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Iowa County Board of Supervisors Election

January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The will be at least three new members on the Iowa County Board of Supervisors. District 8 Supervisor Tom DeLain of Dodgeville, District 11 Supervisor James Griffiths of Dodgeville, and District 12 Supervisor Greg Clerkin of Barneveld filed non-candidacy papers. There will be no names on the ballot in those districts since no one has...

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Wisconsin legislators from rural areas across the state are pushing a series of bills aimed at creating more opportunities outside of urban and suburban regions. State Representative Travis Tranel of Cuba City is among the 20 Republicans working on the Rural Wisconsin Initiative. There are seven bills in the Rural Wisconsin initiative package that focus...

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Fatal Crash In Lafayette County

January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A rural Darlington man has died in a crash when a semi-tractor trailer struck his farm tractor just before 5:30 Thursday evening in Lafayette County. A report from the sheriff’s office says 65-year-old Charles Lattin was traveling west on his tractor along Highway 81 in the Town of Seymour when he was hit from behind...

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Ex-Wife Arrested In Dubuque Murder Case

January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dubuque Police say they have arrested a woman on 2nd degree murder charges in the death of 72-year-old Gary Breckenridge. According to a police report, 62-year-old Dolores Flynn, Breckenridge’s ex-wife, allegedly told a family member she struck Breckenridge multiple times with a baseball bat on January 4. Flynn also says she hid the bat in...

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Lancaster High School Financial Aid Night

January 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lancaster High School will host a Financial Aid Night in the Hillery Auditorium on Tuesday, January 19, beginning at 7:00 p.m. A student financial assistance manager from Southwest Tech will be sharing specific information to assist students and parents regarding completion of 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, forms. Parents of students...

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A federal grand jury has charged 56 year old Ricky Olson of Gays Mills with child pornography crimes. Olson is accused of five crimes including distributing, receiving, possessing child pornography, attempting to use a minor to produce child pornography, along with attempting to transfer obscene material to a minor. The indictment alleges Olson committed the...

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