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Heavy voter turnout creates varied results in Wisconsin’s 2018 midterm elections

Heavy voter turnout creates varied results in Wisconsin’s 2018 midterm elections

WISCONSIN - The midterm election held Tuesday, Nov. 6 had it all. There were upsets, blowouts and elections almost too close to call.

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:37 p.m.

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Seneca School Board approves budget from annual meeting

Seneca School Board approves budget from annual meeting

SENECA - The Seneca Area School District’s final budget was proved at the school board’s regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Oct. 22. He balanced ...

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:36 p.m.
North Crawford School Board approves budget and tax levy

North Crawford School Board approves budget and tax levy

NORTH CRAWFORD - At their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24, the North Crawford School Board approved the 2018-29 original budget and tax levy.

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:35 p.m.
Memories of trick-or-treating

Memories of trick-or-treating

VIOLA - “Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!”

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:34 p.m.
Ode to Sears and Roebuck

Ode to Sears and Roebuck

GAYS MILLS - You’ve no doubt heard by now that Sears, Roebuck and Company recently declared bankruptcy. Commonly referred to as just “Sears,” the pioneering ...

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:32 p.m.
For Halloween, I was to be an avocado

For Halloween, I was to be an avocado

GAYS MILLS - Everyone and everything seems to be abuzz with the Halloween spirit.

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:31 p.m.
Trout Unlimited stream restoration produces flood mitigation, increased local use and more tourism d

Trout Unlimited stream restoration produces flood mitigation, increased local use and more tourism d

DRIFTLESS - It was a gorgeous mid-October day on Tuesday, October 16, when the Trout Unlimited Driftless Area Project’s tour bus loaded in the parking ...

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:30 p.m.
Solar Meats sneak peek draws a crowd

Solar Meats sneak peek draws a crowd

SOLDIERS GROVE - Soldiers Grove’s newest business, Solar Meats, held a ‘Sneak Peek’ event on Saturday, Oct. 27, which was attended by almost 60 interested ...

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:29 p.m.
Veteran’s Hunt Club of Wisconsin provides opportunities for vets to experience hunt

Veteran’s Hunt Club of Wisconsin provides opportunities for vets to experience hunt

FERRYVILLE - An organization dedicated to assisting military veterans enjoy hunting experiences has established an ‘old school’ deer hunting camp on County C near Ferryville.

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Posted: Nov. 07, 2018 1:27 p.m.
Eddie Furo Memorial planned

Eddie Furo Memorial planned

A Memorial Service will be held for Edward “Eddie” Furo on Sunday, November 4 at 12 noon at the Soldiers Grove Church of Christ with ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:28 p.m.
Conservation on Tap: Coon Creek past and future discussed

Conservation on Tap: Coon Creek past and future discussed

VIROQUA - At the first of the Valley Stewardship Network’s ‘Conservation on Tap’ series, Dave Vetrano, retired Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) fisheries biologist ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:26 p.m.
Another adventure for Finnegan

Another adventure for Finnegan

VIOLA - Mom’s acting all wacky-taffy again. Like a whirlwind in our tiny home, she hasn’t stopped moving since she woke up. Téte ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:24 p.m.
A summer’s work is fondly recalled

A summer’s work is fondly recalled

GAYS MILLS - As fall develops we tend to look back on the season just ending.  Usually a lot happens during summer and it’s good ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:23 p.m.
By golly, that boy looks just like his Mom and Dad

By golly, that boy looks just like his Mom and Dad

GAYS MILLS - There has been a lot of talk around our house lately as to what our newest addition might look like.

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:21 p.m.
Fall harvest ramps up with accommodating weather

Fall harvest ramps up with accommodating weather

DRIFTLESS - The fall harvest took off this week at a breakneck pace amid fair skies and moderate temperatures.

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:20 p.m.
Local men focus on growing big pumpkins

Local men focus on growing big pumpkins

GAYS MILLS - With Halloween next week, many folks are thinking about pumpkins for carving and decorating. However, two local growers think about pumpkins all year ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:19 p.m.
‘Beauty & the Beast’ is North Crawford’s fall play

‘Beauty & the Beast’ is North Crawford’s fall play

NORTH CRAWFORD - The North Crawford Playhouse is presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast this fall. 

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:17 p.m.
Candidates for 96th Assembly District speak at Viroqua forum

Candidates for 96th Assembly District speak at Viroqua forum

VIROQUA - The Viroqua Women’s Alliance (VWA) and WVRQ Radio held a forum for citizens to hear the two candidates vying for the 96th Assembly ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 1:15 p.m.
Mexican farm hands adjust to Wisconsin life

Mexican farm hands adjust to Wisconsin life

Read about it in the November 1, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 9:16 a.m.
‘Of Mice and Men’ has live music

‘Of Mice and Men’ has live music

A truly American play deserves truly American music to complete it. Thus, Elise Becker, Randahl Crawford and Andrew Sharp will play folk songs that reflect ...

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 9:14 a.m.
Jean Walsh: A Bear Valley Girl

Jean Walsh: A Bear Valley Girl

Read about her in the November 1, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 9:09 a.m.
Multiple vehicle crash near Dickeyville

Multiple vehicle crash near Dickeyville

UPDATED 7:30 pm. - DICKEYVILLE -One driver was injured, and USH 151 was shut down after a two-vehicle crash resulted in a large fire just ...

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Posted: Oct. 29, 2018 4:34 p.m.
Four Crawford County health assessment events planned

Four Crawford County health assessment events planned

CRAWFORD COUNTY - Area organizations are working in partnership to help improve the health of their communities, and the region. The collaborative group is hosting a ...

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Posted: Oct. 24, 2018 3:12 p.m.
An Autumnal love letter

An Autumnal love letter

VIOLA - Dear Leaves,

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Posted: Oct. 24, 2018 3:11 p.m.

Please wait ...