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Attempted child abduction reported in Village of La Farge
The attempted abduction happened near the intersection of East Highland Street and North Maple Street, according to a Facebook post from the La Farge Police Department. Police described the suspect as a white man, skinny and possibly in his 20s with darker hair.
Surfin' Santa to appear at Christmas in July party in Tomah
The Tomah Aquatic Center is celebrating Christmas in July on Saturday, July 21 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.Christmas in July is the fourth of six scheduled Super Swim Saturday parties at the pool this summer. There will be holiday music, decorations and holiday treats for sale. There will also be a free holi
Man tried to abduct 9-year-old near park in La Farge
A potential child abduction is under investigation from the Vernon County Sheriff's Office.Police got the call around 8:15 p.m. Friday about an attempted abduction in LaFarge.A 9-year-old was grabbed from behind while walking from Bean Park at the intersection of Highland and Maple streets.Pollen ma
Tomah Legion eliminated at district tournament
ONALASKA - Runs were hard to come by for Tomah at the American Legion tournament last weekend in Onalaska.The Post 201 18-and-under squad scored just three runs in two days and was the first team eliminated from the District 7 tournament. Tomah dropped a 6-0 decision to Holmen Friday and was edged 4
Tomah man accused of drug possession, imprisonment
Based on the information from the woman and the fact that Bradley had been released from prison June 5 and was on extended supervision, police conducted at search of the motel room July 9. The report says the search found more than two grams of cocaine, a mirror with white residue, a glass smoking d
Fort McCoy opens its doors to visitors.
FORT MCCOY, Wis. (WKBT) -For six hours on Saturday the public could tour and learn about Fort McCoy's commemorative area, which includes an equipment park, Veterans Memorial Plaza, and artifacts in World War II era buildings and the History Center which date back to the fort's founding in 1909.
La Crosse's fire department honors fallen firefighter with truck dedication
It takes a little horse-power to back a fire engine into a garage and, sometimes, a lot of kid power, too.
Marc Wehrs: La Crosse County Fair remains stalwart in changing times
While many a Wisconsin fair has fallen on hard times, the one on La Crosse County Highway M, just off U.S. Highway 16, on the edge of West Salem, has thrived in the three decades since a financial crisis threatened to stop the show in the mid-1980s. A community-wide effort saved the fair, and a reco
Vernon County property taxes are due July 31
The treasurer’s office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Payments can be mailed to Vernon County Treasurer, P.O. Box 49 Viroqua, WI 54665. There is also a drop-off box that is located at the south end of the Annex pa
STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT MANITOWOC COUNTY PUBLISHED NOTICE
STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT MANITOWOC COUNTY PUBLISHED NOTICE Case No. 18-SC-923 Defendant: Arvin W. Foss 302 West State Street Westby, WI 54667 You are being sued by Fox Hills Owners Association in small claims court. A hearing will be held at the Manitowoc County Courthouse, 1010 South 8th St
Coon Valley Troutfest returns on July 28
The Coon Valley Business Association (CVBA) welcomes you to its 8th annual Troutfest. Working with Trout Unlimited the one day festival, with fun events for the entire family, will be held in the village of Coon Valley on Saturday, July 28.After park flooding forced the cancellation of the festival
La Crosse County Board puts marijuana, road funding on ballot
Board member Steve Doyle, who also represents the 94th District in the state Assembly, said he’d been thinking about what questions he would need to answer if he were able to get a hearing for legislation he has introduced that would allow the county to impose a premier resort area tax. Special legi
Weather straightens up for La Crosse Interstate Fair
After a beautiful opening day on Wednesday, rain has dogged the La Crosse Interstate Fair.Until today.Highs around 80 degrees and partly cloudy skies today and Sunday should be perfect for both fair-goers and exhibitors -- and the animals, for that matter.
Land purchases top Monroe County Board agenda
The Monroe County Board of Supervisors will vote on a pair of land purchases when it meets Tuesday, July 24 in Sparta.The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Monroe County Justice Center. The board is meeting Tuesday instead of Wednesday to avoid a conflict with the opening day of t
POWERLIFTING: Mauston’s Iglesias to compete at world championships
Iglesias, who graduated from Mauston High School in the spring, found out in late May that he would have the opportunity to join Team USA.
Juneau County Court back to two judges
Juneau County locals gathered at the Two Sisters Event Center July 16 to celebrate the investiture of Stacy Smith as Juneau County Judge.Stacy Smith won election over former District Attorney Scott Southworth in April to become Juneau County Judge. Smith won 53 percent of the vote with 2,517 votes w
Frank King Day Aug. 5 at Tomah museum
The Tomah Area Historical Society and Museum will hold a Frank King Day Sunday, Aug. 5 from 1-4 p.m. at the Tomah Museum, 1112 Superior Ave. in Tomah.King, who was raised in Tomah and is perhaps the most famous Tomah High School graduate, was the creator of the nationally syndicated cartoon strip “G
Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage and injuries
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing a hospital evacuation.
Tomah Legion Juniors halted by Onalaska
Tomah finally broke though in the fifth, when back-to-back errors with the bases loaded and a two-run single by Hesse cut the gap to 13-9. Bodee Littlegeorge hit a two-out single that shrunk the gap to 13-10, but an attempt to score a second run on the play failed when Onalaska threw out a runner at
22 Soldiers Injured in California Military Base Tent Collapse
A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with the Wisconsin Army National Guard flies lands at the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility on June 28, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wis. (U.S. Army photo/Scott T. Sturkol)