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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.

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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.
School bus collides with dump truck in River Ridge

School bus collides with dump truck in River Ridge

    Numerous emergency response departments rushed to the intersection of CTH P and Morgan Road Tuesday afternoon where a school bus for the River Ridge School ...

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Posted: May. 23, 2017 7:52 p.m.
Monday's storms cause havoc in area

Monday's storms cause havoc in area

Severe thunderstorms with winds up to 70 mph blew down power lines and trees and damaged buildings in Grant County Monday night.

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Posted: May. 18, 2017 10:07 a.m.


Sirens are Not Just a Warning for Tornados


During Monday evening’s severe storms, sirens were sounded throughout many communities in central and southern Grant County, despite the fact that a Tornado Warning ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2017 9:29 a.m.
Fire reveals drugs and loaded gun in home

Fire reveals drugs and loaded gun in home

DARLINGTON – Darlington Police, Fire, and EMS were dispatched to a report of a house fire at Minerva Street on Friday, May 5, at 6:22 ...

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Posted: May. 11, 2017 9:58 a.m.
Fire claims two lives in Shullsburg

Fire claims two lives in Shullsburg

SHULLSBURG – On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at approximately 2:19 a.m. the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received an emergency call for ...

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Posted: May. 11, 2017 9:55 a.m.


Van collides with school bus

According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office, there was a collision between a van and a school bus for the Platteville School District that ...

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Posted: Apr. 29, 2017 10:20 a.m.


Platteville house break-in suspects sought

Platteville police are looking for two suspects in connection with a break-in at a house at Camp Street and Kelly Street in Platteville April 18.

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Posted: Apr. 27, 2017 3:43 p.m.
Tractor vs. Car in Lafayette County

Tractor vs. Car in Lafayette County

An accident that occurred Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:45 p.m. happened at the intersection of Hwy. 23N and Short Cut Road.  A 2013 ...

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Posted: Apr. 27, 2017 10:46 a.m.


Two arrested on Platteville drug charges

Two Platteville men were arrested on drug charges after two search warrants were executed in Platteville Monday.

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2017 5:12 p.m.

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