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Hillsboro teens suffer injuries in rollover crash

Hillsboro teens suffer injuries in rollover crash

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a single-vehicle rollover crash that occurred Thursday at approximately 8:00 a.m. in the town of Hillsboro, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to a Hillsboro teen. According to the Sheriff”s Office Madison K. Mitchell,  17, of rural Hillsboro was traveling north in a four-door pickup truck on County Road F, […]

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Local State Senator elected to leadership position

Local State Senator elected to leadership position

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Democrats have chosen Jennifer Shilling as the new state Senate minority leader. Senate Democrats met for the first time Wednesday after Republicans used the Nov. 4 elections to build a 19-14 majority in the chamber, up from 18-15 last session. The Democrats voted unanimously to make Shilling, a first-term senator […]

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Video – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Viroqua High School

Video – Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Viroqua High School

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Veteran’s Day Ceremony conducted at Viroqua High School November 11, 2014 Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

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Onalaska man dies in weekend ATV accident

Onalaska man dies in weekend ATV accident

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department reports a man died over the weekend in an apparent ATV crash. The accident happened Sunday afternoon in the township of Farmington on Amundson Coulee Road. The Sheriff’s Office says a 63-year-old male from Onalaska was the victim but so have not identified the man. The Wisconsin DNR is […]

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Monroe County identifies drivers in fatal crash

Monroe County identifies drivers in fatal crash

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department released the name of the man killed in a two car crash on November 5. 55-year-old Daniel A. Krofta of Tomah died from injuries suffered in the crash. He was driving a vehicle that was hit by 63-year-old Judith Rudolph of Tomah. Rudolph suffered non-life threatening injuries from the crash […]

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Poll: Men, independents propel Walker victory

Poll: Men, independents propel Walker victory

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

By JOHN FLESHER Associated Press Republican Gov. Scott Walker won re-election over Democratic challenger Mary Burke with strong backing from men, independents and people worried about the direction of the nation, surviving a drop in support from some key voter groups, according to preliminary results of an exit poll Tuesday. Here are key findings from […]

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Vernon County K9 and handler receive award

Vernon County K9 and handler receive award

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff John B. Spears and the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 Unit announced this week that K-9 Handler Deputy Brian James and K-9 Larz, has received the 2014 Meritorious Track and Apprehension award in the State of Wisconsin. The award was presented to Deputy James on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at the annual Wisconsin Law […]

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Documentary film about Driftless region wins Emmy

Documentary film about Driftless region wins Emmy

| November 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below CHICAGO, IL. – Rob Nelson and Dan Bertalan, producers, and Tim Jacobson and George Howe, executive producers, of the documentary film Mysteries of the Driftless, each earned Emmy® Awards on Saturday night in the category […]

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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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