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Technical colleges work to rapidly fill new courses
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:19:00 -0700

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development recently awarded $28 million in Wisconsin Fast Forward grants to 16 Wisconsin technical colleges to increase their course offerings in high-demand fields.

Man camping on Wisconsin-Iowa border drowns
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 16:11:47 -0700

An Iowa man camping on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River drowned Friday afternoon, officials said. The Grant County Sheriff's Department said it responded to a report of a possible drowning in the Mississippi River at 4:38 p.m. north of Potosi, Wisconsin. Jerry S. Thill, 53, of Dubuque, Iowa, had been camping with four other Dubuque menĀ  on an island on the Wisconsin side of the river ...

Helicopter pilot walks away from crash in Grant County
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:42:18 -0700

A Wisconsin pilot walks away with minor injuries after he crashes his helicopter in a Grant County soybean field.

Man accused of stealing car with man in trunk faces homicide charge
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:41:14 -0700

The Grant County man charged with stealing a car with a man in the trunk and leading La Crosse police on a high speed chase now faces more charges, including first-degree intentional homicide. Timmy Johnson, Jr., 26, has been charged in Grant County for first-degree intentional homicide, armed robbery with use of force, and kidnapping/seizing or confining without consent. On June 12, Johnson was ...

10 p.m. Anchor/Reporter
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:31:02 -0700

CRANDON - The Forest County Forestry Committee unanimously passed a referendum resolution during a meeting Tuesday night. The move sends the resolution to the full county board for its August 19th meeting.

UPDATE: Forest committee unanimously passes referendum resolution for proposed off-road park, goes to full board
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:46:22 -0700

Crandon - The Forest County Forestry Committee unanimously passed a referendum resolution during a meeting Tuesday night. The move sends the resolution to the full county board for its August 19th meeting.

UPDATE: Helicopter crashes near Lancaster airport
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:14:46 -0700

The Grant County Sheriff's Office says a helicopter pilot survived a crash near Lancaster Wednesday morning.

Helicopter crashes in southwest Wis., pilot survives
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:14:23 -0700

A helicopter is totaled, but its pilot is alive, following a crash late Wednesday morning.

Expect heavy traffic heading north Friday afternoon/evening for the Packers game
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:03:04 -0700

Give yourself extra time

5 p.m. Anchor/Reporter
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:31:07 -0700

LAC DU FLAMBEAU - The Lac du Flambeau Tribe hopes a large grant will keep those suffering from addiction out of jail.