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Crowd expected for hearing about CAFO

A public hearing on July 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. regarding the proposed Roth Feeder Pig II Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) is expected to draw a huge crowd, with many Crawford County residents speaking for and against the CAFO. The hearing is scheduled to be held in...
CRAWFORD COUNTY, WI
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Nearly $6.3 million awarded for internet project in Crawford County

A rural broadband internet project in Crawford County is one of 71 internet expansion projects that have recently been awarded funding by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) from the state’s Broadband Expansion Grant Program. The PSC awarded nearly $125 million for 71 projects that will expand broadband...
CRAWFORD COUNTY, WI
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County to hold public hearing on permit for the Roth hog CAFO

The Crawford County Land Conservation Committee will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 12, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Suite 236 of the Crawford County Administration Building in Prairie du Chien. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public testimony and comment on the issuance of a...
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Unemployment rates in local counties fall compared to 1 year ago

Unemployment rates in local counties fell in May compared to a year earlier, according to recently released data. Dubuque County’s unemployment rate was 2.2% in May, down from 2.4% in April and 4.4% in May 2021, according to Iowa Workforce Development. Elsewhere in the state, Clayton County’s unemployment rate...
IOWA COUNTY, WI
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6/22/22 Waupaca County Man Dies From Injuries Suffered In Motorcycle Accident

A 68-year-old Waupaca County man was killed in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Crawford County just before noon last Friday. Crawford County Sheriff’s officials say Larry Klotzbuecher of Scandinavia was traveling with a group of motorcyclists on County Highway S when he tried to make a right turn onto Little Haney Road. He lost control of his bike causing him to be ejected onto the pavement. Klotzbuecher was wearing a helmet. He was taken to Vernon Memorial Hospital where he died of his injuries. No other motorcyclists or vehicles were involved in the accident. Sheriff’s officials say speed caused the crash.
WAUPACA COUNTY, WI
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Waupaca County man dies from Crawford County motorcycle crash

HANEY, Wis. (WBAY) - A man from Scandinavia in Waupaca County has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash in southwestern Wisconsin last week. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at the intersection of County Rd. S and Little Haney Rd. last Friday. The...
WAUPACA COUNTY, WI
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Scandinavia man killed in Crawford County motorcycle crash

BELL CENTER, Wis. (WSAW) - A 68-year-old man from Scandinavia has died after he was injured in a motorcycle crash in Crawford County. The crash happened around noon on June 17. Crawford County Sheriff Dale McCullick said the crash happened on County Road S at the intersection of Little Haney Road in Haney. That location is south of Gays Mills.
SCANDINAVIA, WI
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Waupaca County man dies after motorcycle crash

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Wis. — A Waupaca County man dies after a motorcycle crash in southwestern Wisconsin. Larry Klotzbuecher, 68, of Scandinavia, died following the crash Friday on Highway S in Crawford County. Sheriff’s officials say Klotzbuecher was riding with a group of motorcyclists when he lost control of his...
WAUPACA COUNTY, WI
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Housing, businesses sprouting at Prairie Bluffs Court

With the demolition of blighted strip mall, this Prairie du Chien property gets new life with the construction of 96 units of affordable housing along with small, community-oriented businesses. The site of a blighted Prairie du Chien strip mall will get new life as much-needed affordable housing and commercial space...
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI
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High-speed chase ends with roundabout crash in Prairie du Chien

On Sunday, June 12, at 12:07 a.m., Prairie du Chien Police Officers were made aware of a vehicle pursuit that was initiated by a Crawford County Sheriff’s Department deputy on Highway 27, east of the city. The sheriff’s deputy terminated the pursuit because he lost sight of the suspect vehicle, though a direction of travel and description of the suspect vehicle was provided to city police.
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI

Birds on the Scheckel Farm

And God said, “Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” Genesis 1:20 Birds seemed to be everywhere in the 1940s and 1950s on the 238-acre Scheckel farm outside of Seneca, Wisconsin in the heart of Crawford County. The nine Scheckel kids were keen to spot the first robin, if only for bragging rights. And sure enough, sometime in early March, the first shivering red-breasted feathery friends would be spotted on a fence...
SENECA, WI
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Boscobel Drunk Driver Arrested

A Boscobel man faces multiple charges after fleeing authorities while driving drunk. Crawford County authorities say 50-year-old Brian Yahn has been charged with his 7th offense of operating with a prohibited BAC, obstructing an officer, attempting to elude police, and 2nd-degree recklessly endangering safety. A report shows Yahn was driving north on Highway 61 at speeds of over 100 miles per hour while fleeing a deputy. He also nearly crashed head-on into another vehicle. If convicted on all counts, Yahn could be fined up to $70-thousand dollars and sentenced to more than 25 years in prison.
BOSCOBEL, WI