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More details on Prince tribute concert next month

31 August 2016
More details on Prince tribute concert next month

Concert to be held Oct. 13 at Vikings new stadium

UW-L ninth-safest campus in the nation

31 August 2016
UW-L ninth-safest campus in the nation

Concorida U was third, while UW-RF came in 22nd

WI lawmakers partly to blame for increase in EpiPen price

31 August 2016

By now, we have all heard of the marked increase in the price of EpiPens, used to administer medication to those suffering from allergic reactions. The price of the pens...

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:47

Medicaid Vote Likely Coming Next Week

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A decision on whether to accept medicaid expansion money from the feds might

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:27

Hostage Hoax

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MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) Two women have been arrested for obstruction after a hostage hoax unnecessarily mobilized SWAT officers in Dunn County.

Authorities say a woman texted her mother Wednesday, saying she was being held against her will by a man with a gun and a knife. Her mother called police, who started texting with the alleged victim. Dozens of officers, including the Eau Claire County Tactical Team, were called in for a potential hostage situation. A command post was established at a bank in Boyceville because authorities believed the woman was being held at a home in the area.

A sheriff's deputy spotted a woman matching the alleged victim's description in Wheeler and determined she had made up the hostage story.

Dunn County Sheriff Dennis Smith says a 27-year-old Minnesota woman is behind the hoax.

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:25

Wisconsin Storms

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PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. (AP) Severe storms with high winds moving through southwestern Wisconsin have knocked over campers and uprooted trees at a campground near Prairie du Chien.

Authorities say no one was injured when a possible tornado touched down at the Jelly Stone Campground in the town of Bagley Wednesday night. Fire Chief Fred White said several trailers are on their sides and downed power lines have left about half the town without power.

Crawford County emergency managers suspect the damage was caused by a tornado, but the National Weather Service has not confirmed that. Richland County Emergency Management officials say several businesses in Richland Center were damaged by the storm. In Trempealeau County, there are reports of scattered trees down and power outages.

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:23

Silver Star Award

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CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. (AP) A soldier from far northern Wisconsin will become the first member of the state's Army National Guard to receive a Silver Star Medal. Other soldiers from Wisconsin have received the award, but 1st Sgt. Gregory Fulton of Arbor Vitae is the first member of the National Guard to earn it.

Fulton will receive his medal during a formal ceremony Friday at Volk Field in Camp Douglas. He's being honored for his actions in 2009 when he helped members of the Afghan National Army clear a building filled with insurgents.

The Silver Star Medal is the third-highest military decoration for valor that can be awarded to a member of the U.S military. It's awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the U.S.

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:20

10% Non Compliant In County

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Out of 80 liquor licence holders in the county, 8 of them were found non

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Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:19

Dumpster Diving A Success

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The 2nd annual dumpster diversion program used as college students left for

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 20:52

Aquinas Vs. Westby Baseball To Be Played

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The WIAA D-3 Regional Baseball Championship game between the Aquinas Blugolds (16-10) and Westby Norseman (17-4) was rain delayed then finally called due to storms. The game will start in the top of the 4th inning with Westby leading 4-0 Friday afternoon at 5pm at Aquinas. The winner advances to the Sectional game Tuesday, June 4th.

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It's a tight fit for lots of workers at Organic Valley in La Farge, two weeks after a fire destroyed part of the company headquarters.

Mission executive Theresa Marquez says the organic food producer has found working places for many of the 400 employees displaced by the May 14th fire, while more than 100 workers still do not have new spots to work.  Marquez tells the Wisconsin Farm Report that predictions of having the Organic Valley headquarters rebuilt by September are unrealistic. It could take a year to rebuild after what Marquez says was the biggest fire ever recorded in Vernon County.

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 09:55

Bachmann Says No To Another Term

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Minnesota U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann posted a video to her website

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