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Swadley changes his plea to guilty in Vernon County Circuit Court

Swadley changes his plea to guilty in Vernon County Circuit Court

VERNON COUNTY - After spending about a year-and-a-half in jail awaiting trial on an attempted first-degree murder charge, Shayne Swadley changed his plea to guilty at ...

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Posted: Dec. 08, 2017 9:16 a.m.

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Swadley changes his plea to guilty in Vernon County Circuit Court

Swadley changes his plea to guilty in Vernon County Circuit Court

VERNON COUNTY - After spending about a year-and-a-half in jail awaiting trial on an attempted first-degree murder charge, Shayne Swadley changed his plea to guilty at ...

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Posted: Dec. 08, 2017 9:16 a.m.
Blood-stopping kits donated to schools

Blood-stopping kits donated to schools

CUBA CITY—Two significant donations were made to the Cuba City School District this week as blood control kits were established in each building.

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2017 9:48 a.m.
Trauma Sensitive at Darlington School District

Trauma Sensitive at Darlington School District

DARLINGTON – Children are our future. Keeping children mentally healthy throughout their schooling and throughout their lives is crucial. That is something that the school district ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2017 9:45 a.m.
Another accident at Hwy's 81 & 23 intersection in Darlington

Another accident at Hwy's 81 & 23 intersection in Darlington

A vehicle at the stop sign at the intersection of Hwy. 23 & 81, driven by Timothy Durst, age 35, of Platteville, failed to yield the ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2017 9:38 a.m.
ATV bill on highways in municipalities approved

ATV bill on highways in municipalities approved

DARLINGTON – Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 392 and creating Act 87 on Thursday, Nov. 30, which allows municipalities to create local laws overriding state ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2017 9:37 a.m.
Transparency, more information needed to move forward

Transparency, more information needed to move forward

DARLINGTON – The meeting room at the Rural Medical garage on Wednesday night, Nov. 29, was filled with concerned citizens that all wanted the same thing ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2017 9:35 a.m.


Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 12/07/17

NO Steak & Chicken Dinner

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2017 9:33 a.m.
Watercrest Café in Gays Mills to host dinner and dance event

Watercrest Café in Gays Mills to host dinner and dance event

GAYS MILLS - The Watercrest Cafe at the Kickapoo Exchange Food Co-op, 209 Main St., in Gays Mills, will host another Second Saturday Dinner, from 6 ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:31 p.m.
Sunrise Orchard to host holiday weekend event

Sunrise Orchard to host holiday weekend event

GAYS MILLS - A Holiday Celebration Weekend will be held on December 9-10 at Sunrise Orchards in Gays Mills, from 9 a.m. to 3 p ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:30 p.m.
Warmer and dryer weather a gift for farmers

Warmer and dryer weather a gift for farmers

CRAWFORD COUNTY - No sooner did the ink dry on the page with the harvest story in last week’s issue about challenges farmers had been ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:23 p.m.
Seneca School Board receives news of high school’s report card

Seneca School Board receives news of high school’s report card

SENECA - In a brief meeting last Tuesday, Nov. 21, the Seneca School Board approved six students to take Youth Options courses at local technical colleges ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:22 p.m.
A letter to the driver of the red truck

A letter to the driver of the red truck

VERNON COUNTY - It’s my first morning drive to work after setting our clocks back. I’m relishing the fact that I am about to ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:19 p.m.
Safety first!

Safety first!

GAYS MILLS - As a high school agriculture teacher, part of my job involved instruction about safety. Tractor safety, livestock safety, electrical safety, welding and carpentry ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:17 p.m.
Thankful for the good times we had

Thankful for the good times we had

GAYS MILLS - “You know, a heart can be broken, but it just keeps on a beating just the same.” That quote from ‘Fried Green Tomatoes ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:16 p.m.
Local Christmas trees can create lots of special holiday memories

Local Christmas trees can create lots of special holiday memories

GAYS MILLS - Besides creating memories and family traditions, cutting a real Christmas tree benefits the economy and environment.

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 2:15 p.m.
Remembering Reidle Hardware Store

Remembering Reidle Hardware Store

See more photos and read about it in the December 7, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 9:12 a.m.
Timm steps up to Community Players holiday directing role

Timm steps up to Community Players holiday directing role

Read about it in the December 7, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 9:09 a.m.
County nurses lost jobs over vacation reporting

County nurses lost jobs over vacation reporting

CRAWFORD COUNTY - One thing is clear neither Crawford County Health Department Director Gloria Wall nor Crawford County Public Health Nurse Judy Powell is currently working ...

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Posted: Dec. 04, 2017 4:57 p.m.
Cooks find success - and plenty of holiday spirit - raising Christmas trees

Cooks find success - and plenty of holiday spirit - raising Christmas trees

It was just after lunch on a weekday before Thanksgiving and the stream of people coming to buy Christmas trees was slow but steady. That ...

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 11:16 a.m. | Updated: Dec. 01, 2017 8:00 a.m.


McQuillan retires as Postmaster after 37 years with Postal Service

You could call Rick McQuillan the Traveling Mailman, or, more specifically, the Traveling OCI—Officer in Charge.

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 11:19 a.m.


Republican Journal Welcomes Letters to Santa

The Republican Journal is welcoming children’s letters, from Lafayette County area, to Santa Claus  this year to be published in the Dec. 21 edition ...

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 10:18 a.m.
Erickson’s My Cause, My Cleats for Hodan

Erickson’s My Cause, My Cleats for Hodan

MINERAL POINT – Alex Erickson, former Darlington native and current Cincinnati Bengal football player, contacted Tom Schrader, the Development Director at the Hodan Community Services in ...

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 10:15 a.m.


Audit report presented, accepts donations

DARLINGTON – Johnson Block Senior Accountant, Sara Jacobson, presented the Audit Report for the 2016-2017 school year to the Darlington School Board of Education at their ...

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 10:13 a.m.

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