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3 injured in Hwy 27 crash near Cashton

3 injured in Hwy 27 crash near Cashton

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

An 18-year -old man from Viroqua and a 20-year-old man from Steuben were among the three injured in a weekend crash near Cashton. According to Monroe County Sherriff’s investigators at about 12:30 pm Sunday 20 year-old Dalton Dempsey of Stueben was driving south  on State Hwy 27 and attempted to turn left on State Hwy […]

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2 injured in rollover crash near Hillsboro

2 injured in rollover crash near Hillsboro

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single-vehicle crash occurred Saturday at approximately 8:50 PM, in the Town of Greenwood, south of Hillsboro. According to the Sheriff’s Office Michael H. Antill, 24, of Hillsboro was  driving south on State Hwy 80, just north of Beaver Creek Drive, when he lost control went off the […]

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Man killed in six car I-90 crash identified

Man killed in six car I-90 crash identified

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis.- The La Crosse County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identification of the victim involved in the vehicle accident July 24th on Interstate 90 as that of 29-year-old Jason Songer from La Crescent MN. The accident is under investigation by the State Patrol.   Previous story  TOWN OF CAMPBELL, Wis. – One […]

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(Update) Town of Campbell police chief pleads to one charge

(Update) Town of Campbell police chief pleads to one charge

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Town of Campbell Police Chief Tim Kelemen pleaded no contest Friday to a charge that he signed a local tea party leader up on gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites. Prosecutors charged Kelemen earlier this month with one misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a computerized communication system. Kelemen entered the plea in […]

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Vernon Memorial Hospital breaks ground for La Farge Clinic

Vernon Memorial Hospital breaks ground for La Farge Clinic

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The sun was shining on the community of La Farge Wednesday in more ways then one way. It was a perfect summer day and Vernon Memorial Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new clinic that will serve that community for years to come. It is a facility that has been in the planning for […]

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State Senator Shilling named Outstanding Legislator by Counties Association

State Senator Shilling named Outstanding Legislator by Counties Association

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State Senator Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) was honored recently by the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) with a “WCA Outstanding Legislator Award” for her work on behalf of county government during the 2013-2014 Legislative Session. “As a member of the Joint Committee on Finance, Senator Shilling has been a real supporter of county issues this past […]

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41-year-old Sparta man and passenger injured in milk truck rollover crash

41-year-old Sparta man and passenger injured in milk truck rollover crash

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s office 41-year-old Nathan Bousman of Sparta received non-life threatening injuries on Tuesday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says Bousman was traveling on Cty Hwy D when he lost control of the truck on a curve and rolled over. The tank of the truck became detached in the process of rolling […]

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Minnesota man convicted of killing La Crosse man and son wants new trial

Minnesota man convicted of killing La Crosse man and son wants new trial

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, Wis. (AP) – A 41-year-old man wants a new trial, after he was sent to prison for life for killing a La Crosse camera shop owner and his son. Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota Minnesota told a circuit judge that 9 of the 12 jurors in his trial last summer thought he was guilty […]

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Westby woman hospitalized after medical condition causes accident

Westby woman hospitalized after medical condition causes accident

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single-vehicle crash that occurred on July 21,  at approximately 6:35 pm. The accident occurred on US Highway 14 in the Town of Viroqua. Ginger Jacobs, 48, of rural Westby was driving north on US Hwy 14 when she lost consciousness, crossed the median into the south bound […]

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Sparta woman who struck bicyclist arrested for OWI

Sparta woman who struck bicyclist arrested for OWI

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Monday at approximately 10:20 p.m., the Sparta Police Department responded to the scene of a traffic crash on Wisconsin Street just east of East Avenue. Jeremy D. Briggs, 38 of Sparta, was riding a bicycle eastbound on Wisconsin Street when he was struck from behind by a motorist who was also driving eastbound. Briggs […]

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