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Two members of the Grant County Law Enforcement Honor Guard attended the funeral of police officer Montrell Jackson in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Monday. Deputy Nate Gallagher and Deputy Jeremy Harty made the trip to Baton Rouge to honor  Jackson, who was one of three Baton Rouge police officers who were killed by a lone...

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Woman Involved in Crash Near Galena Dies

July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin woman injured in a single-vehicle accident Sunday near Galena has died as a result of her injuries. According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, 82 year old Margaret Lukow died Tuesday. Margaret Lukow was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 85 year old Kenneth Lukow. Authorities say Kenneth Lukow...

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Getting national attention is a reported rift between Florida Georgia Line and the Jones County Sheriff’s Office after the country duo performed last weekend at the Great Jones County Fair in Monticello, Iowa. Celebrity news outlet TMZ reported that Jones County Sheriff Greg Graver was stopped by one of the band’s crew members Saturday while...

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The Platteville Common Council has decided to keep Business Highway 151 as it is and not add a center turning lane. The council voted 5 – 2 Tuesday to maintain the current lane structure with wider shoulders. Council member Amy Seeboth-Wilson noted the pedestrian traffic that uses those shoulders on a regular basis. Platteville city...

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A man from Iowa County is charged after a woman was thrown from back of a pickup truck he was driving. The Dane County Sheriff’s Department says the 20-year old woman was found unconscious in the roadway early Sunday morning after she was thrown from the back of a pickup truck bed. The incident happened...

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A Dickeyville resident was recently bilked out of $1780 by a lottery winnings scam out of New Jersey. According to the Dickeyville Police Department, the resident received a letter claiming a winnings of $75,000. The letter was typed on business letterhead claiming to be with Mercury Insurance Group. The letter included a check in the...

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