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Iowa County Traffic Arrest

November 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A man from Lone Rock, 32 year old Justin Crestin, has been charged with 2nd offense driving with a suspended license and bail jumping. Crestin was arrested after an Iowa County Deputy made a traffic stop on Highway 23 near House on the Rock Thursday night....

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Dubuque DuTrac Robbed

November 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dubuque Police are investigating a robbery at a DuTrac Community Credit Union on 14th Street. It happened about 10:30 a.m. Friday. Officers were told a male suspect entered the business, approached a teller and passed a note indicating he was armed and demanded money. Police say the teller complied and the suspect fled with an...

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Prairie du Chien Common Council members are expected to vote on a proposed $5.36 million budget at the city council meeting on Tuesday December 1st at 7pm. The city’s finance committee voted to send the budget to the full council for consideration. A public hearing on the budget prior to the December 1st city council...

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A former Galena police officer faces a felony charge for allegedly abusing his power as an officer. Illinois prosecutors have charged Donald Barklow with Official Misconduct, an Illinois Class C felony. Barklow’s ex-girlfriend is accusing him of sending her harassing text messages and had used her name and photo to create fake profiles on dating...

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Platteville Common Council Approves 2016 Budget

November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the 2016 budget approved for the City of Platteville, residents will see taxes go up by less than one percent. The allowable tax increase by the levy limit is 0.8%. That means homeowners will owe about $8 more next year on a $100,000 assessed home for the City of Platteville’s portion of the levy....

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Grant County Fair Finances

November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Grant County Fair Board reported a profit of about $45,000 from the 2015 Fair, almost $10,000 lower than 2014. Fair Manager Amy Olson reported total income from the fair at almost $178,000, up around $21,000, Fair expenses were about $134,000, up just over $30,000. The 2016 Grant County Fair is scheduled for the week...

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