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CCARS is back in service

CUBA CITY-The Cuba City Area Rescue Squad (CCARS) resumed service at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10. Paramount Ambulance has been taking Cuba City's calls for two weeks after the state notified CCARS of a complaint about response times.

November 16, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


CCARS suspends ambulance service

CUBA CITY-The Cuba City Area Rescue Squad (CCARS) has suspended its services and handed its calls over to Paramount Ambulance until it can come up with a plan to better cover daytime calls.

November 02, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Dieter recognized at UW-Platteville

PLATTEVILLE-Cuba City native Ron Dieter was recognized as one of four distinguished alumni at UW-Platteville on Friday, Oct. 13. The award ceremony during homecoming week acknowledged individuals who have demonstrated career success after graduating from the college.

October 26, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


McNett steps up at Casey Funeral Home

CUBA CITY-Helping others in the Cuba City community was the drive for Mitch McNett to explore a profession in funeral services. He was recently hired for a full-time position at Casey Funeral Home.

October 19, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Former professional football player challenges students

HAZEL GREEN-Former NFL defensive lineman Jimmie Bell shared a motivational message with the Southwestern middle and high school students on Wednesday.

October 12, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Annual fundraiser helps build better lives in Jamaica

CUBA CITY-A local non-profit organization will hold its second annual fundraiser to continue supporting an improvement project in Jamaica.

October 05, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Sisters honored for century of service

CUBA CITY - A century of service at St. Rose School was celebrated Sunday.

September 21, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


An afternoon in a CCW class

Since November 2011, Wisconsinites have been allowed to carry concealed weapons - guns, knives including switchblades, batons, or an electronic weapon - with a state permit.

September 14, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | SouthWest


Andres brings plethora of experience to Benton Schools

BENTON-A retired educator with a passion for education in rural schools is fulfilling the temporary role of Superintendent of Benton Schools.

September 14, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Addressing mental health

CUBA CITY-Mental health professionals are teaming up with Hometown Pharmacy locations across Wisconsin to provide a satellite location for mental health treatments.

September 07, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Heller granted his wishes in family trip to Alaska

CUBA CITY-A wish granted for one child sent his entire family on a dream vacation to Alaska. Brady Heller, the son of Kristal and Ben Heller of Cuba City, was granted a three-part wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation: pan for gold, see a bear and catch a fish as big as himself.

August 31, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Congressman visits organic farm

CUBA CITY-U.S. Congressional Representative Mark Pocan stopped in rural Cuba City on Aug. 24 to tour an organic dairy farm. Pocan is a part of the agriculture subcommittee for appropriations, the group that appropriates the funding for agriculture-related programs at the federal level.

August 31, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Southwest Wisconsin on TV

Several river towns along Wisconsin's southern portion of the Mississippi River will be showcased on the nation's longest-running tourism TV show.

August 30, 2017 | | SouthWest


Concert, fireworks celebrate museum progress

CUBA CITY-To bring awareness to the rapidly-progressing U.S. Presidential Museum proposed for Cuba City, the steering committee has organized a kick-off event featuring a concert and fireworks.

August 24, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Recent grads exchange experiences abroad

HAZEL GREEN-Two recent graduates of Southwestern High School had memorable summer experiences through the Lions Youth Camp and Exchange Program.

August 24, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


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Challenge accepted

HAZEL GREEN-The Southwestern School pulled together a last-minute fundraiser for one of its families in December.

January 18, 2018 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Benton School pursues referendum

BENTON-A "perfect storm" is anticipated, reducing Benton School's revenue steadily in the future.

January 18, 2018 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


‘Annie’ has local roots

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa-Evie Kunz, an 11-year-old from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, starred in the Theatre Cedar Rapids' production of Annie in December.

January 11, 2018 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


A very long walk home

Read about a cat that walked 100 miles in the December 21, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

December 20, 2017 | | SouthWest


Raising spirits in Cuba City

CUBA CITY-The residents at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City look forward to a friendly face to stroll down the hallways each week, especially the ...

December 14, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Blood-stopping kits donated to schools

CUBA CITY-Two significant donations were made to the Cuba City School District this week as blood control kits were established in each building.

December 07, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Cuba City celebrates 4th annual Christmas Glow

CUBA CITY-A family-friendly holiday tradition returns to Cuba City on Dec. 9. With several shopping opportunities, an evening Christmas Glow parade and a visit ...

November 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


Cut your own Christmas tree

HAZEL GREEN-Tucked away in a little valley along the Illinois-Wisconsin state border, the Stangl Tree Farm provides a fresh-cut option for Christmas tree shoppers.

November 30, 2017 | Dena Harris | SouthWest


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