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Crawford County Accident on Highway 18

May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

An accident in the Highway 18 construction zone in Bridgeport Township just before 7 AM Wednesday Morning caused traffic to be detoured for about 45 minutes.  Authorities report 29 year old Nicholas Ruedinger of Boscobel was hauling mail in a straight truck owned by URSA Logistics of Waukesha.  Nicholas Ruedinger stated the truck’s steering caused...

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A Wisconsin couple has filed a discrimination charge with the state of Illinois saying that an inn owner in Galena refused to host their wedding because they wanted a non-religious service. Jonathan Webber and Alexandra Katzman of Eau Claire filed the charge against the Stillman Inn in Galena with the Illinois Department of Human Rights....

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Two people from California accused of injuring two law enforcement members in Galena while fleeing an arrest warrant pleaded not guilty to their charges in JoDaviess County Circuit Court Wednesday. 27 year old Andrew Cummings and 32 year old Crystal McLaughlin, both of Phelan, California now face an additional charge each of possessing a stolen...

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East Dubuque School Board members might not choose their top candidate to be the district’s next superintendent until next week. School Board President Terry Schulting says the decision cannot occur until background checks are completed on the three finalists. He said that likely will not happen until next week.  Interviews with the finalists have been...

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Fire At Fennimore Motel Uncovers Meth Lab

May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

A fire last week, caused by an active meth lab in a Fennimore motel, has injured a rural Fennimore man. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office was called on a report of a fire at the Fennimore Hills Motel about 10:30 p.m. last Thursday. Upon arrival, deputies were told the occupants of the room had left....

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Highway 61 Projects Set For Lancaster

May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation were on hand Tuesday night for the last public information meeting regarding the Highway 61 project in Lancaster. The estimated $4.5 million construction work will be done in three stages during 2019. The initial stage will be roadwork done around the courthouse square – which could take three...

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