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Driftless Area goes into high gear with flood relief fundraising

Driftless Area goes into high gear with flood relief fundraising

DRIFTLESS - A number of area communities have gone into high gear raising funds for relief for local residents, who have suffered due to recent historic ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:11 p.m.

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We will never forget this day in history

We will never forget this day in history

VIOLA - This week brings the anniversary of a date forever stamped in our minds and hearts. No doubt we’ll hear people urging us, “Remember ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:10 p.m.
My Coop de Ville

My Coop de Ville

GAYS MILLS - By the time you read this, I will have become a fledgling member of a cult that is gaining a strong foothold across ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:08 p.m.
Now that my toddler can talk, talk, talk

Now that my toddler can talk, talk, talk

GAYS MILLS - Listening to Thatcher push out sentences really makes me wish I could remember what it was like to be learning my native tongue ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:07 p.m.
Gays Mills Board approves building Highway 131 trail

Gays Mills Board approves building Highway 131 trail

GAYS MILLS - It looks like the trail linking the Applewood Business Park to the Gays Mills Community Commerce Center is about to become a reality ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:06 p.m.
Soldiers Grove Board discusses recovery, development and art festival

Soldiers Grove Board discusses recovery, development and art festival

SOLDIERS GROVE - Flood recovery, economic development, and the Driftless Area Art Festival were topics at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Soldiers Grove Village Board ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:05 p.m.
West Fork Watershed Council holds meeting

West Fork Watershed Council holds meeting

VERNON COUNTY - The meeting of the West Fork Watershed Council on Sunday, Sept. 9, attracted almost 50 participants from the watershed. The event was held ...

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:03 p.m.
Crawford County Fair announces award-winning entries

Crawford County Fair announces award-winning entries

GAYS MILLS, Wisconsin, September 4, 2018– Crawford County Fair award winners. 

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 4:02 p.m.
Lifetime, Good Service Award recipients honored

Lifetime, Good Service Award recipients honored

Read about it in the September 20, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 10:31 a.m.
County Fair youth winners announced

County Fair youth winners announced

See more photos and read about it in the September 20, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 19, 2018 10:29 a.m.
Aftermath of yet another flood

Aftermath of yet another flood

VIOLA - Driving up and down hills with my windows open on a storybook late-summer day—wind blowing, maple leaves starting to yellow, and the air ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:56 p.m.
Scenes from the flood

Scenes from the flood

GAYS MILLS - The entire Kickapoo River Valley just went through a disastrous, record level flood. In Gays Mills, the river level reached 22.05 feet ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:55 p.m.
Community efforts show a silver lining in times of need

Community efforts show a silver lining in times of need

GAYS MILLS - As the rain continues to trickle on this Monday Labor Day, the beleaguered residents of Crawford and Vernon counties carry on with their ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:53 p.m.
Dams played a role in historic flood levels

Dams played a role in historic flood levels

KICKAPOO VALLEY - The overtopping and breaching of two dams in the headwaters of the West Fork of the Kickapoo River in Vernon County played a ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:52 p.m.
The recent flood set new records

The recent flood set new records

KICKAPOO VALLEY - Yes it flooded again last week in the Kickapoo River Valley and it set another all-time record. This flood was deeper than the ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:50 p.m.
Driftless Area Art Festival this weekend at the Crawford County Fairgrounds

Driftless Area Art Festival this weekend at the Crawford County Fairgrounds

GAYS MILLS - Can floods cancel one of mid-America’s favorite art festivals?  Not in the Driftless!! And not when beauty and friendship can do much ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 2:49 p.m.
Never forget 9-11

Never forget 9-11

The Richland Center Fire Department continued their annual tradition of flying the US flag high above their station on Church Street on September 11. It ...

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:26 a.m.
Help veterans on Buddy Poppy Day

Help veterans on Buddy Poppy Day

Read about it in the September 13, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:24 a.m.
National Recovery Month proclaimed

National Recovery Month proclaimed

Read about it in the September 13, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Sep. 12, 2018 10:23 a.m.
St. Mary School reopens with bishop's blessing

St. Mary School reopens with bishop's blessing

One day after St. Mary School in Platteville reopened, its church held a dedication Mass to celebrate the school’s reopening Wednesday afternoon.

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Posted: Sep. 23, 2018 4:47 p.m.
Record flooding devistates area

Record flooding devistates area

Boscobel was spared, but residents living along the Kickapoo River from Ontario to Steuben have been devastated by flooding last week and through the weekend ...

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Posted: Sep. 07, 2018 9:26 a.m.
Fruits (and veggies) of love

Fruits (and veggies) of love

VERNON COUNTY - These days I look like I’m driving a veggie- and fruit-mobile. If I were to get pulled over and have my car ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:52 p.m.
Plethora of squash

Plethora of squash

GAYS MILLS - The 2018 garden season is not over yet, but we can visualize the end of it before too long. It’s been a ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:50 p.m.
Thoughts of a modern-day mother

Thoughts of a modern-day mother

GAYS MILLS - It’s hard to believe that it’s almost the back-to-school moment. It’s one of those major time landmarks like Christmas. I ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2018 3:49 p.m.

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