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High winds fuel house fire

High winds fuel house fire

A HOUSE FIRE at the Al and Dianne Black home on Ames Road, Darlington happened Monday, Jan. 15 at 1:14 p.m. Large amounts ...

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:53 a.m.

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Fuentes-Flores sentenced to 185 days

Fuentes-Flores sentenced to 185 days

MADISON – A man from Darlington, accused of driving while intoxicated in a fatal Lafayette County crash, has been sentenced to 185 days in federal prison ...

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:58 a.m.
A ‘novel’ way for a great story

A ‘novel’ way for a great story

DARLINGTON – Rachael Wiegel can now call herself a published author after last year when her book, “The Orphan” literally hit the books.

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:54 a.m.
High winds fuel house fire

High winds fuel house fire

A HOUSE FIRE at the Al and Dianne Black home on Ames Road, Darlington happened Monday, Jan. 15 at 1:14 p.m. Large amounts ...

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:53 a.m.


Finance discusses dialysis build out and Argyle Clinic

LAFAYETTE COUNTY - A Finance Committee meeting was called to order by chair Gerald Hiemann at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:51 a.m.


Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 01/18/18

Johnson Public

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:49 a.m.


Shullsburg approves 8-man football for 2019 season

SHULLSBURG – After much discussion, the Shullsburg School Board approved to go to eight-man football for the 2019 season, with a vote of 6-1.

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Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 9:48 a.m.
Challenge accepted

Challenge accepted

HAZEL GREEN—The Southwestern School pulled together a last-minute fundraiser for one of its families in December.

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2018 10:06 a.m.


Benton School pursues referendum

BENTON—A “perfect storm” is anticipated, reducing Benton School’s revenue steadily in the future.

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2018 10:02 a.m.
Register to provide input to NRB on Sensitive Areas rule by Jan. 19

Register to provide input to NRB on Sensitive Areas rule by Jan. 19

WISCONSIN - The long-awaited revisions to the State’s NR 151 administrative rule for run-off management will finally be voted upon by the Wisconsin Natural Resources ...

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:53 p.m.
Baby, it’s really cold outside

Baby, it’s really cold outside

VERNON COUNTY - Little Bitty is swimming in the creek, squawking for the rest of the flock to join her, but they are hunkered down in ...

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:48 p.m.
My twilight zone

My twilight zone

GAYS MILLS - Twilight Zone was a great TV series that ran from 1959-1964. Rod Serling was the creative genius and host behind this innovative show ...

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:46 p.m.
Mao, mao infiltrates heart and home

Mao, mao infiltrates heart and home

GAYS MILLS - A new, furry little creature has slipped into our lives recently. It’s a small, gray cat that Thatcher has dubbed “Mao Mao.”

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:45 p.m.
Pastured Pork Cooperative recruitment meeting in Seneca

Pastured Pork Cooperative recruitment meeting in Seneca

SENECA - The Driftless Area Back to the Land Cooperative will hold a recruitment meeting for individuals interested in raising pastured pork.

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:44 p.m.
Soldiers Grove Board meeting short and sweet

Soldiers Grove Board meeting short and sweet

SOLDIERS GROVE - The meeting of the Soldiers Grove Village Board on Thursday, Jan. 4 proceeded quickly and efficiently through a relatively easy agenda.

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:42 p.m.
Manure spills in headwaters of the West Fork of the Kickapoo River

Manure spills in headwaters of the West Fork of the Kickapoo River

MONROE COUNTY - A manure spill has occurred from the East Town Dairy, Cashton, a permitted dairy confined animal feeding operation (CAFO) along the Monroe-Vernon County ...

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:41 p.m.
Natural Capital – is it time to take inventory?

Natural Capital – is it time to take inventory?

DRIFTLESS REGION -With the start of January, people inevitably start to think of tax season. For merchants, this brings up the topic of inventory, taking ...

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:39 p.m.
McDaniel to serve 30 years in prison for Kline’s murder

McDaniel to serve 30 years in prison for Kline’s murder

CRAWFORD COUNTY - Jimmy D. McDaniel was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision for first-degree reckless homicide in the ...

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 2:38 p.m.
Ithaca students inaugurate ‘Holiday Shop’

Ithaca students inaugurate ‘Holiday Shop’

Read about it in the January 18, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 9:12 a.m.
Kleist appointed to Warehouse  Conservancy board of directors

Kleist appointed to Warehouse Conservancy board of directors

Read about it in the January 18, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 9:11 a.m.


Police: Suicidal person in custody

Platteville police said the man whose threat to himself prompted the closing of Platteville Public Schools today is now in protective custody.

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Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 1:50 p.m.


Man who prompted school closing sought by police

Area law enforcement is looking for a man whose threat to harm himself this morning forced the closing of Platteville Public Schools and a soft ...

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Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 11:51 a.m.


Platteville police: No active shooter situation in city

Platteville police say there is no active shooter threat in the city after Platteville Public Schools were closed this morning.

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Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 10:13 a.m.


Platteville schools closed for “situation that endangers student safety”

Platteville Public Schools are closed today due to what PPS officials call "a situation that endangers student safety."

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Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 9:05 a.m.

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