Coulthard Denied Parole

Following a hearing by the WI Department of Corrections’ Parole Commission on Tuesday, 43 year old Gregory Coulthard has been denied parole. Coulthard fatally shot Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Reuter in March of 1990. He was found guilty of…

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No One Injured in Lancaster House Fire

Lancaster Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to 1051 S. Adams Street at 17:18 on 4/9/2015 for a report of a house filling with smoke.  Upon arrival there was heavy, dark smoke coming from the basement.  A firefighting crew entered the…

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At Least Two Tornadoes Hit Region

Severe weather that made its way across Iowa and Illinois produced at least two tornadoes. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado was located south of DeWitt (Iowa), about 15 miles north of Davenport, around 5:30 Thursday night. Meteorologist…

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Missing 5-year-old Girl Identified

Richland County crews turned a search for a missing 5-year-old girl who fell into the Wisconsin River into a recovery operation. Officials said the girl was identified Wednesday as Angela Girton of Lone Rock. Richland County sheriff’s officials got a…

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Area Spring Election Results

School Referendums Platteville: yes – 1485 no – 698 River Ridge: yes – 660 no – 725 Cassville: yes – 536 no – 115 Benton: yes – 217 no – 115 Platteville Common Council Alderman Seat Angie Donovan – 490…

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