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UWP Named Tops Again For Return On Investment

April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the 2nd year in a row, UW-Platteville has been named best higher education institution in Wisconsin for return on investment. The Pay-Scale survey found UWP has an annual return on investment at 11.4 percent for in-state students – which is the top score in the state. Chancellor Dennis Shields says it starts with a...

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Dodgeville Man Dies In Grant County Crash

April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Dodgeville man has died in a crash that closed Highway 18 in Grant County for several hours Thursday. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says 44-year-old Richard Line was driving east when his vehicle crossed the center line and into the path of a semi driven by 65-year-old Steve Nachtrab of Van Dyne (Wis.). Nachtrab...

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Dubuque Police Investigating Cross Burning

April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dubuque Police are investigating an apparent cross burning that happened early Wednesday morning. Police were notified of something burning near 22nd and Washington Streets about 4:30 a.m. Further investigation found two crudely constructed items that appeared to be crosses damaged by fire. The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Dubuque Police who are treating this...

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The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office has released more details on a home invasion and sexual assault that occurred last week in Fayette Township. A report says that 17-year-old Daniel Fisher of rural Blanchardville made his initial court appearance in Lafayette County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Fisher is facing five charges – including 2nd degree sexual...

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Two Tornado Drills Scheduled For Thursday

April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Severe Weather Awareness Week continues across Wisconsin, Todd Shea at the National Weather Service in La Crosse reminds residents to be prepared for the tornado warning drills scheduled for Thursday.   In the event of inclement weather on Thursday during the drill times, the weather service will move the tests to Friday....

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The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion and sexual assault that happened just after midnight Friday morning in the Town of Fayette. Officials say an unknown male entered the home without permission and sexually assaulted a female who lives at the residence on North Lake Road. Deputies responded to the scene when...

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