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Commission approves Darlington Police Department 2019 budget

DARLINGTON – At the Darlington Police Commission annual report meeting Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 statistics were reported and budget was increased above the allowable 2%. Darlington Police Chie...

October 12, 2018 | Brian Lund | Government

Shullsburg paying for big ticket projects

SHULLSBURG - The Shullsburg City Council met Oct. 3, 2018 and approved paying over $400,000 in pay applications for projects around the city. Mark Doyle from Delta 3 of Platteville presented pay...

October 12, 2018 | Brian Lund | Government

Five arrested for passing counterfeit bills

BELMONT - Five young people from Iowa were arrested Thursday, Oct. 4 after reportedly passing counterfeit $100 bills at two stores in Belmont, according to the Belmont Police Department. Mik...

October 12, 2018 | | Courts/Crime

Flood in Darlington

Darlington bridge closed because of a flooding Pecatonica River in Darlington Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The river crested at 15.42 feet and is the third 15 foot flood in Darlington in the past year ...

October 12, 2018 | Brian Lund | Public safety

Shullsburg Cheesefest

Shullsburg Cheesefest was well attended despite the off-and-on rainy weather. Vendors, contests, rides, music and of course cheese entertained the public Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. See more pictures i...

October 12, 2018 | Brian Lund | Spotlight

Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 10/11/18

Johnson Public Library ActivitiesDARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for October are: Oct. 11-Passport & Pages Book Club @ 3:45 p.m., g...

October 12, 2018 | | Events

Redbirds ground-and-pound Panthers to remain in playoff hunt

DARLINGTON – Circumstances have made the Darlington Redbirds football team an old-schooled running team this season. On Friday night, that style of play came in handy as Mother Nature mad...

October 12, 2018 | Thomas Gunnell | SWAL Conference

Darlington finishes seventh at WIAA D2 sectional meet

MIDDLETON – The season came to an end for the Darlington Redbirds girls' golf team following a seventh-place finish at the 2018 WIAA Division 2 Sectional Meet hosted by Edgewood/Sacred He...

October 12, 2018 | Thomas Gunnell | SWAL Conference

Argall rushes into Black Hawk record book

HIGHLAND – Amidst an already historic season for Black Hawk, senior running back Colby Argall has been rushing his way into the school's record book. Argall, who surpassed Black Hawk's...

October 12, 2018 | Thomas Gunnell | Six Rivers Conference

Lady Miners spike Braves in three 

SHULLSBURG - After surviving a close call in the opening set, the Shullsburg Miners rolled to two more victories to sweep the match and the season series from the Belmont Braves in Six Rivers W...

October 12, 2018 | Thomas Gunnell | Six Rivers Conference

Thompson-Gornik

Joan Thompson and Wayne Thompson of Darlington, and Bob and Carol Gornik of Coon Rapids, Minn., proudly announce the upcoming wedding of their children Kari Thompson and Matt Gornik, on Oct. 20...

October 12, 2018 | | Engagements

Franklin “Frankie” Stephenson

Franklin P. "Frankie" Stephenson, age 85 of Wiota passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at home in Wiota. He was born Nov. 9, 1932 on his home farm in Wiota the son of Raymond and ...

October 12, 2018 | | OBITUARIES

David Hammer

David W. Hammer, 77, of Cuba City, Wisconsin, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Stonehill Franciscan Care Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at St. Patric...

October 12, 2018 | | OBITUARIES

June Dannenberg

June Dorothy Dannenberg, 91, of rural Newark, Ill. passed Friday morning Oct. 5, 2018 at her home. June was born June 14, 1927 in Aurora, Ill. to Frank & Genevieve (Roach) Vickroy. S...

October 12, 2018 | | OBITUARIES

Ellen Burmeister

Ellen Marie Burmeister, age 67, of Gratiot, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home after a 7 1/2 year battle with cancer. She was born on Feb. 25, 1951 the daught...

October 12, 2018 | | OBITUARIES

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