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Boy killed when TV topples over in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was killed when a TV fell on him in Milwaukee. The child was trying to load a DVD when the TV fell. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the death. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Milwaukee County, bus drivers report contract talks progress

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County and the bus drivers union report progress in talks on a new four-year contract. Negotiators for the Milwaukee County Transit System and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 met Thursday for the first time since a three-day transit strike in early July. According to a joint statement, the two sides More >

Agendas for School Boards and City/Village Meetings

City of Adams TBA Adams-Friendship School District TBA City of Elroy TBA Royall School District TBA Hillsboro School District TBA Village of Lyndon Station TBA City of Mauston Board of Park Commissioners Agenda 8-3-15 Personnel and Negotiating Committee Agenda 8-6-15 Tree Board Agenda 8-3-15 Mauston School District 2015 AUGUST 3 SPECIAL RE BUDGET PUB Village More >

Health Officials: Reduce Chance of Mosquito Bites

Sauk County health officials are reminding citizens how to reduce their risk of getting diseases like West Nile Virus, from mosquitoes.  The best way to reduce that is to reduce the risk for mosquito bites. Their suggestion include covering up by wearing long sleeve shirts, long pants and socks when outdoors, using effective mosquito repellant, More >

Tip Leads to Drug Arrests in Reedsburg

A Cazenovia couple was arrested Wednesday afternoon after an anonymous tip identified them as selling narcotics. On Wednesday, the Reedsburg Police were contacted by a concerned citizen about possible drug activity. Chief of Police Timothy Becker said the citizen advised they received a text from an unknown person advising that they had drugs to sell. More >

Mauston Police Issue Citations for Drinking in Public and Operating Without Valid License

On July 26, City of Mauston Police Officers were dispatched to a Mauston business for a report of a man who was loitering and drinking outside the business. When the officer arrived on scene, The Officers made contact with 55 year-old Michael Saulman, who admitted to drinking beer and killing time in the business parking More >

Wisconsin Dells Man Issued Five Citations After Crash On July 28th

A Wisconsin Dells man was issued five citations after crashing his automobile on Tuesday of this week. According to law enforcement records, 25-year old Warren M Garza was traveling south-bound on West Limits Road near County Highway HH in the Town of Kildare when he lost control of his vehicle on a gravel road. The More >

Wind Lake drowning victim found

WIND LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a 77-year-old man in a western Racine County lake. Wind Lake Fire Chief Rob Robins tells WITI-TV the body was found late Thursday morning. Crews initially responded to the lake about 5 p.m. Wednesday after a woman on a sandbar was spotted yelling for More >

Appeals court dismisses charges against sex offender

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court has dismissed charges against a sex offender, ruling he can possess photos of children he cut out of magazines and newspapers. Prosecutors charged Albert Chagnon last year with 23 counts of intentionally photographing a minor without consent. Chagnon was about to be released from prison when a More >

Body of father who tried to rescue son recovered from lake

TOWN OF WESCOTT, Wis. (AP) — The body of a man who jumped in a Shawano County lake to rescue his 10-year-son has been recovered in northeastern Wisconsin. WBAY-TV (http://bit.ly/1OCwSWY ) says the body was found after authorities resumed a search of Shawano Lake early Thursday. Shawano County Sheriff Adam Bieber says the boy was More >