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Persistent precipitation delays spring planting

Persistent precipitation delays spring planting

Rain, rain, go away. Come again some other day.

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 3:07 p.m.

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North Crawford girls track team brings home a conference championship

North Crawford girls track team brings home a conference championship

The North Crawford girls track team came home with a conference championship trophy as they scored 136 points to Ithaca/ Weston 122, Wauzeka-Steuben 98, Kickapoo-Lafarge ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 3:05 p.m.
Trojan boys track team repeats as Ridge & Valley Champions

Trojan boys track team repeats as Ridge & Valley Champions

Continuing to having a great season, the North Crawford boys track team won the Ridge and Valley Conference Championship meet for the fourth year in ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 3:04 p.m.
Readstown fundraiser to feature canoe races, music and more

Readstown fundraiser to feature canoe races, music and more

What do canoes, pollinators and live music all have in common? They will all be apart of the Friends of Readstown First Annual Canoe Race ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 3:01 p.m.
Pasture walks to showcase grazing basics and perennial plantings

Pasture walks to showcase grazing basics and perennial plantings

The 2017 season of pasture walk and facilitated discussion series is in full swing, with the grass turning green and the temperatures warming up.

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:55 p.m.
Events focus on soil health, cover crops and more

Events focus on soil health, cover crops and more

Building healthy, productive, resilient soils was the topic of two events last week featuring nationally known USDA NRCS Soil Scientist Jay Fuhrer.

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:46 p.m.
Deteriorating bridge on Crawford County Highway C must get immediate attentione

Deteriorating bridge on Crawford County Highway C must get immediate attentione

Earlier this month, Crawford County Highway Department foreman Gary Mara was doing a monthly inspection of the County C and County U bridges. During the ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:44 p.m.
North Crawford and Seneca Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

North Crawford and Seneca Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

Mary Jo Cody

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:42 p.m.
Crawford County Dairy Banquet draws a crowd

Crawford County Dairy Banquet draws a crowd

Strong support for the Dairy Industry brought out a ‘full house’ for the Crawford County Dairy Kick-Off Banquet last Sunday night at the Eastman United ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:38 p.m.
Pair allegedly broke into Kickapoo Indian Caverns

Pair allegedly broke into Kickapoo Indian Caverns

Two Milwaukee residents, Elizabeth Perry-Rydz, 36, and Brandon Wantroba, 20, have been charged with entry into a locked building after being arrested recently at the ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:37 p.m.
Seneca School District receives award

Seneca School District receives award

For the twenty-fourth time in 13 years, the Seneca Area School District has been recognized by the state of Wisconsin’s School of Recognition award ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:32 p.m.
It's time to 'Bike the Barns' or maybe just take the bus

It's time to 'Bike the Barns' or maybe just take the bus

The Fifth Annual Bike (or Bus) the Barns Driftless will take place on Sunday, June 25. This charity event includes a full day of farm-fresh ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:30 p.m.


Seneca board listens to concerns over band leader leaving

As is sometimes the case, one of the more important moments at the Seneca School Board meeting Monday night wasn’t actually an item on ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:27 p.m.


USH 151 jumper rescued by law enforcement

    Law enforcement and emergency responders found themselves responding to a two-vehicle accident while on the scene of rescuing a woman who jumped from the USH ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 2:32 p.m.
Tom Reuter, 27 years later

Tom Reuter, 27 years later

Platteville Journal editor Steve Prestegard spoke at the Grant County Law Enforcement Memorial program in Lancaster May 17.

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 1:45 p.m.
Darlington Forensics Team awarded Excellence in Speech Award

Darlington Forensics Team awarded Excellence in Speech Award

The Darlington High School Forensics Team was once again awarded the organization’s most prestigious award, The Excellence in Speech Award, which recognizes schools whose ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 10:21 a.m.
Game Day at Lafayette County Historical Society

Game Day at Lafayette County Historical Society

DARLINGTON – On Friday, April 23, the Lafayette County Historical Society held it’s second Game Day for local children in the Carnege Library in the ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 10:19 a.m.


Law Enforcement indirectly sells Charger to deputy

DARLINGTON - At the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Committee meeting held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Gerald Heimann called the meeting to order at 6:00 p ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 10:08 a.m.


City approves $871,155 revenue bonds

SHULLSBURG — The Shullsburg City Council meeting Wednesday, May 17, 2017, began with an unapproved Pledge of Allegiance being recited.

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 10:07 a.m.


Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 05/25/17

Johnson Public

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 10:02 a.m.
Introducing the 2017 Canoe Festival Representatives

Introducing the 2017 Canoe Festival Representatives

Darlington’s 51st Annual Canoe Festival is set to happen June 9-11. This year the title has changed from Canoe Festival Princess to Canoe Festival ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 10:02 a.m.


Rural Medical injured by Lafayette Fair Board

DARLINGTON – Chair Jack Wiegel called the Lafayette County Fair Committee meeting to order Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Floral ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2017 9:59 a.m.
Fireball Run television show coming to Boscobel

Fireball Run television show coming to Boscobel

The city of Boscobel, Boscobel Developers, Ltd., Boscobel Chamber of Commerce, and Grant County Economic Development Corporation have collaborated to bring the Fireball Run® TV ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 1:14 p.m. | Updated: May. 25, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets assist transportation fund

Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets assist transportation fund

Read all about it in the May 25, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 11:57 a.m.

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