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Necedah School Board Approves School Start Date Resolution

The Necedah School Board approved a resolution regarding to the school start day change at its meeting Monday night. The resolution will be sent to legislators and the governor’s office. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the change would be to allow local districts to determine the start of school versus the current law, which does not More >

Delton Family Medical Center to Hold Health Fair – March 16

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health.  Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease and diabetes can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few More >

D3 Hoops: Top Two Seeds Win In Both WIAC Men’s, NACC Women’s Semis

(Undated)  —  Top seeds UW River Falls and Oshkosh will play in Saturday’s championship game in the WIAC men’s basketball tournament. Number One River Falls got 13 points each from Devin Buckley and Garret Pearson in a 68-55 home victory against La Crosse and five players scored in double figures for Number two Oshkosh in More >

Wisconsin Sees Increase In Flu Cases

(Madison, WI) — Wisconsin is seeing another jump in flu cases with  five times the amount of confirmed cases compared to this time a year ago. Data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows the state has had nearly 940 confirmed flu cases, compared to nearly 180 at the same point of last year’s More >

Attorney general announces deal on drug overdose treatment

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has made a deal with the manufacturer of a drug used to reverse overdoses to make it more readily available at a lower cost. Schimel on Thursday announced the partnership with Adapt Pharma for the drug Naloxone. Known as Narcan, it is used in emergencies to More >

Walker appoints Risch to head Financial Institutions

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a former lobbyist for the Wisconsin Bankers Association to head the state agency that regulates the banking industry. Walker announced Thursday that he was appointing Jay Risch to head the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. Risch currently serves as deputy secretary of the department. He is More >

Trespass charges for homeless Wisconsin man living in hospital closet

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A homeless man who police say was living in the closet at a Marshfield hospital has been charged with trespassing and several other counts. WSAW-TV (http://bit.ly/2lzq6Kv ) reports police say the 41-year-old man was arrested last week after patients complained that he was walking the halls day and night. Authorities say Aaron More >

Jury to hear testimony in Milwaukee County inmate death

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prosecutors investigating the death of an inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail last year say they’ll convene a six-person jury to hear testimony and decide whether criminal charges are warranted. The process announced Wednesday is called an “inquest” and requires a unanimous verdict on whether charges should be filed, but prosecutors are More >

Walker calls for more states’ rights under Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he is optimistic that states will get more power under President Donald Trump’s administration. Walker spoke about transferring more power to the states Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual meeting in suburban Washington. He says other than the military and “maybe preserving things like Social More >

Supreme Court: Racine woman’s $250 DNA charge was legal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a $250 fee charged to a Racine woman to collect and process her DNA samples was correctly levied, even though it did not have to be assessed at the time of her conviction. The court ruled 6-1 to uphold a state appeals court decision finding that More >