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A Lancaster Middle School student has earned a spot on the Wisconsin National Junior High rodeo team. Sixth-grader Bridee Ann Burks will join teammates from across the state at the national finals in Tennessee. Burks will be competing in barrel racing, goat tying, breakaway roping, and ribbon roping between June 19 and June 25. About...

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Platteville police have alerted residents that they’ve received multiple reports of a man exposing his genitals in public. Authorities are urging people to use caution and report any suspicious activity. The incidents have been reported over the past few days and have happened in multiple locations around Platteville. Police have not released additional details as...

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New UWP Police Chief Named

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

UW-Platteville has named a new chief for its police department. Joseph Hallman, who is the current police chief for the city of Marengo, Illinois, will begin his duties at UWP July 1. Hallman has 25 years of experience in law enforcement, and also spent three years as an adjunct professor in the criminal justice department...

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Semi Hits Mt Hope Teen

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

A 16 year old from Mt Hope was treated at Grant Regional Health Center for minor injuries after her vehicle was hit by a semi on Highway 18 Friday just before 1 p.m. Authorities report Britney Hoffman was westbound, slowing to turn left onto Fairgrounds Road, when she was hit by the semi which was...

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Potosi Man Facing Multiple Charges

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

A man from Potosi – 52 year old Rodney Meier – is facing a number of charges including drunk driving following a traffic stop about 6 p.m. Saturday. A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on Meier for traveling 78 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone on County U in Waterloo...

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Lancaster Man Walks Away From Accident

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Lancaster man – 59 year old Keith Friederick – was treated at Grant Regional Health Center for injuries received in a one vehicle accident Sunday morning.  The Grant County Sheriff’s Department was notified about 5:30 a.m. that a male subject was at the hospital with injuries consistent with a crash.  Authorities located damage to...

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