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Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tomah Police Department announced this week they have partnered with TestMyTeen.com to offer free drug test kits to parents in the Tomah area.  The police department says concerned, involved parents are the strongest deterrent kids have for staying off drugs, but peer pressure to experiment with drugs is one of the biggest stumbling blocks […]

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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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Bill Michael’s Visit to Viroqua Pictures

Bill Michael’s Visit to Viroqua Pictures

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Click here for some of the pictures from Bill Michael’s visit to Viroqua September 15th through the 17th of September  

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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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Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

      For More pictures CLICK ON PICTURE

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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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