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Neon Sign Causes Smoke Damage To Bank

April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A malfunctioning neon sign caused smoke to fill part of the Tennyson-Potosi Community Bank building. Upon opening the bank Friday, staff could smell smoke and called 911. Potosi Fire officials responded to the scene and used fans to clear the smoke out. An investigation discovered a faulty neon sign in an adjacent tanning salon. Sun...

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A Cuba City man is facing drunk driving and drug charges after police clocked him driving 50 mph over the speed limit early Sunday. Hazel Green Police say 54-year-old Jeffrey Aide was driving 86 mph when entering a 35 mph zone on Highway 11 within the Hazel Green village limits just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday....

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Platteville Library Project Delayed

April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Work on the Platteville Library block project is currently being delayed. City Manager Karen Kurt says the project contractor has encountered some soil conditions during the early stages of their work. Kurt also addressed the issue of financing for the project – which has had some people concerned about the future of the library block....

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Boscobel Man Tased During Grant County Arrest

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

A man from Boscobel, 31-year-old Mathew Turner, is facing a number of charges including 2nd Offense Drunk Driving following a traffic stop on Highway 18 near Military Road. A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy made a traffic stop on Turner due to part of the load his vehicle was carrying not being secured. After a brief investigation, Turner...

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Keeney Re-Elected As Board Chair

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grant County Supervisor Bob Keeney of Mt. Hope will serve a 2nd two-year term as chairman of the 17-member board. Keeney was re-elected on a unanimous voice vote during the county board’s reorganizational meeting. John Patcle of Potosi was re-elected 1st Vice Chair over Dale Hood of Platteville by a vote of 10-6. Mark Stead of Platteville was...

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Senior Housing Projects in Dubuque To Begin

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two proposed Dubuque senior housing projects, including one at the former site of Holy Ghost School, will proceed, while two others are now on hold. The Iowa Finance Authority awarded more than $670,000 in low-income housing tax credits to Frantz Community Investors of Cedar Rapids and $245,000 to Horizon Development Group of Madison. The developers...

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