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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


High water floods Lafayette

LAFAYETTE COUNTY – Spurred on by high rain totals in the county, the Pecatonica River flowed over its banks and flooded many low lands and closed several bridges in the county including the Darlington Hwy. 23 bridge.

July 27, 2017 | Brian Lund | Spotlight


Hackl recongized with a MEUW service award

Dorothy Hackl, village president and volunteer for many community projects is the recipient of the "Philip F. LaFollette Public Offical Award. It is an honor sponsored by Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin headquarted in Sun Prairie. For the complete story please see the July 27 issue of the Muscoda Progressive.

July 27, 2017 | Emily Schendel Muscoda Progressive & Boscobel Dial | Spotlight


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 the Wisconsin River between Blue River and Muscoda when he shot a 600-pound bruin. Kinder and a friend named Murphy then trailed the wounded beast back to what is now Eagle Cave.

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. His garden continues to expand each year and he donates most of the produce he harvests.

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 number of ways over the years.

June 22, 2017 | Dena Harris | Spotlight


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Articles by Section - Spotlight


Munch exhibition opens at Museum of Wisconsin Art

Read about it in the January 17, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

January 16, 2019 | | Spotlight


‘Those Were the Days’ with Phil Nee

Read about him in the January 10, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

January 09, 2019 | | Spotlight


Jaxon Louis named ‘Kickoff Kid’ for Packers’ December 30 game

Read about it in the January 3, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

January 03, 2019 | | Spotlight


Season's Greetings

See festive photos of the holiday season in the December 20, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

December 19, 2018 | | Spotlight


Locals visit Richland Center’s sister city in China

See more photos and read about it in the November 29, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

November 28, 2018 | | Spotlight


Equestrian teams compete at State WIHA

See more photos and read about it in the November 22, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

November 20, 2018 | | Spotlight


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