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Platteville, Wisconsin is located in Grant County. Zip codes in Platteville, WI include 53818. The median home price in Platteville is $137,000. More Platteville information.

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19 hrs ago | WISN-TV

June storm victims have until September to apply for disaster loans

More than a month has passed since a handful of tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WKOW-TV

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More than a month has passed since a handful of tornadoes swept through Southeast Wisconsin.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WKOW-TV

Woman injured in Platteville tornado returns home and continues recovery

For many residents in Southern Wisconsin, the storm on June 16th already feels like a distant memory.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Milwaukee Courier Online

Caiptol Report - Doing the Right Thing, When No One is looking

In the early morning hours of November 17, 2013, Bruce Kroll received word that all entrepreneurs dread hearing, "your business establishment has caught on fire."

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

7: Rescued Kayakers Identified

The Door County Sheriff's Office says the kayakers are Allison Alter, 43, Austin, Texas; Zach Alter, 9, Austin, Texas; and Thomas Alter, 9, Highland Park Illinois.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Dozens of Tern Chicks Found Crushed in Winnebago County

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is asking for help after a number of dead chicks were found crushed on a colony of state-endangered birds.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

TwinCities

Wisconsin: Suspect who allegedly fled cops with dying man in trunk found competent

A psychologist found an Iowa man accused of leading police on a high-speed pursuit through La Crosse County with a dying taxi driver in the trunk of a stolen cab is competent -- despite his efforts to sway the doctor's finding.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Survivor Speaks: Tornado picks up woman, drops her in yard

A tornado survivor is out of the hospital weeks after an EF-2 tornado ripped the woman out of her Platteville, Wisconsin, home.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Eau Claire Police Dept. hires three new officers

Officer Cory Reeves Officer Reeves earned a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice as a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville and received his law enforcement certification from the Fox Valley Technical College Law Enforcement Academy.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scott Walker asks for federal help for Grant, other counties

A damaged car sits near Engineering Hall where windows were blown out on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus in the storms in June.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Grub Street

This Restaurant Owner Paid Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Devastating Fire

Some 40 employees were suddenly out of a job after the Culver's restaurant in Platteville, Wisconsin, burned down last November, but franchisee Bruce Kroll decided to do what he says was the "right thing," thus becoming the source of today's heartwarming story: Kroll chose to pay his workers for the duration of the six months it took to get his ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Z100 Radio

Platteville Culver's Owner Pays Employees Out Of His Own Pocket

Bruce Kroll has owned a Culver's restaurant in Platteville, Wisconsin, for 19 years so you might imagine that he was pretty devastated when the restaurant burned to the ground last November.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Channel3000

Decision to come on Platteville disaster funds

A decision is expected to be made next week about a disaster declaration request in Grant County, an official said Saturday.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

News 4 Jax

Culvers owner keeps paying employees

Bruce Kroll has owned a Culver's restaurant in Platteville, Wisconsin, for 19 years.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Carl C. Paulsen, Wisconsin Dells/Orfordville, WI

Carl C. Paulsen, age 75, died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at UW Hospital in Madison.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

UW-Platteville promotes Pioneer Pride in wake of tornado

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is celebrating Pioneer Pride on July 2 in the wake of the EF-2 tornado that tore through part of campus earlier this month.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WMTV Madison

UW-Platteville Chancellor: Tornado repairs could top $10 million

NBC 15 met them last Tuesday after the storm hit. Russell said a lot of the repair process included cleaning up damage and debris.

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WIBA-AM Madison

Chancellor: Tornado repairs could top $10 million

Chancellor Dennis J. Shields said Wednesday officials hope to have the buildings repaired by Aug. 15. Classes start after Labor Day, but some students are expected to arrive by Aug. 15. Shields says three residence halls sustained water damage, mainly because of broken windows and damaged roofs.

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WIZM-AM La Crosse

Murder Charge Against Timmy Johnson Most Likely To Be Filed In Grant County

The autopsy results are not done yet, but the La Crosse D-A suspects that a man found dead in a stolen car was killed in Grant County.

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