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Federal Lawsuit Involving Dane County D-A Settled

A settlement between the Dane County District Attorney’s office and a former assistant D-A has led to the dismissal of a federal lawsuit.  Bob Jambois had claimed District Attorney Ismael Ozanne harassed him and retaliated against him during a 2016 primary election.  Jambois told the court he was forced to retire from office when Ozanne More >

Hynek, Elizabeth J. “Betty”, age 80 of Hillsboro

Elizabeth J. “Betty” Hynek, 80, of Hillsboro passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, peacefully, at her home.   Betty’s story began on October 16, 1937 in Richland Center, born to Rayman and Marianna (Zeller) Ewers. She grew up in the Boaz area along side three siblings, Joan, Patti and Richard.  She graduated from Richland High More >

Mauston Hires Randy Reeg as New City Administrator

Mauston has a new City Administrator. The City has hired former Thorp City Administrator Randy Reeg.  The Council approved Reeg by a 6-1 vote.  Council Member Francis McCoy was the lone NO vote and declined to comment.  Reeg started his career as the interim City Administrator of Necedah before leaving for Thorp.  He will earn More >

Village Of Necedah Treasurer Will Now Be Appointed NOT Elected

The position of treasurer will no longer be an elected position in the Village of Necedah.  The Village Board voted unanimously to make the position an appointed one rather than an elected position.  The current treasurer is Sheryl Steen.  Steen also serves as the Deputy Clerk.  The Village Treasurer must now be located in the More >

Camp Douglas EMT Raises Rate by a $1.50

The Necedah Town Board was notified by Camp Douglas EMT’s that their rate will increase by $1.50.  The current per capita rate is changing from $18 a person to $19.50 a person.  The rate adjustment was delivered by Camp Douglas Fire Chief James Newlun after he put on a presentation for the board.  Newlun says More >

Golden Eagle’s Athletic Booster Club Golf Outing this Saturday

They are 2 days away for the Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club Golf Outing at Castle Rock Golf Course. Don’t forget to call Castle Rock Golf Course to reserve a spot for your 4-person team. No team? No worries! We will place you on a team the day of the event!! Cost is $75 per More >

Golden Eagle’s Booster Club Looking For CSC Security Volunteer’s For Badger Game

On October 6th,, the Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club will be working with CSC Security at a Wisconsin Badger Football game to help raise money for the Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club. This is a unique opportunity to help support our booster club, with the possibility of raising anywhere from $3000-$5000 for the GEABC. The More >

UW-Madison Researchers Blame Climate Change For Hurricane Behavior

Atmospheric scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say they’re tracking new behavior by hurricanes and it’s not good.  Climate change may be to blame for hurricanes which are slowing down and dumping massive amounts of rainfall.  Hurricane Florence is expected to stall and remain along the Atlantic coast, promising rainfall totals of up to 40 More >

Portage Man Facing More Serious Charges After Arrest

A 19-year-old Portage man is becoming a frequent visitor to Columbia County Circuit Court.  A September 5th arrest has resulted in Keagen Strabley facing felony charges for the fifth time in less than two years.  Strabley made a court appearance Monday.  He was out on bond when a traffic stop turned up drugs and cash More >

Duffy Author Bill To Remove Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List

A Wisconsin congressman has introduced a bill which would remove gray wolves from the endangered species list.  Republican Sean Duffy says Wisconsin should be able to use science-based wildlife management of its gray wolf population.  Duffy says his legislation has bipartisan support.  The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources indicates there is evidence the state’s gray More >