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Officials Respond to Possible Chimney Fire

Iowa County authorities received a call for an address in the 5000 block of Korback Road in Spring Green for a report of a lightning strike that possibly hit a chimney at around 1:45 PM Sunday. Dodgeville Fire and Dodgeville EMS responded to the scene. Some debris was found on the deck, however no fire or injuries were reported.
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In The Lite of Merrill wins 2022 Badger Craftsman Award

In The Lite of Merrill recently won a 2022 Badger Craftsman Award for Best Home Technology from the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA). The WBA recognizes top construction projects throughout the state. This was the first year for the next category recognizing home technology and smart homes. “We are so honored...
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Runners inspire grass-fed beef

CUBA CITY, Wis. – It all started with a question posted in a private Facebook group of runners, said Becky Atten about her decision to raise grass-fed beef cattle. One of the runners asked where her fellow runners bought grass-fed beef. Many of the group members didn’t know. The few suggestions posted were retail stores in relatively large cities.
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Gerald J. Day

Pasadena, CA / Dodgeville – Gerald J. Day, age 91, of Pasadena, formerly of Dodgeville, died on Friday, July 8, 2022. He was born on January 21, 1931, in Richland Center, WI, a son of the late Leo and Mae (Kosharek) Day. Gerald was a keeper of the Catholic...

Canadian dairy company closing Belmont cheese-making facility, shifting production at Reedsburg plant

BELMONT, Wis. — Saputo, a cheese and dairy products company based in Montréal, Canada, announced last week plans to shutter its goat cheese facility in Belmont as part of a restructuring plan for its U.S.-based production facilities. The Belmont closure is expected to impact roughly 200 employees. According to a press release from the company, its mozzarella cheese-making facility in...

Faculty, student researchers to create microgrid cybersecurity testbed

A group of faculty and student researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are working to contribute solutions to the increasing threat of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure. With the help of the UW System Ignite Grant Program and several industry partners, including ABB Inc., UW-Platteville will soon be home to a smart microgrid cybersecurity testbed.
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Philip John Marklein

Philip John Marklein, age 90, of Spring Green, died on Friday, August 5, 2022, at UW Hospital in Madison. Phil was born on December 11, 1931, to Irvin and Susan (McPhillips) Marklein in Spring Green. Phil gained a lifelong work ethic growing up on the family farm in Clyde, was...
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Doris M. O’Neill

Doris M. O’Neill, formerly of Platteville Wisconsin, passed away peacefully after a short illness in Madison Wisconsin on August 5, 2022, at the age of 98. Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the United Methodist Church, Platteville. Dr. Reverend Barbara Wells will officiate. Friends may call from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. Burial will at Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family. Memorials may be made to either the Platteville United Methodist Church Memorial Garden Fund or the All Inclusive Playground Fund at Smith Park in Doris’s name. Online condolences may be made at

Homegrown: Kruse Farms enters fifth generation at Dubuque Farmers Market

The Telegraph Herald’s monthly Homegrown feature highlights vendors who sell at tri-state area farmers markets. Watch for new installments on the first Sunday of each month. If you have a suggestion for a vendor for us to feature, send an email to Kruse Farms. Location: Lancaster, Wis. Items...

Man missing in rural Lafayette County since Monday found, hospitalized

CUBA CITY, Wis. — Emergency crews in Lafayette County located a man who had been missing since Monday. Sheriff’s deputies were sent to the 9600 block of County H Thursday for a report of an unattended vehicle. An investigation led officials to begin looking for a 49-year-old man who had not been seen or heard from since Monday evening.