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Many in Southwest Wisconsin question need for cell phone towers

Many in Southwest Wisconsin question need for cell phone towers

SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN - Local residents in Vernon and Richland counties are asking some hard questions about the company Bug Tussel’s plans to install dozens of ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:36 p.m.

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Guard member recalls lengthy service

Guard member recalls lengthy service

Read about her in the May 23, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: May. 22, 2019 9:46 a.m.
‘Last Soldier’ ceremony held for final Richland County Civil War veteran

‘Last Soldier’ ceremony held for final Richland County Civil War veteran

See more photos and read about it in the May 23, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: May. 22, 2019 9:45 a.m.
Two vying for Fairest of the Fair title

Two vying for Fairest of the Fair title

Read about it in the May 16, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: May. 15, 2019 9:18 a.m.
Lindmeier to discuss climate change

Lindmeier to discuss climate change

An event titled Solving the Climate Challenge, featuring Bob Lindmeier, will be held on Sunday, May 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at the Richland ...

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Posted: May. 15, 2019 9:15 a.m.
Motorsports Mayhem packed a wallop of  excitement

Motorsports Mayhem packed a wallop of excitement

See photos by Janet Nornickel and Kristi Pine in the May 16, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: May. 15, 2019 9:12 a.m.


Make Music Platteville June 21

Platteville will host its fourth annual Make Music Day Friday, June 21.

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Posted: May. 10, 2019 2:32 p.m.
Many in Southwest Wisconsin question need for cell phone towers

Many in Southwest Wisconsin question need for cell phone towers

SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN - Local residents in Vernon and Richland counties are asking some hard questions about the company Bug Tussel’s plans to install dozens of ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:36 p.m.
Mississippi River rule changes spur debate at Conservation Congress spring hearings

Mississippi River rule changes spur debate at Conservation Congress spring hearings

SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN - The 2019 Conservation Congress Spring Hearings, which took place in all 72 of Wisconsin’s counties earlier in April, drew a total of ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:34 p.m.
News from around the Driftless Area

News from around the Driftless Area

VIROQUA –Westby Area High School band director Monte Dunnum was taken by surprise on Monday, April 22, when he was presented a VFW Certificate of ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:32 p.m.
We can only continue to try

We can only continue to try

VIOLA - Three times a week, as I drive Highway 14 from Viroqua to Richland Center, I pass a large billboard with three words on it ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:30 p.m.
SWTC education is quite practical

SWTC education is quite practical

GAYS MILLS - I was wondering what to write about this week when I found the answer in my mailbox on Friday: The Southwest Tech Annual ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:28 p.m.
Grandpa Ray was a true Kickpoo Hillbilly

Grandpa Ray was a true Kickpoo Hillbilly

GAYS MILLS - Ray Hadley was quiet magic. He was subtle, hilarious, without judgment, talented and my grandpa. 

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:26 p.m.
Crawford County Leadership honored at annual ceremony

Crawford County Leadership honored at annual ceremony

CRAWFORD COUNTY - Sometimes in a world that can seem increasingly negative and impersonal, it’s good to feel those positive vibrations again. The latest outbreak ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:25 p.m.
Crawford County well test results reviewed

Crawford County well test results reviewed

CRAWFORD COUNTY - On a snowy Saturday, April 27, about 30 local residents gathered to hear Dr. Kevin Masarik, UW-Extension Groundwater Education Specialist, discuss high level ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:24 p.m.
Broadband survey by 3C Co-op gets 45 percent rate of response

Broadband survey by 3C Co-op gets 45 percent rate of response

CRAWFORD COUNTY - The Rural Crawford County Internet/Broadband Survey that was mailed to 1,157 randomly selected locations concluded on April 29, 2019–45 percent ...

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Posted: May. 09, 2019 2:22 p.m.
Climate Challenge to be discussed

Climate Challenge to be discussed

An event titled Solving the Climate Challenge, featuring Bob Lindmeier, will be held on Sunday, May 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at the Richland ...

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Posted: May. 08, 2019 9:32 a.m.
The role of immigrant labor in building The Transcontinental Railroad

The role of immigrant labor in building The Transcontinental Railroad

Read about it in the May 9, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: May. 08, 2019 9:30 a.m.
Dreaming both night and day of color

Dreaming both night and day of color

VIOLA - I’ve lived over half of my life surrounded by ‘renter white’ walls. I started dreaming of color around thirteen years ago, the day ...

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Posted: May. 01, 2019 3:07 p.m.
What I wished I had known

What I wished I had known

GAYS MILLS - After spending four years in high school as a student and then 33 years as a high school teacher, this time of year ...

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Posted: May. 01, 2019 3:01 p.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council to meet

Tainter Creek Watershed Council to meet

CRAWFORD & VERNON COUNTIES - The Tainter Creek Watershed Council will meet on Monday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Franklin Town Hall at ...

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Posted: May. 01, 2019 2:59 p.m.
North Crawford Board approves new hires

North Crawford Board approves new hires

NORTH CRAWFORD - At their regularly scheduled board meeting on Wednesday, April 17, the North Crawford School Board approved a whole slough of new hires. Perhaps ...

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Posted: May. 01, 2019 2:57 p.m.
An interesting look at dam history

An interesting look at dam history

In the heyday of dam construction in America, in the 50s and 60s, there were two competing philosophies of flood control that dominated the nation ...

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Posted: May. 01, 2019 2:55 p.m.
Vernon County Board learns that local watersheds to remain in limbo

Vernon County Board learns that local watersheds to remain in limbo

VIROQUA - It was a packed house on Tuesday, April 16 when USDA-NRCS Conservation Engineer Scott Mueller addressed the Vernon County Board of Supervisors. 

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Posted: May. 01, 2019 2:53 p.m.

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