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(Update) Death of Iowa mans mother picked up in La Crosse ruled a homicide, no charges yet

(Update) Death of Iowa mans mother picked up in La Crosse ruled a homicide, no charges yet

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Forty-four-year-old Jonathan Neunaber of  rural Akron, Iowa is being held as a material witness in the deaths of his elderly parents has been returned to Plymouth County and is being held in the county jail. Neunaber was transported by deputies over the weekend from the correctional facility in La Crosse where he was taken into custody last week after […]

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7 counties added to emerald ash borer quarantine

7 counties added to emerald ash borer quarantine

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin agricultural officials have added seven more counties to the state’s emerald ash borer quarantine. The Department of Agriculture has found the destructive insect in three of those seven counties – Columbia, Grant and Monroe. The rest are in close proximity, which include Richland, Iowa, Lafayette and Green. That brings the […]

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(Video) Two area Mississippi River crossings getting upgrades

(Video) Two area Mississippi River crossings getting upgrades

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two area bridges crossing the Mississippi River are scheduled to start construction on upgrades in the next week, one in Iowa and one in Minnesota. In Dubuque Iowa authorities are preparing to temporarily close down a bridge that connects Iowa with Illinois. The Telegraph Herald reports the Julien Dubuque Bridge is scheduled to close for […]

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After successful 5 years, Vernon County Farm to School looking to expand

After successful 5 years, Vernon County Farm to School looking to expand

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Kristine Da Prato – Vernon County Farm to School (VCF2S) is wrapping up our fifth year of successful farm2school3programming. VCF2S started in 2008 in three school districts in Vernon County and since then we have continued to expand and improve our program throughout the county. In 2012, with the help of our F2S partners, […]

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Grant and surrounding counties get disaster help

Grant and surrounding counties get disaster help

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

              MADISON, Wis. — Low-interest loans will be available to individuals and businesses that suffered damaged following a string of tornadoes and heavy storms that hit the Grant County area last month. Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that the U.S. Small Business Administration approved his request for a disaster […]

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40 years for baby sitter convicted in infant death

40 years for baby sitter convicted in infant death

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) – A Sauk County judge has sentenced a baby sitter to 40 years in prison for the death of an infant in her care. Jeanette Janusiak was convicted of killing 4-month-old Payten Rain Shearer, the daughter of her best friend. The 27-year-old Reedsburg woman insists she was wrongly convicted. She told Judge […]

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(Update) Autopsy shows missing man found in Black River died of accidental drowning

(Update) Autopsy shows missing man found in Black River died of accidental drowning

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The La Crosse Police released the following statement this afternoon: The autopsy of Shalim Augustine was conducted at the Dane County Medical Examiners Office on Saturday morning. Their examination lead to the La Crosse County Medical Examiner’s Office to rule the preliminary Cause of Death as Drowning, with the Manner of Death classified as an […]

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(Update) Name of 75-year-old female killed in Grant County crash released

(Update) Name of 75-year-old female killed in Grant County crash released

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

An elderly woman is dead and a teenager is in the hospital after a crash in Grant County.  According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened on Hwy 133 in Watterstown Township just before 4:30 p.m. Friday. 16-year-old  Derek Harris from Fennimore was driving east, while a 75-year-old Iris Wagner from Blue River […]

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Two area teens injured in crash in town of Wilton

Two area teens injured in crash in town of Wilton

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports two area teenagers were injured as the result of a crash near Tomah on Saturday. The Sheriff’s Department says Christian D. Brieske-Mendoza,16, of Norwalk was driving east on Hwy 71 around 3 pm Saturday, just east of Locust Rd. in the town of Wilton, when he lost control of […]

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(Update) Viroqua man wanted for attacking man with hammer arrested

(Update) Viroqua man wanted for attacking man with hammer arrested

| July 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

According the Vernon County Crime Stoppers Bingenheimer has now been arrested.   Previous Story The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a 31-year-old man from Viroqua that is wanted for allegedly assaulting another man with a hammer in the town of Franklin on Friday afternoon. Accoding to the sheriff’s […]

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