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Sauk County Courthouse and West Square Building to be Temporarily Closed Friday

The Sauk County Courthouse and West Square Building will be temporarily closed Friday. Sauk County will be conducting a full scale exercise on Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Law enforcement officers may be seen with weapons drawn with Fire and EMS personnel on their heels. This exercise is designed to test employee’s knowledge More >

Tomah VA Pleased With Improvements, Still Has Challenges

(Tomah, WI)  —  The Tomah VA Medical Center says it’s pleased with the outcome of a 100 day improvement plan, but it’s still looking for a permanent director and more psychiatric personnel. The veterans’ hospital seeks to restore public trust, more than one year after reports that patients received excessive painkillers, and a mix of medicines killed More >

Audiology Seminar at Mile Bluff Medical Center – May 11

Did you know that health issues could be impacting your hearing? Studies show that individuals with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, depression, cancer and dementia all have an increased risk of hearing loss. This is one of the many reasons Mile Bluff’s healthcare experts encourage their patients to see their primary care providers to More >

Kind Holds Listening Session in Mauston

Citizens attended Congressman Ron Kind’s listening session Monday afternoon at the Juneau County Board Room in Mauston.  Kind gave a quick update on things that he had been working on, which included the opiate issue in the nation, the Tomah VA Medical Center, rail safety issues, and his recent trip to the Middle East and More >

Identities Released in Highway 33 Crash in Sauk County

A two-year-old was killed in the crash last week on Highway 33 in Sauk County. The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office issued an updated release on the accident that also injured four other people. Investigators said on April 19, 26-year-old Kendall N. McKee of Baraboo was driving a minivan west on Highway 33 near County Road More >

Two-Year-Old Boy Grabs Gun, Kills Mother Who Was Driving

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Relatives say a woman was fatally shot in the back by her 2-year-old son as she drove in Milwaukee. Antonio Price says investigators told him his sister Patrice was driving with her two sons, ages 1 and 2, riding in the backseat Tuesday when she was shot. Price says investigators told him the More >

Show Dome to reopen Friday at Mitchell Park, 2 days early

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the Show Dome at Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory will reopen two days earlier than the target date. The Milwaukee landmark commonly known as the Domes was closed in February after a piece of debris fell inside one of the three structures in late January. The Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1SzBWNg More >

Gomoll found guilty of murdering girlfriend

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A jury has convicted a 31-year-old Oshkosh man of killing his girlfriend last year. The jury convicted Samson Gomoll of first-degree intentional homicide on Tuesday in Winnebago County Circuit Court. Gomoll was accused in the Sept. 20 fatal shooting of 42-year-old Stacey Strange at the couple’s apartment. The trial began Monday, with jurors hearing More >

Man charged with death of 2-year-old girl who police say was abused

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison man is charged in the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter earlier this month. Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Gehde was charged Tuesday with first-degree reckless homicide. Cash bond was set at $300,000. According to the complaint, police and medical personnel were called on April 12 to an apartment on Madison’s far east side More >

Coroner: Prom Shooter Pointed Weapon At Officer Who Killed Him

(Antigo, WI)  —  The Langlade County coroner says the teen who shot two students outside the Antigo High School prom pointed his rifle at the police officer who killed him. Larry Shadick says an autopsy says the injuries to 18-year-old Jakob Wagner show that he was aiming at Antigo officer Andrew Hopfensperger when the patrolman More >