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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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Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

Investigators ask public to identify Readstown burglar

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Crime Stoppers along with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the publics help in identifying a suspect in two robberies that took place in the Village of Readstown earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Department at about 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, two businesses in the Village of Readstown […]

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Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

Monroe County deputy saves 79-year-old woman from submerged car

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy is being recognized for his actions that likely saved the life of a 79-year-old woman whose vehicle went off the road and was submerged in a pond. According to the Juneau County Sheriff’s office on Monday at 10:42 a.m., they received a call from a frantic female who told them […]

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Most school districts in our area make the grade in second year of report cards

Most school districts in our area make the grade in second year of report cards

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A majority of Wisconsin schools and school districts meet or exceedexpectations for student achievement, according to the annual report card from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. DPI says 88.3 percent of schools and 98.1 percent of districts had scores that met expectations or better. The report card evaluates schools and districts on achievement and […]

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Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

Pictures from the 2014 Vernon County Fair

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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