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5 separate shootings in Milwaukee leave 2 dead, 3 injured

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are investigating a string of five separate shootings that left two men dead and three injured. A police statement says all the Fourth of July shootings happened late Saturday afternoon and Saturday night. While police initially said three men were killed, they issued an update later Sunday saying that one More >

Be Safe Traveling This 4th of July Day Weekend

It’s Independence Day weekend and many people will be on the roads traveling this week. WRJC Now 92one FM/SMASH Country 92.9 ask travelers to be safe this weekend and to share a few safety tips from Central Insurance Services: get a good night’s sleep, don’t use your cell phone while driving, be aware of the More >

Annual Farmer’s Appreciation Dinner Hosted by the New Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce

The 2015 Farmer’s Appreciation Dinner was held Thursday June, 25, 2015 at the Hustler Exhibit Hall. There was a great turnout, and everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner catered by the Catering Cousins. Members of the Orange Mills 4-H group volunteered their help for the evening. The guest speaker was Jim Holte, President of the Wisconsin More >

Jail sentence on hold while former sitcom actor appeals

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Jail time is on hold for former “Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond while he appeals his sentence for an altercation at a bar in Wisconsin. Diamond was supposed to begin serving a four-month sentence last weekend at county jail north of Milwaukee. On Thursday, a judge in Ozaukee More >

Wa Du Shuda Committee and LYNXX/Lemonweir Valley Telcom Present Checks to New Lisbon Fire Department for Wa Du Shuda Fireworks

People come from miles around to watch the stunning fireworks display featured at Wa Du Shuda Days each year. This spectacular display is put on each year by generous donations and is brought to you by the New Lisbon Fire Department. They will take place on Saturday, July 11 at dusk. The New Lisbon Chamber More >

An Illinois Man Charged in Campground Shooting

An Illinois man is being charged with second degree reckless endangerment after a shooting incident at a campground in the Town of Lyndon last Saturday. According to the criminal complaint, 35-year-old Kane A. Kramer is also charged with aggravated battery, disorderly conduct, and three charges of pointing a firearm at another person. According to the More >

Sargento Foods planning to expand in NE Wisconsin

PLYMOUTH, Wis. (AP) — Sargento Foods is planning to invest $30 million in its facilities in northeastern Wisconsin and add 140 jobs. Sargento says it will build additional space for production, storage and employees at the Kiel plant. It will also double the size of its technical center in Elkhart Lake. The new jobs will More >

University students urge transit bus drivers to return

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Student government leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are urging Milwaukee County bus drivers and the transit system to come to terms on a labor agreement. The student leaders say a 2-day strike by bus drivers has impacted tens of thousands of students who need the bus to get More >

Budget committee set to approve road funding cuts, tax plan

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans hope to kick-start the stalled state budget by voting on a transportation plan that cuts $500 million for road projects and reduces taxes for married couples. The Joint Finance Committee planned to finish its work on the budget Thursday. It was passing on trying to reach agreement on what to More >

Tomah Man Injured in Moped Accident

One person was injured in a moped accident which happened Wednesday evening in the Town of Lincoln on Cortland Avenue. Monroe County authorities said a moped driven by 18-year-old Austin E. Schroeder of Tomah was west bound on Cortland Avenue when he rounded a curve and crashed his moped. Schroeder who was injured was able More >