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Gays Mills Board approves sale of Vosseteig Funeral Home

Gays Mills Board approves sale of Vosseteig Funeral Home

GAYS MILLS - The Vosseteig Funeral Home was cleared for a sale to a Cashton-based chain of funeral home following the action of the Gays Mills ...

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:07 p.m.

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Home is where the heart is?

Home is where the heart is?

VIOLA - I’ve often heard the saying, ‘Home is where the heart is,’ but is it?

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:06 p.m.
Many transitions

Many transitions

GAYS MILLS - Weather watchers are confused. As winter slowly transitions into spring (even though it technically is spring by the calendar) we watch for changes ...

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:05 p.m.
New fashion scheme is a work in progress

New fashion scheme is a work in progress

GAYS MILLS - I’ve hit 30 now and I’m trying to be more fashionable. 

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:03 p.m.
Missed days have effect on Seneca School District calendar

Missed days have effect on Seneca School District calendar

SENECA - You could tell the end of the school year was approaching, when you listened to the Seneca School Board discuss things at their meeting ...

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:02 p.m.
Ag census numbers show dramatic changes locally

Ag census numbers show dramatic changes locally

SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN - The 2017 USDA Census of Agriculture, released on Friday, April 12, reveals ongoing changes of land use and a continued decline in the ...

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:01 p.m.
Counties discussing tri-county well testing effort

Counties discussing tri-county well testing effort

CRAWFORD, VERNON AND RICHLAND COUNTIES - Gays Mills played host to a group of committed conservation and public health professionals and environmental health advocates to discuss ...

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 3:00 p.m.
Area students named Black Hawk Chapter DAR Good Citizens

Area students named Black Hawk Chapter DAR Good Citizens

Read about it in the April 25, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 9:23 a.m.
Weston senior testifies before Wisconsin Assembly Committee

Weston senior testifies before Wisconsin Assembly Committee

Read about it in the April 25, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Apr. 24, 2019 9:21 a.m.
Powerful Fire destroys local farm home

Powerful Fire destroys local farm home

A large farm home just outside of Fennimore has been completely destroyed by fire following a blaze suspected to have been started by a wood ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2019 1:52 p.m.
The last concerts

The last concerts

Every year since 1974, the UW Marching Band, and its winter version Varsity Band, has ended its season with a concert.

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 12:58 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 17, 2019 4:14 p.m.
Gays Mills Folk Festival coming up

Gays Mills Folk Festival coming up

GAYS MILLS - Spring is here and the Gays Mills Folk Festival of Music and Danceis just around the corner! Come on down to beautiful ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:39 p.m.
Finnegan, the canine escape artist

Finnegan, the canine escape artist

VIOLA - Finnegan, my 13-pound rat terrier mix, isn’t allowed to run free when I’m not home because I don’t want him getting ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:38 p.m.
Pasture grazing

Pasture grazing

GAYS MILLS - I recently went on something called a pasture walk. Pasture walks have become more common in recent years as farmers turn to grazing ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:36 p.m.
Spring offers so many new discoveries

Spring offers so many new discoveries

GAYS MILLS - As I sit down at my desk–in my office that gets no natural light, I can hardly believe that its nearing 75 ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:35 p.m.
3C Co-op internet survey mailed again to residents

3C Co-op internet survey mailed again to residents

CRAWFORD COUNTY - The internet survey is being re-mailed to all Crawford County residents that have not yet completed and returned it. The survey was originally ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:34 p.m.
Organic origins discussed at MOSES organic farming conference

Organic origins discussed at MOSES organic farming conference

LACROSSE - It has been 30 years since the very first local organic farming conference drew about 90 participants to a wedding hall on the south ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:33 p.m.
Grazing becoming a hot topic in Kickapoo River Watershed

Grazing becoming a hot topic in Kickapoo River Watershed

KICKAPOO RIVER WATERSHED - Grazing is becoming a hot topic in 2019 in the Kickapoo River Watershed. The increased focus builds on long years of dedicated ...

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:31 p.m.
Flood damage bids accepted by Soldiers Grove Board

Flood damage bids accepted by Soldiers Grove Board

SOLDIERS GROVE - The Soldiers Grove Village Board approved two bids for a total of $55,685 to repair flood damage at the park.

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 2:28 p.m.
RCHS forensics students take home competition medals

RCHS forensics students take home competition medals

Read about it in the April 18, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 10:06 a.m.
Heasley sends audience to the moon and back

Heasley sends audience to the moon and back

Read about it in the April 18, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Apr. 17, 2019 10:04 a.m.
Ruben and his new forever home

Ruben and his new forever home

VIOLA - There is no middle ground: Either you don’t have a clue there’s a five-month-old puppy in the house, or you’re made ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:33 a.m.
Unique inventions

Unique inventions

GAYS MILLS - Mr. Charles Duell was the Commissioner of U.S. patents in 1899. In a statement that is widely attributed to Mr. Duell, (and ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:31 a.m.
Robotics helping the small family farm

Robotics helping the small family farm

GAYS MILLS - Last Friday, I had an interesting opportunity to participate in something that typically is a bit out of my wheelhouse. I visited a ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:30 a.m.

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