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A woman from Jo Daviess County suffered non-life threatening injuries after the motorcycle she was riding on collided with a deer ...

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The budget impasse in Illinois could halt construction on a $81 million project to build a new two-lane bridge on U.S. Highway 52 and Illinois Highway 84 from Sabula to Savanna. The Illinois Department of Transportation sent notices to contractors instructing them to stop work at the end of the business day Thursday unless an...

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A woman who grew up in Platteville recently appeared as a contestant on the CBS TV game show, “The Price is Right.” Sarah Ellis competed on “The Price is Right” on June 22nd  and won more than $20,000 in prizes, including a Dell desktop and a 2016 MINI Cooper. The 26-year-old Ellis almost didn’t attend...

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Arena Man Arrested In Lafayette County Park

June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to Woodford Park in Wiota Township shortly after 6:30 Monday night to assist the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources with a suspicious activity complaint. It resulted in 39 year old Leroy Parmer of Arena being arrested on a valid warrant from the Freeport Police Department.  Parmer was...

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Members of the Platteville Veterans Honor Roll Association will be holding a special program at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 4, at City Park in downtown Platteville. As part of the Independence Day celebrations, this program will recognize and honor area Vietnam-era veterans. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The keynote...

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A number of undisclosed minor injuries were reported after a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 81 in Lafayette County Saturday. Deputies responded shortly before 10:30 Saturday morning to Highway 81.  61 year old Russell Carius of Benton and 70 year old Robert Steger of Darlington were driving east bound on Highway 81 when Steger began...

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