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Gays Mills Solar Eclipse observance planned

Gays Mills Solar Eclipse observance planned

GAYS MILLS - There will be a Solar Eclipse observance held on Monday, August 21, 11:30-1:30 p.m. in the park behind the Gays ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:34 p.m.

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Old National Bank will be closing

Old National Bank announced last week that it was closing six Wisconsin branches, including Boscobel. The six Wisconsin branches were among 45 branch offices Old ...

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2017 10:47 a.m.


Boaz man kayaks length of the Wisconsin River

The mighty Wisconsin River is a popular destination for many who love water adventures. Canoes, kayaks, standup paddleboards and motor boats can all be seen ...

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2017 10:41 a.m.
Public tours Country Care Children’s Center

Public tours Country Care Children’s Center

DICKEYVILLE—A new childcare facility in Dickeyville was opened to the public on Aug. 8. The community was invited to tour Country Care Children’s ...

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2017 8:55 a.m.
Prepare for Aug. 21 solar eclipse

Prepare for Aug. 21 solar eclipse

CUBA CITY—A shadow is expected to fall on the area on Monday for the nation’s first total solar eclipse in 38 years.

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2017 8:52 a.m.
Nelson resigns  from Benton  School District

Nelson resigns from Benton School District

BENTON—The Benton School District is once again seeking a district administrator for the 2017-18 school year.

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2017 8:46 a.m.
Charges pending after Fennimore woman runs over campers

Charges pending after Fennimore woman runs over campers

Seven people were injured after a alleged drunk driver crashed ran over a tent at the River Of Lakes campground in the village of Bagley ...

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2017 3:26 p.m.


County Highway meets with FEMA

At the Lafayette County Highway Dept. meeting held Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, chair Dwayne Larson called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 3:35 p.m.


Iowa man gets 10 years in prison for fatal car crash

DARLINGTON - An Iowa man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday after he killed a Mineral Point woman in a car crash in the ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 3:34 p.m.


Notice from Lafayette County Law Enforcement

In light of recent serious UTV crashes and the ever-increasing volume of ATV/UTV operation throughout all of Lafayette County, we, Lafayette County Law Enforcement ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 3:34 p.m.
Signage for Lafayette County ATV routes

Signage for Lafayette County ATV routes

LAFAYETTE COUNTY – There are over 300 miles of ATV/UTV road routes in Lafayette County and the fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19 at the ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 3:33 p.m.


Shullsburg Schools set special meeting for possible referendum planning

SHULLSBURG – The Shullsburg School District Board of Education is planning a special meeting, on Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a possible ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 3:31 p.m.


Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 08/17/17

Johnson Public Library Activities

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 3:30 p.m.
Gays Mills Solar Eclipse observance planned

Gays Mills Solar Eclipse observance planned

GAYS MILLS - There will be a Solar Eclipse observance held on Monday, August 21, 11:30-1:30 p.m. in the park behind the Gays ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:34 p.m.
Dane is Jane’s ‘hot diggity dog!’

Dane is Jane’s ‘hot diggity dog!’

VERNON COUNTY - I’m in love with a man who loves his dogs.

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:05 p.m.
‘Little flies’ abound

‘Little flies’ abound

GAYS MILLS - Today’s topic is near to all of us, and, I hope, dear to none of us: mosquitoes. That is unless you happen ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:04 p.m.
Great adventures remembered

Great adventures remembered

GAYS MILLS - I haven’t done too much extensive traveling in my life. I always joke with Chasca, because for someone who doesn’t have ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:02 p.m.
Gays Mills will host a small town forum on August 29

Gays Mills will host a small town forum on August 29

GAYS MILLS - A Small Community Forum will take place in Gays Mills on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. The event will be held at the Gays ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:01 p.m.
Crawford County Community Fund starts grant cycle

Crawford County Community Fund starts grant cycle

CRAWFORD COUNTY - The Crawford County Community Fund is currently accepting grant applications for its annual grant cycle. The application deadline is October 1, 2017. 

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:00 p.m.
Soldiers Grove resident linked to students in Taiwan

Soldiers Grove resident linked to students in Taiwan

SOLDIERS GROVE - Soldiers Grove resident Michael Dishnow may be a retired educator, but when you hear what he’s doing it doesn’t sound much ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 12:58 p.m.
Soldiers Grove Village Board discusses economic development

Soldiers Grove Village Board discusses economic development

SOLDIERS GROVE - Economic development was top of mind for participants at the Soldiers Grove Village Board meeting on Thursday, August 3.

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 12:56 p.m.
Gays Mills faces mandate on phosphorous levels

Gays Mills faces mandate on phosphorous levels

GAYS MILLS - There was an 800-pound gorilla in the room at the Gays Mills Village Board meeting Monday night and it seemed like it just ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 12:55 p.m.


The moon will blot out the sun on August 21

Read about the eclipse and how to protect your eyes in the August 17, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 10:51 a.m.
Flag football game to benefit Response Team

Flag football game to benefit Response Team

Read about the event in the August 17, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 10:50 a.m.

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