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Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers

Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Lance Lynn extended his April success with five solid innings and Matt Holliday had a two-run single in the first inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Lynn (1-1) allowed one run and six hits. He pushed his April record to […]

Wisconsin signs high school forward Khalil Iverson

Wisconsin signs high school forward Khalil Iverson

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin will fortify its frontcourt this fall after signing high school senior Khalil Iverson signed a national letter of intent on Wednesday to play with the Badgers. The 6-foot-5 Iverson averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists this season at Hayes High School in Delaware, Ohio. He’ll join current sophomores […]

Top college cager Kaminsky to be honored in Lisle

Top college cager Kaminsky to be honored in Lisle

LISLE, Ill. (AP) – College basketball great Frank Kaminsky will have his high-school jersey number retired Thursday in Lisle. The Naperville Sun reports the 7-foot Wisconsin center will be honored at Benet Academy, where he played from 2007 to 2011. The mayor of Lisle has declared April 16 “Frank Kaminsky Day.” Kaminsky – who saw […]

Commission files Ron Wolf street request

Commission files Ron Wolf street request

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – You won’t find yourself driving down Ron Wolf Street or Wolf Run in Green Bay any time soon. The Green Bay Plan Commission has filed away a request by Alderman Chris Wery to name a street for the former Green Bay Packers general manager. Plan commissioner Jerry Wiezbiskie tells WLUK-TV […]

Local News

La Farge students win six spots in Congressman Kinds art competition including first place

La Farge students win six spots in Congressman Kinds art competition including first place

La Crosse, Wis. – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and his wife, Tawni Kind, announced the winners this week and thanked all the participants at the 2015 Third Congressional District Art Contest reception. “There is so much artistic talent right here in western and central Wisconsin,” said Mrs. Kind. “Every year, Ron and I consider it a privilege […]

Wisconsin DHS advice on underage drinking heading into prom and graduation time

Wisconsin DHS advice on underage drinking heading into prom and graduation time

MADISON – Underage drinking cost Wisconsin $900 million in 2013, according to a national report released last month from the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today. These costs include medical care, work loss, and pain and suffering associated with deaths, injuries, violence, traffic crashes, property damage, […]

Viroqua man injured in State Hwy 56 crash

Viroqua man injured in State Hwy 56 crash

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a one vehicle crash that occurred on State Hwy 56 just east of County Road O in the Town of Harmony on Monday. At approximately 2:59 pm, Donald E Kleinschmidt, 80, of rural Viroqua was driving west on State Hwy 56 when his vehicle left the roadway striking a […]

Red Flag fire warning for much of area

Red Flag fire warning for much of area

The National Weather Service says weather conditions are ripe for fire and issued the following warning for many of our area counties: HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 506 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015 TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU- ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT- THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WISCONSIN…NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN…SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND […]

Sodexo notifies state about nearly 300 layoffs

Sodexo notifies state about nearly 300 layoffs

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – A company that provides dining services at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has informed the state it will lay off nearly 300 employees in June. That’s when Sodexo’s contract with the university ends. The school will return to its previous food service, Chartwells. A university spokesman, Larry Ringgenberg, says Sodexo […]

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Obituaries

Skyler J. Jarrett

Skyler J. Jarrett, age 20 of Viroqua passed away on Thursday, April 9th Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 14th at 1:00 p.m. at Our Saviors Luther Church in Westby. Family and friends may call at the Vossetieg-Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua from 3 to 5 p.m.

Tracy A. Dregne

Tracy Alan Dregne, age 52 of Westby and formerly of Viroqua passed away on Sunday, April 5th Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of service at 2.

Merrill V. Pugh

Merrill V. Pugh, age 80 of Soldiers Grove passed away on Tuesday, April 7th Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the Soldiers Grove Church of Christ. Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday at the […]

Margaret A. Gillingham

Margaret Ann Gillingham, age 83 of Richland Center passed away on Tuesday, April 7th Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 11th at the Pratt Memorial Chapel. Friends may call at the Chapel on Saturday morning from 9:30 until the service time at 11.

Ricky Bolstad

Ricky Bolstad, age 59 of Soldiers Grove passed away on Monday, April 6th Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 10th at 1:00 p.m. at Franklin Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m., and at the church on Friday from noon until […]

State

Walker downplays results of latest Marquette University Law School poll

Walker downplays results of latest Marquette University Law School poll

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network There’s little for Governor Scott Walker to cheer about in the latest Marquette University Law School poll. Released Thursday afternoon, the poll of 803 registered voters found widespread disapproval for the governor himself and many of the key proposals included in his state budget plan. Speaking with reporters on Thursday […]

Lawmakers to decide whether to erase higher education board

Lawmakers to decide whether to erase higher education board

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Legislature’s budget committee is set to decide whether to eliminate a 71-year-old state board that regulates for-profit colleges. Gov. Scott Walker’s budget calls for eliminating the Educational Approval Board, which approves and oversees for-profit colleges in the state, out-of-state nonprofit colleges operating in Wisconsin and college recruiters as well as […]

Wisconsin-based company settles suit filed by Eagles member

Wisconsin-based company settles suit filed by Eagles member

BELLEVILLE, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin-based outdoor apparel retailer Duluth Trading Co. has settled a lawsuit from Eagles founding member Don Henley alleging trademark infringement. The musician filed the lawsuit in federal court after the company in October used the pun “Don a Henley and Take it easy” in an advertisement selling a shirt style known […]

Sturgeon spawning under way in Wisconsin

Sturgeon spawning under way in Wisconsin

NEW LONDON, Wis. (AP) – A spring ritual is underway in Wisconsin. And, it’s an early start to the sturgeon spawning run on the Wolf River. Dozens of the large, ancient fish spawn in shallow river water west of New London.State Department of Natural Resources sturgeon biologist Ryan Koenigs says the spawning season has started […]

Farrow says Legislature may take no action on accountability

Farrow says Legislature may take no action on accountability

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Senate Education Reform Committee’s chairman agrees with his Republican colleague in the state Assembly that the Wisconsin Legislature may do nothing on school accountability this session. Sen. Paul Farrow’s committee was scheduled to vote on a school accountability bill on Thursday but he took the bill off the agenda. The […]


Agriculture

Wisconsin is latest state to report avian influenza

Wisconsin is latest state to report avian influenza

By Bob Hague – WRN -A highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in Wisconsin. The H5N2 avian influenza has been confirmed in a commercial flock of 200,000 chickens in Jefferson County, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The flock is located within the Mississippi […]

Wisconsin DWD economist sees need for agriculture workers

Wisconsin DWD economist sees need for agriculture workers

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network An aging workforce will mean hard to fill positions in Wisconsin’s crucial agricultural industry. Department of Workforce Development chief economist Dennis Winters said challenges in the ag sector mirror those in the rest of the state’s economy. “From a workforce standpoint, and with the quantity problem, it’s going to be […]

Wisconsin dairy farm denies allegations of polluting wells

Wisconsin dairy farm denies allegations of polluting wells

LINCOLN, Wis. (AP) – Owners of a 4,000-cow dairy farm in northeast Wisconsin say the operation isn’t polluting drinking wells amid allegations from environmental groups. Press-Gazette Media reports owners of Kinnard Farms said in a statement Wednesday that they’re surprised by the allegations. They said the Kewaunee County farm follows strict regulations and strives to […]

Senate passes WOTUS clarifications

By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield The U.S. Senate passed a budget bill early Friday morning after a marathon voting session. The packaged passed on a 52 to 46 vote with all Democrats and Republicans Ted Cruz and Rand Paul voting against it. The bill includes amendments which state the EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rules do […]

Cattlemen Meeting Announced

The Vernon County Cattlemen Association has scheduled their annual “Build a Better Beef” Meeting for Wednesday, April 15th.  This year’s meeting location will be at the VFW Club in Viroqua. The program will start at 6:00 p.m. with the “Build Your Burger Bar” dinner sponsored in part by Premier Cooperative and Chaseburg Farmers’ Cooperative. The […]

National News

Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

NEW YORK (AP) – Verizon is giving its customers have more control over the channels they pay for as the cacophony of cord cutting reshapes cable TV. Verizon’s FiOS Custom TV, available Sunday, gives customers the option to buy a $55 base package with more than 35 channels plus two additional themed channel packs. There’s […]

Tim McGraw defends decision to headline Sandy Hook concert

Tim McGraw defends decision to headline Sandy Hook concert

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a “gun control fundraiser.” Gun rights advocates took to Facebook and Twitter, calling the country singer a hypocrite for appearing in the event that will benefit Sandy Hook […]

SpaceX shipment arrives at space station: 1st espresso maker

SpaceX shipment arrives at space station: 1st espresso maker

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – The SpaceX supply ship has arrived at the International Space Station, delivering the world’s first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts. The space station crew captured the Dragon capsule Friday morning – three days after its Florida launch – with the help of a giant robot arm. The cargo carrier […]

Higher US gas prices spark modest inflation in March

Higher US gas prices spark modest inflation in March

WASHINGTON (AP) – Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fading. The Labor Department says the consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in March. Inflation moved at that same pace in February, which ended three straight monthly […]

Obama invites Mideast leaders to White House, Camp David

Obama invites Mideast leaders to White House, Camp David

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has invited the heads of Gulf Cooperation Council countries to the White House and then to Camp David. Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear capabilities and the turmoil in Yemen are topics high on the agenda. The White House said Obama will meet with the leaders of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, […]