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Royall School Board Increases Lunch Prices, Discusses Bleachers and Gym Floor

The Royall School Board approved raising lunch prices ten cents, bringing lunch prices for grades 4K to 6 from $2.35 to $2.45 and for grades 7 through 12, lunch prices will go from $2.50 to $2.60. Adult lunch prices will also increase from $3.15 to $3.25.The reason the lunch prices increased is in accordance to More >

New Lisbon Woman Charged With Child Abuse

A New Lisbon woman has been charged with child abuse. 33-year-old Heather Mead is charged with one count of physical abuse of a child – intentionally cause bodily harm. According to the criminal complaint, a detective was called in to investigate complaints heard by Juneau County Department of Human Services. Two victims were interviewed and More >

Judge rejects Menominee’s hemp arguments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Menominee Indian Tribe which sought protection for industrial hemp. The tribe filed a lawsuit last November against the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice after the agencies destroyed its hemp crop grown on its reservation in northeastern Wisconsin. Industrial hemp More >

Milwaukee woman charged with ramming squad car fleeing deputies on I-43

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee woman faces felony charges after authorities say she rammed her vehicle into a squad car and then drove away to escape a traffic stop. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1XPGV1V ) 23-year-old Kevina Freeman was charged Monday in the incident that injured a deputy and a passenger and was captured on More >

Threatening calls hit several schools in state

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Classes at several schools in Wisconsin have been disrupted by threatening phone calls, similar to incidents at other schools across the country and in the United Kingdom. Threats were received Monday at schools in Green Bay, Appleton, and Port Washington; and at schools near Madison, Oshkosh and Kenosha. The threats resulted More >

State’s loon population on the rise

ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — Recent results from a volunteer survey of loons show that the aquatic bird species’ population is strong in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Loon Population Survey estimates that the state’s loon population is at 4,350, representing a 9.1 percent increase from 2010. The state’s chick population is estimated at 834, accounting for an increase More >

Join DNR Staff May 31 for a Live Chat About Landscaping with Native Plants

With warmer weather comes the urge to plant throughout Wisconsin, and a May 31 online chat will help gardeners of all skill levels incorporate native plants into landscaping projects. This live chat will run from noon to 1 p.m. – Department of Natural Resources staff will be on hand to answer questions ranging from simple gardening More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Hold Health Fair June 9

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health.  Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease, diabetes and hearing loss can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add More >

Ryan: ‘Don’t worry too much about the plan’

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has some advice for Carthage College’s new graduates. Don’t worry too much about the plan. Ryan told the 656 graduates that sometimes, fulfillment lies in very unpredictable places. Speaking to the Class of 2016 Sunday at the Kenosha college, Ryan said he had planned to More >

Friendship Man Who Blamed Beer-Battered Fish Fry for 10th OWI Sentenced to Prison

FRIENDSHIP, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who blamed his beer-battered fish fry after he was pulled over the 10th time for drunken driving is going to prison. A judge in Adams County sentenced John Przybyla to seven years in prison Monday. A jury in February found the 76-year-old Friendship man guilty of felony drunken driving. The More >