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Aftermath of yet another flood

Aftermath of yet another flood

VIOLA - Driving up and down hills with my windows open on a storybook late-summer day—wind blowing, maple leaves starting to yellow, and the air ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:56 p.m.

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Scenes from the flood

Scenes from the flood

GAYS MILLS - The entire Kickapoo River Valley just went through a disastrous, record level flood. In Gays Mills, the river level reached 22.05 feet ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:55 p.m.
Community efforts show a silver lining in times of need

Community efforts show a silver lining in times of need

GAYS MILLS - As the rain continues to trickle on this Monday Labor Day, the beleaguered residents of Crawford and Vernon counties carry on with their ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:53 p.m.
Dams played a role in historic flood levels

Dams played a role in historic flood levels

KICKAPOO VALLEY - The overtopping and breaching of two dams in the headwaters of the West Fork of the Kickapoo River in Vernon County played a ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:52 p.m.
The recent flood set new records

The recent flood set new records

KICKAPOO VALLEY - Yes it flooded again last week in the Kickapoo River Valley and it set another all-time record. This flood was deeper than the ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:50 p.m.
Driftless Area Art Festival this weekend at the Crawford County Fairgrounds

Driftless Area Art Festival this weekend at the Crawford County Fairgrounds

GAYS MILLS - Can floods cancel one of mid-America’s favorite art festivals?  Not in the Driftless!! And not when beauty and friendship can do much ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:49 p.m.
Never forget 9-11

Never forget 9-11

The Richland Center Fire Department continued their annual tradition of flying the US flag high above their station on Church Street on September 11. It ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:26 a.m.
Help veterans on Buddy Poppy Day

Help veterans on Buddy Poppy Day

Read about it in the September 13, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:24 a.m.
National Recovery Month proclaimed

National Recovery Month proclaimed

Read about it in the September 13, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:23 a.m.
Record flooding devistates area

Record flooding devistates area

Boscobel was spared, but residents living along the Kickapoo River from Ontario to Steuben have been devastated by flooding last week and through the weekend ...

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Posted: Sep. 07, 2018 9:26 a.m.
Fruits (and veggies) of love

Fruits (and veggies) of love

VERNON COUNTY - These days I look like I’m driving a veggie- and fruit-mobile. If I were to get pulled over and have my car ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:52 p.m.
Plethora of squash

Plethora of squash

GAYS MILLS - The 2018 garden season is not over yet, but we can visualize the end of it before too long. It’s been a ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:50 p.m.
Thoughts of a modern-day mother

Thoughts of a modern-day mother

GAYS MILLS - It’s hard to believe that it’s almost the back-to-school moment. It’s one of those major time landmarks like Christmas. I ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:49 p.m.
Pastured pork cooperative taking a step forward

Pastured pork cooperative taking a step forward

DRIFTLESS - The Driftless Area Back to the Land Cooperative of pastured pork producers reached an important milestone at their board meeting in Readstown on Monday ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:48 p.m.
Crawford County conservation efforts honored at County Fair

Crawford County conservation efforts honored at County Fair

CRAWFORD COUNTY - Every year, the Crawford County Land and Water Conservation Department gives awards for Conservation Legacy, Water Quality, Wildlife Conservation, Conservation Forestry, Conservation Education ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:46 p.m.
The life and times of a free agent

The life and times of a free agent

VERNON COUNTY - Sitting at my desk writing, the sun just having come up, I’m enjoying the peacefulness of dawn when I hear a duck ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:41 p.m.
The joy of splitting

The joy of splitting

GAYS MILLS - We are now slouching toward autumn. The back-to-school shopping is largely done, local football and volleyball seasons have started, gardens are producing full ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:39 p.m.
The wheels on the bus go… to Larryfest!

The wheels on the bus go… to Larryfest!

GAYS MILLS - The Schendel-Dremsa family took on Larryfest for the first time this year and it is safe to say we had an excellent time.

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:38 p.m.
North Crawford School Board takes up some difficult issues

North Crawford School Board takes up some difficult issues

NORTH CRAWFORD - At their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 14, the North Crawford School Board discussed the after school program for the 2018-19 school ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:37 p.m.
Seneca School Board views security improvements

Seneca School Board views security improvements

SENECA - The Seneca School Board got a glimpse into the future at their meeting Monday night, when district administrator Dave Boland showed them the control ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:36 p.m.
Clayton Township has primary election voting issues

Clayton Township has primary election voting issues

NORTH CLAYTON - North Clayton Township poll workers persevered in conducting the August 14, 2018 Wisconsin Partisan Primary Election despite challenges presented by the failure of ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:35 p.m.
Flooding devastates Richland County

Flooding devastates Richland County

See more photos and read about it in the September 6, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 05, 2018 10:24 a.m.
Richland County Fair’s legacy of harness racing

Richland County Fair’s legacy of harness racing

See more photos and read about it in the September 6, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 05, 2018 10:15 a.m.
Rockbridge project delayed by temporary support failure

Rockbridge project delayed by temporary support failure

Read about it in the August 30, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Aug. 29, 2018 10:45 a.m.

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