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Pioneer Farm modernizes technology

Pioneer Farm modernizes technology

Tess Zettle, Student Reporter
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Students are exploring and utilizing new technology at the Pioneer Dairy Farm in order to measure feed efficiency and milk production in dairy cattle. The university had previously invested in a LELY Juno, which is a robot that pushes up the feed in the barn for the cows. The feed pusher automatically... Read more »

CPR hosts second annual Pioneer Feud

Jordan Anderson, Student Reporter
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Campus Programming and Relations held the second annual Pioneer Feud on April 11. This year’s Pioneer Feud had an additional twist from the traditional Family Feud, as the teams were allowed “lifelines” to use throughout the game. Participants were... Read more »

Satire course offered fall 2014 as english, writing, humanities credit

Satire course offered fall 2014 as english, writing, humanities credit

Santana Wilson, Student Reporter
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

A new satire course will be offered at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for the fall of 2014 under the Thematic Studies in Literature course opportunities. Dr. David Gillota, a UW-Platteville professor who teaches American literature, film, composition and ethnic studies, will be teaching this... Read more »

Police Reports 4-17-14

Colten Bartholomew, Web Editor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local

April 4 An investigation is still active regarding a head-on vehicle collision on Highway 80/81. No tickets have yet been issued for drivers Trevor D. Moon (no age or address provided) and Kyle K. Schinkowsky, 25, Genoa City. April 7 Jesse H. Gruss, 19, Waupun,... Read more »

Break-in, attempted robbery leave University Police with no suspects

Break-in, attempted robbery leave University Police with no suspects

Sara Newquist, News Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

The University Police Department is still investigating a break-in and attempted robbery that occurred at the university and no suspects have been found. On April 1, a break-in occurred at Royce Hall, where $8,000 worth of electronics was stolen from the ResNet office. The perpetrator(s) broke... Read more »

PAC reports Staph

PAC reports Staph

Regina Neenan, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase

Signs on the doors of the Pioneer Activity Center inform campus of a Staph infection outbreak at the facility. This is the second such outbreak this year, as the PAC was closed for two days last Fall. The PAC was reopened at 6 a.m. Thursday. ... Read more »

Culver’s construction begins

Culver’s construction begins

Ian McGilvray, Layout Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase

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Police Reports 4-3-14

Colten Bartholomew, Web Editor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Local

March 23 Heather L. Schoenhard, 41, Platteville, was cited for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and warned for speeding and improper vehicle registration. Updated report: Shane M. Molitor, 27, Platteville, was arrested for second-degree recklessly endangering safety, carrying... Read more »

Police Reports 3-27-14

Colten Bartholomew, Web Editor
March 31, 2014
Filed under Local

March 11 Abby M. Lacke, 21, Platteville, was cited for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.   Rodger O. Cockrum, 72, Montfort, was cited for having an open intoxicant in public after a complainant called police.   March 12 Joseph H. Templeton,... Read more »

UW-P kicks Zimbra to curb

Sara Newquist, News Editor
March 31, 2014
Filed under Local

During January 2015, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will transition from Zimbra, their current email system, to the email system that most universities in the UW System use: Microsoft Office 365. Over the previous five months, Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services... Read more »