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Fatal Farm Accident Outside of Tomah

There was a fatal farm accident outside of Tomah Sunday night in Monroe County. Sheriff Scott Perkins said when Deputies arrived, they found 57-year-old Brian A. Butterfuss entrapped in a piece of farm machinery. Butterfuss was found to be deceased from his injuries and was removed by using the Jaws of Life. The incident remains More >

State Helps Adams County Deputies Probe Suspicious Death

(Adams, WI)  —  State investigators are helping Adams County sheriff’s deputies look into what they call a suspicious death. Sheriff Sam Wollin says a landowner found the victim’s body late Monday morning on his property near Adams on County Trunk “M.” Wollin said the person appeared to be dead for “some time,” but he did More >

Slender Man juror: Doctors’ testimony key to finding

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of 10 jurors who decided a Wisconsin girl was mentally ill when she helped stab a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man said Monday the most powerful evidence was testimony by medical experts. Anissa Weier, now 15, will go to a mental hospital rather than prison when she More >

Vinehout to announce whether she’s running for governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout is holding a pot luck dinner to announce whether she’s running for governor or for re-election. Vinehout announced Monday on Facebook that she will make a “special announcement” in Black River Falls on Sept. 25 to speak about the next election and her vision. She does More >

West Allis officers, DEA agent cleared in deadly shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County’s district attorney has cleared two West Allis police officers and a federal drug agent in the shooting death of a Milwaukee man last March. DA John Chisholm concluded the officers were justified in using deadly force when 32-year-old Jermaine Claybrooks was shot on Milwaukee’s north side. Claybrooks was shot March More >

Paul Ryan discusses tax reform at Harley-Davidson

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday after a tour of a Harley-Davidson factory in Wisconsin he understands why the motorcycle-maker is opening a manufacturing plant in Thailand, calling it a “market-access move.” Ryan toured the Harley plant in Menomonee Falls, spoke with company and union officials at a closed-door meeting More >

Kohl’s to accept Amazon returns in 82 stores

MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl’s, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. Kohl’s Corp. said Tuesday it will pack and ship eligible Amazon return items for free at the 82 stores offering the More >

Wis. photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marine

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The photographer believed to be the first female American journalist killed in a war has become an honorary Marine. Wisconsin native Dickey Chapelle was 47 when she was killed by shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and More >

Sparta Man Suffers Possible Life-Threatening Injuries in Crash

Alcohol and speed are believed to be contributing factors in a single vehicle crash Sunday morning. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins the crash occurred on Highway 71, and a first responder was on scene immediately after the crash. When deputies arrived, they observed a black Pontiac Grand Am with the front end resting against a More >

Health Fair at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center

There is an upcoming health fair at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center in Lake Delton. It will be held on Thursday, September 21 from 7 to 11 am. Receive free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart disease and diabetes. In addition to these More >