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Gays Mills man damages downtown Viroqua restaurant in weekend crash

Gays Mills man damages downtown Viroqua restaurant in weekend crash

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Viroqua Police Department is reporting that a 24-year-old gays Mills man grazed the front of the Viking Inn restaurant in downtown Viroqua Sunday evening, damaging a light pole and the awning on the front of the building. According to police Zachery George of Gays Mills struck the pole after crossing the center line on […]

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Two area men critically injured in Monroe County crash

Two area men critically injured in Monroe County crash

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a motor vehicle crash that resulted in injuries to two parties. The crash occurred at about 4:45 pm on August 16th, 2014 on Basswood Rd approximately one half mile west of State Hwy 27 in the town of Little Falls. Wesley E. Boyles,  25, of Black River Falls was […]

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Latest Vernon County road closures

Latest Vernon County road closures

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last updated Monday, August  18 at 8 am   Road Name Town/City Problem Notes COUNTY ROAD D CLINTON ROAD CONSTRUCTION EMERGENCY VEHS WILL BE ABLE TO GET THROUGH, CTH D FROM MONROE COUNTY LINE TO CTH P/CTH D COUNTY ROAD S WEBSTER ROAD CLOSED BRIDGE REPLACEMENT -CLOSED BETWEEN SERENDIPITY GOLF COURSE & RIVER RD UNTIL […]

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Shucha is music instructor at UW-Richland

Shucha is music instructor at UW-Richland

| August 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tobin Shucha, Waunakee, joins the UW-Richland faculty this fall as music instructor. He’s scheduled to teach an array of courses during the academic year including band, chorus, music theory, music literature and appreciation, and aural skills. What can students look forward to? “My guiding principal is trying to make my teaching work for my students. […]

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Pictures from the 2014 Horse Parade

Pictures from the 2014 Horse Parade

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Tomah VA to host Veteran Mental Health, Homelessness Summit

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMAH, Wis. – The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold itssecond annual Veteran Mental Health Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 8a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah. This year’sVeteran Mental Health Summit will be combined with an annual VeteranHomelessness Summit.The purpose of the summit is to assemble regional stakeholders […]

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Wild West Days Starts Tonight

Wild West Days Starts Tonight

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Nathan Randall The 19th annual Wild West Days kicks off this evening in Viroqua, with plenty of fun for the whole family. There will once again be an all horse parade on Main Street starting at 6pm. Following that there will be bull riding and barrel racing at the Wild West Days grounds, and […]

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Grant-funded academy promotes healthcare careers

Grant-funded academy promotes healthcare careers

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College will offer a four-day Bridges2Healthcare Academy that introduces career options in the healthcare industry. Thanks to funding from a Department of Labor grant, the academy is being offered at no cost to participants. It will be held Sept. 2-5, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the La […]

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Kurtz Thanks Supporters, Ready for General Election

Kurtz Thanks Supporters, Ready for General Election

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, Wis. – Tony Kurtz was honored to accept the Republican nomination for the 3rd Congressional District Tuesday night. “It’s been a whirlwind couple months. We’ve traveled nearly 30,000 miles, walked in 34 parades, held 20 meet and greets, and met thousands of people. I’m ready for the next stage of our campaign to […]

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Update:Religious statue stolen in Hillsboro

Update:Religious statue stolen in Hillsboro

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Update: Statue has been found The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for tips about who stole a statue from a home in the City of Hillsboro.  On July 31, police say a Virgin Mary statue was taken from the yard of a home on County Road F. The 3-foot statue is white in color with […]

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