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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been ranked the #16 elementary education program in the United States in Teacher.org’s Best Colleges for Elementary Education rankings. More than 780 colleges were analyzed and the top 20 were included in its Best Colleges Ranking. The list was compiled by scoring several areas, including relative size of the program,...

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More Rain And Possible Mudslides Anticipated

September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for northwestern Crawford County and southwestern Vernon County in Wisconsin Wednesday morning, along with areas in Minnesota and Iowa. Weather officials said they expect the 2 to 3 inches inches of rain that fell overnight to cause mudslides along Wisconsin Highway 35 south of La...

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The Grant County Health Department has scheduled its public seasonal flu shot clinics for this season. This year the quadrivalent vaccine includes both a H1N1 and a H3N2 strain as well as a B/Brisbane like strain and a B/Phuket like strain. A supply of high dose flu vaccine is available for those 65 years of...

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Stern Found Guilty

September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Dubuque man accused of killing his daughter has been found guilty. The jury delivered its verdict Tuesday morning convicting 63-year-old Robert Stern of first-degree murder. In June of 2015, Stern shot his 27-year-old daughter Kimberly Stern several times at a home they shared. Robert Stern told investigators he had gotten into an argument with...

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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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