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Public Meeting For Highway 61 Project

May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Residents will have another opportunity to learn about proposed changes to Highway 61 in Lancaster from Cherry Street north to City Limits Street. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is holding a public involvement meeting on May 17 from 5 until 7 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting will allow residents to view the project and discuss...

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Counterfeit Bills In Platteville

May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Platteville Police Department says they’ve received several reports of counterfeit bills being passed at local businesses. Officials say this crime is becoming more common and will continue as technology advances. The suspects in these cases most often are from out of the area and make stops at several businesses within a quick period of...

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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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