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Tools stolen from rural farm building
fluke multimeter
A Fluke multimeter is among tools stolen sometime between Feb. 12-March 15 from a rural Hillsboro farm building. The multimeter is used to test electricity.

Vernon County Crime Stoppers and the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in recovering tools stolen during a recent burglary in the rural Hillsboro area.

Sometime between Feb. 12-March 15, a farm building on Co. Road F between Tower and Kraemer roads northwest of Hillsboro was burglarized.  Stolen were miscellaneous tools including wrenches, socket sets, screw drivers, drill bits, and an air compressor.

One of the tools was a Fluke multimeter, which is used for testing electricity.

Anyone with information on the theft can call 608-637-8477 or 1-800-657-6868 or visit or Tipsters may be eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 and will remain anonymous.