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Monroe County looking for help in solving rash of thefts

Monroe County looking for help in solving rash of thefts

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a ration of thefts that have been occurring recently. The thefts are occurring in the area of Tomah and Tunnel City. The thefts are happening in unlocked vehicles and garages. The Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone to secure their vehicles and houses. Also be aware of things […]

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Capsized boat discovered on the Mississippi from hunters who had already been rescued

Capsized boat discovered on the Mississippi from hunters who had already been rescued

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff’s personnel responded to a report of a capsized boat on the Mississippi River and discovered it belonged to a couple or La Crosse hunters who had capsized the boat the night before but had already been rescued by another hunter. On Thursday at approximately 11:35 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office was called by […]

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Campbell Town Board finally reaches decision on embattled police chief

Campbell Town Board finally reaches decision on embattled police chief

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. (AP) – The police chief of a small town near La Crosse accused of harassing a local tea party activist is leaving his job. The Town of Campbell and Tim Kelemen have reached an agreement which pays the chief for about 330 hours. The 37-year-old chief was earlier charged with a […]

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Hillsboro teens suffer injuries in rollover crash

Hillsboro teens suffer injuries in rollover crash

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a single-vehicle rollover crash that occurred Thursday at approximately 8:00 a.m. in the town of Hillsboro, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to a Hillsboro teen. According to the Sheriff”s Office Madison K. Mitchell,  17, of rural Hillsboro was traveling north in a four-door pickup truck on County Road F, […]

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Local State Senator elected to leadership position

Local State Senator elected to leadership position

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Democrats have chosen Jennifer Shilling as the new state Senate minority leader. Senate Democrats met for the first time Wednesday after Republicans used the Nov. 4 elections to build a 19-14 majority in the chamber, up from 18-15 last session. The Democrats voted unanimously to make Shilling, a first-term senator […]

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Mall employee petitions against Thanksgiving hours

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – An employee who works at a La Crosse mall is fighting to keep Black Friday shopping from creeping into Thanksgiving Day. So far, Sam Noel has more than 250 signatures on a petition she plans to bring to Valley View Mall management later this week. Stores in the mall open […]

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Winona County authorities identify missing boater

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

DRESBACH, Minn. (AP) – Winona County authorities have identified a boater who went missing on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Authorities on Monday resumed searching for 27-year-old Joshua Xiong of Onalaska, Wisconsin. He left to go fishing late Saturday and went missing near Lock and Dam 7 in Dresbach. Authorities say a gas tank, […]

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Video – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Viroqua High School

Video – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Viroqua High School

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Veteran’s Day Ceremony conducted at Viroqua High School November 11, 2014 Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

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World Roots Music Series at the Ark Continues: Alfonso Ponticelli Trio—Artists of Chicago’s Swing Gitan

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Viroqua, WI–On Saturday, November 15th, Part Two of the World Roots Music Series features Alfonso Ponticelli Trio–Artists of Swing Gitan, Chicago’s premier Gypsy-Jazz Band (www.swinggitan.com). The artists will offer a workshop for student-level and above musicians at 2:30pm at Parrish Music, 111 S. Main St., Viroqua and will perform in a 7:30pm concert at the […]

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Onalaska man dies in weekend ATV accident

Onalaska man dies in weekend ATV accident

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department reports a man died over the weekend in an apparent ATV crash. The accident happened Sunday afternoon in the township of Farmington on Amundson Coulee Road. The Sheriff’s Office says a 63-year-old male from Onalaska was the victim but so have not identified the man. The Wisconsin DNR is […]

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