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Citizen of the Month - Bill and Doris Wiederholt

DICKEYVILLE-With 60 years in Dickeyville, Bill and Doris Wiederholt take pride in their hometown and all of its changes throughout the years.

March 24, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


David Byrne ready to hit track running in 2017

SHULLSBURG – Shullsburg native David Byrne is looking forward to another successful season in the USAC Silver Crown Series after finishing fifth in the in the final point standings in 2016.

March 23, 2017 | | Spotlight


Updike trades competitive gaming for popular podcast on Facebook

Glen Updike is a gamer, make that was a gamer.

March 23, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


Cherished heirloom dress worn by five generations

See photos of five generations wearing the dress, as well as a group photo of the family, and read the details in the March 23, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 22, 2017 | | Spotlight


Avoca St. Pat's parade

See more photos in the March 23, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 22, 2017 | | Spotlight


Doudna science fair has Force in Motion theme

See photos from Doudna's Science Fair in the March 9, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 08, 2017 | | Spotlight


Independent-Scout wins big at WNA

"It was a team effort from start to finish and most of the team is standing on the stage," Charley Preusser told the more than 500 people attending the awards banquet of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Convention last Friday.

March 08, 2017 | | Spotlight


Truman resident wins top tractor pull championship

TRUMAN – Tony McDonald returned from Louiville, Ky. with a national championship and a smile, after he won the Pro Pulling League (PPL) Championship,

March 02, 2017 | Brian Lund | Spotlight


River flows set records for February

Flows along the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway from the dam at Prairie du Sac to Bridgeport set record highs this week thanks to melting snows and rare February rainstorms, both locally and upstream.

March 02, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month: Rita Luna

CUBA CITY- A belief in giving back what you can has led Rita Luna to share her talents of medical assistance and education through the Cuba City Area Rescue Squad.

February 23, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Les Mack Auto announces new Sales Manager

Richard Mack, General Manager of Les Mack Auto, is pleased to announce that Brian Muldoon has been hired to the position of Sales Manager at Les Mack Ford. Mr. Muldoon joins our team of highly trained sales and leasing consultants dedicated to providing you with the best in customer service.

February 17, 2017 | | Spotlight


A deep and abiding love reunited

Pauline Stockton's face is rapt, watching husband Bill closely as he strums his guitar. As he begins to sing, he casts quick glances to his wife throughout the song. Their faces light up each time their eyes meet.

February 16, 2017 | Erin Martin | Spotlight


Boscobel Air Force veteran recalls fond encounters with President George H.W. Bush

Former president George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara received an enthusiastic standing ovation for performing the coin toss at Sunday's Super Bowl in Houston less than a week after he got out of the hospital. The 92-year-old 41st president of the United States had been being treated for pneumonia, but vowed he would be at the game in the city he now calls home.

February 09, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month-John T. and Jan Davis

CUBA CITY- A couple who joined the Cuba City community in the early 1970's has made significant contributions locally, especially with the area's Special Olympics participants.

January 26, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Park Ecologist Travels to Perú

Joshua Tree National Park's wildlife ecologist, Michael Vamstad, travelled to Lima, Peru as part of an Embassy Science Fellowship this past fall. These fellowships are to assist foreign countries with expertise and to encourage bilateral collaboration on scientific, technological, environmental or health issues. The Embassy Science Fellows program has contributed to policy development and collaboration with host governments, universities and other organizations.

January 20, 2017 | | Spotlight


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Articles by Section - Spotlight


Fireball Run television show coming to Boscobel

The city of Boscobel, Boscobel Developers, Ltd., Boscobel Chamber of Commerce, and Grant County Economic Development Corporation have collaborated to bring the Fireball Run® TV ...

May 25, 2017 | | Spotlight


Kessler earns top honor

CUBA CITY-Bill Kessler of Cuba City was recognized at the state convention for the Knights of Columbus on April 29.

May 11, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month - Tim Gile

CUBA CITY-As a business owner in Cuba City, Tim Gile volunteers to keep Cuba City an inviting place for people to visit.

April 27, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Dr. Fast’s retirement ends lifetime of service to the Boscobel community

After nearly 40 years of practicing medicine in Boscobel, Dr. William Fast will mark the end of an era at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and ...

April 27, 2017 | | Spotlight


Boy Scout supporter receives special gift

CUBA CITY-Honoring the long-time service to the Boy Scouts program, Troop 775 presented Jim Bussan with a personalized walking stick during the Court of ...

April 06, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Boscobel teacher joins ‘ladies of a certain age’ for Granny Basketball

They have names like the Harpers Ferry Fireflies and Ankeny Honeybees. All of them are "ladies of a certain age" who enjoy a "gentle" game ...

April 05, 2017 | Erin Martin | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month - Tammy Brogley

CUBA CITY-Helping to mold youth into leaders, Tammy Brogley stays actively involved in the Cuba City community. She has been a 4-H leader for ...

March 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


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