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Priest from Highland Goes to Jail

January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Catholic Priest from Highland, Father Jim Murphy, has spent this week in the Juneau County Jail after being found guilty of trespassing. Father Murphy was found guilty on Monday during a bench trial and chose the five days in jail instead of paying a $232 fine. Father Murphy was arrested in late August with...

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Dubuque Death Ruled Suspicious

January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Iowa State Medical Examiner says that a 72-year-old Dubuque man died in a suspicious manner. Police cannot release specifics regarding the manner of death for Gary Breckenridge – who was found at his home on Jackson Street about noon on Monday. It could be several weeks before a completed autopsy report is ready. Dubuque...

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Iowa Man Dies In Jo Daviess County Crash

January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 31-year-old man from Clinton, Iowa, has died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night. Alec Horst was pronounced dead at the scene in rural Hanover just after 11 p.m. The sheriff’s department says Horst was driving south on Highway 84 when his vehicle left the road and...

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Lafayette County Hit-and-Run Accident

January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

No one was injured in a hit-and-run accident in Lafayette County late Wednesday night. A Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Highway 11 in the Village of South Wayne just before 11:30pm. 24 year old  Nicholas Brummel of Monroe was driving east on Highway 11 when a maroon Chrysler van passed Brummel’s vehicle  and while doing so,...

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Darlington Police responded early Wednesday morning to a disturbance on Frank Street. According to the Darlington Police Department, Police were called shortly after Midnight and arrested 26 year old Devin Hastert of Darlington for Disorderly Conduct  and Battery under the Domestic Abuse Law. Hastert was taken to the Lafayette County Jail.  ...

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An area of Green County is shaken up after a woman was injured during what police believe was an attempted burglary in Spring Grove Township. The Green County Sheriff’s office says the incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. on Monday. The Green County Sheriff’s office thinks a man was trying to break in and knocked...

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