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What’s is C4 (Crawford County Car Club)

This group is dedicated to drivers, owners and collectors of classic cars/trucks, new age sports cars and muscle cars.  70 Cars Attended Last Year!
Mark your calendar!
C4 Car Show (2nd Annual)
Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 9:30 AM
Located at Wauzeka Boat Landing, Wauzeka, WI
Music by DJ Duckfm
Restrooms and Food Stand On-site

Hillsboro man badly injured in ATV crash

Update - The man is identified as Adam L. Hemmersbach, 36 of Hillsboro, WI
On February 1, 2021 at 1:28 p.m. the Vernon County Emergency Dispatch Center was notified  about an ATV crash west of Hillsboro on County Highway F.  A rural Hillsboro man lost contol of his ATV while oparating eastbound on County Highway F.  The oparator tried to regain control and in the process was ejected off the ATV.  The ATV continued into the ditch where it came to rest on it's wheels. 
   The ATV oparator was transported to Gundersen Health St. Joseph by Hillsboro Ambulance with severe injuries.  A short time later Gunderson-Air flew the ATV operator to Gundersen Health. County Highway F remained fully closed while officials cleared the scene.  
   There were no other passengers on the ATV and the oparator was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.  The name of the oparator is being withheld at this time. 

Please ask the DNR for an
Environmental Impact Statement
 for Roth Feeder Pig ll CAFO

On December 11, 48 groups submitted a letter to the DNR urging them to approve the request for an Environmental Impact Statement for the Roth Feeder Pig II Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO).

   The request was submitted by Crawford Stewardship Project and Midwest Environmental Advocates on behalf of over 200 Crawford County residents who are concerned about their water, air, health, and safety. The groups supporting this request include the state and all local chapters of Wisconsin Farmers Union, the local chapters of Trout Unlimited, and a broad coalition of other organizations focused on good governance, agriculture, watersheds, fishing, and the environment.
   The proposed CAFO, in combination with the existing facility a few miles away, would be the largest hog CAFO in the state of Wisconsin. The existing facility is already the only CAFO and largest farm in the county, and the new expansion alone would be the fourth largest hog CAFO in the state.
   The proposed expansion would produce and spread nearly 10 million gallons of liquid manure on steep slopes and over fractured karst bedrock, with the facility perched on a narrow ridge above the Kickapoo River. The sheer size of the operation is unprecedented in Crawford County, and the DNR has already recognized that the existing regulations and “best management practices” do not protect groundwater in karst areas, though the Driftless has yet to be formally recognized as the sensitive area it is.
   If you support this action, please let the DNR know that this is needed to restore science-based decision making to the agency, and to protect the rights of neighbors to clean air and water. Please call Chris Clayton at (608) 267-7656 or email him at christopherr.clayton@wisconsin.gov and ask for a full Environmental Impact Statement for Roth Feeder Pig II.
Forest Jahnke
Program Coordinator for Crawford Stewardship Project
Rolling Ground, Wisconsin

Sign Petition to the DNR for an
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the
Proposed Roth Feeder Pig II CAFO in Crawford Co.

Flyover ll still

The proposed facility, when considered with its sister facility, would be the largest hog Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation in the state.  Flyover ll video
   This fact, on its own justifies preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement. However, a robust EIS would also reinforce DNR’s and the Evers Administration’s stated dedication to restoring science based decision-making to the agency.
   This new operation plans to house 8,000 sows and produce 9.4 million gallons of liquid manure each year, and would be located on a narrow karstic ridge above the Kickapoo River.
                          Sign & Share our Google Form Petition*
          *Must be a resident or land owner in Crawford County to sign.

 

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