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Update – Monroe County officials identify driver killed in Sunday crash

Update – Monroe County officials identify driver killed in Sunday crash

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The driver of a vehicle that was killed in a Monroe County crash on Sunday has now been identified. Authorities have identified the man as 40-year-old Travis Anderson of Black River Falls.     Previous Story – Oct. 6,2014 Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a fatal motor vehicle crash. According to the Sheriff’s Office […]

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Public meetings planned for Sparta Schools $750,000 referendum question

Public meetings planned for Sparta Schools $750,000 referendum question

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, district residents will be asked to vote on a referendum to allow the Sparta Area School District to budget for an additional $750,000 of revenue beyond what is allowed by the current Wisconsin school aid formula for each of the next four years. The ballot will ask voters to consider the […]

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UPDATE – Man with assault rifle turns out to be person with pellet gun

UPDATE – Man with assault rifle turns out to be person with pellet gun

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Westby Police Department said today they have now positively identified the person who witnesses thought was walking through the city Westby on Monday with an assault rifle. In a written statement Westby Police Chief  Dave Jefson says the person, who is not named in the statement, was located and identified by police and the […]

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(Video) After vandalism strikes, Wisconsin DNR donates 110 young pheasants to Richland Center High School

(Video) After vandalism strikes, Wisconsin DNR donates 110 young pheasants to Richland Center High School

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

MADISON – After vandalism led to the death of a number of pheasant chicks at Richland Center High School, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources donated 110 young pheasants from the State Game Farm in Poynette, Wis. Back in August someone broke into the Richland Center High School and either killed or let loose the […]

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Cash, guns, tools and household items stolen from Hillsboro home

Cash, guns, tools and household items stolen from Hillsboro home

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers, along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, is asking for your help. The Vernon County Sheriff’s office says sometime during the night of Friday, September 26,  a house on Ridge Road northwest of the City of Hillsboro was burglarized. Forced entry was made to the house and once inside, the suspect(s) […]

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77-year-old De Soto man killed in ATV accident

77-year-old De Soto man killed in ATV accident

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Thursday at approximately 8:14 p.m. the Crawford County Sheriff`s Department received a report that Clyde E Starks Jr., 77had gone missing from his residence on Lawrence Ridge Road in De Soto. Deputies responded to the residence and learned that Starks went to get the mail using his ATV at approximately 5:30 p.m. and did […]

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Holmen teen dies in La Crosse car surfing accident

Holmen teen dies in La Crosse car surfing accident

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Police say an 18-year-old is dead after he suffered severe injuries while apparently “car surfing” in La Crosse. Police say Quacheenu Zach Vang of Holmen died early Sunday at Gunderson Health System. Police say that Vang was injured sometime between midnight and 2 a.m. Sunday and was later brought to the […]

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Viroqua unable to put up points despite good offense against Westby

Viroqua unable to put up points despite good offense against Westby

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Nathan Randall Weather has been a factor for several of the first four weeks of the Wisconsin High School Football season. Whether it’s been heat, wind, rain, lightening, or snow (ok we haven’t had any of that yet), but weather has played a factor in some of the early games this season. Week five […]

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Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

Film about Driftless region gets Emmy nomination – (Video Trailer)

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is a trailer for the film “Mysteries of the Driftless” – or you can watch the full version below CHICAGO, IL. – At its Emmy Nomination Party last evening, the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences formally nominated the four producers of the documentary film Mysteries of the Driftless […]

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Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

Crawford County author Ben Logan’s legacy

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

For anyone living in, or even visiting, the Driftless region of Wisconsin it is almost impossible to to describe in words what the land is or what it does to you. For anyone attempting to capture the natural beauty and impact it has on us humans (and I would include myself in that category), everything […]

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