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Fireplaces, tradition and stockings

Fireplaces, tradition and stockings

VIOLA - My family once lived in an apartment while our home was being renovated, and my mom sometimes spoke about the house’s fireplace. I ...

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Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 2:02 p.m.

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There’s no place like (our) people

There’s no place like (our) people

GAYS MILLS - Our daughter went to college at Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. There’s a town on the way to Ames, just south of ...

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Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 2:01 p.m.
Community supper helps residents to heal after the trauma of flooding

Community supper helps residents to heal after the trauma of flooding

GAYS MILLS - Gays Mills held what is planned to be the first of a series of free community suppers on Friday, Nov. 30. The event ...

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Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 1:59 p.m.
Help Vilas Craig celebrate milestone birthday

Help Vilas Craig celebrate milestone birthday

By Steve Prestegard, with additional reporting by Dawn Kiefer

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Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 10:13 a.m.
Last chances to see ‘Christmas in the Land of Oz’

Last chances to see ‘Christmas in the Land of Oz’

Only two more times remain to see the magical production of “Christmas in the Land of Oz”: Thursday, December 13, and Saturday, December 15, at ...

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Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 10:08 a.m.
Put some Irish green into your holiday season

Put some Irish green into your holiday season

Richland County Performing Arts is presenting ‘An Irish Christmas’ on Friday, December 14, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Auditorium, located at 182 ...

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Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 10:06 a.m.
Story incorrectly attributed to another

Story incorrectly attributed to another

UPDATE - Dec. 10 - A funny thing happened when the Dec. 6 edition of The Boscobel Dial was being put together.

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Posted: Dec. 09, 2018 5:37 p.m.
Rural internet co-op meets with cooperative specialists

Rural internet co-op meets with cooperative specialists

SENECA- The recently incorporated Crawford County Communications Cooperative (3C Co-op) intends to build the fiber optic infrastructure to provide Fiber To The Home (FTTH) Gigabit ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:59 p.m.
Tainter Creek Watershed Council meeting will feature water testing results

Tainter Creek Watershed Council meeting will feature water testing results

CRAWFORD AND VERNON COUNTIES - The farmers of the Tainter Creek Watershed Council (TCWC), in a watershed located in northwest Crawford County and southwest Vernon County ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:51 p.m.
VSN has exciting week with presentation and member meeting

VSN has exciting week with presentation and member meeting

VIROQUA - Rounding out an action-packed year, Valley Stewardship Network had a very busy second week of November. The group hosted the second in their ‘Conservation ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:44 p.m.
A large, unforgettable pumpkin

A large, unforgettable pumpkin

VIOLA - I’m not crazy about Halloween or Thanksgiving, but I love pumpkins! I’ve become obsessed with pumpkins ever since Louisa, my pet pig ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:43 p.m.
Wood poor

Wood poor

GAYS MILLS - I find myself wood poor this year, meaning I’ve got a lot of wood and don’t know what to burn first ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:41 p.m.
North Crawford approves eight-man football

North Crawford approves eight-man football

NORTH CRAWFORD - A seemingly perennial debate came to an end at the Monday, Nov. 19 meeting of the North Crawford School Board. The board voted ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:39 p.m.
CSP reports two streams high in E.coli

CSP reports two streams high in E.coli

CRAWFORD COUNTY - E.coli readings in the surface waters of Boydtown and Richland Creeks in Crawford County were measured by Crawford Stewardship Project (CSP) in ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:38 p.m.
Man faces charges in Seneca incident

Man faces charges in Seneca incident

SENECA - Tov L. Balentine, 34, appeared in Crawford County Circuit Court on Monday, Nov. 26 to face six charges that resulted from incidents that allegedly ...

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 3:35 p.m.


Study reports positive perceptions of Richland School District

Read about it in the December 6, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 9:36 a.m.


City Council quashes aquatic center referendum proposal

Read about it in the December 6, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 9:36 a.m.
Johnsrud sentenced for vehicular homicide

Johnsrud sentenced for vehicular homicide

Read about it in the December 6, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 9:35 a.m.
Relive the excitement of rock music’s early years

Relive the excitement of rock music’s early years

By Steve Prestegard, with additional reporting by Dawn Kiefer

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Posted: Dec. 05, 2018 9:33 a.m.
Sinsinawa Mound celebrates new solar arrays

Sinsinawa Mound celebrates new solar arrays

The Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters held a blessing and ribbon cutting on Monday, Nov. 26 to celebrate the installation of three solar arrays at Sinsinawa Mound.

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2018 2:27 p.m.
Madison Catholic Bishop Morlino dies

Madison Catholic Bishop Morlino dies

Rev. Robert C. Morlino, 71, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison, died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison Saturday night.

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Posted: Nov. 29, 2018 11:45 a.m.
Do your holiday shopping at the VIVA Gallery Holiday Market

Do your holiday shopping at the VIVA Gallery Holiday Market

VIROQUA - VIVA Gallery’s monthly First Thursday reception will be held on December 6, again featuring the Seventh Annual Artisan Market and the works of ...

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Posted: Nov. 28, 2018 2:05 p.m.
I’m grateful for the hard times too

I’m grateful for the hard times too

VIOLA - Today, I silently said Thank you many times:

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Posted: Nov. 28, 2018 2:03 p.m.
Hunters needed

Hunters needed

GAYS MILLS - I don’t hunt. I never have. I didn’t grow up around hunting and didn’t live in a place where hunting ...

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Posted: Nov. 28, 2018 2:02 p.m.

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