grew the marijuana on property near Readstown that he […]

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Viroqua Children’s House Montessori awarded “YoungStar” grant

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Quality child care and early childhood education are important investments toward helping children succeed in life. The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) recently rewarded YoungStar-rated child care programs for making significant improvements in quality in two different ways. First, a celebration to recognize 4 and 5 Star providers was held in […]

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