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  1. La Crosse's O'Keefe wins FLW tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... the Mississippi River. Holmen's Jimmy Johnson finished third with a total of 10 pounds 11 ounces. William Schultz of Viroqua finished fourth with a three-fish total of 10 pounds 10 ounces. The Great Lakes Division of the Bass Fishing League has five ...

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  2. Three men with guns rob home, while grandmother is watching grandkidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A grandmother, watching her grandkids, were present when three armed robbers broke into their home in Viroqua around midnight Wednesday. Three suspects wearing dark clothing, displaying handguns, didn't harm the grandmother or her grandchildren, but did take multiple items from the home located on West Smith Rd. The three - two white males and one black - took a safe with an undetermined amount of cash, along with an iPad mini and several video games, before fleeing.

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  3. Grandmother, children victims in Vernon Co. home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Vernon County investigators are looking for three men involved in a home invasion and armed robbery early Wednesday morning in the Town of Viroqua. Vernon County Sheriff's Lt.

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  4. Young weather lovers show 27 News the thrills and dangers of storm chasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WKOW-TV

    ... 4th of July holiday they invited us to chase a storm that moved into Northern Wisconsin. "Looks like La Crosse and Viroqua will be hit the hardest," Schluesche says. On most chases they will only encounter one or two other storm chasers. However, ...

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  5. Two Viroqua people arrested in meth making operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Two people from the Viroqua area are in custody following their arrest on multiple charges related to making methamphetamine according to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office. Taeryn Kay Johnson, 35, and Donald Lee Bell, 29, were arrested Tuesday at their residence on Tri-State Road southeast of Viroqua as part of a narcotics investigation.

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  6. Stalsberg, McCoy named Northwoods League All-StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WKBT

    Two familiar names are heading out to the Northwoods League All-Star Game to represent the La Crosse Loggers. They are Viroqua graduate and current Winona State pitcher Mitch Stalsberg and reigning Northwoods League MVP Mason McCoy.

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  7. Summerfest Reviews: Garbage, Hunter Hayes, Andra Day, Mike D and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... paper or previous issues. Background: Two years after his work on Nirvana's 1991 masterstroke "Nevermind" turned Viroqua native Butch Vig into a superstar producer, he spent a year experimenting at Smart Studios, the since-shuttered Madison ...

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  8. Garbage comes home to Wisconsin with acclaimed 'Strange Little Birds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... in Wisconsin - is playing Summerfest for the first time Wednesday. But Garbage drummer Butch Vig - who is also the Viroqua-born producer of Nirvana's "Nevermind" - and guitarist Duke Erikson, the only member still living in Garbage's hometown of ...

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  9. Art Fair on the Square, Summer Candelight Hike, Driftless Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... p.m. The hike is free, but cars need a state parks admission sticker. See . Viroqua: Driftless Music Festival. Head to the rolling Driftless Region for this free music festival from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday ...

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  10. Legion baseball: Viroqua, Wis., 4, Patriots 1; Patriots 4, Oconomowoc, Wis., 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Post-Bulletin

    Viroqua scored two in the first and two in the sixth. Alex Welder pitched five innings and was 2-for-3 at the plate for the Patriots.

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  11. Eight kittens found in plastic tote doing "wonderfully"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WKBT

    Staff at the Vernon County Humane Society are caring for kittens that were found in a covered, plastic tote inside a parked van in Viroqua. A Richland Center woman faces charges related to this case.

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  12. Legion baseball: Patriots split two with OwatonnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Post-Bulletin

    ... he Firecracker 92 legion tournament in town this weekend. The Patriots have games at 1 and 5 p.m. on Friday, against Viroqua, Wis., and Oconomowoc, Wis.

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  13. Kids get the chance to meet U.S. Astronaut at UW-La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | WKOW-TV

    Growing up, many children may often imagine what it would be like to be an astronaut and at UW-La Crosse, some area kids got the chance not only to meet the real thing, but be inspired by him as well. U.S. Astronaut and Viroqua native Mark Lee gave a presentation on his experiences in space and on science in general.

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  14. Kids get the chance to meet U.S. Astronaut at UW-La CrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Growing up, many children may often imagine what it would be like to be an astronaut and at UW-La Crosse, some area kids got the chance not only to meet the real thing, but be inspired by him as well. U.S. Astronaut and Viroqua native Mark Lee gave a presentation on his experiences in space and on science in general.

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  15. UWL hosts former astronaut Mark Lee for science campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | WKBT

    The campus is hosting the 'Boys' Science Exploration' and 'Girls in Science' camps this weekend for area middle school students, which are designed to get kids interested in science. Former astronaut and Viroqua native Mark Lee presented to the kids about the future of space exploration.

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  16. Marine Corps recruits learn marksmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... how it would have been my first time shooting being sleep deprived and at boot camp," says Katelynn Montgomery from Viroqua, Wisconsin. "While they're in recruit training, rifle training is one of the most important events they have to deal with. So ...

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  17. Bees bounce back in ViroquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Despite the results from an annual survey funded in part by the USDA showing 44% of managed honey bee colonies dying off over the past year, at least one local beekeeper says his apiary is abuzz with activity. Mark Bruland said he and other beekeepers in the area are having better success this year with their colonies due to a mild winter and less competition for the bees from mites.

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  18. Constance Eileen Onsgard, Janesville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    Constance "Connie" Eileen Onsgard, 81, of Orfordville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2016 in Janesville with her family by her side. Connie was born on October 12, 1934, in Viroqua, WI, the daughter of the late Leland and Minerva Nelson.

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  19. Leo F. Peters, Elkhorn, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    Leo F. Peters was born December 14, 1939 in Viroqua, WI to Jacob and Margaret Peters. He passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at his home in Elkhorn.

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  20. Strange Little Birds - GarbageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Watersblogged

    ... ruited vocalist Shirley Manson, who had previously sung with Angelfish and Goodbye Mr. MacKenzie. Vig is a native of Viroqua, Wisconsin, who learned to play piano as a child and drums as a...

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