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‘Candy Man’ agrees to surrender medical license

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A former Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center doctor accused of overprescribing opioids has agreed to surrender his medical license. David Houlihan reached an agreement with the state Medical Examining Board on Wednesday that calls for him to give up his license. State regulators agreed to drop an investigation into his actions More >

UW-Richland Fall 2016 Dean’s List Announced

University of Wisconsin-Richland Campus Administrator Dr. Tracy Davidson has announced the names of students recognized for their academic achievements during the fall 2016 semester which ended in December. To be named to the Dean’s List, a full-time student must complete a minimum of 12 credits. Part-time students are eligible when they have completed at least More >

National Veterans Creative Arts Local Competition

TOMAH, Wis. – Do you know any talented friends or co-workers who are Veterans? Are you a Veteran with an art skill or talent you want to share? The National Veterans Creative Arts Local Competition is scheduled for the week of February 13, 2017. This competition is open to Veterans who are enrolled at a More >

Juneau County Board of Supervisors Approves Forest Plan and ATV Routes

The Juneau County Board of Supervisors approved the 2017 Juneau County Forest Work Plan at its meeting on Monday morning. According to the resolution, it is a requirement that the County submit a work plan to be eligible for the County Forest Administrator’s grant. The county plans to replant 80 acres and about 80,000 trees More >

Senator Howard Marklein to Host Listening Session in Reedsburg with Rep. Ed Brooks

State Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) will be hosting a Legislative Listening Session on Saturday, January 21, 2017 with Rep. Ed Brooks (R-Reedsburg). The session will be at the Reedsburg Public Library on Vine Street from 10am-11:30am. “As the new legislative session begins this week, I am seeking the input and ideas of the residents of More >

NLCI Inmate Charged with Battery by Prisoner

An inmate of the New Lisbon Correctional Institution has been charged with battery by prisoner. According to the criminal complaint, on December 11, 2016, 55-year-old Kenneth Dalberg allegedly struck another inmate in the face with the blade of the shovel he was holding. The inmate stated he received 16 stitches and needed to get four More >

Bucks To Reach Season’s Halfway Point In Playoff Contention

(Houston, TX)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks will reach the halfway mark of their season Wednesday, when they play the Rockets in Houston. For now, the Bucks are in playoff contention with a 20-20 record as they hold the seventh of eighth postseason slots in the NBA’s Eastern Conference and Charlotte and Chicago share the final More >

Plea deal reached in killing of 13-year-old girl in 1982

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lawyers have worked out a plea deal in the case of a Milwaukee man charged with killing a 13-year-old girl in 1982. Fifty-one-year-old Jose E. Ferreira Jr. pleaded not guilty in 2015 to second-degree homicide in the death of Carrie Ann Jopek after confessing to a crisis line counselor, a TV station More >

Papermaker agrees to complete Fox River cleanup

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A papermaker has agreed to shoulder the financial burden for completing cleanup work on the Fox River in a settlement, federal environmental officials said Tuesday. The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that NCR Corporation has entered into a consent decree to finish the final phase More >

Republican senator circulates marijuana extract bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State Sen. Van Wanggaard is circulating a bill that would make possessing a marijuana extract used to prevent seizures legal in Wisconsin with a doctor’s certification. Parents of children who suffer from seizures have been pushing for legislation that would allow them to use CBD oil to ease the symptoms. A More >