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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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2 killed and 1 injured in Genoa crash identified

2 killed and 1 injured in Genoa crash identified

| September 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a two vehicle accident occurring on Friday at approximately 9:41 p.m. resulting in two fatalities. The accident occurred on State Highway 56 approximately one tenth of mile east of County Road K in the town of Genoa. The westbound vehicle operated by Cody P. Carter, 21, of Janesville lost […]

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State Senator Shilling critical of Walker budget projections

State Senator Shilling critical of Walker budget projections

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – The most recent analysis of Wisconsin’s state budget shows the state is facing a $115 million budget deficit in the current fiscal year. This analysis was released by the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau on September 3 and comes only a week after the state Department of Revenue announced a $281 million shortfall in state […]

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5 teens injured in northeast Iowa crash

5 teens injured in northeast Iowa crash

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

CLAYTON COUNTY — A single-vehicle rollover sent five teens to the hospital Thursday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol says 17-year-old Dylan Oelke, of McGregor, was driving a pickup north on Hickory Avenue around 4 p.m. when he lost control near 120th street east of Monona, according to a crash report. Authorities say the pickup entered the […]

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Fire damages Winona business

Fire damages Winona business

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

WINONA, Minn. (AP) – Fire has damaged a gymnastics training facility in downtown Winona. The Winona Fire Department responded shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday to 223 Center Street. Viewer Hans Dammerman sent photos to KTTC showing flames coming from the top of the former YWCA building, which now houses KidSport Gymnastics. As of 12 p.m., Dammerman […]

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