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Kurtz Thanks Supporters, Ready for General Election

Kurtz Thanks Supporters, Ready for General Election

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, Wis. – Tony Kurtz was honored to accept the Republican nomination for the 3rd Congressional District Tuesday night. “It’s been a whirlwind couple months. We’ve traveled nearly 30,000 miles, walked in 34 parades, held 20 meet and greets, and met thousands of people. I’m ready for the next stage of our campaign to […]

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Update:Religious statue stolen in Hillsboro

Update:Religious statue stolen in Hillsboro

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Update: Statue has been found The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for tips about who stole a statue from a home in the City of Hillsboro.  On July 31, police say a Virgin Mary statue was taken from the yard of a home on County Road F. The 3-foot statue is white in color with […]

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Semi crash closes Hwy 27 in Monroe County

Semi crash closes Hwy 27 in Monroe County

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

State Hwy 27 was closed north of Sparta for much of the morning after a semi tipped over and blocked both lanes of traffic. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says it was notified at 3:52 a.m. this morning of a semi rolled over on STH 27 at Farmland Ave. in the Township of Sparta. Benjamin […]

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Body of WWII soldier passes through Wisconsin

Body of WWII soldier passes through Wisconsin

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

VIROQUA, Wis. (AP) – A body of World War II soldier mistakenly buried in a German cemetery made a stop in Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports a horse-drawn funeral carriage delivered Pfc. Lawrence S. Gordon to a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Viroqua Friday. Several dozen turned out to pay their respects to […]

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(Audio) Full interview with U.S. Senator Baldwin who stopped in our studios this week

(Audio) Full interview with U.S. Senator Baldwin who stopped in our studios this week

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

   

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Pilot injured when helicopter crashes in Monroe County

Pilot injured when helicopter crashes in Monroe County

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A pilot was injured when a helicopter doing some crop dusting crashed in a field in Monroe County Thursday morning. Sheriff Peter Quirin says the pilot was crop dusting around 10:30 a.m. near Tunnel City when he experienced some trouble with his chopper and went down in a cornfield in a rural area near east […]

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Update-Lancaster man now charged in Grant County with homicide

Update-Lancaster man now charged in Grant County with homicide

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – Criminal charges have been filed in La Crosse County against a man accused of killing a cab driver and leading police on a high-speed chase. Prosecutors say Timmy Johnson Jr. admitted killing 79-year-old Merle Forbes in June after calling him for a cab ride near the University of Platteville. Johnson […]

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Audio Report: Citizens sound off on city of Viroqua action to remove flowers and gardens at seven homes

Audio Report: Citizens sound off on city of Viroqua action to remove flowers and gardens at seven homes

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is an audio report on a special meeting held at the Viroqua High School on Tuesday to hear citizen reaction to actions by the city to involuntarily remove gardens and flowers from the city owned boulevards last week. Over 100 people attended and voiced their views on both sides for a little over an […]

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77-year-old man from Buffalo MN killed in Monroe County crash

77-year-old man from Buffalo MN killed in Monroe County crash

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin reports a 77-year old man from Bullao MN was killed in a crash in Monroe County on Saturday. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says Roger Beyer of Buffalo was driving on State Hwy 21 just before  3:30 pm when he crossed the center line into the path of a vehicle […]

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Update: (Audio) 4 adults arrested so far in Hillsboro meth lab bust

Update: (Audio) 4 adults arrested so far in Hillsboro meth lab bust

| August 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

Here is an audio report with Vernon County Sheriff John Spears on a meth lab bust in Hillsboro on Thursday. Spears says they served search warrants in two locations and there were meth labs and chemicals at both locations. The Vernon County Hazmat team had to decontaminate the sites as well the people who lived […]

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