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Flood Warnings Continue

(Undated) — Flood warnings continue on at least five rivers in Wisconsin in the wake of heavy rains the past week. The National Weather Service predicts moderate flooding on the Baraboo River at Rock Springs and the Yellow River at Necedah, with minor flooding elsewhere on those two rivers plus the Mississippi near La Crosse More >

Sun Prairie district schools inspected for mold

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — All schools in the Sun Prairie district are closed while an inspection for mold is conducted. The closure Monday began with Eastside Elementary where mold developed because of recent high humidity. Classes at Eastside will be moved to other locations while an outside contractor removes the mold, which the district says More >

Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Pence coming to Waukesha

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is coming to the same conservative Wisconsin city the day before Donald Trump. Pence’s campaign says the Indiana governor will hold a rally Tuesday night in Waukesha. Trump is slated to be there Wednesday. This will be the second time Pence has come to Waukesha since Trump More >

Floods washing away once-promising harvest in parts of western Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Floods and mudslides are washing away promising-looking corn and soybean crops in western Wisconsin. Before the recent flooding, farmers were looking at a potentially record-setting harvest after a near-perfect growing season, the Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2cU9BFN ) reported. But farmers hit by mudslides in the valleys “are basically in hell right now,” said More >

Federica Marchionni has stepped down as Lands’ End CEO

DODGEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — The CEO of Lands’ End, recruited from the New York fashion house Dolce & Gabbana in a bit of a culture clash, has stepped down after less than two years. Federica Marchionni was brought to the Dodgeville, Wisconsin, company with its button-down shirts and casual clothing in February 2015. Her employment agreement More >

Man drowns after going into the Mitchell Park lagoon

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a man has drowned after going into the Mitchell Park lagoon in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a call from Milwaukee police Sunday morning. A woman reported seeing the man go into the lagoon around 7 a.m. Divers from the Milwaukee Fire Department located the man and More >

3 suffer burn injuries after gas tossed on fire pit

GERMANTOWN, Wis. (AP) — Officials say three people were burned when gasoline was thrown onto a burning fire pit in Germantown, causing an explosion. The Germantown Fire Department says a 25-year-old woman suffered second- and third-degree burns over 40 percent of her body early Saturday. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2drSjlr ) reports the woman’s burns involved respiratory More >

State highway closures in Columbia, Crawford, Monroe, Richland, Vernon County

Updated September 23 1:20pm Numerous state highways in southwestern Wisconsin remain closed. Motorists are urged to take safety precautions and expect closures.   Slow down Do not drive through standing water Do not move or drive around barricades   For the latest information on road closures and detours, visit 511 Wisconsin online at www.511wi.gov, or call More >

Wet Roads a Factor in Vernon County Crash in the Town of Christiana

Wet roads were a factor in a two vehicle crash that occurred at State Highway 27 in the Town of Christiana Thursday morning. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said a vehicle being driven by 28-year-old Ashley Mlsna of Cashton slid on the wet highway while attempting to stop and struck the rear of a vehicle More >

Royall School District’s Annual Meeting/Budget Hearing to Start at 6:30pm Monday

The Royall School District’s Annual Meeting/Budget Hearing is Monday, September 26th with their regular monthly board meeting to follow after. The difference this year is that the Annual Meeting will start at 6:30pm. In years past, the meeting started at 7pm, but during last year’s annual meeting, the district voted to allow the school board More >