Laurel High School to host poetry night

The Laurel High School poetry class will present “Dare to Disturb the Universe,” an evening of original poetry, live music and an art show at …

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Car seat safety inspections slated in Viroqua June 1

Vernon County residents are encouraged to have their child’s car seat inspected for recall, proper fit for child and proper installation every…

May 26, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Mobile food pantry stops in Gays Mills May 27

The Second Harvest Foodbank’s mobile food pantry will visit Gays Mills Wednesday, May 27. Food will be distributed from 212 Main St. from 2 to…

May 22, 2015 9:50 am(0)

Relay For Life of The Viroqua Area is June 5

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of the Viroqua Area will be held on the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Friday, June 5, from 6 to 11 p…

May 22, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Readstown all-class reunion planners to meet June 2

The Readstown Historical Society museum will be the setting for a meeting June 2 at 7 p.m. to make plans for the all-class reunion of Readstow…

May 21, 2015 9:00 am(0)

Major road construction will be suspended to accommodate heavy traffic during Memorial Day weekend

To help an anticipated surge of holiday travelers reach their destination safely and efficiently, construction work on most major highway proj…

May 21, 2015 8:20 am(0)

Vernon County Law Enforcement Youth Shoot numbers up

Vernon County Law Enforcement Youth Shoot numbers up

The Vernon County Law Enforcement Youth Shoot was held on Saturday, May 2, at the Westby Rod and Gun grounds in Timber Coulee.

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Sheriff's department mobilizes for safety belt campaign

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Department will mobilize, along with hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin, for the annu…

May 20, 2015 11:00 am(0)

Royal Bank acquires Viroqua's AnchorBank branch

AnchorBank, Madison, finalized the sale of its Viroqua branch to Royal Bank of Elroy, Monday.

May 20, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Power line foes seek new hearing on high-voltage project

Power line foes seek new hearing on high-voltage project

Several groups opposed to a high-voltage transmission line across western Wisconsin have petitioned state utility regulators for a new hearing…

May 20, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Lyme disease support group meets May 29

The Lyme disease support group for people of Vernon and neighboring counties will be held at the Hillsboro Public Library, 819 High Ave., Hill…

May 20, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Tim B to perform in Gays Mills

Tim B will be performing live at the Gays Mills Farmers Market, Wednesday, May 20, from 3:30 until 6 p.m.

May 19, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Residents warned over fake IRS telephone scam

The Viroqua Police Department is warning local residents of a telephone scam in which a caller tries to claim a resident has an outstanding IRS debt.

May 18, 2015 10:52 am(0)

Rural Westby woman in one-vehicle rollover crash

A 19-year-old rural Westby woman was involved in a one-vehicle rollover crash in the town of Wheatland, Sunday, at 9:45 p.m.

May 18, 2015 10:23 am(0)

Wind speed postpones creation of 'living flag'

Due to the wind speed today, the Viroqua Middle and High School staff and students will create a “living flag,” Tuesday, May 19.

May 18, 2015 8:15 am(0)

VMH receives grant to increase vaccinations

Vernon Memorial Healthcare has been selected as one of the recipients of a $10,000 CATCH (Community Access to Child Health) Planning Grant to …

May 15, 2015 2:00 pm(0)

UW aids Kickapoo Valley tourism

The Kickapoo Valley is a picturesque area of western Wisconsin that attracts many visitors during the summer. But to improve economic developm…

May 15, 2015 8:00 am(0)

Gypsy moth treatments scheduled Friday

Gypsy moth aerial spraying by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread (STS) Progra…

May 14, 2015 2:37 pm(0)

Columnaris kills bluegills at Jersey Valley Lake

The Vernon County Land and Water Conservation Department received a report April 20 that there was a “fish kill” at Jersey Valley Lake.

May 14, 2015 11:10 am(1)

Vernon County eyes buying park land from state

Vernon County eyes buying park land from state

The Vernon County Board’s Land and Water Conservation Committee will recommend to the county board on June 9 that Vernon County purchase the l…

May 13, 2015 12:30 pm(2)

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