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UW-Platteville ready for fall classes after tornado

UW-Platteville ready for fall classes after tornado

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

August 25, 2014 There’s a lot of progress in the recovery effort after two tornadoes hit the UW-Platteville campus on the night of June 16th, causing at least $10 million worth of damage. “The campus, I’m pleased to say, is ready for the students. We’re not done. It’s an important distinction. The goal is to […]

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Two area men critically injured in Monroe County crash

Two area men critically injured in Monroe County crash

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a motor vehicle crash that resulted in injuries to two parties. The crash occurred at about 4:45 pm on August 16th, 2014 on Basswood Rd approximately one half mile west of State Hwy 27 in the town of Little Falls. Wesley E. Boyles,  25, of Black River Falls was […]

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Travel Wisconsin

Travel Wisconsin

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Winona woman’s body recovered from Mississippi

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff Dave Brand says a Winona woman fell or jumped from the Interstate bridge in Winona early Friday morning. Brand said law enforcement was alerted to a woman on the bridge, looking out toward the river just before 8 a.m. The Winona County Dive Rescue Team responded and when officers arrived on scene, a woman was […]

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Man killed in six car I-90 crash identified

Man killed in six car I-90 crash identified

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis.- The La Crosse County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identification of the victim involved in the vehicle accident July 24th on Interstate 90 as that of 29-year-old Jason Songer from La Crescent MN. The accident is under investigation by the State Patrol.   Previous story  TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. – One […]

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After successful 5 years, Vernon County Farm to School looking to expand

After successful 5 years, Vernon County Farm to School looking to expand

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Kristine Da Prato – Vernon County Farm to School (VCF2S) is wrapping up our fifth year of successful farm2school3programming. VCF2S started in 2008 in three school districts in Vernon County and since then we have continued to expand and improve our program throughout the county. In 2012, with the help of our F2S partners, […]

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(Update – Owner Found) Vernon Co Sheriff looking for owner of abandoned trailer

(Update – Owner Found) Vernon Co Sheriff looking for owner of abandoned trailer

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office announced on June 30 the owner of this trailer has now been found.   Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports that a flatbed utility trailer was left abandoned on the west side of the Village of Coon Valley during the early morning hours of June 26, 2014. The single-axle […]

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Vernon County Sheriff still looking for stolen 2013 Polaris Razr UTV

Vernon County Sheriff still looking for stolen 2013 Polaris Razr UTV

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOWN OF CHRISTIANA, Wis.  – The Vernon County Sheriff’s department is asking for the public’s help in finding an utility terrain vehicle (UTV) stolen over the weekend. This blue 2013 Polaris Razr UTV was stolen from the Westby/Coon Valley area in Timber Coulee on County Road P sometime between 3:30 p.m. on June 22 and […]

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Stuff the Bus for next school year already underway

Stuff the Bus for next school year already underway

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Viroqua, WI – Children need a fresh start for each upcoming school year. Vernon County  Stuff the Bus provides children from families in need, residing in Vernon County, with necessary school supplies.  Each year items are collected by participating organizations and volunteers and distributed directly to Vernon County school children. “For struggling parents, providing the […]

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Vernon Electric Co-op cuts ribbon on community solar electric farm

Vernon Electric Co-op cuts ribbon on community solar electric farm

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon electric Cooperative in Westby is cutting the ribbon on Wisconsin’s first community owned solar farm in Westby today. The project was built in partnership with national community solar developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC). CEC pioneered the model of delivering clean power-generation through large-scale facilities that are collectively owned by participating utility customers.  Since establishing the […]

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