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Etc.: And On Wisconsin

Unless you start reading your favorite weekly newspaper on this page, you know by now that two local UW–Madison students played in the final three UW Varsity Band concerts conducted by Mike L...

April 17, 2019 | Steve Prestegard | Columns

The last concerts

Every year since 1974, the UW Marching Band, and its winter version Varsity Band, has ended its season with a concert. The 45th annual concerts in the UW–Madison Kohl Center Thursday through...

April 17, 2019 | Steve Prestegard | Education

Bill Crowley, 1940-2019

William P. "Bill" Crowley, 78, of Rising Sun, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, April 12, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary...

April 17, 2019 | | OBITUARIES

Philip Larson, 1948-2019

Philip Larson, 70, of Soldiers Grove, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Private family funeral services were held. Memorials may be given to the North Crawford Rescue Squad and Our Savior...

April 17, 2019 | | OBITUARIES

Katie Harris, 1958-2019

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, loving daughter, sister, aunt, godmother, and friend, Catherine (Katie) Mary Harris of Prairie du Chien passed away unexpectedly at the age of 60. Katie was born August...

April 17, 2019 | | OBITUARIES

Gays Mills Folk Festival coming up

GAYS MILLS - Spring is here and the Gays Mills Folk Festival of Music and Danceis just around the corner! Come on down to beautiful Gays Mills, Wisconsin on Mother's Day weekend, May 10, 11 and 12,...

April 17, 2019 | | LOCAL

Finnegan, the canine escape artist

VIOLA - Finnegan, my 13-pound rat terrier mix, isn't allowed to run free when I'm not home because I don't want him getting dognapped. So I'm shocked, when I pull into the driveway and see Finn sit...

April 17, 2019 | By JANE SCHMIDT | LOCAL

Pasture grazing

GAYS MILLS - I recently went on something called a pasture walk. Pasture walks have become more common in recent years as farmers turn to grazing their livestock rather than keeping them confined. ...

April 17, 2019 | By JOHN GIBBS | LOCAL

Spring offers so many new discoveries

GAYS MILLS - As I sit down at my desk–in my office that gets no natural light, I can hardly believe that its nearing 75 degrees outside. Or at least that's what the app on my phone tells me. ...

April 17, 2019 | Emily Schendel | LOCAL

3C Co-op internet survey mailed again to residents

CRAWFORD COUNTY - The internet survey is being re-mailed to all Crawford County residents that have not yet completed and returned it. The survey was originally mailed to 1,157 randomly selected re...

April 17, 2019 | | LOCAL

Organic origins discussed at MOSES organic farming conference

LACROSSE - It has been 30 years since the very first local organic farming conference drew about 90 participants to a wedding hall on the south side of LaCrosse–a lot has changed since then. ...

April 17, 2019 | Charley Preusser | LOCAL

Grazing becoming a hot topic in Kickapoo River Watershed

KICKAPOO RIVER WATERSHED - Grazing is becoming a hot topic in 2019 in the Kickapoo River Watershed. The increased focus builds on long years of dedicated work by groups like the Kickapoo Grazing In...

April 17, 2019 | Gillian Pomplun | LOCAL

Flood damage bids accepted by Soldiers Grove Board

SOLDIERS GROVE - The Soldiers Grove Village Board approved two bids for a total of $55,685 to repair flood damage at the park. Included in the total are bids from two contractors. McCormick Electr...

April 17, 2019 | Charley Preusser | LOCAL

RCHS forensics students take home competition medals

Read about it in the April 18, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 17, 2019 | | Education

Heasley sends audience to the moon and back

Read about it in the April 18, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 17, 2019 | Dawn Kiefer | Events

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