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Drone over Lambeau confiscated by authorities

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A drone that flew over Lambeau Field during the Green Bay Packers game last week has been confiscated in a federal investigation. Officials say it’s against the law to fly a drone over the stadium because of the potential for danger. Green Bay Police Commander Paul Ebel says the drone could More >

Former UW-Whitewater wrestling coach files lawsuit

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach is suing the athletic director and former chancellor for wrongful termination and defamation. Tim Fader’s lawsuit says they pushed him out of his job after he reported a sexual assault allegation to police instead of university officials. WISC-TV (http://bit.ly/2ba7hNk ) reports Fader’s lawsuit says a Whitewater More >

Federal appeals court denies stay, allows early voting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court says early voting in Wisconsin can continue. U.S. District Judge James Peterson in July struck down a host of Wisconsin’s election laws, including limits on early voting. He also ordered the state to quickly issue credentials valid for voting for anyone struggling to obtain photo ID. Peterson granted state More >

Single Vehicle Accident in the Town of Lindina

There was a single vehicle accident in the Town of Lindina Sunday. 20-year-old Rebekah Rego was traveling south on County Road G, when she swerved right to miss a deer crossing the road. The vehicle entered the ditch after Rego lost control, and it made contact with an embankment, causing severe damage to the vehicle. More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING August 22, 2016. 8/15             Steven Herman, Wisconsin Rapids, was operating a motorcycle on State Highway 33 in the Town of Whitestown.  Herman was negotiating a curve and drove through wet paint, which caused him to lose control.  More >

The Bank of Mauston’s Premier Club members visit Canada

Mauston, August 19, 2016 – From August 4 to August 14, The Bank of Mauston’s Premier Club members and their guests traveled to Isle of Coudrés, Canada.  On this eleven day, ten night getaway, participants enjoyed all the local life had to offer, such as visiting Niagara Falls, experiencing a whale watching excursion and going More >

DOA Announces $8.2 Million Awarded for Community Improvements; Kendall a Recipient

The Department of Administration (DOA) announces $8.2 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facility and Planning Funds.  The public facility grants will help Wisconsin communities improve streets, water systems, and build new community buildings.  Grants for planning will help rebuild and revitalize communities in Wisconsin through planned public infrastructure projects. “Our administration is More >

Westfield Man Arrested for OWI-5th Offense

A Westfield man was arrested for OWI-fifth offense. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said in a release, official were dispatched to a motorcycle accident on Highway 23 near Water Street in the Town of Dellona. On arrival, Deputies found a single motorcycle and operator laying alongside the road with non-life threatening injuries. The accident investigation More >

Wisconsin Milk Production Keeps Rising Faster Than US

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation’s busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year and that’s 33 percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin pumped out almost 2.6 billion More >

Body Of Missing Kewaskum Man Found In Central Wisconsin Lake

The body of a Kewaskum man has been recovered from a lake in Adams County. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources used remote sonar and camera equipment to locate the body of 25-year-old Paul Anderson Sunday afternoon. Witnesses told authorities Anderson disappeared after jumping off a dock into Lake Camelot late Friday night and trying More >