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Apply to Southwest Tech for Free at Preview Day

Apply to Southwest Tech for Free at Preview Day

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore –Southwest Tech is hosting a Preview Day from 9:30 am – 11:30 am on Friday, November 14 and students who apply for the January 2015 or August 2015 semesters during the event will save the $30 application fee.  Interested students of any age and parents should attend to learn about opportunities at Southwest Tech; […]

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WTC to host community Entrepreneur Challenge

WTC to host community Entrepreneur Challenge

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College’s Business Division, in partnership with Coulee Cap, will be hosting an Entrepreneur Challenge on Tuesday, Nov 18 as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event will be held from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Lunda Center, 319 N. Seventh St., La Crosse. It is free and open […]

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Monroe County identifies drivers in fatal crash

Monroe County identifies drivers in fatal crash

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department released the name of the man killed in a two car crash on November 5. 55-year-old Daniel A. Krofta of Tomah died from injuries suffered in the crash. He was driving a vehicle that was hit by 63-year-old Judith Rudolph of Tomah. Rudolph suffered non-life threatening injuries from the crash […]

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Deer Season Firearm Sight-In Day scheduled for Southwest Tech Firearms Range

Deer Season Firearm Sight-In Day scheduled for Southwest Tech Firearms Range

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fennimore – The Grant County Outdoor Sport Alliance and the Southwest Tech Blue Line Club will be hosting a deer season firearm sight-in day at the Southwest Tech Firearms Range on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10am to 3pm. Persons wishing to sight in a deer rifle or shotgun should bring their own gun and […]

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Vernon County K9 and handler receive award

Vernon County K9 and handler receive award

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff John B. Spears and the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 Unit announced this week that K-9 Handler Deputy Brian James and K-9 Larz, has received the 2014 Meritorious Track and Apprehension award in the State of Wisconsin. The award was presented to Deputy James on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at the annual Wisconsin Law […]

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Vernon County Sheriff investigates after laser pointed at small plane

Vernon County Sheriff investigates after laser pointed at small plane

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

According the most recent Vernon County Sheriff’s Department report the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department is investigating someone pointing a laser at an aircraft. Sheriff John Spears said the department was contacted by the Federal Aviation Administration shortly before 6 p.m., Sunday night. The FAA said a someone shined a laser at a small single engine […]

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Viroqua teen injured in rollover crash

Viroqua teen injured in rollover crash

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a one vehicle rollover accident that occurred on State Highway 56 just east of Volden Road in the Town of Jefferson on Sunday. The Sheriff’s Office says Mitchell Oldham, 17, of Viroqua was traveling west on State Highway 56 when he lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a […]

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Documentary film about Driftless region wins Emmy

Documentary film about Driftless region wins Emmy

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below CHICAGO, IL. – Rob Nelson and Dan Bertalan, producers, and Tim Jacobson and George Howe, executive producers, of the documentary film Mysteries of the Driftless, each earned Emmy® Awards on Saturday night in the category […]

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Tomah VA will participate in Stand Down day

Tomah VA will participate in Stand Down day

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Stand Down will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Wisconsin Rapids Mall. The Tomah VA Medical Center, Wisconsin Rapids VA Outpatient Clinic and the Wood County Veteran Service Officer sponsored event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 220 South 3rd St. in Wisconsin […]

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Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!      Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!Tips to make Halloween and beyond fun and safe (MADISON) – The costumes may be different every year (Elsa from the movie “Frozen” is the top selling outfit this year), the treats at each door change, but one thing is constant each Halloween, your child’s […]

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