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Authorities: SW Wisconsin man hurt, arrested in crash near Fennimore

FENNIMORE, Wis. – A Highland man was injured and subsequently arrested in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning near Fennimore.Michael Halverson, 29 of Highland, was transported to Upland Hills Medical Center in Dodgeville for non-life-threatening injuries sustained in the crash after initia

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-15 16:11:00

Family-owned store chain in SW Wisconsin plans to close remaining stores

FENNIMORE, Wis. (AP) — A major family-owned dime store chain in southwestern Wisconsin is closing up shop, marking the end of an era in a world of dollar stores, big-box discount retailers, thrift stores and increasing internet sales.The World of Variety opened in 1971 in Fennimore and was purchased

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-15 06:00:00

Country music superstar to return to Jones County fair

MONTICELLO, Iowa -- A country music superstar with 29 No. 1 hits will make a return trip to the Great Jones County Fair next year.The fair has announced that Tim McGraw will take the stage on Thursday, July 18, and tickets go on sale later this month.Twenty-nine of McGraw's hits have reached the top

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-15 13:45:00

11 Rural Restaurants Around Wisconsin That Are So Worth The Drive

Sometimes a meal out is about convenience, but sometimes it’s all about the experience. When you’re looking for a stellar meal in a unique, relaxing location with great scenery on the ride, check out one of these awesome, rural restaurants. They may not be in the big city, but they deliver big on fl

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Two People Shot Sunday Afternoon

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MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-10-14 19:15:31

Judge won't reconsider sentence for man who robbed Maquoketa apartment while armed

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — An Iowa District Court judge has denied a request to reconsider a prison sentence for a man who broke into a Maquoketa home and robbed the occupants at gunpoint.In August, Lymus L. Carter, 30, of Clinton, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-15 06:00:00

Biz Buzz: New airport restaurant opens, Dubuque boutique emphasizes family, and retail store opens in Bellevue

Biz Buzz shares business tidbits from around the tri-state area. This week, we highlight developments in Dubuque and Bellevue, Iowa.For the third time in as many years, a new restaurant is taking flight within the Dubuque Regional Airport.Judy’s Runway Cafe and Catering opened for business Thursday.

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-15 06:00:00

Two injured in Jo Daviess County crash

JO DAVIESS COUNTY, IL (KCRG) --A crash in Rural Galena has sent one woman and a juvenile to the hospital.The crash happened along highway 20 and West Glen Hollow Road in Jo Daviess County around 1 p.m. Saturday.The woman who went to the hospital didn't stop in time before hitting the back of a vehic


Portion of JFK Rd. in Dubuque won't get sidewalks

However, some homeowners say the street doesn't have many pedestrians, or that there are other routes for pedestrians to take.

KCRG.COM - 2018-10-15 23:05:00

Police: 2 dead in Wisconsin, teen girl missing and in danger

According to the Barron County Sheriff's Department, someone called 911 at 12:58 a.m. Monday asking for help at 1268 Hwy. 8, which is about 45 miles east of Taylors Falls, Minnesota.

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-10-15 14:44:26

Your guide to Halloween: 13 ways to get in the spooky spirit in the Wisconsin Rapids area

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – October is full of fall decorations, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, costumes and candy, and with Halloween right around the corner, it can be tricky to make the most of all the spooky fun.

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-10-15 13:39:00

Wisconsin store chain shutting down after long run

FENNIMORE, Wis. — Woolworth's and Kresge's have disappeared from Wisconsin's retail landscape.Beaver's Dime Store is still open in the shadow of the paper mill in Nekoosa and there is still a smattering of Ben Franklin stores. But a major family-owned dime store chain in southwestern Wisconsin is cl

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-10-15 00:10:00

Authorities: 2 sent to hospital after crash near Galena

GALENA, Ill. – Authorities said three people were transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon near Galena.Kimberly E. Philbrook, 48, of Rockford, and two juveniles traveling in another vehicle were transported to Midwest Medical Center in Galena, according to a press rel

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-14 13:35:00

Fennimore grocery store nearly ready to unveil new location

FENNIMORE, Wis. — A new chapter for Bender’s Foods is about to begin in Fennimore.On Nov. 8, Bender’s Foods will open its new store at 325 Lincoln Ave., just across the road from the current location. The new building marks the culmination of a three-year effort to find a new home for the store.Bend


Roger Mathews and Jenni 'JWoww' Farley celebrate anniversary amidst divorce

The court documents state that Jenni would like "primary residential custody" of their two children - Meilani Alexandra, four, and Greyson Valor, two - but is asking Roger to pay child support, health insurance and other expenses related to healthcare. And when it comes to their property, JWoww has

MAQNEWS.COM - 2018-10-14 18:11:04

Growing silver: Fromm brothers revolutionized ginseng, silver fox industries

Jenessa FreidhofThe clubhouse was built as an office and later expanded as a place for workers and fur buyers to come and relax. It included a bar and a bowling alley.Jenessa FreidhofThe bowling alley hosted bowling leagues for the workers. It took about 100 workers during any given time to keep the

THE COUNTRY TODAY - 2018-10-15 14:03:52

Dubuque coffee house to hold fundraiser, hoping to reopen Spring 2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG)A Dubuque coffee shop is still working to bounce back from a fire from July- and ownership says they likely will not reopen until the spring of 2019.Back in July, Charlotte's Coffee House was forced to close after a destructive fire, forcing the business and neighbors in apartmen


Man imprisoned for shooting into Dubuque nightclub

Prosecutors say 33-year-old Ricardo Sanchez, from Forest City, Illinois, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids. He'd pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a drug user.


Schreiber to speak about Alzheimer’s caregiving

SINSINAWA, Wis. — Former Wisconsin Gov. Martin J. Schreiber will discuss the challenges of being an Alzheimer’s caregiver at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, during a visit to Sinsinawa Mound, 585 County Road Z.Schreiber will share what he has learned, which is included in his award-winning book, “My Two El

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-15 05:30:00

What Channel is Wisconsin vs. Michigan On?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. --No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0) can potentially get back into the college football playoff discussion. First things first, the Badgers must knock off No. 12 Michigan (5-1, 3-0) at The Big House, a stadium in which they have just one win at since 1995.