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The day the bees just got plain mad

The day the bees just got plain mad

VERNON COUNTY - I’ll bet a lot of folks look forward to the fall equinox. I appreciate the cooler weather, love the colors, and never ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:09 p.m.

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Famous battery returns to Rayovac

Famous battery returns to Rayovac

A thirteen-year relationship with a battery that never quit ended Thursday – Sylvia and Jerry Lynne of Pennsylvania brought the “World Famous Battery” to its final ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 1:55 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 20, 2017 8:00 a.m.
McNett steps up at Casey Funeral Home

McNett steps up at Casey Funeral Home

CUBA CITY—Helping others in the Cuba City community was the drive for Mitch McNett to explore a profession in funeral services. He was recently ...

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Posted: Oct. 19, 2017 9:24 a.m.
The day the bees just got plain mad

The day the bees just got plain mad

VERNON COUNTY - I’ll bet a lot of folks look forward to the fall equinox. I appreciate the cooler weather, love the colors, and never ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:09 p.m.
Business names and signs amaze

Business names and signs amaze

GAYS MILLS - Waiting at a stoplight on my last foray into the city, I glanced over at the truck next to me. It was labeled ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:07 p.m.
Great Grandpa adoration complicates picture day

Great Grandpa adoration complicates picture day

GAYS MILLS - Growing up, I never had an official family portrait. My mom was never much for having her photo taken, so finding a picture ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:05 p.m.
Soldiers Grove Village Board takes up fire department issues

Soldiers Grove Village Board takes up fire department issues

SOLDIERS GROVE - At their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 5, the Soldiers Grove Village Board spent a fair amount of their time discussing a variety of ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:04 p.m.
Fraternite Notre-Dame opens church and store in rural Soldiers Grove

Fraternite Notre-Dame opens church and store in rural Soldiers Grove

SOLDIERS GROVE - Many people may have missed it, but the Hermitage of the Heart of Jesus held an open house during Apple Fest weekend to ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:03 p.m.
Heisz found not guilty of attempted first-degree homicide

Heisz found not guilty of attempted first-degree homicide

DARLINGTON —It took two hours and 20 minutes of deliberation for a jury to find David Heisz not guilty of attempted first-degree homicide and kidnapping ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 2:54 p.m.


Finance Committee looks at raises, budget

LAFAYETTE COUNTY - At a meeting with a lot of discussion about the budget and raises and a few interesting approved motions the Finance Committee meeting ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 2:52 p.m.


More donations accepted for library

DARLINGTON – The Darlington School Board of Education accepted several more donations toward the high school library at the meeting Monday night, Oct. 16.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 2:51 p.m.


Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 10/19/17

Johnson Public Library Activities

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 2:50 p.m.
As 2017 harvest gets underway in Crawford County, ‘average yields’ not looking bad

As 2017 harvest gets underway in Crawford County, ‘average yields’ not looking bad

CRAWFORD COUNTY - Sometimes being average can be a pretty good thing and that’s how some local farmers are looking at things going into this ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 3:01 p.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council hears water quality reports

Tainter Creek Watershed Council hears water quality reports

CRAWFORD/VERNON COUNTY - About 15 agricultural producers, water quality experts and concerned members of the community gathered for a meeting of the Tainter Creek Watershed ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 1:15 p.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council hears water quality reports

Tainter Creek Watershed Council hears water quality reports

CRAWFORD/VERNON COUNTY - About 15 agricultural producers, water quality experts and concerned members of the community gathered for a meeting of the Tainter Creek Watershed ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 1:15 p.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council hears water quality reports

Tainter Creek Watershed Council hears water quality reports

CRAWFORD/VERNON COUNTY - About 15 agricultural producers, water quality experts and concerned members of the community gathered for a meeting of the Tainter Creek Watershed ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 1:15 p.m.
Bradie Ewing, fellow Badgers  to assist fundraising effort

Bradie Ewing, fellow Badgers to assist fundraising effort

Read about it in the October 19, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:14 a.m.
Large cast bringing UW-R ‘Frankenstein’ to life

Large cast bringing UW-R ‘Frankenstein’ to life

Read about it in the October 19, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:12 a.m.
RC Lions Club celebrates 75th anniversary

RC Lions Club celebrates 75th anniversary

See more photos and read about it in the October 19, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:09 a.m.
"... we got word that first we’d be getting maybe 10 casualties. And then it was 50 to 100.’

"... we got word that first we’d be getting maybe 10 casualties. And then it was 50 to 100.’

Platteville native Deborah Kuhls, M.D., has spent her entire career in trauma medicine, including disaster training overseas.

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Posted: Oct. 16, 2017 4:10 p.m.


Badger Honor Flight experience returns dignity to Vietnam Vets

When Boscobel’s Wayne Elliott returned to the United States in late 1970 after serving 22 months in Vietnam with the Army, he and his ...

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Posted: Oct. 13, 2017 10:12 a.m.
Addams Family to play over Thanksgiving weekend

Addams Family to play over Thanksgiving weekend

    They’re CREEPY and they’re Kooky… they’re positively Spooky… they’re altogether Ooky… The Addams Family!  “Snap! Snap!”

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Posted: Oct. 13, 2017 8:05 a.m.


Shullsburg looks at speed limits in city

SHULLSBURG — The Shullsburg City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Gloria Swenson on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

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Posted: Oct. 13, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Area residents defeat Wisconsin baking ban

Area residents defeat Wisconsin baking ban

DARLINGTON -- Wisconsin is no longer one of only two states banning the sale of home-baked goods, thanks to a ruling by Lafayette Circuit Court Judge ...

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Posted: Oct. 13, 2017 7:54 a.m.

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