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  1. Wisconsin to Convert Farmland to Sand StorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | WDIO

    ... cubic yards of sand every year from the Lake Pepin area to keep the navigation channel open. Residents in Buffalo County and Wabasha County in Minnesota are unhappy that the proposal would convert almost 500 acres of farmland to sand storage. Craig ...

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  2. Wisconsin to convert farmland to sand storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Star Tribune

    ... cubic yards of sand every year from the Lake Pepin area to keep the navigation channel open. Residents in Buffalo County and Wabasha County in Minnesota are unhappy that the proposal would convert almost 500 acres of farmland to sand storage. Craig ...

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  3. "Water Trails of the Driftless" premieres SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... the waters around Onalaska, stopping by Red Pines Bar & Grill. With additional stops in Black River Falls and Buffalo County, Haberman said the episode is sure to provide some great "staycation" ideas this summer. Discover Wisconsin is the ...

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  4. Discover Wisconsin discovers the Driftless regionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... says she enjoys what's known as the Driftless Area. Her favorite part of this visit - "barrel racing in Buffalo County and kayaking in Jackson County although she enjoyed all of her adventures. "Water Trails of the Driftless" will air next Sunday, ...

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  5. "Discover Wisconsin" shines spotlight on Coulee RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Discover Wisconsin, airing on WXOW News 19, is shining the spotlight on Buffalo County, La Crosse, Trempealeau and Black River Falls in an upcoming episode. "Water Trails of the Driftless" will air next Sunday, May 14 at 5 p.m. on WXOW News 19. The episode will also be available online on the show's website after it airs.

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  6. Winona Police looking for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... left the home and hasn't been seen since. Winona Police said that a man matching his description was seen in Buffalo County on Cole Bluff Road on Thursday morning around 9 a.m. When authorities checked the area, they weren't able to find the person. ...

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  7. Missing Person Alert for 26-Year-Old Timothy SemlingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... to law enforcement, and that no one has heard from him since. A man matching that description was spotted in Buffalo County Wisconsin on Thursday around 9 a.m. but authorities were unable to locate him. If you think you have seen Semling or know of ...

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  8. Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorialsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... of course is to close down and try to find a market for my cows and sell out," John Rosenow, a farmer in Buffalo County with about 550 cows, told reporters. "I wouldn't be able to farm anymore and it would just about kill me. I mean the cows have to ...

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  9. Dairy farms fear Trump's immigration policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Door Reminder

    ... stance on undocumented workers. The realities of Trump's presidency are sinking in, said John Rosenow, a Buffalo County dairy farmer who milks about 550 cows and has employees from Mexico. Rosenow has become an outspoken advocate for comprehensive ... 1 comment

  10. Bridge Collapse in Western WI Leaves Officials with Few AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KAAL-TV Austin

    Local officials in western Wisconsin will meet with state transportation officials to discuss how to temporarily fix a collapsed bridge. Buffalo County highway commissioner Bob Platteter says they don't know what caused Monday night's collapse that resulted in two car accidents.

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  11. Man who fell through ice has chance to offer thanks to rescuerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KFYR-TV Bismarck

    ... County Sheriff's Department, who, in turn, passed it along to several other agencies - including the Buffalo County Sheriff's Department, Fountain City Fire Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife among others. Eventually, Powis was rescued and taken ...

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  12. Buffalo Co. bridge collapses, causes two car crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    It's not known how long it will take to replace a bridge that collapsed Monday night near Waumandee in Buffalo County. Shortly after 7 p.m., a Buffalo County Sheriff's deputy responded to a report of a traffic crash along County U near the intersection of County EE.

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  13. Man hospitalized after falling through ice in Buffalo Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    According to the Buffalo County Sheriff's Department, Donald Powis of Independence fell through the ice at Merrick State Park north of Fountain City. A half-hour after he went through, he saw someone and was able to yell for help.

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  14. Wisconsin Man Fined $25,000 for Hoarding 2,500 PanfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Field & Stream

    A Wisconsin man has been slapped with a $24,682 fine for allegedly having too many panfish in his possession, according to the La Crosse Tribune . On November 4, a warden watched as Stanley Paalksnis,73, kept 22 bluegill he'd caught from Lake Onalaska.

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  15. Wisconsin agriculture industry reacts to Trump policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WAOW

    ... border and speeding the deportation of undocumented immigrants. All could affect Wisconsin farmers. Buffalo County dairy and crop farmer Joe Bragger said he wasn't surprised with President Trump's withdrawal from TPP. The American Farm Bureau ...

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  16. Dale "Bill" Cleasby, Avalon, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Janesville Gazette

    Dale "Bill" Cleasby, age 86, of Avalon, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at UW Hospital, Madison. He was born in the town of Naples, Buffalo County, WI on April 4, 1930, the son of Delorm "Pete" and Helen Cleasby.

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  17. Area officials apply for grant to help homeowners with September flood damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    ... as requested because multiple counties were hit hard with funding and have already received grants, like Buffalo County. Schoenberg said even if she is not selected for grant money, she hoped it will benefit others in need or who do not have any ...

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  18. 2nd Annual Tourism Expo held at the La Crosse CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... working on a project in this reason on the water trails. It's covering Black River Falls, Trempealeau, Buffalo County, and La Crosse, focusing on the unique waterways the area has to offer. According to the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, in La ...

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  19. Deer hunting stories: Birthday boy, 10, celebrates by bagging deer with first shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... ar firearms season in Wisconsin, Parker turned 10. On opening day, sitting with his father on private land in Buffalo County near Waumandee, the youngster made his first shot a memorable one.

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  20. Dear Kathleen, Good letter,Read the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | Vilas County News-Review

    ... at St John's Lutheran Church will join hands to host a fundraiser for the victims of the flood in Buffalo County. Somehow, we must figure out a way of taking the "joining of hands" from our local neighborhoods and apply it to the big decisions we ...

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