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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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Rural Darlington Home Damaged by Fire

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

A home west of Darlington was damaged by a fire in the early morning hours Monday. The Darlington Fire Department responded to the Gallagher family farm on Holland Road two miles west of Darlington around 1am early Monday to find flames on both of the home’s two stories. The original portion of the home remains...

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An MFL MarMac High School student was arrested Monday after police said he made a threat against a district administrator. 18 year old William Carter was arrested by Prairie du Chien police on a charge of first-degree harassment. According to the Monona Police Department, the harassment charge stems from a text message, sent to another...

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Wehrle’s Last Day as Lancaster Mayor

April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Monday night’s Lancaster City Council meeting was the last for Jerry Wehrle as Mayor of Lancaster. Wehrle had served eight terms as Mayor and decided not to seek re-election this year. After serving as an Alderman for three years, Wehrle was elected Mayor of Lancaster in 2000 and became Lancaster’s longest serving mayor. He said...

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Hazel Green Man Arrested On Drug Charges

April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Hazel Green man has been arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop Friday night. Hazel Green Police pulled over a vehicle just after 11 p.m. for failure to stop at a stop sign on Fairplay Street. The officer detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from within the car. The driver, 23 year...

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UWP Named Tops Again For Return On Investment

April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the 2nd year in a row, UW-Platteville has been named best higher education institution in Wisconsin for return on investment. The Pay-Scale survey found UWP has an annual return on investment at 11.4 percent for in-state students – which is the top score in the state. Chancellor Dennis Shields says it starts with a...

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