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Motor Vehicle Crash in Green County
On Saturday around 12:45 PM, Deputies with the Green County Sheriff’s Department responded to the intersection of County Highway FF and Ladwig Road in the Town of Sylvester, for a two vehicle, non-injury crash. An Investigation determined that a northbound vehicle on Ladwig Road operated by 57 year old Dawn Love-Tempel of Darlington, failed to yield to an oncoming vehicle that was traveling eastbound on County Highway FF. Love-Tempel merged onto CTH FF and struck the rear of a vehicle being operated by 52 year old Henry Robinson of Albany. Neither driver was injured in the crash and both reported wearing their seatbelts. There was no airbag deployment in either vehicle and they were driven from the scene. Love-Tempel was ultimately issued a citation for Failure to Yield the right of way.
Eleroy: A Town Enshrouded in Spectral Mysteries
Nestled in the folds of folklore and shadowed by unexplained phenomena, the town of Eleroy captures the imagination with its eerie charm and whispered tales of spectral inhabitants. Paranormal enthusiasts and those seeking a shiver down their spine are drawn to Eleroy's legendary hauntings. The town's spectral lore is rich with diverse entities, from the benign 'Old Horse Face' to the malevolent specter of an unwelcome boarder, whose terror ended with a paranormal investigator's intervention. Phantom gallops of a headless horse and the haunted hotel's inexplicable activities contribute to Eleroy's supernatural tapestry.
One Vehicle Accident in Lafayette County
The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a one-vehicle accident Saturday around 12:15am. 57 year old Scott Stamm of Mineral Point was traveling on English Hollow Road in Fayette Township when he lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway, causing his vehicle to roll where it came to a rest in a ditch. Stamm received minor injuries. Stamm’s vehicle had disabling damage and was towed from the scene. Stamm was cited for Failure to Report an Accident, Non-Registration of his vehicle, Failure to Keep a Vehicle under Control, and Illegally Loaded Firearm in his Vehicle.
Freeport man wanted on murder charges after Sunday shooting
Christopher Calvin was quickly identified as a suspect in the alleged murder, according to police, who believe the shooting was not a random act of violence.
The Gratiot House: Preserving Shullsburg's Historical Legacy
Nestled in the heart of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, the Gratiot House stands as a beacon of the past, inviting residents and history buffs alike to explore its aged limestone walls. Built in 1835 by Henry Gratiot, a key figure in the region's early lead-mining industry, this Georgian-style structure is among the town's oldest surviving buildings. Its coursed ashlar and wood splayed lintels speak volumes of the 19th-century American craftsmanship, a time when Gratiot's Grove was at the forefront of the 'Lead Rush.'
The Whispering Depths: Blanchardville's Legendary Underground City
Beneath the quiet streets of Blanchardville, Wisconsin, whispers of an enigmatic underground city stir curiosity and imagination. The legend, dating back to the 19th century, speaks of an ancient metropolis beneath the Pecatonica River, crafted by a civilization whose history has vanished like whispers across the water. This rumored subterranean world, with its labyrinthine tunnels and chambers, was purportedly unearthed by early Mormon settlers or perhaps the region's Native American tribes, leaving behind a tantalizing riddle for the ages.
Lafayette Co. deputy sheriff remembered for his dedication and humor
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -The life of a Lafayette County deputy sheriff, who died over a week ago, was remembered by his colleagues. The 76-year-old deputy sheriff tragically passed away in a crash. Bob Canfield was driving to his cabin to hunt last weekend, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office.
Illinois Destination Named 'Coldest City' In The Entire State
Extreme Weather Watch compiled a list of the coldest cites across the country.
Tri-States Gets First Significant Now Of The Winter
Area motorists received a taste of the first significant snowstorm of the winter season Saturday night into Sunday morning. The Lafayette County Sheriff’s department reported three slide-offs Sunday in Apple River, Wiota and Darlington. No Injuries were reported.
Mount Pleasant Village Board unanimously approves Microsoft land deal
MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Microsoft's one step closer to calling Racine County home. The Mount Pleasant Village Board gave a unanimous thumbs up to a land deal selling some two square miles to the tech giant. The deal's being touted as a win for residents, the village, county...
Indulge in the Flavors of America: 3 Iconic Dishes to Try in New Glarus
This article takes you on a culinary journey, exploring three traditional American cuisines in New Glarus. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Popular Rockford fast-food chain prepares to open Freeport location
A popular fast-food chain that was founded in Rockford and is now expanding into other states will soon have a location in Freeport. City officials say the permitting process to open a Beefaroo in The Meadows Shopping Center on West Avenue has begun. “The City of Freeport is excited at...
High school students collect donations for Freeport church
FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) - Freeport High School (FHS) dives into the spirit of the holidays as its Christmas Memories event inspires the Freeport community to give back. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on both Thursday, Dec. 7 and Friday, Dec. 8, with a third showing at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9. All three shows will take place at Freeport High School’s Jeannette Lloyd Theatre.
Reviving the Grandeur: Darlington's Driver Opera House Restoration Enriches Cultural Legacy
Nestled in the heart of Darlington's historic district, the Driver Opera House emerges as a beacon of the city's cultural heritage. Built in 1883 by Josephus Driver, this architectural treasure has been the cornerstone of community life, serving as a venue for theater performances and social gatherings, including its famed St. Patrick's Day dance in 1951. Today, the historic Driver Opera House is undergoing a meticulous restoration, aimed at preserving its architectural splendor and ensuring its future as a cultural and economic linchpin in downtown Darlington.
Hollandale, Mississippi: A Canvas of Culture and History
Nestled in the heart of the Deep South, Hollandale, Mississippi, is a hidden gem where local artists have turned the town into a vibrant exhibition of murals. These stunning works of art are not simply ornaments; they are the very narrators of Hollandale's legacy, depicting its agricultural roots, influential figures, and the essence of Sharkey County. Artisan Mica Joiner's contributions on Elm Street and Hicks Avenue are prime examples of this celebration of culture and history, making the murals a must-see for both residents and visitors.
Christkindlmarket coming to Seven Acre Dairy Co.
Seven Acre Dairy Co. will host a Christkindlmarket this year from Friday, Dec. 8–Sunday, Dec. 10 at 6858 Paoli Road in Belleville, according to WKOW. The holiday market, held in a restored creamery, will run from 3–7 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m.–6 p.m. on Sunday.
Dakota: A Town Woven from Pioneering Spirits and Native Traditions
The founding of Dakota in 1857 is a story that deftly intertwines the pioneering fortitude of settlers with the venerable traditions of Native American tribes. The settlers named the nascent town after the local Dakota Indian tribe, signaling a profound respect for the land's original denizens. The Dakota, integral to the Oceti Šakowiŋ or Seven Council Fires, inhabited the vast stretches of the northern Midwest, their society marked by a harmonious blend of kinship and cultural rituals.
Albany, Wisconsin: A Heartland of Swiss Tradition and Cheese
Nestled within the eastern tier of Wisconsin's Green County lies the charming town of Albany, a community steeped in Swiss heritage and agricultural prowess. As a historical settlement with roots stretching back to the 19th century, Albany proudly celebrates its Swiss origins through the vibrant annual Green County Cheese Days festival. This event brings to life the spirit of Swiss culture with traditional music, cheese tasting, and a colorful parade that marches through the town's streets, connecting the past with the present and honoring the early settlers.
Snow covered roads across the Stateline Sunday morning
The majority of the Stateline is checking in with 1.0-1.5″ of snowfall so far. In Jo Daviess, Carroll, and Whiteside Counties, west and southwest of Rockford, totals are slightly higher. In Schapville there was 3.4″ recorded so far today. The 0.9″ at the Rockford airport was taken at 6:00am. Snow will start to break up by late morning.
Northern Illinois Eatery Selected As One of America’s Best Restaurants
The national media firm "America's Best Restaurants" has named a restaurant in Freeport, Illinois as one of the best in America and will be filming an episode there on Monday, December 4, 2023. America's Best Restaurants. Here's one truth about me, I do NOT like to cook. It's rare to...