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UW-Platteville chancellor visits Cuba City

CUBA CITY-Building a connection between Southwest Wisconsin communities has been a priority of UW-Platteville Chancellor Dennis Shields. On March 15, he spent several hours in Cuba City touring local businesses, meeting with officials, talking with citizens and learning about the city 10 miles south of the college campus.

March 24, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Referendum addresses space, safety, maintenance

CUBA CITY-The Cuba City School Board has begun presenting its informational presentations about the upcoming referendum. Additional presentations will be made to local service organizations and at other public meetings now through the end of March.

March 09, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Family gives back to school

HAZEL GREEN-Mike Brotzman and his wife, Cathy, the owners of Country Heights Supper Club and Motel in Kieler, donated more than $3,000 worth of carpeting to the Southwestern Elementary/Middle School for the activity room that currently serves as the band and choir practice space.

March 09, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Vail uses internship to learn business skills

CUBA CITY-An internship opportunity has a Cuba City native returning to the area this summer.

March 03, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Celebrating 40 years of workCUBA CITY—Forty years of working for the same company is worth celebrati

CUBA CITY-Forty years of working for the same company is worth celebrating.

March 02, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Police seek assault suspect

DICKEYVILLE-A Washburn County man and unidentified man and woman are being sought for questioning in an assault and battery incident that took place in a Dickeyville gas station on Saturday, Feb. 25.

March 02, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


WPA gymnasium comes down

CUBA CITY-Built with true horse power in 1937, the Cuba City gymnasium has served the community in many aspects for the last 80 years. It provided an educational space, an athletic arena, dance floor and community setting. For the last week, Wiederholt Enterprises has been razing the building to clear the lot.

February 23, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Cuba City business park sees growth

CUBA CITY-The recent addition of two new businesses to the business park in Cuba City has been attributed to the city's foresight and having all of the necessary tools in place.

February 17, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Brandt shares artistic talents at Kieler shop

KIELER-Taking great pride in the state of Wisconsin, Dan Brandt shares his love of his home state by selling handmade craft items from his store in Kieler.

February 09, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Laschinger leaves school for Peace Corps

BENTON-"The Peace Corps has always been a dream of mine," Kelly Laschinger, the Spanish teacher at Benton Schools, said. She is following that dream to the Dominican Republic in February.

January 26, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


The year-round beauty of wonderful Wisconsin

See photos by Len and Barb Harris in the January 26, 2017, Richland Observer.

January 25, 2017 | | SouthWest


Southwestern asks for $12.5 million

HAZEL GREEN-The Southwestern School District is pursuing a two-part referendum in April seeking a total of $12.5 million.

January 19, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Diet controls teen’s siezures

CUBA CITY-Food is being used to treat a Cuba City teen's seizures.

January 12, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Munyon’s Auto makes big changes

CUBA CITY-A mandatory change in suppliers led long-time mechanic and gas station owner Mike Munyon to revamp the appearance of Munyon's Auto Service in Cuba City.

December 15, 2016 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Police investigate damage

DICKEYVILLE - An alert citizen willing to report suspicious activity to law enforcement helped prevent a burglary at a Dickeyville car wash early Sunday morning. A suspect vehicle was pulled over in Dubuque, Iowa, on Monday afternoon, but no charges associated with the burglary attempt have been filed.

December 15, 2016 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


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Gallagher resigns from Southwestern Schools

HAZEL GREEN-Southwestern Elementary/Middle School Principal Jennifer Gallagher is leaving her administrative role to work with technology for schools.

May 18, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Wildcats assist with Lions’ glasses collection goal

HAZEL GREEN-A group of Lions Club members from throughout the area gathered in Hazel Green on May 3 to collect and sort eyeglasses for ...

May 11, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Runde named Teacher of the Year

MADISON - In a surprise ceremony at her school, Jill Runde, a school counselor at Indian Mound Middle School in McFarland, was named Wisconsin's 2018 ...

May 11, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Businesses, volunteers earn recognition

CUBA CITY-"Thriving communities don't just happen on their own," Jason Scott of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) said at Friday's ceremony ...

May 04, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


President Trump shield added to Main Street

CUBA CITY - President Donald Trump was added to Cuba City's City of Presidents display along Main Street last week. The shield featuring his name ...

April 27, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Winners announced in fire prevention poster contest

DICKEYVILLE-The Grant County winners of the 2016 fire prevention poster contest were awarded certificates and prize money at a ceremony at the Dickeyville-Paris Fire ...

April 20, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Beating the odds

PLATTEVILLE-A Hazel Green man, who was told he is the longest-surviving metastatic melanoma patient in the United States, has been named as the 2017 ...

April 20, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


A beauty of nature captured by a camera's lens

See photos by Jennie Marroquin in the April 20, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 19, 2017 | | SouthWest


Cuba City earns state recognition

CUBA CITY – Cuba City was recognized for its outstanding downtown revitalization efforts at the 26th Wisconsin Main Street Awards ceremony on April 7 in Wisconsin ...

April 13, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Luedtke announces resignation from Benton Schools

BENTON-The Benton School will be seeking a new administrator as Kyle Luedtke has announced his resignation.

March 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


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