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Delton Family Medical Center Holds Its 11th annual Healthy Family Run/Walk

To celebrate the arrival of spring, Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center held its 11th annual Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk on Mother’s Day weekend.  It was a great morning as participants of every age and fitness level joined in on the fun. Following the half-mile kids’ race, a 5k began with 74 participants.  It More >

Wisconsin Victim/Witness Professionals Recognize Several Wisconsinites for their Outstanding Service to Crime Victims

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, May 18, 2017 – The Wisconsin Victim/Witness Professionals held their 27th annual conference, awards ceremony and annual meeting.  As part of the ceremony, awards were presented in the categories of Professional, Law Enforcement, Business/ Organization, Citizen/ Volunteer, Victim Service Provider and Career of Caring for outstanding service and dedication to victims throughout More >

Additional Memorial Day Ceremonies

Wonewoc Memorial Day Program – May 29 Ceremonies will begin at the Wonewoc Center High School Gymnasium at 10:30am. Participants will include: American Legion Post 206, Wonewoc Center Students and Band, and the Wonewoc area Boy & Girl Scouts. Immediately following the program’s conclusion, a short flag raising/firing squad ceremony will be held at the More >

Ontario Man Given Probation for Shooting Mother

Probation was given to an Ontario man accused of shooting his mother. Court records show Monroe County Judge Mark Goodman sentenced 25-year-old Cody Kraabel to eight years Thursday, but stayed three years of prison time and put Kraabel on probation for the remaining five years. He had pleaded no contest to a felony charge of More >

Mauston Common Council Gets Good News on Audit

An audit report of the City of Mauston’s 2016 financial statements was presented to the Mauston Common Council on Tuesday night. Johnson Block and Company, Incorporated, is the city’s auditors and the scope of the audit included all funds and activities for the city. It issued an unmodified opinion on the statements and Melanie Lendosky More >

State Closer To Requiring Work/Drug Screens To Get Medicaid

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin is one step closer to being the first in the nation to make lower income, able bodied adults seek jobs and pass drug screenings to get Medicaid. The state Legislature’s finance panel voted 12-4 Thursday to go along with Governor Scott Walker’s plans, but to review them further before they take More >

Johnson Whistleblower Protection Bill Passes On Second Try

(Washington, DC)  —  Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson has finally succeeded in getting the US Senate to pass his bill to stop retaliating against federal employees who expose wrongdoing. Last year, former Democratic leader Harry Reid blocked Johnson’s effort to pass the measure with unanimous consent. Now that Republicans are in control, the chamber took the More >

Finance Leaders: UW Tuition Will Stay Frozen, Not Cut

(Madison, WI)  —  It appears that tuition for in-state residents at the University of Wisconsin will stay frozen for two more years, instead of being cut by five-percent in that second year. The Republican chairs of the Joint Finance Committee said Thursday the panel would reject Governor Scott Walker’s proposed tuition cut and $35 million More >

18-year-old suspect in custody in Appleton bank robbery

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Appleton police investigating a bank robbery have arrested an 18-year-old man. WBAY-TV reports http://bit.ly/2rFZIEv that Huntington Bank was robbed late Thursday afternoon, with the suspect apparently fleeing on a bicycle. Officers tracked down the suspect Thursday evening and took him into custody. He wasn’t immediately identified. — Information from: WBAY-TV, http://www.wbay.com

Teen pilot killed, passenger hurt in Wisconsin plane crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A teenage pilot was killed and his passenger was seriously injured when a single-engine plane crashed into a river near a small northwestern Wisconsin community still recovering from last week’s deadly and destructive tornado. Owen Knutson, 17, died at the scene of the crash Wednesday evening, according to Barron County Sheriff Chris More >