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Man killed in rural Grant Co. crash, sheriff’s office says

BOSCOBEL, Wis. — One person died after a crash involving a semi-truck and a car on Highway 61 south of Boscobel Wednesday morning, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said. In a news release, the sheriff’s office said Nathan Williams, 33, of rural Glen Haven, was heading north on Highway 61 near Old 61 Road when he crossed the center line at a curve and hit a 2021 Freightliner semi with an empty flatbed trailer.
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Fatal accident leaves father dead in Grant County

GRANT COUNTY, Wisconsin (KCRG) - At approximately 7:48 am Wednesday morning, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck and car on Highway 61 south of Boscobel. Investigators learned that a 47-year-old semi-truck driver from Dubuque was driving a 2021 Freightliner semi...
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2 Vehicle Crash Leads to Grant County Man’s Death; Infant Involved

According to a report from the Grant County Sheriffs office, a rural Glen Haven man was killed in a two vehicle crash, during which his toddler was in the car on Wednesday morning (6/29). The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says, 33-year-old Nathan Williams crossed the center line on Highway 61 south of Boscobel, driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, and collided with a Freightliner semi heading in the opposite direction. Williams did not appear to be wearing a seat belt. He and his son were taken to an area hospital. The toddler was examined. Williams was later pronounced dead. The Dubuque truck driver was uninjured in the crash, which remains under investigation. More details as it unfolds.

Glen Haven man killed in car-semi crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 33-year-old Glen Haven man was killed earlier today after his car was struck by a semi at a curve in the road just before 8 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 61 near Peer Road, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said. Grant Co. officials received multiple...

Highway 23 Road Construction Update

Road construction continues on Highway 23 Between Darlington and Mineral Point. The current work on Galena Street in Darlington will continue through the end of July and crews will continue water main and storm sewer installation from Huntington Court to the south. Concrete sidewalk and driveway aprons will be formed and poured from River Street to Ravine Street on Thursday and Friday. On Highway 23, next week, crews are scheduled to remove remaining guardrail sections just north of Darlington along the Pecatonica River and north between Highway 39 and Mineral Point. The entire project is anticipated to be completed by October.

PdC school district working to tackle void of 32 leaving

Thirty-two teachers, aides, administration and custodians are leaving the Prairie du Chien Area School District following the 2021-2022 school year. Included in that number are 12 retirements, according to district records. Superintendent Andy Banasik said there is not just one reason that can be pinpointed for the high number of...

Local artists to to exhibit at Schwalbach Gallery

BARABOO, Wis. — A pair of Sauk County artists, Roberta Condon and Lorraine Ortner-Blake, whose works each express their interpretation of decades of changing landscapes and changing relationships between farmers and their fields, will be featured in the Schwalbach Gallery on the UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus, starting Friday, July 1. The campus exhibit, a subset of “Long Time Passing,” a 52-piece installation the pair are showing across the upper Midwest through 2023, will highlight multiple pieces by each artist. The full exhibit will be installed at River Arts Center in nearby Prairie du Sac starting in late August.

Dubuque Sheriff Releases Name of Driver in Holy Cross Accident

A Guttenberg, Iowa, man is named as the lone fatality in the early morning of Monday, June 27, 2022. The one-vehicle accident occurred in Holy Cross, Iowa. On June 27, 2022, at approximately 4:51 AM, the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office and Holy Cross EMS responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 16000 Block of Holy Cross Road. Upon arrival, deputies located a single-vehicle accident with the driver and sole occupant deceased in the vehicle.

UW-Platteville graduate certificate programs offer digital badges to highlight professional skills

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville understands the importance of professionals illustrating their learning achievements in a competitive business landscape. That’s why students who take advantage of UW-Platteville’s graduate-level certificate programs will now begin receiving a digital badge following the successful completion of the program. These badges serve as a visual verification of the achievement and highlight the learned skills.