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Couleecap quadruples local donation with federal funds

Couleecap quadruples local donation with federal funds

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Westby, Wis. (AP)  – Couleecap, Inc. has received a donation of $2,000 from Marine Credit Union Foundation. Couleecap’s Supportive Housing Program provides leasing, housing, and extensive support services to individuals and families who are homeless. The primary goal of the Supportive Housing Program is to move individuals and families from homelessness to permanent housing and self-sufficiency. […]

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5 teens injured in northeast Iowa crash

5 teens injured in northeast Iowa crash

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

CLAYTON COUNTY — A single-vehicle rollover sent five teens to the hospital Thursday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol says 17-year-old Dylan Oelke, of McGregor, was driving a pickup north on Hickory Avenue around 4 p.m. when he lost control near 120th street east of Monona, according to a crash report. Authorities say the pickup entered the […]

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Fire damages Winona business

Fire damages Winona business

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Fire has damaged a gymnastics training facility in downtown Winona. The Winona Fire Department responded shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday to 223 Center Street. Viewer Hans Dammerman sent photos to KTTC showing flames coming from the top of the former YWCA building, which now houses KidSport Gymnastics. As of 12 p.m., Dammerman […]

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Menomonie bike officers hurt in hit-and-run

Menomonie bike officers hurt in hit-and-run

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network A Melrose man has been arrested after a hit-and-run that injured two police officers on bikes in Menomonie. Police say it happened just after 1:00 Tuesday morning. Officers Daniel Westlund and Maloree Switlick were on bike patrol duty when they were hit by a driver, who then fled the scene. Officer Switlick […]

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Elvis sighting likely in La Crosse this weekend

Elvis sighting likely in La Crosse this weekend

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Organizers say a unique gathering this weekend in La Crosse is the American Idol of Elvis impersonators. Ronny Craig says the competitive event began 17 years ago and has grown to one of the country’s largest gatherings of Elvis tribute artists. Thirty Elvis performers from the United States, Canada and […]

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UW-Richland Welcomes new instructors this fall

UW-Richland Welcomes new instructors this fall

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The University of Wisconsin-Richland welcomed several new instructors this fall. Stephen Barrett, Richland Center, is teaching a section of College Algebra. He has served as a teaching assistant in mathematics at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics and two master’s degrees—one in mathematics and another […]

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Crawford County authorities searching for stolen car and tools

Crawford County authorities searching for stolen car and tools

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, August 21 the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department investigated the theft of a vehicle from a residence located on Cadoma Rd. in the Township of Scott. The stolen vehicle is described as a maroon four door 1998 Chevy Cavalier displaying Wisconsin plate 835-SBD. The vehicle was stolen on Thursday, August 21 sometime between the […]

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Kind wants chemical stabilizer used in oil shipments

Kind wants chemical stabilizer used in oil shipments

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network A Wisconsin congressman is continuing to urge oil shippers to chemically stabilize the oil before sending it on trains. Third District Democrat Ron Kind (D-WI) of La Crosse says there are perils with shipping oil, either by pipeline or by railcar, but a relatively low-cost additive makes the oil much less volatile. […]

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Plane that crashed in Atlantic after entering restricted airspace connected to Viroqua

Plane that crashed in Atlantic after entering restricted airspace connected to Viroqua

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The owner of a plane and the pilot that is believed to have died when his plane crashed in the Atlantic over the weekend has ties to Viroqua. WISN in Milwaukee has confirmed that Ronald Hutchinson, of Brookfield, Wisconsin, who also had ties to Viroqua, was the pilot of a plane that entered restricted airspace over […]

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Carriage drivers to gather at historical site

Carriage drivers to gather at historical site

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Scores of carriage drivers are set to gather at a southwestern Wisconsin historical site this weekend. Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien will host the Villa Louis Carriage Classic on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The event is designed to commemorate the era of horse-drawn carriages. The agenda includes obstacle races, show […]

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