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(Audio) Temporary lockdown at Westby Schools lifted after report of man with gun

(Audio) Temporary lockdown at Westby Schools lifted after report of man with gun

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

  Vernon County Sheriff John Spears says Westby Schools initiated a lock down of their schools after an unconfirmed report of a man with an assault rifle Monday afternoon. Spears says officers responded to the scene within minutes and they were unable to locate anyone matching the description or find anyone with a gun in […]

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77-year-old De Soto man killed in ATV accident

77-year-old De Soto man killed in ATV accident

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Thursday at approximately 8:14 p.m. the Crawford County Sheriff`s Department received a report that Clyde E Starks Jr., 77had gone missing from his residence on Lawrence Ridge Road in De Soto. Deputies responded to the residence and learned that Starks went to get the mail using his ATV at approximately 5:30 p.m. and did […]

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Holmen teen dies in La Crosse car surfing accident

Holmen teen dies in La Crosse car surfing accident

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Police say an 18-year-old is dead after he suffered severe injuries while apparently “car surfing” in La Crosse. Police say Quacheenu Zach Vang of Holmen died early Sunday at Gunderson Health System. Police say that Vang was injured sometime between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday and was later brought to the […]

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Viroqua unable to put up points despite good offense against Westby

Viroqua unable to put up points despite good offense against Westby

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Nathan Randall Weather has been a factor for several of the first four weeks of the Wisconsin High School Football season. Whether it’s been heat, wind, rain, lightening, or snow (ok we haven’t had any of that yet), but weather has played a factor in some of the early games this season. Week five […]

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Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below CHICAGO, IL. – At its Emmy Nomination Party last evening, the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences formally nominated the four producers of the documentary film Mysteries of the Driftless […]

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Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone living in, or even visiting, the Driftless region of Wisconsin it is almost impossible to to describe in words what the land is or what it does to you. For anyone attempting to capture the natural beauty and impact it has on us humans (and I would include myself in that category), everything […]

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Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – First, Lorilyn and her mother defied the odds and became the first mother-daughter Guernsey duo to each produce more than 40,000 pounds of milk per year. As if that weren’t enough, Lorilyn’s daughter went on to do the same, becoming the first Guernsey in history to be the third generation to produce more […]

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State Rep. Nerison says report shows legislative reforms have boosted states agricultural sector

State Rep. Nerison says report shows legislative reforms have boosted states agricultural sector

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Representative Lee Nerison (R-Westby), Chairman of the State Assembly’s Agriculture Committee, reports that new data is out concerning the impact of agriculture on Wisconsin’s economy.  According to data compiled by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs […]

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Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

  One of the heavyweights in the sports talk world spent the better part of a week in Viroqua last week broadcasting his statewide show from a number of landmarks over a three day period Including Village Market, Nelson Agri-Center, Vernon Memorial Hospital and Nowegian Hollow. Michaels is probably best known as the post-game host […]

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Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person was killed and another was injured when a semi and a car collided on State Highway 133 around 5:30 Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office says they received a call regarding a two vehicle crash on State Highway 133 about half a mile north of Clauer Lane. The […]

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