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Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone living in, or even visiting, the Driftless region of Wisconsin it is almost impossible to to describe in words what the land is or what it does to you. For anyone attempting to capture the natural beauty and impact it has on us humans (and I would include myself in that category), everything […]

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Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – First, Lorilyn and her mother defied the odds and became the first mother-daughter Guernsey duo to each produce more than 40,000 pounds of milk per year. As if that weren’t enough, Lorilyn’s daughter went on to do the same, becoming the first Guernsey in history to be the third generation to produce more […]

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Bethel Home and Services announces new Memory Care facility

Bethel Home and Services announces new Memory Care facility

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Memory Care Home in Viroqua. The ceremony will be held at the west side of Maplewood Terrace at 620 Garfield Avenue on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. with refreshments to follow.   The purpose of the Memory Care […]

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Northeast Iowa man dies 3 days after bike accident

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

DECORAH, Iowa (AP) – A man has died three days after crashing his bicycle on a recreational trail in the northeast Iowa city of Decorah. Dan Werner, 66, died Sunday, said Decorah Police Chief Bill Nixon. Werner was injured Thursday afternoon when he flipped over his bike handlebars. Nixon said Werner’s bicycle crashed after it […]

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Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area & ReStore Awarded $75,000 Otto Bremer Foundation Grant

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

    La Crosse, Wisconsin (September 22, 2014)—Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area and ReStore are excited to announce they have been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The grant award supports the Capital Campaign for the purchase of the new Habitat and ReStore building and the costs associated with the relocation […]

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Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

  One of the heavyweights in the sports talk world spent the better part of a week in Viroqua last week broadcasting his statewide show from a number of landmarks over a three day period Including Village Market, Nelson Agri-Center, Vernon Memorial Hospital and Nowegian Hollow. Michaels is probably best known as the post-game host […]

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Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person was killed and another was injured when a semi and a car collided on State Highway 133 around 5:30 Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office says they received a call regarding a two vehicle crash on State Highway 133 about half a mile north of Clauer Lane. The […]

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Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tomah Police Department announced this week they have partnered with TestMyTeen.com to offer free drug test kits to parents in the Tomah area.  The police department says concerned, involved parents are the strongest deterrent kids have for staying off drugs, but peer pressure to experiment with drugs is one of the biggest stumbling blocks […]

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Woman injured on Highway 21 when deer runs into car

Woman injured on Highway 21 when deer runs into car

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a female motorist was injured when a deer ran into the drivers side if her vehicle Thursday night. The accident happened around 7:30 Thursday night on State Highway 21 approximately .4 miles west of Fireworks Ave. in the town of Greenfield. The Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle driven by Penny […]

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Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

KENDALL, Wis. (AP) – Animal welfare workers have removed 15 dogs and a bird from squalid conditions at a mobile home in Monroe County. WXOW-TV reports the animals were found living in feces, trash and rotting food. A search warrant was executed Thursday at the Kendall area home following an investigation by Monroe County humane […]

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