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Court upholds judgment against Green Box

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld an $813,700 judgment against a Green Bay company that accepted more than a million dollars from Gov. Scott Walker’s troubled economic development agency. The 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a Brown County judge properly awarded the money to Green Box NA Green More >

Sheriff’s Mobil Command Center Revealed At the Juneau County Fair

The reveal of the Sheriff’s Command Center Trailer was this past Saturday at the Juneau County Fair. This was a three year joint project between the Juneau County Sheriff’s Department and the Juneau County Amateur Radio Club. Much thanks needs to go to Bruce Lange (KC9LLI) for his countless volunteer hours. He spearheaded the project More >

Fatal Accident on I-90 in Sauk County

There was a fatal accident on Interstate 90 Monday evening in Sauk County near Lake Delton. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a Hyundai Santa Fe was eastbound when the operator crossed the median for an unknown reason and traveled east on the westbound inside shoulder. The Hyundai then lost control placing the vehicle in More >

Crane Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Juneau County

Juneau County health officials say a sand hill crane has tested positive for the West Nile virus. Barb Theis, Juneau County Health Officer said the positive bird means that residents of Juneau County need to be more vigilant in their personal protective measures to prevent mosquito bites. West Nile virus is spread to humans through More >

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collision in Vernon County

One person was seriously injured in a two vehicle collision Saturday afternoon on County Road P in the Town of Christiana. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said 47-year-old Thomas S. Daniel of rural Cashton was operating a pickup truck on County Road P.  Daniel was preparing for a right turn into a parking lot, but More >

More abuse victims included in Milwaukee archdiocese filing

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The bankruptcy reorganization plan filed by the Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee includes compensation for more clergy abuse victims than originally announced in a settlement earlier this month. In a filing Monday in U. S. Bankruptcy Court, 33 additional victims would be compensated by the $21 million settlement, which is part of the More >

Number of fatal bike crashes double last year

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The number of bicyclists killed in crashes this year in Wisconsin is more than double last year. Nine people have died while biking compared to four fatalities in 2014. An analysis by a University of Milwaukee traffic safety researcher found more than a third of recent fatalities involved vehicles that hit the More >

Woman sentenced to 7 years in homicide conspiracy

NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A Clark County woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill the fathers of her two grandchildren. Forty-seven-year-old Shari Klimmer will also serve nine years of probation after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit first-degree intentional homicide. A criminal complaint says Klimmer offered More >

Police: Suspect in custody in crash that killed bicyclist

GERMANTOWN, Wis. (AP) — Police say a suspect is in custody in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Germantown in Washington County. The Germantown Police Department said Monday night that it had also found the car believed to be involved in the Sunday night crash. Earlier in the day Monday, the More >

Man charged in struggle over Waukesha County deputy’s gun

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Hartland man is accused of trying to take a deputy’s gun at the Waukesha County Juvenile Center and shooting himself in the leg. Dale Schaefer was charged Monday with disarming a peace officer, recklessly endangering safety and operating a firearm while intoxicated. Waukesha County District Attorney Susan Opper also said More >