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FLOOD UPDATE: Shelter open in Cassville

Saturday was spent cleaning up from Friday's flooding throughout Southwest Wisconsin.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2017 10:31 p.m.

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UPDATED: Flash flooding hits Southwest Wisconsin

UPDATED: Flash flooding hits Southwest Wisconsin

Several rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rains fell on saturated Southwest Wisconsin ground Friday, resulting in flash flooding.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2017 12:23 a.m. | Updated: Jul. 22, 2017 9:28 a.m.
Family of seven injured in buggy crash

Family of seven injured in buggy crash

TOWN OF DARLINGTON – An Amish buggy carrying a family of seven was struck from behind on Sunday, July 16 on State Highway 81, injuring all ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2017 9:54 a.m.
Computer ‘glitch’ causes problems at Boscobel prison

Computer ‘glitch’ causes problems at Boscobel prison

A computer “glitch” the weekend of June 24-25 has resulted in significant operational problems at the Wisconsin Secure Program Facility, according to affected staff members ...

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 10:32 a.m. | Updated: Jul. 13, 2017 8:00 a.m.


Boscobel Fire Department to reform charging system

At its April meeting the board of the Boscobel and Rural Fire District voted to reform and update the fire department’s method of billing ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:06 a.m. | Updated: Jul. 03, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Richland Center motorcyclist dies after car pulls out in front of him

Richland Center motorcyclist dies after car pulls out in front of him

A 67-year-old Richland Center man died Friday afternoon shortly after crashing his motorcycle into a car that turned into his path without yielding on Highway ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:18 a.m. | Updated: Jun. 29, 2017 5:00 p.m.
Wauzeka man killed in crash

Wauzeka man killed in crash

A Wauzeka man is dead following a head-on accident with a semi-tractor trailer on Highway 61 just south of Greenwood Road in Fennimore Township early ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:23 a.m. | Updated: Jun. 29, 2017 5:00 p.m.
Grant County sees significant damage June 28

Grant County sees significant damage June 28

Eastern Grant County took the hardest hit from the storms that rolled through the region June 28, according to the initial assessment from the Grant ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:48 p.m.
Funnel cloud over Darlington

Funnel cloud over Darlington

This funnel cloud was seen over Darlington Saturday night. It never did touch the ground but still caused an uproar within the county. Several people ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:04 p.m.
Second OWI causes fatality over weekend

Second OWI causes fatality over weekend

NEW DIGGINGS – One person is dead and two injured, with one arrested on multiple charges in a one vehicle rollover on Saturday, June 17 in ...

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Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:03 p.m.


Tractor injures three at Canoe Fest parade

DARLINGTON – Three people were injured when an antique tractor on W. Mary Street and Washington Street was accidently in gear when it drove into them ...

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


Alcohol, speed possible factors in UTV fatality

FAYETTE – A 27-year-old Illinois man was killed and a 25-year-old Darlington man injured when the UTV they were traveling in crashed on Saturday, June 10.

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Posted: Jun. 16, 2017 3:33 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.

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