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Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

Safe Trick-or-Treating guide

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!      Don’t Be Scared… Be Prepared!Tips to make Halloween and beyond fun and safe (MADISON) – The costumes may be different every year (Elsa from the movie “Frozen” is the top selling outfit this year), the treats at each door change, but one thing is constant each Halloween, your child’s […]

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Father and daughter inspire each other, both attend UW-Richland

Father and daughter inspire each other, both attend UW-Richland

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. – When Kyra Arellano was in elementary school, her father Luis bought her a guitar of her own. He enjoys playing guitar and wanted to inspire his daughter. Last year when Kyra, then a high school senior at Riverdale was making plans for college, Luis was a supportive parent, once again. This […]

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(Video) – Watch the debate between 96th assembly candidates here

(Video) – Watch the debate between 96th assembly candidates here

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The candidates running to represent the 96th assembly district – Incumbent Republican Lee Nerison from Westby and challenger Pete Flesch of Soldiers Grove –  met at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua on Thursday, Oct. 30 to answer questions from the public. The event was was organized and sponsored by the Vernon Women’s Alliance and lasted […]

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Film about Driftless Region part of upcoming Emmy Awards

Film about Driftless Region part of upcoming Emmy Awards

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below   CHICAGO, IL. – The 56th Annual Emmy Awards Ceremony of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) will return to television as a live broadcast for the first […]

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Search in Vernon County for missing man from Mexico ends with discovery of body

Search in Vernon County for missing man from Mexico ends with discovery of body

| October 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office reported that at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Saturday a K9 Search team from (K.E.R.T.) K9 Emergency Response Teams, from Menasha, Wis. located a body in a wooded area approximately ½ mile from where Goudensio Gayton was last seen on October 12th. This location was between County Road K and Wehling […]

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Body of Ferryville fisherman missing since Oct 11 recovered

Body of Ferryville fisherman missing since Oct 11 recovered

| October 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 64-year-old Roger Godell of Ferryville who had been missing since October 11 after falling from a boat at Lock and Dam 9 was recovered this weekend. On Saturday afternoon at approximately 4:30 pm, two boaters notified the Crawford County Sheriff`s Dept that they had spotted what […]

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Viroqua among recipients of USDA Loans and Grants to improve water systems

Viroqua among recipients of USDA Loans and Grants to improve water systems

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The USDA will finance more than $10.4 million in loans and $3.1 million in grants to improve water quality and help protect the environment and natural resources. The projects listed below will not only help ensure rural places have access to clean water, but will also create jobs and help communities retain and attract new […]

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Organic Valley among nations top agricultural cooperatives

Organic Valley among nations top agricultural cooperatives

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON – OCT. 21, 2014 – – – In recognition of October as National Cooperative Month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s annual release of the Nation’s Top 100 Cooperatives. Iowa is home to more top 100 agricultural cooperatives than any other state, according to recently released USDA data.  The number of top 100 […]

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17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a single-vehicle crash occurred Monday at approximately 7:30 a.m. in the town of Stark. According to the Sheriff’s Office 17-year-old Sarah R. Wegner of rural La Farge was driving west on State Highway 82 just east of the village of La Farge when she traveled slightly onto the gravel […]

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Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a raid that netted a $250,000 marijuana operation at two locations in Vernon County last week investigators announced Monday the arrest of a 24-year-old Viroqua man for another marijuana plot following the execution of a search warrant earlier this month. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports an outdoor marijuana growing operation that was discovered […]

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