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Vernon County phone scam alert

Vernon County phone scam alert

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vernon County Sheriff’s department is warning the public about a phone related scam.   The Sheriff’s department said the scammer is calling businesses and residents in the Viroqua area and telling them that their electric bill is due.  The scammer is then telling people that they must pay the overdue amount using Western Union within […]

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(Update) 33-year-old Soldiers Grove man found deceased on road identified

(Update) 33-year-old Soldiers Grove man found deceased on road identified

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 1st at 5:05 p.m. the Crawford County Sheriff Dept. received a call from a passerby on Adams road in rural Clayton Township that there was an unresponsive male subject lying on Adams Road next to a parked vehicle. North Crawford Rescue and Sheriff’s deputies responded and found Joshua G. Krambeer age 33 from […]

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Authorities ask to be on the lookout for fugitive wanted for stolen vehicles

Authorities ask to be on the lookout for fugitive wanted for stolen vehicles

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Authorities are looking for a 38-year-old man sought in connection with astolen vehicle, according to a news release from the Wood County Sheriff’s Department. Late Monday, the Wood County Communications Center receivedan anonymous tips that Eric T. Hall, who is wanted on a felony warrant for a probation violation, was at a residence in the village of […]

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Body of second woman found in suitcase identified

Body of second woman found in suitcase identified

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Investigators in Walworth County have identified the body of a second woman found in a suitcase in the Town of Geneva. Police say the body of 21-year-old Jenny Gamez of Cottage Grove, Oregon was identified using dental records. Investigators are not saying what evidence lead them to uncover her identity, although Town of Geneva Police […]

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Two Coon Valley teenagers injured in U.S. Hwy 14 rollover

Two Coon Valley teenagers injured in U.S. Hwy 14 rollover

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sheriff John B. Spears reports a one vehicle rollover accident with two injuries that occurred on Monday at 10:15 a.m. The accident occurred on U.S. Hwy 14, about .3 mile West of Saugstad Road in the Town of Christiana. A vehicle driven by Annika S. Olson, 16, of Coon Valley, Wisconsin was traveling West on […]

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Vernon County man arrested for growing 29 marijuana plants

Vernon County man arrested for growing 29 marijuana plants

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Vernon County Sheriff’s deputy discovered a marijuana growing operation over the weekend while attempting to serve a warrant. According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office a deputy was attempting to serve a warrant on Brent Felde, 43, at his residence on Call Rd, in the Town of Sterling. While attempting to serve the warrant […]

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Prairie du Chien man faces numerous charges after hit-and-run

Prairie du Chien man faces numerous charges after hit-and-run

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A 33-year-old Prairie du Chien man is facing a number of charges following a hit-and-run accident that knocked down a power pole Friday. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department says at approximately 2 a.m on Friday they received a report of a one vehicle crash on E. Lapointe St. at State Highway 18 in the Township […]

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Vernon County authorities seek help with Westby and Viroqua breakins

Vernon County authorities seek help with Westby and Viroqua breakins

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County investigators are asking for help in solving two burglaries in Westby and two in Viroqua. The Sheriff’s Office says during the early morning hours between midnight and 6:00 AM of June 16,  two businesses in the City of Westby and two businesses in the City of Viroqua were burglarized. Investigators say the burglars […]

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Vernon County Sheriff still looking for stolen 2013 Polaris Razr UTV

Vernon County Sheriff still looking for stolen 2013 Polaris Razr UTV

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOWN OF CHRISTIANA, Wis.  - The Vernon County Sheriff’s department is asking for the public’s help in finding an utility terrain vehicle (UTV) stolen over the weekend. This blue 2013 Polaris Razr UTV was stolen from the Westby/Coon Valley area in Timber Coulee on County Road P sometime between 3:30 p.m. on June 22 and […]

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Stuff the Bus for next school year already underway

Stuff the Bus for next school year already underway

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Viroqua, WI – Children need a fresh start for each upcoming school year. Vernon County  Stuff the Bus provides children from families in need, residing in Vernon County, with necessary school supplies.  Each year items are collected by participating organizations and volunteers and distributed directly to Vernon County school children. “For struggling parents, providing the […]

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