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Actually, Lady Jane is a tomboy

Actually, Lady Jane is a tomboy

VIOLA - Recently, while hiking with 14 women and four dogs, I noticed that only the dogs and I stopped to pee. Twice for me, every ...

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 5:11 p.m.

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Ag education

Ag education

GAYS MILLS - I am very excited and pleased to report that the North Crawford School Board recently voted to reinstate agricultural education as part of ...

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 5:09 p.m.
Readstown comes together to talk about the village’s future

Readstown comes together to talk about the village’s future

READSTOWN - Almost 50 residents of the Village of Readstown gathered at the Country Inn Event Hall and Motel to participate in visioning the future of ...

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 5:08 p.m.
Crawford County Independent wins awards

Crawford County Independent wins awards

GAYS MILLS - The work of reporter Gillian Pomplun in the Crawford County Independent & Kickapoo Scout received a first place award for environmental reporting in the ...

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 5:04 p.m.
Vernon County Land Conservation had plenty to discuss at recent meeting

Vernon County Land Conservation had plenty to discuss at recent meeting

VIROQUA - The Vernon County Land Conservation Committee (LCC) discussed a variety of topics at their Thursday, March 7 meeting in Viroqua. The topics included Southwest ...

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 5:02 p.m.
Alert off-duty deputy assists drug arrests

Alert off-duty deputy assists drug arrests

Read about it in the March 21, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 10:07 a.m.
‘Show Boat’ costumer has her hands full

‘Show Boat’ costumer has her hands full

Read about it in the March 21, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 10:05 a.m.
Irish eyes were smiling during St. Patrick’s Day parade

Irish eyes were smiling during St. Patrick’s Day parade

See more photos in the March 21, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 9:19 a.m.


River Ridge moving forward with site plan

In a tight vote, the River Ridge School Board decided to move forward with the proposed Patch Grove site plan, which will bring track and ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 11:22 p.m.
Crawford County submits ‘Wisconsin Fund’ grant applications

Crawford County submits ‘Wisconsin Fund’ grant applications

CRAWFORD COUNTY - Crawford County Zoning and Sanitation Manager Jake Shedivy reports he has completed the filing of 22 applications for ‘Wisconsin Fund’ grants in January ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 2:06 p.m.
Organic Valley CEO ‘has stepped down’

Organic Valley CEO ‘has stepped down’

LA FARGE - Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers, announced that Chief Executive Officer George Siemon has stepped down. The board has ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 2:02 p.m.
On blizzards – past and present

On blizzards – past and present

VIOLA - Holding tightly to a rope tied to my front door, I make my way into the whiteout. My mittened hands are quickly covered with ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 2:01 p.m.
Science Fair judge

Science Fair judge

GAYS MILLS - It was my privilege to be one of several judges for the North Crawford Middle School Science Fair this past week. The fair ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 1:59 p.m.
Everyone should have an Uncle Barry

Everyone should have an Uncle Barry

GAYS MILLS - So as it turns out my brain apparently hasn't been working at full capacity for about six to eight months. 

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 1:58 p.m.
South Central Hemp Cooperative formed

South Central Hemp Cooperative formed

DRIFTLESS - It’s not often that you see all of the different advocacy groups in the farming community lining up behind a common issue. But ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 1:57 p.m.
Role of impervious surfaces in increasing runoff discussed

Role of impervious surfaces in increasing runoff discussed

DRIFTLESS - When the subject of land use, water runoff and flooding is discussed, more often than not attention is focused on agricultural lands. However, members ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 1:56 p.m.
Gays Mills Village to manage shared-use kitchen

Gays Mills Village to manage shared-use kitchen

GAYS MILLS - The Gays Mills Economic Development Association has announced it will cease managing the shared use kitchen in the Gays Mills Community Commerce Center ...

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 1:55 p.m.
‘Show Boat’ cast keeps growing

‘Show Boat’ cast keeps growing

Read about it in the March 14, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 9:31 a.m.
Coppernoll benefit slated

Coppernoll benefit slated

A benefit concert will be held on Saturday, March 30, to benefit the Coppernoll family.

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Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 9:29 a.m.
Mental health issues are common

Mental health issues are common

VIOLA- Bipolar. ADHD. Depression. Addiction. Asperger's syndrome. Schizophrenia. Eating disorders. Autism spectrum. Post-traumatic stress. Personality disorder. Social anxiety. Obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Posted: Mar. 06, 2019 2:33 p.m.
I’m a ‘journalist’

I’m a ‘journalist’

GAYS MILLS - For several years now, I have kept a daily journal. It’s an activity I would recommend to you.  It becomes a habit ...

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Posted: Mar. 06, 2019 2:29 p.m.
Book list for the vacationing toddler

Book list for the vacationing toddler

GAYS MILLS - As the days pass, we inch closer to going on our grand family vacation. 

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Posted: Mar. 06, 2019 2:27 p.m.
Crawford County Board adopts Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

Crawford County Board adopts Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Crawford County Board of Supervisors adopted a Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan for the county at their Tuesday, Feb 19 meeting.

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Posted: Mar. 06, 2019 2:26 p.m.
North Crawford Board takes up calendar and curriculum

North Crawford Board takes up calendar and curriculum

NORTH CRAWFORD - Calendars (and snow, and floods, and cold, and ice…) and curriculum were the two top topics for the North Crawford School Board on ...

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Posted: Mar. 06, 2019 2:25 p.m.

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