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Drowning Victim Identified

August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Grant County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man who drowned Saturday Afternoon at the Woodman Boat Landing.  The victim is 28 year old Sherik Shah of Saginaw, Michigan  Witnesses stated Sherik Shah was on a sand bar kneeling in the water just before 4 PM when the sand bar gave way.  Shah did not...

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Grant County Judge Robert Van de Hey on Monday found probable cause for the criminal charges against a semi-tractor trailer driver involved in an accident on Highway 129 that killed a married couple from Moline, Illinois. 27 year old Eugeniu Caraus of Lombard, Illinois pleaded not guilty in Grant County Circuit Court to two counts...

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Lafayette County Deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident on County Highway K shortly before 5pm on Saturday in Darlington Township. 24 year old Marcos Ahuelican-Laureano of Shullsburg was traveling east on County Highway K when he lost control of his vehicle, coming to rest on an embankment. Ahuelican-Laureano’s vehicle had severe damage and was towed...

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Erickson’s Next Game is Thursday

August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

What will Darlington’s Alex Erickson do next as he tries to earn a spot on the Cincinnati Bengals roster? He’ll get his next chance Thursday night when the Bengals travel to Detroit to take on the Lions in another pre-season game. The former Wisconsin Badger and Darlington native scored two touchdowns in the Bengals 17-16...

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Bloomington Man/Drunk Driving-Resisting Arrest

August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

  A man from Bloomington-33 year old Mitchell Flogel had to be taken into custody with the use of a Taser following his arrest for drunk driving.  The Grant County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a white convertible doing burnouts on Bedrock Road near Bloomington.  The vehicle in question was located a short distance...

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One Vehicle Rollover-Two Ejected

August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two people were injured in a one vehicle rollover accident  just after 2 AM Saturday Morning in Grant County on County Road T near Forest Road.  Authorities reported the driver of the vehicle-19 year old Todd Fischer Jr. of Boscobel and his passenger-18 year old Taylor Behrens of Blue River were both ejected after Todd...

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