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Legislator preparing to unveil bill legalizing blaze pink

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Real men could wear pink in the woods under a bill legislators are preparing to unveil next week that would legalize blaze pink for hunters. Rep. Nick Milroy, a Democrat from South Range in northwestern Wisconsin, plans to hold a news conference Tuesday to announce the measure. A Milroy aide said More >

Highly Visible Enforcement Saturation Patrols Announced

The Juneau County Sheriff Office, Mauston Police Department and the New Lisbon Police Department are working collaboratively with news media in efforts to combat impaired driving through a high-visibility enforcement combined with a comprehensive public- education/awareness campaign. The above agencies will be conducting Highly Visible Enforcement saturation patrols on May 29, 2015 at 7 PM More >

Sen. Marklein Talks About K-12 Public Education Funding

17th District State Senator Howard Marklein announced the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) added $200 million to K-12 public education funding during deliberations this week. Marklein said that the funding for K-12 education has been his top priority. “I am proud of our investment in public schools and appreciate all of the input and communication I More >

Authorities Asks for Public’s Help in Finding a West Baraboo Man

The Sauk County Sheriff’s office is asking the public’s help in locating a missing West Baraboo man. The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a welfare check request on May 11 for 30-year-old Nicholas Moen after a disciplinary action at his workplace in the village of Lake Delton. Law enforcement officers were not More >

Mauston Man Taken Into Custody May 19th

A Mauston man was taken into custody for bail jumping and obstructing an officer on May 19th. According to police reports, a neighbor of Jason Sonnenburg called police at about 9 am that morning to report damage to the lock of his apartment he believed was done by Sonnenburg the night before when he noticed More >

Reedsburg Man Arrested for Heroin Possession

A Reedsburg man was arrested Thursday morning after the Sauk County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at his home. Reedsburg Chief of Police Timothy Becker said the Drug Task Force arrested 33-year-old Derek R. Harvey for possession of heroin with the intent to deliver after a search warrant yielded over an ounce of More >

Braves take advantage of Smith’s pine tar ejection for win

ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Milwaukee reliever Will Smith’s seventh-inning ejection for allegedly using pine tar in a 10-1 victory Thursday night. Play was stopped briefly with Atlanta leading 2-1 and the bases loaded with one out in the seventh when Braves manager Fredi More >

Packers sign 3rd-round pick Ty Montgomery

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers signed third-round pick Ty Montgomery on Thursday. The 6-foot receiver had five punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns during his four-year career at Stanford. General manager Ted Thompson also announced the signing of free-agent cornerback Travis Manning. He went undrafted after helping Northwest Missouri State win More >

Manfred understands why Brewers, Marlins skipped interviews

NEW YORK (AP) — New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred understands why the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins did not interview any minority candidates when they hired new managers this month. Speaking at a news conference Thursday after his first owners’ meeting as the sport’s head, Manfred said “if a club has an internal candidate that More >

Milwaukee alderman killed in motorcycle crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say a motorcyclist killed in an overnight crash is a city alderman. Authorities say 56-year-old Joseph Dudzik died after his Harley-Davidson motorcycle hit some construction barricades on the city’s southwest side about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Dudzik was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. Dudzik was More >