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Driftless Area landscape holds groundwater treasure deep within

Driftless Area landscape holds groundwater treasure deep within

SENECA - The Driftless Region in Southwest Wisconsin, Northwest Illinois, Northwest Iowa, and Southeast Minnesota is an ancient, intricately layered landscape that holds its treasure of ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:47 p.m.

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Fair volunteers needed

It takes a great many sets of hands to make a county fair come together. Your help is needed at the Craford County Fair, Aug ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 9:09 a.m.


New Crawford County plat book available

The new Crawford County play books and maps are available and will be offered at a reduced price during the Crawford County Fair, Aug. 23-26.

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 9:06 a.m.


Be aware of construction on your way to the fair

The Crawford County Fair is coming up!

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 9:01 a.m.


Committee seeks donations for city signs

FENNIMORE - Having finalized a design, prioritized locations, and determined just what the DOT will allow, the Wayfinding Signs Committee is ready to move on to ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 8:48 a.m.
Driftless Area landscape holds groundwater treasure deep within

Driftless Area landscape holds groundwater treasure deep within

SENECA - The Driftless Region in Southwest Wisconsin, Northwest Illinois, Northwest Iowa, and Southeast Minnesota is an ancient, intricately layered landscape that holds its treasure of ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:47 p.m.
Tragedy and triumph in the duck world

Tragedy and triumph in the duck world

VERNON COUNTY - My neighbor called to alert me that her flock of ducks had been wiped out the night before last. Only one duck survived ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:38 p.m.
Visit to remember

Visit to remember

GAYS MILLS - Bobby was excited.  He was going to be staying with his Grandma and Grandpa for a whole week while his mom and dad ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:36 p.m.
Playing outside gives kids a better chance

Playing outside gives kids a better chance

GAYS MILLS - This summer more than ever, we have spent our time exploring the outdoor fun our area has to offer.

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:35 p.m.
Parmalee will rock the county fair with their rambunctious spirit

Parmalee will rock the county fair with their rambunctious spirit

GAYS MILLS - The band Parmalee will provide the headline entertainment on Friday, August 24 at the Crawford County Fair. Smoking Gun Showdown will provide the ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:29 p.m.
Louisiana fisherman asked farmers to plant cover crops

Louisiana fisherman asked farmers to plant cover crops

UPPER MIDWEST - With issues like low agricultural commodity prices, problems with agricultural nutrients in our surface and ground waters, and increasing rainfall and flooding, it ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:25 p.m.
Fire trucks are a meeting topic in Soldiers Grove

Fire trucks are a meeting topic in Soldiers Grove

SOLDIERS GROVE - Yet again, the Soldiers Grove Fire Department’s new brush truck and the truck it replaced became the focus of attention at the ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 3:23 p.m.
Designing the Richland Medical Center

Designing the Richland Medical Center

See more photos and read about it in the August 16, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 9:11 a.m.
Pavilion grand opening to be held Saturday, August 18

Pavilion grand opening to be held Saturday, August 18

The grand opening celebration of the newly constructed Joan Woodman Orton McCollum Veterans Memorial Pavilion will be held on Saturday, August 18, with an entire ...

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 9:06 a.m.
Five chosen as UW-R Outstanding Alumni

Five chosen as UW-R Outstanding Alumni

Read about them in the August 16, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Aug. 15, 2018 9:05 a.m.
Building a better world, one parent at a time

Building a better world, one parent at a time

FENNIMORE and PLATTEVILLE - Tucked into the halls of Southwest Technical College is an independent program that can help not only students, but also all members ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 1:06 p.m.
Former employee charged for thefts at Southwest Tech

Former employee charged for thefts at Southwest Tech

FENNIMORE - A former Southwest Tech employee has been charged with one felony and four misdemeanor thefts that occurred while he was still working on the ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 12:33 p.m.
Mount Hope man charged with drug, gun crimes

Mount Hope man charged with drug, gun crimes

MOUNT HOPE - A Grant County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug and gun charges.

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 12:39 p.m.


Wisconsin's First Lady visits Boscobel

About thirty people and a tiny dog in a stroller gathered to join Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker during a Walk with Walker event last ...

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Posted: Aug. 09, 2018 9:50 a.m.
Wally Byrne hired as new BHS principal

Wally Byrne hired as new BHS principal

Starting about half an hour late from closed session, the Boscobel School Board met for a special board meeting on Monday.

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Posted: Aug. 09, 2018 9:45 a.m.
Launch fee takes effect at Boscobel boatlanding

Launch fee takes effect at Boscobel boatlanding

The Boscobel Boat Landing Commission met Monday to discuss its new launch/landing fee, which went into effect Aug. 1.

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Posted: Aug. 09, 2018 9:41 a.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council to meet

Tainter Creek Watershed Council to meet

CRAWFORD AND VERNON COUNTIES - The next meeting of the Tainter Creek Watershed Council will take place on Monday, August 13, 7:30 p.m at ...

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Posted: Aug. 08, 2018 2:33 p.m.
Voters to select a candidate to run for the 96th District State Assembly seat

Voters to select a candidate to run for the 96th District State Assembly seat

CRAWFORD, VERNON AND MONROE COUNTIES - Well, voters in the 96th Wisconsin State Assembly District can’t complain about not having choices in the upcoming election.

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Posted: Aug. 08, 2018 2:30 p.m.
Precious moments a cure for the un-zen

Precious moments a cure for the un-zen

VERNON COUNTY - I’m not usually the type that goes around categorizing the events in a day into zen and un-zen moments. But, today is ...

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Posted: Aug. 08, 2018 2:29 p.m.

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