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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.

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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.
What happens if Babcock Genetics WPDES permit is denied by DNR?

What happens if Babcock Genetics WPDES permit is denied by DNR?

LA CROSSE - After the March 14 hearing in the Town of Holland about the proposed reissuance by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of the ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:28 a.m.
North Crawford Board discusses on-bus cameras

North Crawford Board discusses on-bus cameras

NORTH CRAWFORD - The North Crawford School Board’s agenda at their Wednesday, March 20 meeting, addressed a variety of staffing issues and installation of cameras ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:27 a.m.
Successful county cover crop program transitions to private sector leadership

Successful county cover crop program transitions to private sector leadership

PATCH GROVE - The successful aerial cover crop planting program, pioneered in Crawford County, is taking the next step in growth by transitioning from public to ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:26 a.m.
‘Hamlet’ marks the end of North Crawford Playhouse director’s career

‘Hamlet’ marks the end of North Crawford Playhouse director’s career

NORTH CRAWFORD - The North Crawford Playhouse’s recently concluded production of ‘Hamlet’ was a fitting farewell to the theater’s legendary director Rob Ghormley.

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2019 8:24 a.m.
Jones receives Kohl Fellowship

Jones receives Kohl Fellowship

Read about it in the April 11, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Apr. 10, 2019 9:48 a.m.
UWP-R students ‘quack up’ over Duck Race

UWP-R students ‘quack up’ over Duck Race

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Posted: Apr. 10, 2019 9:47 a.m.
Myriad of complexities to Mexican farm workers issue

Myriad of complexities to Mexican farm workers issue

Read about it in the April 11, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Apr. 10, 2019 9:44 a.m.
Former DNR Secretary George Meyer speaks in Prairie du Chien

Former DNR Secretary George Meyer speaks in Prairie du Chien

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN - More than 50 people attended a Crawford County Democratic Party fundraiser at Huckleberry’s Family Restaurant in Prairie du Chien on Thursday ...

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2019 1:05 p.m.
Take five

Take five

For the fifth consecutive year, Platteville Public Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The National Association of Music ...

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Posted: Apr. 04, 2019 4:11 p.m.

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