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Large Hail Reported With Thunderstorms

September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A line of severe thunderstorms that pushed through southern Wisconsin Monday afternoon ahead of a cold front produced large hail. One thunderstorm developed north of Richland Center and tracked southeast across Sauk and Dane counties between 3:30pm and 5:30pm. There were many reports of large, golf ball-sized hail. The fast movement of the thunderstorms prevented...

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Emergency Night Out Glow Run Benefits K-9 Unit

September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Darlington area police, fire, and EMS organizations will be hosting the annual Emergency Night Out this Saturday night, September 24, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Darlington Festival Grounds on Main Street.  The event offers area residents the opportunity to visit with emergency responders, tour their vehicles, inspect their equipment, and learn more about local...

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Pence on Campaign Stop in Dubuque

September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Speaking in Dubuque on Monday night, Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence painted the picture of an increasingly dangerous world. The Indiana Governor appeared at a campaign rally at Giese Manufacturing Company in Dubuque. Pence, the running mate of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, emphasized issues of national security. Pence also said a Trump administration...

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In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin DNR staff collects deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing within Grant, Iowa, Dane and Rock counties during the 2016 archery and gun hunting seasons. Hunter service testing is available throughout CWD affected counties in southern Wisconsin. If you harvest an adult deer within these counties, consider submitting...

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A teenager from Jo Daviess County was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in rural Scales Mound. 17 year old Alex Boelk of Apple River was pronounced dead after the parked vehicle he was standing next to was sideswiped. According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, a vehicle traveling north on North Pea...

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Policing Conference Examines Race

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

A conference at U-W Platteville over the weekend on 21st century policing techniques focused on racial factors. Chuck Wexler, who heads the national Police Executive Research Forum, says experts continue to struggle with finding solutions — and they say there needs to be different talks with communities and police in order to build trust. Conference...

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