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Six hours after rolling his truck, a man from Potosi reported the crash to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. Reports say deputies responded to a call regarding a one vehicle rollover crash on January 1st around 9am on Stumptown Road in Platteville Township. The caller said he had taken the driver to a home on...

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Crash Closes Highway For 8 Hours

January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

A crash involving a van and a milk truck shut down Highway 61 between Lancaster and Fennimore for almost 8 hours Friday. The Grant County Sheriff’s Department says that about 5:40 a.m., 32-year-old Russell McAllister of New Vienna, Iowa, was driving a milk truck on Highway 61 in North Lancaster Township. A van, driven by...

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Benton-Shullsburg Girls BB Co-Op Vote Invalidated

December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lafayette County Judge Duane Jorgenson has ruled that the Six Rivers Conference vote in March to dissolve the Benton-Shullsburg girls basketball co-op is a violation of Wisconsin Open Meetings law. Shullsburg attorney Nathan Russell served as the girls basketball coach for the Benton-Shullsburg co-op for the past four years and is now the girls basketball...

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Galena To Count Deer With Help From Helicopter

December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Galena city officials are planning to get an aerial view of the deer population to provide greater insight into a potential problem with the city’s deer population. According to reports, the Galena City Council has voted to use a helicopter to count deer in 2016. The helicopter count would cost $1,500. The count could take...

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Meth Bust in Green County

December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three people are facing several drug charges after officials found over 400 meth manufacturing bottles and other items associated with meth in a Green County home. Several law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant on Monday at a home in rural Browntown. Three occupants in the home were arrested on felony charges, including 26 year...

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Lafayette County Rollover Accident

December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

No one was injured in a rollover accident in Lafayette County Monday morning. According to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, 22 year old Reece E. Wienen of Scales Mound was eastbound on County Highway W in Benton Township when, due to slippery conditions, lost control of his vehicle. Wienen’s vehicle left the roadway, rolled and...

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