By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Policing village without police
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Blanchardville Village President Dennis Marty and Lafayette County Sheriffs Deputy Walt Fischer work together on a schedule to determine when its best to have law enforcement in the village. Fischer works 40 hours a week for Blanchardville, which recently contracted with the Lafayette County Sheriffs Department to allow it to patrol the village rather than employ a full-time police chief.
BLANCHARDVILLE - Walt Fischer has helped the transition from having a full-time police chief to having a Lafayette County Sheriff's Deputy patrol Blanchardville an easy one, Village President Dennis Marty said.