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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 Clinics when he retires this Friday.

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 Honor ceremony. Bussan has served the troop for 27 years.

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 of basketball, dressed in an attire not seen since the early days of girls' basketball – blouses and bloomers. And now, Wisconsin has its own Granny Basketball team – the Viroqua Driftless Dribblers.

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 13 years and organizes an exchange program for teens.

March 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


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


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Local resort offers tours and camping in cave

The tale of the 1849 discovery of Eagle Cave is a tall one, but apparently true. According to legend, Peter Kinder was bear hunting along ...

July 17, 2017 | David Krier | Spotlight


Portion of rustic route now closed

A section of a publicly used rustic road that dates back through generations is now closed to vehicle traffic.

July 13, 2017 | Wendell Smith | Spotlight


Cuban of the Month: Jim Brant

CUBA CITY- Maintaining a garden may seem like a lot of work to one person, but it is just something to do for Jim Brant ...

June 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Citizen of the Month-Rick and Alice Kay

DICKEYVILLE-Being good neighbors is important to Rick and Alice Kay. The couple moved to Dickeyville in 1975 and has served the community in a ...

June 22, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


Summertime fun at Pec Time Tubing

ARGYLE – Relaxing in the water on a hot summer day is easy to do in Lafayette County with Pec Time Tubing in Argyle.

June 21, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


Local artists featured at Great River Road Museum

POTOSI – Local artists are gracing the walls of the Great River Road Museum of Contemporary Art in Potosi. Artists from Shullsburg, Platteville and Mineral Point ...

June 21, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


Celebrating a lifelong love of golf

Jacobs drew his last breath at the U.S. Open on June 16. Read all about it in the June 22, 2017 issue of The ...

June 21, 2017 | | Spotlight


Hankee shares love of bridle rosettes

Read all about it in the June 22, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

June 21, 2017 | | Spotlight


Bird Dogs win second state trapshooting title

On a hot and windy Saturday in the sand country of Central Wisconsin, the Boscobel Bird Dogs won their second state youth trapshooting championship in ...

June 15, 2017 | | Spotlight


Carson Smith hired at Les Mack Automotive

Richard Mack, General Manger of Les Mack Automotive, is pleased to announce that Carson Smith has been hired to the position of Sales and Leasing ...

June 15, 2017 | | Spotlight


‘Build a Better World’ at the Muscoda Library

The Muscoda Library welcomed over 150 new patrons since we opened in our new building. If you have been thinking of visiting the library but ...

June 15, 2017 | LORNA AIGNER | Spotlight


Knock back a few at City Service Brewing

DARLINGTON – It has been a while since anything was in the old service station on Main Street in Darlington until the building caught the eye ...

June 08, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Spotlight


Boscobel Schools say goodbye to pair of longtime instructors

With the formal end of the 2016-2017 school year this coming Monday, the Boscobel School District will say goodbye to two longtime teachers – Cindy Anderson ...

June 01, 2017 | Erin Martin | Spotlight




Cuban of the Month-Norm Weber

CUBA CITY- Getting involved in a variety of organizations early in his life, Norm Weber, a lifelong Cuba City resident, has made a lasting impression ...

May 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


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