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Dense morning fog Tuesday

Areas of dense morning fog Tuesday

BRF could withdraw from state property insurance fund

The City of Black River Falls could withdraw from the state's local government property insurance fund at Tuesday night's city council meeting. The fund is used by city's to pay for insurance on buildings and large equipment. It's also used by counties and school boards. Governor Walker proposed ending the program last spring. It's now expected to end in a little over two years.

2 injured in Vernon County crash

Two Sun Prairie residents were injured in a three-car crash south of Viroqua Sunday. Police say the car of a Crawford County teen hit the car of a 79-year-old Sun Prairie man on Highway 14, with the teen's car then hitting the car of a Crawford County woman. The Sun Prairie man and his wife suffered injuries that were not life threatening.

Western Wisconsin fire departments hosting recruitment event Tuesday evening

Western Wisconsin young adults and teens that are looking at careers in fire and emergency services can learn more Tuesday night at a free hour-long event at the Town of La Grange fire hall at 7 o' clock. It's being put on by the Oakdale Fire Post, and representative Clark Garthwait says nearly all Western Wisconsin departments are staffed with volunteers. Garthwait says attendees will learn things like hose training, search and rescue, the different types of vehicles departments use, and first aid and CPR. Garthwait says it's a career tool that also helps fire departments recruit younger members to help out and service the communities in which they serve. Garthwait says there'll also be ladder drills, simulations are information on a ride-along program.

Ground broken on new Sparta clinic

Ground was broken Monday on a new Sparta Gundersen Health System clinic. The new clinic is scheduled to open next year and is located on West Wisconsin Street between Union National Bank and Lopez Family Dental. The current Sparta Gundersen Clinic on West Oak Street will close when the new clinic opens.

La Crosse police report no major Oktoberfest incidents

La Crosse police say there were not many major incidents at this year's Oktoberfest. Police say there were no major vandalism cases and that they did not break up any major underage drinking parties, though they handed out about 120 underage drinking tickets and 15 public consumption tickets.

Teen killed in crash near Mt. La Crosse IDd

The teen who was killed in a one-car rollover crash off Highway 14-61 near Mount La Crosse early Sunday morning has been identified. Police say 18-year-old Haley Fauske was ejected from her car and died at the scene. Fauske was a 20-15 Westby High School graduate.

ATV rider killed between Ontario and Hillsboro

A Janesville man was killed in an ATV crash between Ontario and Hillsboro early Saturday afternoon. Police say 54-year-old Kevin Kerl fell about 20 feet after his ATV went over a steep hill. He was pulling a trailer with wood in it up the hill. It happened off Moon Ridge Road off Vernon County Highway P. Kerl was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mauston man medflighted after Baraboo bar beating

A Mauston man was medflighted to a Madison hospital after being severely beaten in an incident in which another man was stabbed to death at a Baraboo bar early Sunday morning. The exact severity of 32-year-old Anthony Peterson's injuries was not released. Three men and a woman in their 20s and 30s have been arrested on homicide charges.




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