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Drug take-back day set for this weekend

Drug take-back day set for this weekend

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network Wisconsin residents will have another opportunity this coming Saturday to clean out their medicine cabinets. It’s time for another drug take-back day, a biannual effort to help the public dispose of unwanted, expired, and unused medications. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says Wisconsin has consistently seen a strong response each time […]

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Report says local health insurance costs 36 percent higher than in Minn.

Report says local health insurance costs 36 percent higher than in Minn.

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, Wis. –  On a media call today Citizen Action of Wisconsin released a new report: “A Tale of Two States Small Business Edition: Why Wisconsin’s Health Insurance Small Group Marketplace Premiums are Higher than Minnesota’s.” The report documents the health cost variations between the two states for small employer health insurance. Joining the […]

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2 men injured in crash near Cashton

2 men injured in crash near Cashton

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff John B. Spears reports a two vehicle crash on County Highway D approximately 3 miles south of Cashton in the Town of Clinton. According to the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday at a little after noon, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call of a two vehicle crash on County Hwy. D. The […]

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Viroqua turns purple on Oct. 7

Viroqua turns purple on Oct. 7

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis.- A sea of purple t-shirts will fill Viroqua October 7 during the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. The two-mile, which will begin at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, 210 Fairgrounds Rd., Viroqua, raises funds for programs, services and research for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as for the […]

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A number of area schools receive state School of Recognition award

A number of area schools receive state School of Recognition award

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE – State Superintendent Tony Evers has announced that several schools in western Wisconsin earned a 2014-15 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition Award. Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) joined Supt. Evers in recognizing these schools for their remarkable education success.“Despite the mounting challenges faced by our local communities, schools in western Wisconsin continue to go above and beyond to […]

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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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