MILWAUKEE (AP) – Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBIs in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers. Matt Holliday and Jhonny Peralta each hit solo shots in the […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) – Lance Lynn struck out 11 in seven innings, Jon Jay hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Milwaukee Brewers’ nine-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory Monday night. Lynn allowed three hits over seven innings before Carlos Martinez finished off the surprising Brewers, who still have the majors’ […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers’ current nine-game winning streak has fans salivating. If they make it 10 straight Monday by beating the Cardinals, Sobelman’s Pub & Grill near downtown Milwaukee will dish up free single-patty cheeseburgers all day Tuesday. It’s similar to a more enduring Wisconsin tradition. In each season since the 1950s, George […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers won their ninth in a row, with Kyle Lohse coming within one out of a complete game Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. At 10-2, the Brewers are off to their best start since going 13-0 to start the 1987 season. This is Milwaukee’s longest winning […]
UNDATED (AP) – Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. USA Swimming said Monday that Phelps is expected to join fellow […]
La Crosse, WI—Dairyland Power Cooperative will participate in the White House Solar Summit and Champions of Change event being held on Thursday, April 17, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Dairyland was nominated to attend the summit by the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Eau Claire Energy Cooperative, a Dairyland member, […]
On Sunday, April 13, 2014 at approximately 3:30 a.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department initially discovered that several sand filled traffic barriers had been damaged on a bridge located on State Hwy 35 just south of Picatee Creek Rd. in the Township of Eastman. The bridge is currently under construction. Sometime during the late night […]
Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears would like to remind the citizens of Vernon County about any scams that people may be approaching them, with regards to recent weather related damages. It has been reported that in the Viroqua area people are stopping at residences and asking to inspect their roofs to inspect any damages […]
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN — Firefighters from at least seven departments responded to a blaze that’s destroyed a furniture store in Prairie du Chien. Slumberland Furniture at the Black Hawk Junction mall went up in flames Sunday night. Nearby businesses sustained smoke damage and area homes were evacuated as a precaution. Prairie du Chien Fire Chief […]
On April 11, 2014 at approximately 3:50 a.m. the Crawford County dispatch center received a 911 call from a residence in the village of Gays Mills. The caller, 44-year-old Branston Haggerty stated he needed medical attention for his friend who had shot himself. Ocooch Mountain rescue Squad responded along with Crawford County sheriff deputies. When […]
Susan Kay Coggon, age 59 of La Farge passed away Wednesday, April 9th A Memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, May 17th at the La Farge Free Methodist Church.
Kathleen “Katie” Mary (McCulloch) Oliver, age 56 of Genoa passed away on Thursday, April 10th A celebration of Katie’s life will be held at 7:30pm on Wednesday, April 16th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday after 5pm.
Lenore C. Jensen, age 89 of Viroqua passed away on Friday, April 11th Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 16th at the Viroqua Church of Christ. Friends may call on Tuesday, April 15th, from 4:30 to 7pm at the Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua.
Dorothy Jane Vance, age 92 of Viroqua passed away on Thursday, April 10th Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16th at the English Ev. Lutheran Church in Viroqua, with burial in the Viroqua Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday after 9:30 a.m. The family suggests memorials to either the […]
Charles A. Anderson, age 81 of Westby passed away on Tuesday, April 8th Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 11th at 2:00pm at the Westby Coon Prairie Lutheran Church. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 6pm at the Vosseteig Funeral Home in Westby and at the church after 1pm on Friday.
WRN Contruibutor-Wisconsin Radio Network New court filings show that the state Government Accountability Board unanimously approved the John Doe probe into Republican campaign activity in Wisconsin’s recall elections. Board investigator Dean Nickel filed a brief Tuesday in support of an effort by prosecutors to keep the investigation going. One of the targets, the Wisconsin Club […]
By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network Governor Scott Walker launched his reelection campaign on Tuesday, and his Democratic opponent says she can do better. With the Republican incumbent falling well short of his original pledge to create 250,000 new jobs, former commerce secretary and Trek bicycle executive Mary Burke said the state is falling behind. “Wisconsin […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A state senator says Republican Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that legalizes the use of a marijuana byproduct to help treat children’s seizures. The bill allows the use of cannabidiol, an oil extract, to be administered under the care of a doctor. The measure falls far short of legalizing […]
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) – The Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin hopes to combat serious health problems among Native Americans by teaching them to farm and preserve their own food. Press-Gazette Media reports about 350 people are participating in the four-day event in Ashwaubenon. Attendees say the summit is in line with younger members’ interest […]
By: Jackie Johnson-Wisconsin Radio Network It’s about dying with dignity, explains Attorney Ben Adams, who is an adviser to the State Bar Elder Law Section. “As Ben Franklin famously said, ‘The only two certain things in life are death and taxes.’ So that’s why April 16th was selected to be National Healthcare Decisions Day,” he […]
By: Bob Meyer Tickets are now on sale for the 67th Alice in Dairyland Finals, May 15-17 in Clark County. Current “Alice”, Kristin Olson says this is a busy time for the six finalists named a couple of weeks ago. They are preparing for what is an intensive three-day interview process at the finals. “They […]
Falling. Here is a word that is very seldom associated with a positive thought. Falling in love is the only one that instantly comes to mind. On the farm, there are many reasons to be aware of falling; two examples that are big ones would be falling down a silo chute or hay chute. Out […]
By: Bob Meyer Just when it started to look like spring was arriving, winter returned to the Badger State on Sunday evening. The weekly Crop Progress Report from the National Ag Statistics Service Wisconsin Field Office says temperatures were 5 to 8 degrees above normal last week and top soil moisture increased slightly as the […]
MADISON, WI–USDA Wisconsin Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Brad Pfaff, announced today that orchardists and nursery tree growers who experienced losses from natural disasters that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011, can sign up for the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014. TAP was authorized by the Agricultural Act of […]
By: Bob Meyer Iowa has confirmed its first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a deer. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the deer was harvested in December in Allamakee County which is right across the river from Crawford County, Wisconsin. Wisconsin has had CWD since 2002 with the greatest concentration of infections in the […]
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Authorities say a Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before allegedly strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home. Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts said Wednesday that investigators have determined that 39-year-old Megan Huntsman did not go to a hospital to have the babies. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided. Ten of the Fed’s 12 regions reported an increase in economic activity, according to the Beige Book survey released Wednesday. In most places, the Fed described the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S home construction rose in March to the highest level in three months as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction. The Commerce Department says builders started work on 946,000 homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products. The Federal Reserve says factory production rose 0.5 percent in March after a revised 1.4 percent surge in February. Manufacturing output […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to the International Space Station. NASA confirmed the launch date Wednesday, two days after a last-minute rocket leak delayed the delivery mission. Stormy weather, however, is forecast for Friday. Saturday is the backup launch date. Mission Control has rescheduled urgent spacewalking repairs […]