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Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack is said to be on the short list of candidates to run as Hillary Clinton’s vice president. Vilsack, now the Agriculture Secretary, is the longest-serving member of the Obama administration and a friend of Clinton’s.  He and the former Secretary of State have been friends for more than 40 years.  Emerging...

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Heavy Rains Fall Across The Area

July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

There were reports of street flooding around the tri-states after heavy rain fell Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service reports the area got nearly 2.5 inches of rain in less than two hours. Police say they had to retrieve a driver on West Locust Street in Dubuque after their vehicle was caught in the flash-flooding....

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It was a year ago that a Cassville teen died after being accidentally shot by a friend. Grant County authorities said 17-year-old Jared Winkers was fatally wounded after a friend’s weapon accidentally discharged. Winkers was with friends – including 20-year-old Dillon Vogt – shooting at targets at Winkers’ residence. Vogt pled no contest to a...

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More information has been made available regarding a woman from Platteville who made threats with a knife. 37 year old Melodie Taylor was arrested Saturday after allegedly pouring hot oil on her son and threatening him with a knife. Taylor is facing  charges of misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct. She was released Monday from Grant...

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4th Offense OWI for Cuba City Woman

July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A woman from Cuba City was arrested Tuesday night for her 4th Offense of Operating While Under the Influence. According to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, 32 year old Emily Skattum was placed under arrest around 8:30pm Tuesday after a deputy responded to Highway 11 in the Village of Gratiot for a traffic complaint. Skattum...

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A federal judge has issued an order allowing Wisconsin residents who lack photo identification to vote in November. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman in Milwaukee issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday that allows people who haven’t been able to obtain IDs to vote if they sign an affidavit stating why they couldn’t get identification. Adelman also...

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