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  1. Morales' stories capture multifaceted Milwaukee charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OnMilwaukee

    ... works open a window to the city and the struggles and joys experienced by its people. Morales, who now lives in Viroqua , returns to Milwaukee this week to read from and sign copies of "Meet Me Halfway: Milwaukee Stories," Friday, April 17 at ...

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  2. One person injured in single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    One person is recovering following a single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on State Highway 56 just east of County Road O in the Town of Harmony. The Vernon County Sheriff's Office reports Donald Kleinschmidt of Rural Viroqua was traveling westbound on the highway when his vehicle left the roadway striking a rock/shrub garden.

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  3. Soldiers Grove Teen Dead In Weekend CrashRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... ssengers were in the pickup, with two of them taken to Gundersen in La Crosse for treatment. Three young people from Viroqua were in the second vehicle, also a truck. There was minor damage to that truck, and no one inside was hurt.

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  4. Soldiers Grove teenager dies in two-vehicle crash SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | WKBT

    ... with serious injuries. Eighteen-year-old Jacob Kent, of Nekoosa, was transported to Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua with non-life threatening injuries and has since been released. The second vehicle was being driven by 17-year-old Dalton ...

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  5. Viroqua Area School District referendum passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WKBT

    ... taxes will decrease by about $52. If it fails, property taxes will be $118 less on that same property value. The Viroqua School District administration didn't expect a full house, but it did expect someone to show up for its district referendum ...

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  6. La Crosse Co. Clerk expects voter turnout higher than state averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WKBT

    ... due to several municipal referendums appearing on the ballot. There are school referendums in Holmen, West Salem and Viroqua this spring, and voters will also be choosing a county circuit judge for the first time in eight years. "Voter ID is not in ...

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  7. Book Tour for "Meet Me Halfway" Targets Nation's Ten Most Segregated CitiesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | PR.com

    ... - the first Latino/a elected to it. She earned her MFA from Antioch UniversityLos Angeles. She now lives in Viroqua, Wisconsin, and is a board member of the Council for Wisconsin Writers and the Driftless Writing Center. Contact Info: Mary Zinn, ...

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  8. Viroqua Readies Citizens For ReferendumsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A $1.75 million school referendum awaits voters in Viroqua next Tuesday. District business manager Mike Brendel says the school board has done their homework to educate voters.

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  9. Helena C. Campbell Petrovits, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Cape Cod Times

    Helena Christie Campbell Petrovits, 95, of rural Viroqua, WI, formerly of Marstons Mills, MA, and born in Hackensack, NJ, passed away peacefully in the company of family on March 27, 2015. She loved her family, her dogs, her books, lively conversation, crossword puzzles, and her well-traveled Steinway piano, a gift from her father when she was a girl.

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  10. Helena C. Campbell Petrovits, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Cape Cod Times

    Helena Christie Campbell Petrovits, 95, of rural Viroqua, WI, formerly of Marstons Mills, MA, and born in Hackensack, NJ, passed away peacefully in the company of family on March 27, 2015. She loved her family, her dogs, her books, lively conversation, crossword puzzles, and her well-traveled Steinway piano, a gift from her father when she was a girl.

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  11. Donald "Charlie" G. Chambers, Janesville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Janesville Gazette

    Donald "Charlie" G. Chambers, age 75, of Janesville, died on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at home. He was born at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua, WI, on Oct. 17, 1939, the son of Bernard and Esther Chambers.

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  12. Southwestern Wisconsin hit by up to 10 inches of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... new snow in Crawford County, with about 7 inches in Buffalo County. Caledonia, Prairie du Chien, North Crawford, and Viroqua schools are among those closed Monday while others are starting 2 hours late. Winter storm warnings were in effect until 8 ...

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  13. Obed Nesheim, 85, formerly of PrestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    He attended Tewalt Rural School and graduated from Viroqua High School in Viroqua, Wis., in 1946. He graduated from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, in 1950, and from Luther Seminary in St. Paul in 1954.

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  14. this story a-oRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Rice Lake Online

    ... season-high sectional score of 136.0. RL/C tucked into fifth place between fourth place Nicolet and sixth place Viroqua co-op. Alex Van Gilder led RL/C in all four events, with Shervey second on the team in vaulting, beam and floor. Ellie Van Gilder ...

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  15. Warrior wrestlers point shy at stateRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Rice Lake Online

    ... Schmidt's match at 145 pounds saw more scoring but the same close result, an 8-7 loss to junior Taylor Gilardi of Viroqua, who went on to place sixth. For Deetz, the only point in the match was a giveaway as the Warrior senior allowed Peplinski to ...

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  16. Westby couple trades in Twin Cities life for farmingRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... although she still works part-time as an obstetrics and medical-surgical nurse at Vernon Memorial Hospital in Viroqua. Once the Kanes made their life-changing decision, they threw themselves full force into learning their craft, through resources ...

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  17. State wrestlers drop close decisionsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Rice Lake Online

    Rice Lake High School's two wrestlers in the Divisioin 2 state tournament both lost one-point decisions in the preliminary round Thursday night in Madison. At 145 pounds, sophomore Chase Schmidt was edged 8-7 by Taylor Gilardi of Viroqua.

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  18. Local business hold 'spreads the word to end the word' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WKBT

    5 local schools headed to VARC in Viroqua to tour the building and learn what the organization does for people of varying abilities. "We wanted to spread the message of respect for everyone no matter their level of ability and we wanted them to be ...

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  19. Man hospitalized after logging accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a logging accident occurred late Tuesday morning, February 24, 2015, in the town of Bergen, near Stoddard, WI. Stanley K. Niemyjski age 59 of rural Viroqua, WI was conducting logging operations on private property, off Runningen Lane, east of Stoddard, WI.

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  20. Crash in Vernon Co. leaves driver uninjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A single vehicle crash occurred on Saturday at approximately 10:34pm on County Road S near Guist Road in the Town of Kickapoo. Tiffany M. Glass, age 19 of rural Viroqua, was traveling east on County Road S when she lost control of her vehicle, overturned and struck a utility pole.

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