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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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The Tomah VA will host a town hall meeting on waiting times

The Tomah VA will host a town hall meeting on waiting times

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMAH, Wis. – The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for veterans on Thursday, Sept. 25. The town hall meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the hospital chapel and is expected to last about 90 minutes. The meeting will provide an opportunity for veterans, their families and others with a […]

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Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Organic Valley, Accelerated Genetics

Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Organic Valley, Accelerated Genetics

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Representatives from around the world will visit Wisconsin the week of September 22nd to experience first-hand the breadth and diversity of American agriculture. Agricultural attachés from more than 25 countries will tour Wisconsin to see U.S. farmers, their products and practices and learn how America stays on the leading edge of agricultural production. […]

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Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the publics help in identifying a suspect in two robberies that took place in the Village of Readstown earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Department at about 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, two businesses in the Village of Readstown […]

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Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy is being recognized for his actions that likely saved the life of a 79-year-old woman whose vehicle went off the road and was submerged in a pond. According to the Juneau County Sheriff’s office on Monday at 10:42 a.m., they received a call from a frantic female who told them […]

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Most school districts in our area make the grade in second year of report cards

Most school districts in our area make the grade in second year of report cards

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A majority of Wisconsin schools and school districts meet or exceedexpectations for student achievement, according to the annual report card from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. DPI says 88.3 percent of schools and 98.1 percent of districts had scores that met expectations or better. The report card evaluates schools and districts on achievement and […]

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Sparta wedding disrupted by fight

Sparta wedding disrupted by fight

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sparta police are reporting that on September 6th, at 10:23 pm, officers responded to a fight outside Club 16 involving several members of a wedding party. Officers arrived and saw Joshua M. Bray, 25, of Boscobel, running north across Wisconsin Street. Witnesses stated Bray had been starting problems inside Club 16.  According to witnesses, Bray got […]

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Caught in the Net: Cast announced for UW-Richland Theatre fall farce

Caught in the Net: Cast announced for UW-Richland Theatre fall farce

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} A group of students and community people have been caught in the net of theatrics and will be busy over the next several weeks, working hard so that you can laugh hard. Zoie Eva Lutz, professor of communication and theatre arts at the University of Wisconsin-Richland and […]

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Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Experts predict fall color peak in Coulee Region

Experts predict fall color peak in Coulee Region

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin biologists are predicting vibrant fall colors on foliage throughout the Coulee Region. The La Crosse Tribune reports experts say the area has seen plenty of water during the spring and summer months. Tim Gerber, biology professor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, says warm days and cool nights should […]

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