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Driver Opera House could have collapsed

DARLINGTON – "The building would have probably collapsed without the residue and debris from floods," Driver Opera House Board of Directors President Stan Krahenbuhl stated.

September 14, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


Locals gathered supplies for ‘Harvey’ victims

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September 06, 2017 | | Spotlight


Living the dream with Wicked Tine Outdoors

Bear hunting season opens in Wisconsin next Wednesday, with 12,850 lucky hunters successfully drawing black bear permits. But if you're Woodman's Luke Narvaez and part of the Wicked Tine Outdoors television crew, you don't wait that long.

August 31, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month-Lee Weber

CUBA CITY-The Weber family is known in Cuba City for their successful meat processing business, but former co-owner Lee Weber has made his mark in the community in many other ways.

August 31, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


30 years in business with RBS Activewear

RBS Activewear marks 30 years in business for marketing apparel to schools around the country. Based in Argyle, the company has more than two decades of sales experience in a wide variety of graphics products including: printed and embroidered apparel, digital graphics printed on signs, banners, canvases and auto graphics.

August 30, 2017 | | Spotlight


Lafayette Manor is a home

DARLINGTON – It has been 10 years since Galin Eisele had his stroke at age 30 that has left him in a wheelchair, legally blind and without the use of his left arm. But according to his mother, Marilee Eisele, this is the happiest she has seen him in those 10 years.

August 25, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


Local coach will lead World Junior Wrestling

Blue River wrestling coach Lucas Steldt recently achieved one of his dreams, becoming the World Junior Wresting Coach.

August 24, 2017 | | Spotlight


Boaz man kayaks length of the Wisconsin River

The mighty Wisconsin River is a popular destination for many who love water adventures. Canoes, kayaks, standup paddleboards and motor boats can all be seen throughout the summer meandering around sandbars and lazily floating along.

August 17, 2017 | | Spotlight


Public tours Country Care Children’s Center

DICKEYVILLE-A new childcare facility in Dickeyville was opened to the public on Aug. 8. The community was invited to tour Country Care Children's Center, located on Pitzen Lane.

August 17, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Cars, critters part of Grand View outreach event fun

See more photos and read about the event in the August 10, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

August 09, 2017 | | Spotlight


No more chasing windmills

Windmills seen from a birds-eye-view. Wayne Beck, Project Manager for the Quilt Block Windmill Farm stated the project is on track to be completed by October of this year. At press time fifteen of forty-nine windmills have been assembled. The two main cranes have made there way south of Hwy. 81, one will cross back north of Hwy. 81 to erect the northwest corner turbines. Beck said, "With the storms in July we had some slow days but were able to continue working most of the time." When asked if they have run into any snags. Beck responded, "Nothing that ...

August 07, 2017 | Brian Lund | Spotlight


Thuli visits Shark Tank for Make-A-Wish

On a recent trip through Make-A-Wish Foundation, Joseph Thuli of Darlington and his family went to Los Angeles to visit the set and cast of the ABC's TV show "Shark Tank".

August 07, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


Stratton receives national award

CUBA CITY-Earning national recognition for his work, Russ Stratton was awarded the Golden Merit Award at the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) Annual Convention on July 18 in Indianapolis, Ind.

August 03, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month: Betty J. Loeffelholz

CUBA CITY-Softball was a favorite pastime for Betty Loeffelholz starting at an early age. She played ball while attending a one-room country school and eventually joined a traveling team out of Belmont.

July 27, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Reading about birds from ‘A to Z’

DARLINGTON – On Aug. 3, Caitlynn Nemec will be visiting the Blue Birds Nest Nature Center to read from her book A Wisconsin Bird Alphabet A to Z.

July 27, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


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Cuban of the Month - Pam and Larry "Stretch" Freymiller

CUBA CITY- Pam and Larry "Stretch" Freymiller have a long history of volunteerism in Cuba City.

October 26, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Famous battery returns to Rayovac

A thirteen-year relationship with a battery that never quit ended Thursday – Sylvia and Jerry Lynne of Pennsylvania brought the "World Famous Battery" to its final ...

October 20, 2017 | Elyssa Vondra | Spotlight


RC Lions Club celebrates 75th anniversary

See more photos and read about it in the October 19, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

October 18, 2017 | | Spotlight


Badger Honor Flight experience returns dignity to Vietnam Vets

When Boscobel's Wayne Elliott returned to the United States in late 1970 after serving 22 months in Vietnam with the Army, he and his ...

October 13, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


RCHS homecoming parade highlights

See more photos in the October 12, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

October 11, 2017 | | Spotlight


Top 100 youth leaders in the Dubuque area honored

The Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council (DAYLC) honored the tri-state area's top 100 high school student leaders at its annual awards night on Wednesday ...

October 05, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month-Marie and Marita Cummins

CUBA CITY-Cuba City natives Marita and Marie (Heim) Cummins have followed a similar path all their lives. As twins, they share similar interests, which ...

September 28, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Richland Center High School Band: Pride of the City

Check out Lon Arbegust's historical overview in the September 28, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

September 27, 2017 | | Spotlight


Excelsior-based company preserves Wisconsin history one log at atime

The year was 1855. Cougars and wolves roamed wild in the hills of what is now Crawford County, which at that time entailed the entire ...

September 27, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


Cairns family enjoys Alaskan adventure

Read about it in the September 21, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

September 20, 2017 | | Spotlight


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