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Bids for the new ambulance garage and facility at Southwest Health in Platteville will go out February 1. Platteville EMS Director Brian Allen gave an update on the project to the Platteville Common Council Tuesday night. Allen says the hospital hopes to break ground by early April to meet the building deadline of August 31....

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Two Charged In Platteville Christmas Day Robbery

January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two suspects have been identified in the Christmas Day robbery of the Platteville Stop-N-Go Convenience Store. Platteville Police have arrested 20-year-old Jamil Ware of Chicago and charged him with armed robbery. Police have also charged 19-year-old Carmille Nelson of Chicago with armed robbery and have issued a warrant for his arrest. Ware is alleged to...

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Negro League Player To Speak In Platteville

January 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The youngest living baseball player from the Negro League will be making two presentations in Platteville on February 1. Dennis “Bose” Biddle will speak at Platteville High School that day at 10:30 a.m., and then speak at Doudna Hall on the UW-P campus at 6 p.m. that evening. Biddle is the founder of Yesterday’s Negro...

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Tranel Campaign Reports Cash On Hand

January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin State Representative Travis Tranel’s campaign says it raised over $31,000 during the latest campaign finance reporting period from July through December 2015. The Tranel campaign has over $68,000 on hand and no declared opponent for the November 2016 election. Representative Tranel (R-Cuba City) will officially announce his re-election campaign, for a fourth term, this...

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Walker Coming to Fennimore

January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Governor Scott Walker will be making a stop in Grant County Monday. Walker will be visiting Southwest Tech in Fennimore to discuss his plan to allocate $3-million to increase dual enrollment opportunities for high school students. Under the proposal, the governor would put more funds towards ways high schoolers could earn college credits before enrolling...

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Wauzeka Fire Ruled An Accident

January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials have ruled the fire that killed two girls in Wauzeka was an accident. A report from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says the Division of Criminal Investigation and State Fire Marshal’s Office believe the fire started in the center of the home near a staircase. The blaze prevented the girls from escaping the upstairs....

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