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Elroy Man Charged With First Degree Sexual Assault Of A Child

An Elroy man has been charged with first degree sexual assault of a child. According to the criminal complaint, on November 6th, Juneau County Child Protective Services received a report of sexual assaults that reportedly occurred during the month of September in Elroy. Juneau County Child Protective Services officials met with the victim on November More >

Wisconsin’s Walker vows to sue over carbon limits

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republican Gov. Scott Walker is promising to sue the federal government over new limits on carbon emissions from power plants. Walker announced during his State of the State address Tuesday that he’s working with Attorney General Brad Schimel to prepare a lawsuit challenging the limits, saying they could have a devastating impact More >

Bender, Bernard G., age 96, of Elroy

Bernard G. Bender, age 96 years, of rural Elroy, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Monday January 12, 2015 on the family farm. He was born on October 16, 1918 in La Farge, Wisconsin, the son of George and Sylvia Bender. Later the family moved to Ontario Wisconsin. Bernard More >

Jones Sr., Carl Smith, age 79, of Arkdale

Carl Smith Jones Sr., age 79, of Arkdale, Wisconsin died Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Tomah VA Medical Center. Visitation will be from 11:00a.m. until 2:00p.m. on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Roseberry’s Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 2:00p.m. with Rev. John K. Stake officiating. Military honors will be presented by the More >

Madison police chief tired of blame for racial disparities

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Madison’s police chief is venting his frustrations at black protesters accusing his department of bias and contributing to racial disparity in the criminal justice system. Chief Michael Koval wrote in his blog Monday that he’s sick of his department being blamed for quote “everything from male pattern baldness to global warming.” He More >

Pedestrian killed in Menasha

MENASHA, Wis. (AP) – A pedestrian has been struck and killed in Menasha. Authorities say a 61-year-old man was struck about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/14nUmOi ) reports two people in the striking vehicle were not hurt. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. — Information from: WLUK-TV, http://www.fox11online.com

Bucks president calls for public financing of new arena

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The new president of the Milwaukee Bucks says public financial support is needed for a new, multipurpose arena to help spur downtown development. Peter Feigin spoke Tuesday at a luncheon sponsored by the Rotary and the Milwaukee Press Club. Feigin says city, county and state support is crucial to build upon what the Bucks More >

Ganther, Carl H., age 73, of Menominee Falls, formerly of Necedah

Carl Ganther passed on into eternal life on January 2, 2015 having suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years. Born on October 21, 1941, in Necedah, Wisconsin, he attended Necedah Schools. Upon graduation, he moved to Milwaukee. He is survived by his wife, Kathy, sons; Lonnie (Hayley) and Terry (Leslie), daughter Jodi (Michael), many nieces, More >

Wastlick, Helen L., age 85, of Wonewoc

Helen L. Wastlick, 85, of Wonewoc, died January 4, 2015 at Heritage Nursing Home in Elroy, Wisconsin. She was born in Reedsburg July 14, 1929 the daughter of Herman and Matilda (Schrank) Krause. She married Raymond Wastlick February 27, 1954 in the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Germantown, WI. Helen and her husband spent most of More >

Rabold, Danny J., age 69, of Necedah

Danny J. Rabold, age 69, of Necedah, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Tomah Veterans Hospital in Tomah, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 1:00p.m. at St. James’ Lutheran Church in Necedah. Full military honors will follow. Relatives and friends are invited for visitation at the church on More >