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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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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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Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

Record breaking Guernsey from Cashton wins Cow of the Year

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – First, Lorilyn and her mother defied the odds and became the first mother-daughter Guernsey duo to each produce more than 40,000 pounds of milk per year. As if that weren’t enough, Lorilyn’s daughter went on to do the same, becoming the first Guernsey in history to be the third generation to produce more […]

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State Rep. Nerison says report shows legislative reforms have boosted states agricultural sector

State Rep. Nerison says report shows legislative reforms have boosted states agricultural sector

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON – Representative Lee Nerison (R-Westby), Chairman of the State Assembly’s Agriculture Committee, reports that new data is out concerning the impact of agriculture on Wisconsin’s economy.  According to data compiled by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural businesses generate $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs […]

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Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

Sports talk great Bill Michaels visits Viroqua

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

  One of the heavyweights in the sports talk world spent the better part of a week in Viroqua last week broadcasting his statewide show from a number of landmarks over a three day period Including Village Market, Nelson Agri-Center, Vernon Memorial Hospital and Nowegian Hollow. Michaels is probably best known as the post-game host […]

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Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

Semi vs car crash in Grant County results in fatality

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person was killed and another was injured when a semi and a car collided on State Highway 133 around 5:30 Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office says they received a call regarding a two vehicle crash on State Highway 133 about half a mile north of Clauer Lane. The […]

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Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

Tomah police partner with organization to offer free drug test kits to parents

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tomah Police Department announced this week they have partnered with TestMyTeen.com to offer free drug test kits to parents in the Tomah area.  The police department says concerned, involved parents are the strongest deterrent kids have for staying off drugs, but peer pressure to experiment with drugs is one of the biggest stumbling blocks […]

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Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

KENDALL, Wis. (AP) – Animal welfare workers have removed 15 dogs and a bird from squalid conditions at a mobile home in Monroe County. WXOW-TV reports the animals were found living in feces, trash and rotting food. A search warrant was executed Thursday at the Kendall area home following an investigation by Monroe County humane […]

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