Man injured in rural Norwalk accident

Posted August 29, 2014 at 3:09 pm

A rural Norwalk man was injured late yesterday after he fell from the top of a moving vehicle, according to Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin.

Ryan T. Jacobson, 32, of rural Cashton was operating a vehicle on private property located at 21108 County Hwy. T, Norwalk, when a passenger, Joseph Miller, 22, of rural Norwalk climbed out of the sunroof and rode on top of the vehicle.

Jacobson stopped the vehicle and put the vehicle into reverse, causing Miller to fall off of the vehicle and strike his head on a rock that was in the field. Jacobson then picked up Miller and transported him to the Mayo Clinic Sparta Campus for treatment of an apparent head injury.

The Monroe County 991 Communication Center received the

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    Joint police department’s future is uncertain

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    By KAREN PARKER | County Line Publisher

    A dispute over retirement benefits for Police Chief Steve Johnson likely will lead to the dissolution of the Norwalk-Wilton Police Department, board members noted during a police commission meeting Saturday mo

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    Man dies in Wellington accident

    Posted August 26, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    A 19-year-old New Lisbon man died Friday in the town of Wellington after being struck in the head by a tow wrap while attempting to free a stuck tractor, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.

    Receiving

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    A fine day for a wedding

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 5:55 pm

    The Kendall Area Arts and Culture Organization put on a murder-mystery dinner theatre production, “Marriage Can be Murder,” on Friday evening at the Roundhouse Park in Kendall. Above:

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    New staff joins N-O-W

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    The following new staff members will join the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District this year. Front row (left to right): Andrea Cwiak, high school guidance counselor, and Michelle Hyatt, 5-year-old-kindergarten teacher. Back row: Jamie Steinmetz, elementary art/elementary classroom intervention; Matt

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    Gundersen St. Joseph’s to offer races next weekend

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics Rehabilitation Department is preparing for its annual 5K and 10K run/walk and half-marathon Run For It fundraiser, which will be Saturday, Aug. 30, in conjunction with the annual Hillsboro Firemen’s Labor Day celebration at the Firemen’s Memorial Park in Hillsboro.

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    Vernon County Fall Clean Sweep slated

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 4:17 pm

    Vernon County’s annual Fall Clean Sweep will be Friday, Sept. 13, and Saturday, Sept. 14, at the county landfill, S3705 County Hwy. LF, about three miles northeast of Viroqua.

    The event will run from 10 a.m. until

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    KVR donates fountain for Ontario park

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    Ontario Public Works Director Paul Gibson puts the finishing touches on the area around a drinking fountain he recently installed in Palen Park. The stone and concrete fountain was a gift from the Kickapoo Valley Reserve,

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    Harvest Fest organizers seek vendors

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Organizers of Wilton Harvest Fest are looking for vendors for an arts and craft show and a flea market, along with those who sell farmers-market-type items.

    The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 4, in downtown Wilton.

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    Pirates’ last-second kick sinks Falcons in opener

    Posted August 27, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    By NATE BEIER | For the County Line

    Hopes were high for the Brookwood football team as it took to the field Aug. 22 to kick off the 2014 football season.

    The Falcons, despite returning as the defending conference co-champions and finishing in the

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    Royall’s 10U baseball team has successful season

    Posted August 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    By JOE VITCENDA | Royall baseball coach

    Royall traveled to Pittsville in late June for a live arm 10 and under baseball tournament and returned with a 3-0 record and the first-place hardware.

    • Game No. 1 — Royall over Tomahawk, 8-2

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    Brookwood names athletes of the month

    Posted July 16, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Four Brookwood High School students were named athletes of the month for May/June. They are listed below, with coaches’ comments following the names.

     

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    • Josh Marten: ”Josh batted .438 down the stretch for the Falcons. He was a major factor in our success this season and ignited a number of rallies for

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    Pedal power on a penny farthing

    Posted July 30, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Click here to see Wilton resident Betsy Schindler’s account of the visit.

    By PAT MULVANEY

    Courtesy of the Sparta Herald

    Anyone traveling through Sparta on Friday afternoon could have caught sight of strange figure wearing a British Army pith helmet, sitting astride

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