Tri State News


Two Vehicle Accident in Galena

The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s office is reporting a 2 vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Galena.

20 year old Loren Legrand from Dubuque failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of South Blanding and West… Continue reading →

Bonin Not Running Again

Platteville Common Council member Dick Bonin announced this week that he will not seek re-election for his At-Large seat this spring. Bonin was first elected to the position in April 2012 and his three-year term ends in 2015. Two other… Continue reading →

Platteville School Info Sessions

The Platteville School District continues to review a $17-million dollar building renovation referendum plan – and, in the coming weeks, staff and parents will get a look at the project. Platteville Superintendent Connie Valenza has scheduled staff information sessions next… Continue reading →

Jack O’Neill dead at 78

Former Platteville radio announcer Jack O’Neill died Saturday at his home at the age of 78.

The Darlington native and the former  announcer for WPVL Radio in Platteville retired in 2000 after a 40 plus year career which included… Continue reading →

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  • Barry Alvarez Will Coach Team January 1 In Outback Bowl
    Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez says he hopes to have a new football coach on board by the January 1 Outback Bowl. And he will coach the game himself, after Gary Andersen suddenly quit Wednesday after just two years in Madison. The 50 year old Andersen took the coaching job at Oregon State. Andersen’s departure […]
  • Platteville Volleyball Coach Won’t Return Next Season
    The Platteville School Board has said the district will be seeking a new candidate for the position of high school volleyball coach. The decision for Yvette Updike not to return next season comes amid concerns about negative interactions with parents and students, as well as W-I-A-A violations. However, when Updike contacted the W-I-A-A earlier this […]
  • Badger Coach Heading Out West
    After just two years, University of Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen is leaving. Wisconsin confirmed late Wednesday afternoon that the 50 year old Andersen will become the new head coach at Oregon State. He’ll be introduced Thursday at a news conference in Corvallis. Andersen (above) will replace Mike Riley, who left Oregon State this month […]
  • UW Running Back Entering Draft
    Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon confirmed Wednesday that he’ll enter the NFL Draft in the spring. He made it official on Dan Patrick’s national radio and TV show. Gordon, a redshirt junior from Kenosha, is a finalist for the Heisman Trophy and the Doak Walker Award, which goes to college football’s top running back. Gordon […]
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