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Paul has 26 and 14 as Clippers outlast Timberwolves 110-105

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Chris Paul had 26 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers allowed only one field goal in the fourth quarter to outlast the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 110-105 victory Monday night. J.J. Redick scored 18 points before getting ejected in the fourth and DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 More >

Holmen police say death of woman apparently a homicide

HOLMEN, Wis. (AP) – Police in western Wisconsin are investigating the death of a woman as a homicide. Officers in Holmen, north of La Crosse, were asked to do a welfare check on the woman Monday night. Officers entered the woman’s residence about 7 p.m. and found her dead. They have not identified her. Police More >

Police seeking Racine man charged in roommate’s death

RACINE, Wis. (AP) – Authorities are searching for a 27-year-old Racine man accused of killing his roommate at an apartment on the city’s north side. Jacob Wayne Rogers has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of a 27-year-old man, whose name hasn’t been released by police. Police say the victim was found dead with More >

Beloit woman gets 5 years in baby’s methadone overdose death

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) – A Beloit woman has been sentenced to five years in prison in the methadone overdose death of her 1-year-old daughter. Tallie Strommen was accused of giving a piece of a methadone pill to her daughter to get her to sleep on Christmas night in 2013. The girl, K’Myah, was found dead the More >

Union members speak out against right-to-work in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Public testimony has ended after more than 11 hours in a Wisconsin state Assembly committee on a right-to-work bill. Opponents spent hours Monday speaking out against the fast-tracked measure that’s expected to pass the Republican-controlled Assembly on Thursday or early Friday. Gov. Scott Walker has promised to sign it into law by More >

Attorney general wants positions for officer-involved deaths

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel wants the Legislature’s budget committee to give the state Justice Department more positions in the state budget to deal with officer-involved death investigations. Lawmakers signed a bill last year that requires outside agencies to lead investigations of officer-involved deaths. Schimel told the Joint Finance Committee on Monday More >

Chief justice warns not to move commission under high court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson is urging the Legislature’s budget committee not to give the state Supreme Court control over the state Judicial Commission’s purse-strings. The commission investigates judicial misconduct and recommends what discipline the high court should impose. Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s budget would shift control the commission’s $600,000 budget in More >

Agendas for School Boards and City/Village Meetings

City of Adams 2015-03-04 Cable Advisory Agenda 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 TBA Mauston School District TBA Village of Necedah TBA Necedah School District TBA City of New Lisbon TBA New Lisbon School District Regular Meeting More >

Wisconsin River Power Company Recreational Site Boat Landing Closure

Wisconsin River Power Company owns and operates the Petenwell and Castle Rock dams on the Wisconsin River between Wisconsin Rapids and Wisconsin Dells. The company is informing boaters, fisherman and other water enthusiasts the Petenwell boat landing (just south of the dam) at the end of 18th Avenue in Necedah, Juneau County, will be closed More >

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests in Reedsburg

Two 19-year-olds were arrested for drug possession early Saturday morning after a police canine alerted on their vehicle during a traffic stop. Reedsburg Police say in a release, Austin A. Kent of Wonewoc was stopped for an equipment violation in the area of West Main Street and Albert Avenue at approximately 2:30am on Saturday. Reedsburg More >