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Public forum will host Assembly candidates

The two candidates competing at the polls to represent the 49th District in the Wisconsin Assembly will attend a forum at the Boscobel Public Library next Monday.

October 27, 2016 | Erin Martin | Politics


Railroad tracks and access to the river

Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner Yash Wadhwa confirmed last week that he will join a group of officials examining more than two dozen locations in western Wisconsin, as possible additional railroad crossings to create more access to public lands along the Mississippi River.

June 15, 2016 | Charley Preusser | Politics


County Democrats hold ‘Spring Into Action’ event

Read what area politicians, candidates had to say in this week's Richland Observer.

May 04, 2016 | David Krier | Politics


Kapanke announces bid to regain Senate seat

Former Republican State Sen. Dan Kapanke April 18 announced his bid to regain the 32nd Senate District seat he lost to incumbent State Sen. Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) in a 2011 recall election.

April 18, 2016 | Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise staff report | Politics


Hillsboro, Vernon County voters pick Sanders, Trump

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and brash celebrity billionaire Donald Trump won Vernon County's Democratic and Republican presidential primaries, respectively, April 5.

April 13, 2016 | Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise staff report | Politics


Vernon County Dems' HQ opening is April 9

The Vernon County Democratic Party will hold a grand opening of its headquarters in Viroqua Saturday, April 9, culminating the local party's "Democracy Week."

April 06, 2016 | Contributed/Joan Kent | Politics


Shilling endorses Clinton for president

Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

March 30, 2016 | La Crosse Tribune staff report | Politics


Hillsboro voters have only one contested city race

Hillsboro voters will see only one contested citywide race when they go to the polls at City Hall April 5 to vote in the spring primary election.

March 30, 2016 | Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise staff report | Politics


The top 10 things voters need to know for the spring election

The Government Accountability Board March 25 released its list of the top 10 things Wisconsin voters should know for the Presidential Preference Primary and Spring Election April 5.

March 30, 2016 | Contributed | Politics


Kloppenburg wins Vernon County in Supreme Court contest

Vernon County's results paralled those of the state Feb. 16 during the primary election, with state Appeals Court judge JoAnne Kloppenburg and incumbent Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley both advancing to the April election.

February 24, 2016 | Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise staff report | Politics


Shrader declares candidacy for Assembly

A Reedsburg man announced his candidacy Jan. 26 for the 50th Assembly District seat currently held by state Rep. Ed Brooks (R-Reedsburg).

February 02, 2016 | Contributed | Politics


Crofton announces Assembly candidacy

"I am announcing my intention to be your State Representative from the 50th Assembly District. My six years as a County Supervisor has been a tremendous learning experience.

December 02, 2015 | | Politics


Southwest Partners featured at Mayors’ Conference

With a focus on how to turn around the "brain drain" from Wisconsin communities and improve the "brain gain," 85 mayors, city administrators and village executives from across Wisconsin gathered in Elkhart Lake on Thursday, Aug. 20.

August 28, 2015 | | Politics


Platteville group supports Sanders for president

A local group is working for the election of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president.

August 26, 2015 | | Politics


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