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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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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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Tomah VA to honor POWs, MIAs during Sept. 19 ceremony

Tomah VA to honor POWs, MIAs during Sept. 19 ceremony

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tomah VA to honor POWs, MIAs during Sept. 19 ceremony TOMAH, Wis. – A National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony in honor of prisoners of war and service members missing in action will be held at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Friday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. in the Tomah VA Chapel. The POW/MIA […]

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Audio – Home and fish market destroyed in explosion and fire near Genoa

Audio – Home and fish market destroyed in explosion and fire near Genoa

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears talks about an explosion that destroyed a home and business on State Highway 35 just north of Genoa on Friday morning.     Genoa, Wis. – According the Vernon County Sheriff John Spears a home and business were destroyed by an explosion and a fire around 6 a.m. Friday. Spears […]

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La Crosse man arrested in Massachusetts shooting

La Crosse man arrested in Massachusetts shooting

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) – The two people who were shot Wednesday night in a Danvers hotel are expected to survive, police said. A suspect is in custody. Jonathan R. Alequin, 27, of La Crosse, Wis., is scheduled to be arraigned in Salem District Court on today on unspecified charges, police said in a statement. Alequin […]

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Police search for missing Wisconsin Rapids teen

Police search for missing Wisconsin Rapids teen

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network Wisconsin Rapids police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old girl. Jade Chambers was last seen on September 2. She called her mother two days later, but has not returned home. Police believe she’s travelling with her 18-year-old boyfriend, Cody Lee Jackson. He drives a dark blue Chevy […]

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Motorcycle accident kills 1 in Allamakee County

Motorcycle accident kills 1 in Allamakee County

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office in Iowa is reporting a single motorcycle accident that occurred Sunday morning just before 11 that resulted in the death of an unidentified female. According to a Sheriff’s Department report an adult female was traveling south on State Highway 76 and attempted a turn into a private drive. The driver […]

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Update- Authorities in Northeast Iowa say 9-year-old boy found safe

Update- Authorities in Northeast Iowa say 9-year-old boy found safe

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Authorities in Northeast Iowa are now reporting the 9-year-old boy that had gone missing after walking to school has now been found safe at a neighboring farm.   Previous story Authorities in Northeast Iowa have now released more information about the child reported miss earlier today and are asking for the public’s help in locating […]

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Three injured in town of Franklin crash

Three injured in town of Franklin crash

| September 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a two-vehicle motor vehicle accident that occurred Saturday afternoon, at approximately 5:24 p.m. in the town of Franklin. A vehicle driven by Kory J. Roberts, 28, of Stueben, Wis. was operating a vehicle northbound on State Highway 27 at the intersection of State Highway 82. Roberts was attempting to […]

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