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South Central Dairy Testing Cooperative Annual Meeting – December 14

South Central Dairy Testing Cooperative will be hosting its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 14 2016 at 12:00 noon. The meeting will be held at the Voyageur Inn in Reedsburg. The meeting will begin with a meal, followed by the business meeting, awards, and door prizes. Please plan to attend. Call 524-3213 with your reservation. More >

Fatal Straight Truck Accident on Interstate

A 55-year-old man has died following a straight truck accident on Interstate 90 near Oakdale. The Wisconsin State Patrol said in a release on Friday, its dispatch center received multiple calls of a straight truck that had driven off the interstate down into right ditch and crashed south of Oakdale near milepost 51 eastbound at More >

Marklein Seeks Input on 2017-18 Legislative with Survey

17th District Senator Howard Marklein is seeking input and ideas to help his design his priorities and goals for the next legislative session. The senator has put out a survey with seven questions which include state government issues to how Wisconsin should pay for road construction. Completed surveys should be sent to PO Box 7882, More >

With Potential Snowfall, Emergency Kits and Vehicle Maintenance Encouraged

With anticipated snowfall, emergency personnel want to encourage citizens to take steps to prepare for a potential crisis. A roadside emergency kit is the one item that every vehicle should have; yet most of people never carry any of the basic items to help them get back on the road quickly and safely. Basic kit More >

Man Files Petition To Remove Green Bay Mayor

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The head of a neighborhood association in Green Bay has filed a petition seeking to have Mayor Jim Schmitt removed from office. Scott Vanidestine filed the verified petition with the city clerk’s office Thursday, saying the fourth term mayor should have been removed as soon as he was convicted for campaign finance More >

UW Regents OK Tuition Hikes For Out Of Staters, Professional Candidates

(Madison, WI) — UW students who are not from Wisconsin will pay some hefty tuition increases next fall at a number of campuses, along with degree candidates in the university’s professional schools. The Board of Regents voted overwhelmingly in favor of the tuition hikes Thursday, with most coming at the Madison campus where the second More >

Man gets 30 years in killing of 5-year-old girl

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  A second man convicted in the fatal shooting of a five-year-old girl as she sat on her grandfather’s lap in Milwaukee has been sentenced to prison. Twenty-four-year-old Arlis Gordon was sentenced Thursday to 30 years behind bars. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Wagner told Gordon he has left the family of More >

Judge to hold hearing on stopping Wisconsin recount

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is set to consider halting Wisconsin’s presidential recount. Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by more than 22,000 votes in the state. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein requested the recount to determine if election machines were hacked. Two pro-Trump groups, the Great America PAC and the Stop Hillary More >

Two dead following crash in Oneida

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Two people are dead following a crash involving a car and a dump truck in Outagamie County. Sheriff’s Department Staff Sgt. Ryan Carpenter says the dump truck drove through a stop sign at the intersection of two county roads Thursday afternoon and collided with the car. Both vehicles ended up in More >

Jury awards $100,000 in doctor death from Meriter ambulance crash

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Dane County jury has awarded $100,000 to the parents of a doctor who was killed in an ambulance crash in 2013. But the jury on Thursday gave no award for pain and suffering Dr. Stanley Phillips may have experienced. The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2ghzjrC ) reports the verdict won’t give More >