Marklein and Brooks to Hold Listening Sessions in Necedah and Mauston – Feb. 6

Senator Howard Marklein and Representative Ed Brooks will be holding listening sessions next Friday, February 6th. The first session will be in Necedah at the Village Hall from 9:30am to 10:30am and the second session is in Mauston at the City Hall from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Marklein says he’s looking forward to hearing opinions and More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Host Health Fair in Necedah – Feb. 19

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. That’s why Mile Bluff Medical Center is holding a health fair at the Necedah Family Medical Center on Thursday, February 19th from 7am till 11am. Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available, along with the opportunity to More >

New Lisbon Youth Escapes Injury In Roll Over Accident

A New Lisbon youth escaped injury in a vehicle roll over accident in the town of Clearfield. On Tuesday January 27th, the driver was traveling west-bound on County Highway A when the vehicle drove into snow on the right shoulder of the road. The driver lost control of the vehicle and then over corrected, causing More >

Mauston Woman Cited For Operating After Revocation

A Mauston woman has been cited for operating after revocation. On December 14th, a law enforcement officer observed a vehicle traveling on North Union Street in Mauston that did not have a matching registration. After making contact during a traffic stop, the driver, 37-year old Jessica Nordahl of Mauston, indicated she had no driver’s license. More >

Walker to attend Southern Republican Leadership Conference

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Oklahoma to speak at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in May. The Oklahoma Republican Party announced Wednesday that Walker planned to attend to conference that runs May 21 to May 23. Other potential 2016 presidential candidates who are slated to appear include former Sen. Rick More >

Department of Natural Resources to offer eagle license plate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources official says she hopes a new set of bald eagle license plates will take flight across the state. Erin Crain, director for the department’s Natural Heritage Bureau, said Wednesday that the agency is accepting bald eagle photo submissions. A winning photo could be featured on the More >

Parents charged with 2006 kidnapping arrested in Illinois

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. (AP) – Authorities say a man and a woman have been arrested in Illinois for allegedly kidnapping their children from Las Vegas nine years ago. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, 40-year old Marie Rosaline Malagon-Castillo and 39-year old Manuel Ruiz-Garcia fled Nevada to avoid an investigation of Malagon-Castillo’s alleged drug use More >

Walker announces support for various rural projects

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker says he will propose spending more money to help rural schools, expand broadband in underserved areas of Wisconsin and do more to train workers and invest in rural parts of the state. Walker outlined some of his plans Wednesday in a speech to those from the Chippewa Valley area More >

Walker refuses to take position on renewable fuel standards

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker is refusing to take a position on the federal renewable fuel standards law, saying that’s not an issue he has been actively engaged in. Walker was asked Wednesday whether he had a position on the law that requires transportation fuel sold in the United States to contain a minimum More >

Man dies in Milwaukee garage fire

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Fire Department says a man has died in a garage fire. The fire broke out about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. Deputy Fire Chief Terry Lintonen says firefighters found the man dead. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ( reports damage to the building and its contents is estimated at $14,000. Milwaukee fire and police departments are More >