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Oakdale man on mobility scooter struck by car while crossing street

Oakdale man on mobility scooter struck by car while crossing street

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

OAKDALE, Wis. — Sheriff’s deputies say a man riding an electric scooter was struck while crossing a highway in Monroe County. Authorities say Warren Bennett of Oakdale suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a car on Hwy. 12/16 Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say a rural Sparta woman who struck Bennett was looking in her […]

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Gays Mills man damages downtown Viroqua restaurant in weekend crash

Gays Mills man damages downtown Viroqua restaurant in weekend crash

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Viroqua Police Department is reporting that a 24-year-old gays Mills man grazed the front of the Viking Inn restaurant in downtown Viroqua Sunday evening, damaging a light pole and the awning on the front of the building. According to police Zachery George of Gays Mills struck the pole after crossing the center line on […]

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Two area men critically injured in Monroe County crash

Two area men critically injured in Monroe County crash

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a motor vehicle crash that resulted in injuries to two parties. The crash occurred at about 4:45 pm on August 16th, 2014 on Basswood Rd approximately one half mile west of State Hwy 27 in the town of Little Falls. Wesley E. Boyles,  25, of Black River Falls was […]

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Wild West Days Starts Tonight

Wild West Days Starts Tonight

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Nathan Randall The 19th annual Wild West Days kicks off this evening in Viroqua, with plenty of fun for the whole family. There will once again be an all horse parade on Main Street starting at 6pm. Following that there will be bull riding and barrel racing at the Wild West Days grounds, and […]

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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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