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Alliant Energy Planned Outage

April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alliant Energy has scheduled a planned electric outage from midnight to 5 a.m. Thursday, April 7. The outage will affect Bagley, Bloomington, Glen Haven, Mount Hope, North Andover and Patch Grove. Alliant Energy is preparing for a major upgrade to the Bloomington Substation located on the south side of the Village of Bloomington. In order...

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The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the 11th annual Tailgate Tour, set for June 17 – 21, which will travel around Wisconsin to visit with fans and thank them in person for their support. Among the tour stops will be a visit to Dodgeville on June 19. Each tailgate party is held to support...

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Fatal Crash On Highway 151 Friday

March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

One person has died and another seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident along Highway 151 near Dickeyville Friday night. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says a truck, pulling a horse trailer, was driving north on Highway 151 when it struck the driver side of another vehicle at the intersection of Clay Hollow Road. The driver...

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A bill to expand broadband services, authored by State Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green), has been signed into law by Governor Scott Walker. The Broadband Forward legislation is a package of model ordinances communities can adopt to prepare for broadband expansion. The act creates Broadband Forward certification for municipalities seeking broadband installation and grant funding....

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Texting And Driving Causes Three Car Crash

March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

A multi-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Dubuque was caused by a person texting and driving. Dubuque Police say 28-year-old David Tigges of Peosta was driving west on Dodge Street while texting on his cellphone. His vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle, driven by 24-year-old Cassandra Paquette of Cuba City, which was stopped for a...

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Bond Set For Armed Robbery Couple

March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bond has been set for the couple who are accused of two armed robberies in Dubuque late Sunday night. Reports show that bond for 28-year-old Jeffrey Stonehocker of Dubuque has been set at $100,000, and bond for 25-year-old Laci McGuire of Boone is $50,000. Both are facing two counts of first-degree robbery in the incidents...

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