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First sanctioned horseshoe game coming to Gays Mills

First sanctioned horseshoe game coming to Gays Mills

On Saturday, July 1, Gays Mills will see its very first sanctioned horseshoe game at the pits located at the Log Cabin Village Park.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 1:46 p.m.

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Cash, drugs confiscated following vehicle crash

Cash, drugs confiscated following vehicle crash

Read all about it in the June 29, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:50 a.m.
Grand opening ceremony held at Wastewater Recycling Facility

Grand opening ceremony held at Wastewater Recycling Facility

Read all about the event in the June 29, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:48 a.m.


School Board sees preliminary budget numbers

The Boscobel School Board got its first look at the school district’s oh so very preliminary budget at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 10:40 a.m. | Updated: Jun. 26, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Citizen of the Month-Rick and Alice Kay

Citizen of the Month-Rick and Alice Kay

DICKEYVILLE—Being good neighbors is important to Rick and Alice Kay. The couple moved to Dickeyville in 1975 and has served the community in a ...

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Posted: Jun. 22, 2017 8:23 a.m.
Three injured in trench collapse

Three injured in trench collapse

TOWN OF NEW DIGGINGS—Three were injured when a trench collapsed on a private property in the town of New Diggings on Tuesday, June 20.

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Posted: Jun. 22, 2017 8:20 a.m.
Summer School underway at BES

Summer School underway at BES

They call Session One of the Boscobel Summer School Program an “enrichment session,” but a quick look at the syllabus reveals a whole lot of ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 10:35 a.m. | Updated: Jun. 22, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Summertime fun at Pec Time Tubing

Summertime fun at Pec Time Tubing

ARGYLE – Relaxing in the water on a hot summer day is easy to do in Lafayette County with Pec Time Tubing in Argyle.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:09 p.m.


Shullsburg to seal arsenic lumber in playground

SHULLSBURG — The Shullsburg City Parks Committee meeting held Monday, June 19, was called to order by chair Duane Wedige. The meeting was convened to find ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:06 p.m.
Funnel cloud over Darlington

Funnel cloud over Darlington

This funnel cloud was seen over Darlington Saturday night. It never did touch the ground but still caused an uproar within the county. Several people ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:04 p.m.
Second OWI causes fatality over weekend

Second OWI causes fatality over weekend

NEW DIGGINGS – One person is dead and two injured, with one arrested on multiple charges in a one vehicle rollover on Saturday, June 17 in ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:03 p.m.


Highway Safety discusses ATV-UTV issues

The quarterly Highway Safety Committee met on June 15, 2017, a discussion regarding ATV-UTV routes began with Lafayette County Sheriff, Reg Gill talking about a ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:01 p.m.
Local artists featured at Great River Road Museum

Local artists featured at Great River Road Museum

POTOSI – Local artists are gracing the walls of the Great River Road Museum of Contemporary Art in Potosi. Artists from Shullsburg, Platteville and Mineral Point ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:00 p.m.


Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 06/22/17

Johnson Public Library Activities

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 1:59 p.m.
First sanctioned horseshoe game coming to Gays Mills

First sanctioned horseshoe game coming to Gays Mills

On Saturday, July 1, Gays Mills will see its very first sanctioned horseshoe game at the pits located at the Log Cabin Village Park.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 1:46 p.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council resurrects an old county tradition

Tainter Creek Watershed Council resurrects an old county tradition

GAYS MILLS - There’s an old saying that “history repeats itself,” and that just might be happening. A longstanding Crawford and Vernon County tradition has ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:15 p.m.
Crawford County yields bountiful strawberry crop

Crawford County yields bountiful strawberry crop

GAYS MILLS - A beautiful June in Crawford County brings beautiful bright red strawberries for area residents.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:12 p.m.


North Crawford School Board discusses personnel matters, and more

GAYS MILLS - After meeting in closed session to discuss a personnel matter, the North Crawford School Board reconvened in open session and voted to not ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:10 p.m.
North Crawford Community Education Foundation awards scholarships

North Crawford Community Education Foundation awards scholarships

GAYS MILLS - North Crawford Community Education Foundation Board Chairperson Chuck Bolstad presented scholarships to six North Crawford students at the recent Scholarship Night for Seniors.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:09 p.m.
Ferryville to host bonfire event series this summer

Ferryville to host bonfire event series this summer

FERRYVILLE - The Ferryville Tourism Council is sponsoring the first of three summer bonfire programs on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. at the south ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:08 p.m.
Gays Mills Tree Board is seeking volunteers

Gays Mills Tree Board is seeking volunteers

GAYS MILLS - The Gays Mills Village Board is looking into establishing a volunteer tree board to assist with planning and management of its urban forest ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:06 p.m.
Soldiers Grove Board receives update on ‘Pulling for Preston’ event

Soldiers Grove Board receives update on ‘Pulling for Preston’ event

SOLDIERS GROVE - Guy and Tammy Nelson discussed the upcoming ‘Pulling for Preston’ event at a meeting of the Soldiers Grove Village Board last Thursday.

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:04 p.m.
Crawford County Fair deadline approaches

Crawford County Fair deadline approaches

GAYS MILLS - It’s hard to believe but the Crawford County Fair is just around the corner!  This year the fair will be held August ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:02 p.m.
Seneca first responders are updating their radios

Seneca first responders are updating their radios

SENECA -Last year, Seneca Emergency Medical Responders and Seneca Volunteer Firefighters were on calls that led them on foot nearly a mile into the woods ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 12:01 p.m.

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