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Fatal Accident in Juneau County

A Kenosha man has died as a result of a vehicle accident Sunday morning in Juneau County. Sheriff Brent Oleson said the initial investigation revealed the 32-year-old operator traveling westbound on Clark Road in the Town of Seven Mile Creek, failed to negotiate a corner, and left the roadway, causing the vehicle to overturn. The More >

AAA Projects Record Breaking Travel for Independence Day

AAA forecasts more Americans will travel this Independence Day than ever before. A record-breaking 44.2 million Americans (952,881 from Wisconsin) will take to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways; an increase of 2.9 percent (3.4 percent in Wisconsin) from last year’s holiday. “This Independence Day will be historic,” said Vicky Evans, Assistant Vice President, More >

Governor Scott Walker Makes Stop in Mauston During 2017 Governor’s Motorcycle Ride

Governor Scott Walker stopped in Mauston Sunday afternoon. Walker participated in the 2017 Governor’s Motorcycle Ride, which promoted tourism throughout Wisconsin this past weekend. The governor stopped at the Culver’s in Mauston. The tour started Saturday in Cross Plaines and finished Sunday afternoon in Baraboo. More than 50 motorcyclists joined Governor Walker in the two More >

Two Injured in Two Vehicle Accident in Monroe County

Two were injured in a two vehicle accident Sunday on State Highway 71 in Monroe County. Sheriff Scott Perkins said 58-year-old Bryon F. Crawford of Sparta was stopped in the south bound lane waiting to make a left hand turn into a driveway when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Mitchel J. More >

Johnson: Senate Shouldn’t Vote On Health Package This Week

(Washington, DC)  —  US Senator Ron Johnson says there’s no way his colleagues should vote this week on the GOP’s version of the Obamacare replacement package. On NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, the Wisconsin Republican says some parts of the package would improve the nation’s health care system but it won’t accomplish his party’s promise More >

Officials ID Two Killed in Reedsburg Fire

REEDSBURG, Wis. (AP) — Officials have identified the couple killed in a Reedsburg house fire. Forty-year-old Michael Schanke and 36-year-old Michelle Schanke died when their home caught fire Saturday about 11 p.m. Fire officials say the back portion of the home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The couple was found in an upstairs More >

Plover boy undergoes successful lung transplant

PLOVER, Wis. (AP) — A two-year-old boy from Plover has a new chance at life after undergoing a double lung transplant. Family members say Roland Raabe was born with a rare lung disorder that required him to use a ventilator. The Raabe family temporarily moved to St. Louis where they expected to wait months for More >

Wisconsin works to improve Mississippi River beaches

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A work crew is spending a week on a Mississippi River island to eradicate invasive plants and poison ivy as part of a state and federal effort to clean up beaches along the waterway. The WisCorps conservation team is working with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to clear up More >

Hmong-American doctor inspired by heritage

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Hmong-American who recently received his medical degree plans to return to Madison, Wisconsin to pursue research on using stem cells to treat chronic pain. Yeng Her became interested in helping people regain function after spending much of his childhood at Hmong refugee camps in Thailand surrounded by people injured during More >

Family of Milwaukee man fatally shot by police wants answers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Friends and family members say they want answers in the death of a Milwaukee man who was fatally shot during an encounter with police three months ago. About 40 people gathered Sunday near where 32-year-old Jermaine Claybrooks was shot on Milwaukee’s north side. Claybrooks was shot March 16 during an encounter with More >