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Semi crash shuts down portion of Highway 151 outside Dickeyville; driver suffers life-threatening injuries

DICKEYVILLE, Wis. — One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash involving two semi-trucks near Dickeyville Friday morning, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said. The crash happened around 6 a.m. on U.S. Highway 151 near Hill Climb Road.  In a news release, the sheriff’s office said a 39-year-old driver from Colorado in a 2019 Freightliner semi-truck was passing another...
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Grant Co. Sheriff: Two hospitalized after double-semi crash

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 39-year-old Colorado man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision involving two semis Friday morning in the Township of Paris, Grant County Sheriff’s office said. Officials said the 39-year-old was pulling a 53-foot trailer around 6 a.m. northbound on Hwy 151...

Grant Co. issues missing endangered person alert

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Grant Co. Sheriff’s Department is asking for help locating a 34-year-old who has not been seen since he was at a friend’s home over the weekend. His loved ones told investigators it is not like him to be out of touch for so long.

Leaders share updates and explore new opportunities at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Interim Chancellor Dr. Tammy Evetovich, along with Interim Provost Dr. Wayne Weber, shared updates at a Campus and Community Leadership Listening Session at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County today. Weber highlighted recent initiatives, including new programming added in recent years to better meet the needs of the students,...

No Mount Cave Diving

No mount cave diving is extreme diving. It is mostly what the name suggests, diving with out a mounted scuba set. This is a configuration that allows for maximum penetration of tight sections of underwater caves and crevices. With this configuration, diving tanks are not mounted. This allows divers to...

Dubuque couple plead guilty to fentanyl and gun charges

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - Following an undercover operation, a Dubuque couple has been arrested and federally charged. 47-year-old Jose Soto-Guzman and 25-year-old Fallon Christina Murphy admitted to supplying heroin users in the Dubuque area with fentanyl between March and June 2022. Investigators conducted five controlled purchases during that time span...

Dubuque Man Arrested For OWI, Assault on Police Officer

Dubuque Police arrested 24 year old Jesse Zeromski of Dubuque Tuesday on charges of second-offense operating while intoxicated, driving while barred, interference with official acts and assault on persons in certain occupations. A police report says that Zeromski assaulted a law enforcement officer during the course of his arrest.

Winter Weather Advisory Tonight and Tomorrow

A winter weather advisory has been issued for tonight and tomorrow morning for a good portion of the Tri-State area. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory to run from 6 p.m. tonight til noon tomorrow for an area that includes Clayton, Delaware and Dubuque counties in Iowa and Crawford and Grant counties in Wisconsin. The National Weather Service predicts 1 to 3 inches of snow will fall, along with a glaze of ice possible. The weather service says “plan on slippery road conditions, and the hazardous conditions could impact the Friday morning commute.”

Lancaster School receives new coats for every student

Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Khris Middleton, along with representatives from United Healthcare, fired up students at Lancaster School by delivering new coats to every student on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Hundreds of students received new winter coats, hats, and mittens to keep them warm as they walk to school or wait at bus stops. The gift was made through Middleton’s Dreambuilders Foundation and was supported by a $20,000 grant from United Healthcare.
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The History of Backbone State Park

Melanie Hettinger and Nate Detrich join the KMCH Morning Show this morning to talk about a new section of the CCC Museum dedicated to Backbone State Park’s history!. West Delaware Boys Basketball @ Western Dubuque 7:30 on MIX 94.7, and the KMCH App with Jon and Bill. Tuesday...

MP Girls Basketball Falls to Hillmen

The Mineral Point Girls Varsity Basketball Team, unfortunately, fell to the Platteville Hillmen last night with a score of 58-50. The Pointers started out a little slow but really picked it up at the end of the first half leading them into the second half. It was a well-fought battle and came down to the final minutes and some clutch free throws by the Hillmen. The Pointers were led by Laci Lindsey who scored 13 points. Ella Kroll and Belle Watters both added 11 more points each. Kennedy Kabat said, “The second half was definitely an improvement. In the first half, we came out a little slow. The second half we played defense well and got our momentum going to score big.”

Increasing clouds today, rain/snow mix arrives tonight

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - We are starting off quiet this morning across eastern Iowa. Watch for a few pockets of fog here or there, otherwise, our attention remains on the incoming system for tonight. This system still looks to carry the potential for several inches of snow accumulation in northern Iowa and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for areas along and north of Highway 20. This includes locations such as Dubuque, Manchester, Independence and Waterloo. South of Highway 20, a wide variety of precipitation is likely, and snow accumulation appears minimal for both Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. For locations along and south of I-80, expect mainly just a cold rain. This system looks to pull away from the area by lunchtime tomorrow, though drizzle could easily linger through tomorrow night.

HER Night Out

Attendees shop during Her Night Out at Grand River Center in Dubuque on Thursday, Nov. 3. PHOTO CREDIT: JESSICA REILLY. Attendees shop during Her Night Out at Grand River Center in Dubuque on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. PHOTO CREDIT: JESSICA REILLY. Keynote speaker Kerri Pomarolli addresses the crowd during Her...

Girls Junior Varsity Basketball beats Prairie Du Chien 48 – 15

The Platteville JV girls basketball team got another convining win last night. This time it was against our rival Prairie du Chien. We had ten different players score in our 48 point output. Leading the way for the sixth straight game was Macie Noble. Our scorers were: Macie (13), Claire Huser (9), Belle Rooney (6), Addie McNeill (4), Gabby Key (4), Laylaa Schuler (3), Yaqyr Goomey (3), Maggie Grabandt (2), Anna Pennekamp (2) and Trista Rucker (2). Great win and Go Hillmen!

Man Sentenced For Attacking Another Man With A Bat

A Dubuque man has been sentenced to two to five years of probation for attacking another man with a baseball bat. 46 year old David Miller was sentenced in Iowa District Court of Dubuque County after pleading guilty to charges of willful injury causing bodily injury and carrying weapons. Miller faces seven years in prison if he violates terms of his probation. A report states that officers responded to the 200 block of East 22nd Street on October 2nd after receiving a report of a disturbance. Miller was found on the front porch of a residence holding a bat. Miller told police that he came to the residence after a friend called him to say she has been assaulted by a man, who was not named. Miller said he was upset and walked to the residence, picking up a baseball bat in an alley along the way. He entered the residence and struck the man with the bat until other people within the residence were able to take the bat away from him.

Platteville Man Arrested For OWI Plus Other Charges

A man from Platteville was arrested in Darlington on a number of charges Sunday. According to Darlington Police, 21 year old Elmer Artica-Avila,of Platteville, was arrested at around 1:00 PM for operating while intoxicated following a traffic complaint on Galena Street. Artica-Avila was also arrested for 3 counts of misdemeanor bail jumping. Artica-Avila was also issued citations for operating without a valid license, operating left of center, possession of open intoxicants in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Artica-Avila was booked into the Lafayette County Jail and remains jailed pending future court proceedings.