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  • Fallout over Bug Tussel towers continues

    August 15th, 2019
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    The fallout from last week’s Bug Tussel cell tower story continues to haunt us.

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    Ontario makes plans for old school building

    August 15th, 2019
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    The Ontario Village Board took several steps forward on the former Ontario Elementary School property it had purchased earlier this year.

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    Four Kickapoo kayakers escape disaster

    August 15th, 2019
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    The Kickapoo River showed its unpredictable and dangerous side Sunday when four kayakers from the Rockford, Ill., area required rescue by the La Farge Fire Department.

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    Are 5G towers coming to your neighborhood? Fun fact: They already have

    August 7th, 2019
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    About 20 area residents gathered at the La Farge Community Center on Friday evening to explore ways they can stop the proliferation of 5G towers in the Kickapoo Valley.

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    Polarization has reached the Kickapoo Valley

    August 7th, 2019
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    Some months back, I received a card addressed only to my first name and address, with no return address on the envelope.

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  • Ontario proceeds with grant for flood recovery

    July 25th, 2019
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    About 40 people met at the La Farge Emergency Services building on Monday evening with Dale Klemme of Community Development Alternatives, a nonprofit based in Prairie du Chien, Wis.

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    Meeting gives glimpse of Ontario’s future

    July 11th, 2019
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    A meeting at the Ontario Village Hall on Tuesday morning gave insight into what Ontario might look like in the future.

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    Norwalk at odds over repairs to squad car

    July 11th, 2019
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    What proceeded as a routine board meeting on Tuesday evening changed directions suddenly when a dustup occurred over the Village of Norwalk’s squad car.

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    Ontario grapples with ordinance enforcement

    July 11th, 2019
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    When should an Ontario village ordinance be enforced? That question that puzzled those at Monday night’s village board meeting.

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    Outlook not rosy for FEMA funds

    June 20th, 2019
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    President Donald Trump might have signed a disaster-relief bill of $19 billion, but how much will filter down to Vernon County remains unknown, according to officials at a flood recovery meeting at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve on Tuesday.

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    A Norwalk history moment to mark the village’s quasquicentennial

    June 13th, 2019
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    Nearly everyone knows that Norwalk was once a Chicago and Northwestern railroad town that hosted daily freight and passenger trains until the line from Elroy to Sparta was closed in 1965.

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