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Driver Has Life-Threatening Injuries After Semi Strikes Snowplow

A semi driver has life-threatening injuries after his truck struck a snow plow near Mauston early Tuesday morning. Both vehicles were travelling west bound on Interstate 90/94 in the right lane. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the snowplow had its lights activated and was clearing the interstate when it was struck from behind by the More >

Adams-Friendship School Board Has Preliminary Budget Discussion

The Adams-Friendship School Board had some preliminary discussion about next year’s school budget at its meeting on Monday night. District Administrator Rick Waski said they know there’s a $100 per pupil increase in state aid next year, but funds are still going to be tight. Waski said they are looking at a $570,000 structural deficit More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Host Blood Drive – Feb. 22

Throughout the year, Mile Bluff Medical Center hosts a number of community blood drives.  The events are a partnership between the medical center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin – the sole supplier of blood products to Mile Bluff. Join your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors, and do your part to help save lives by More >

Police Release Names from Sparta Shooting

The Sparta Police have released the names of the two men who they say were involved in an apparent murder attempt and suicide late Saturday night. Police say 41-year-old Carlos Bothel shot 23-year-old Nicholas Johnson twice in the head while Johnson was seated in a car in the driveway, then shot himself. Johnson was medflighted More >

Wisconsin State Patrol trooper who suffered severe injuries and the loss of part of his right leg two years ago is back on the job

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper who suffered severe injuries and the loss of part of his right leg two years ago is back on the job after a grueling recovery. Trooper Justin Hansen says it has been a long and difficult journey to get back to work. Hansen was responding to More >

Milwaukee man accused of shooting and wounding a Wauwatosa police officer in June has pleaded guilty

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man accused of shooting and wounding a Wauwatosa police officer in June has pleaded guilty to charges. Najee Harmon pleaded guilty Monday to two reduced counts of recklessly endangering safety and one count each of first-degree reckless injury and possession of a firearm as a felon. He was originally charged with More >

Defense attorney for a Racine man accused of fatally shooting his friend shouldn’t be found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A defense attorney for a Racine man accused of fatally shooting his friend has told jurors he did shoot him, but shouldn’t be found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide. The Journal Times (http://bit.ly/1V01J3i ) reports the trial of 28-year-old Jacob Rogers opened Monday. He’s charged with first-degree intentional homicide and possession of More >

Kloppenburg Has Money Lead In Supreme Court Race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — New campaign finance reports show state Supreme Court hopeful JoAnne Kloppenburg is outpacing rival Joe Donald in fundraising. Reports covering the month of January were due to the state Government Accountability Board on Monday. Kloppenburg’s report shows she had about $269,000 on hand as of Feb. 1. She raised about $55,925. Donald More >

$50,000 bond set for former Kenosha County Detention Center supervisor charged with sexually assault

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Bond is set at $50,000 for a former Kenosha County Detention Center supervisor charged with sexually assaulting an inmate. Twenty-eight-year-old Jonathan Kwiatkowski (kuh-TOW’-skee) appeared in court Monday on the felony charges. The Kenosha News reports (http://bit.ly/1UYV21f ) Kwiatkowski is accused of sexually assaulting a female inmate who was in the jail’s work More >

Registration Deadline for Western Welding Skills Institute – February 23

The deadline to register for the next Welding Skills Institute from Western Technical College is quickly approaching. The institute is a 14-week intensive program, which provides basic skills in Gas Tungsten Arc welding, blueprint reading, and math. Four credits are transferable into the welding technical diploma program. The institute will be held at the Mauston More >