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Bangor man convicted for videotaping assault of 12-year-old girl

Bangor man convicted for videotaping assault of 12-year-old girl

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. — A Bangor man is facing at least six years in prison following his conviction for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl and videotaping the attack. Twenty-eight-year-old William Clark pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing child pornography. Charges of repeated sexual assault of a child and intimidating a victim will be dismissed, […]

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Update- Beloit man died as result of accident while hunting

Update- Beloit man died as result of accident while hunting

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Officials in Vernon County say the Beloit, Ill. man who died while bow hunting on property in Vernon County over the weekend died as the result of an accident and not a medical condition. Vernon county Sheriff Johns Spears said Monday that 71-year-old Johns Zumwalt died as the result significant trauma to the chest. As […]

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Westby man Medflighted after being ejected from vehicle

Westby man Medflighted after being ejected from vehicle

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Westby man was taken to a La Crosse hospital by helicopter after a Sunday morning crash. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports the accident occurred Sunday morning at approximately 12:07 AM, in the Town of Christiana. Sean A. Hilton, 43, of Westby, was driving east on County Road P just west of State Highway […]

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Search ongoing for 64-year-old Ferryville man missing and presumed drown

Search ongoing for 64-year-old Ferryville man missing and presumed drown

| October 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

At around 12:40 p.m. on Saturday the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a boater who had fallen over board at the Lock and Dam 9. According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office a preliminary investigation shows that Roger S. Goodell, 64, of rural Ferryville and a friend were fishing in the Mississippi River […]

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Listen to full audio from Governors debate Friday night in Eau Claire

Listen to full audio from Governors debate Friday night in Eau Claire

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker argued during a debate Friday that he turned around Wisconsin’s economy, leading to more jobs and money in people’s pockets, while Democratic opponent Mary Burke countered that Walker divided the state, didn’t live up to his promises and is beholden to special interests, not the average voter. […]

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Update – Driver of dump truck that killed La Crescent man charged with 5 felonies

Update – Driver of dump truck that killed La Crescent man charged with 5 felonies

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – (AP) Prosecutors have charged a dump truck driver with causing a fatal crash on Interstate 90 near La Crosse. The La Crosse County District Attorney’s Office charged 36-year-old Francis Rychtik Sr., of Arpin, with five felonies Wednesday in the July crash that killed 29-year-old Jason Songer of La Crescent, Minnesota. They […]

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Vernon County authorities looking for driver that fled from police

Vernon County authorities looking for driver that fled from police

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and Vernon County Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle and/or the driver that fled from a deputy last month. According to the Sheriff’s Office on Monday,  Sept. 29, at about 5:30 p.m. a deputy attempted to stop a car but the driver fled. The […]

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Update – 23-year-old woman found dead in Tomah identified

Update – 23-year-old woman found dead in Tomah identified

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOMAH, Wis. – Tomah police released the name of a 23-year-old woman found deceased from unknown causes last week in the city of Tomah. The deceased subject has been identified as Kathryn Jensen. Police say at this time foul play is not suspected but the case remains under investigation pending the return of a complete […]

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(Video) Three Northeast Iowa students save 10 point buck from sinkhole

(Video) Three Northeast Iowa students save 10 point buck from sinkhole

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

***Warning — There is some graphic language in the video****   DECORAH, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities say three college students have rescued a 10-point buck from a 10-foot sinkhole. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the animal was rescued last week from a Winneshiek County farm near Decorah. The three high school friends […]

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33-year-old Mt. Sterling man killed in roll-over crash

33-year-old Mt. Sterling man killed in roll-over crash

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Crawford County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a traffic fatality as the result of traffic accident that happened just before midnight on Monday night in the Utica Township. Crawford County deputies arrived at the intersection of  State Highway 27 and Bob White Glen Road and found a 33-year-old Mt Sterling man pinned in the vehicle and non-responsive. […]

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