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Elroy Community Garden Ready for Gardeners

The Elroy United Methodist Community Garden is ready for gardeners. The plots to your requested size are tilled and prepared for planting.  There will also be assistance in gardening techniques are offered from The Hill and Dale Garden Club and other church members.  Assistance is also offered for proper vegetable preparation and storage.  The plots More >

Tomah Hospice Touch to Present Award Winning ‘Conversation’ Film

Area residents can learn the importance of having an advance directive during the airing of an award-winning movie April 28 in Tomah. Tomah Memorial Hospice Touch and Palliative Care are coordinating a free showing of the film: “Consider the Conversation” at 5:30 pm in the lower level classrooms at Tomah Memorial Hospital. Hospice social worker More >

St. Patrick School Accepting Enrollment

St. Patrick School is now accepting enrollment for the 2015-16 school year.  There are seats available in most grade levels, Pre-K through Eight. Parents are urged to apply early since class sizes are limited, giving each child a personalized educational experience.  St. Patrick School is a Catholic grade school offering a strong core academic program, More >

Man charged in death of 4-year-old boy

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A Sheboygan County man is accused of causing the death of his fiancee’s 4-year-old son. Thirty-one-year-old Armando Aguirre is charged with second-degree reckless homicide in the boy’s death last week at the home the couple shared near Cascade. A judge in Sheboygan County Circuit Court set bond at $50,000 cash Friday. More >

Alliant Energy wants to build $750 million plant near Beloit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Alliant Energy Corp. is asking regulators to build a $750 million gas-fired plant near Beloit. The Madison-based utility company on Friday filed an application with the state Public Service Commission to build a plant it says will provide cleaner power than the coal plants it’s shutting down. Alliant will close a More >

Trial delayed for ex-officer accused in suitcase deaths

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The trial for a former police officer accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway has been delayed until November. Steven Zelich is also suspected in the death of another woman who was found in a second suitcase at the same location More >

Taco Bell employee alerts police to drunken driver

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A woman who went through the drive-thru twice raised the suspicion of an employee at a Taco Bell in Janesville. The fast food worker called police, suspecting the woman was drunk. Police say she, in fact, was very intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .27, more than three times the More >

Slender Man suspect won’t be moved for psychiatric treatment

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to move a 12-year-old girl to a psychiatric center after she was accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man. The judge also denied a motion to reduce her $500,000 bail to a signature bond. Her attorney, Anthony Cotton, says the More >

Wonewoc-Center School Board Announces New District Administrator

Wonewoc-Center has announced its new district administrator. The school board announced at its monthly meeting on Monday night that Doctor Sharon Ennis would be the 2015-2016 School District Administrator. Ennis is Wonewoc-Center’s Curriculum Director Current district administrator Doctor Steve Lozeau will be retiring at the end of June. Other items the board took action on at More >

CETF and SOUL Will Ask PSC to Reconsider Approval of the Badger Coulee Transmission Line

The Citizens Energy Task Force (CETF) and Save Our Unique Lands of Wisconsin will ask the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) to reconsider their formal approval of the Badger Coulee regional transmission line. Debra Severson of CETF said in addition to not seeing economic projections of the line at flat or declining growth rates, More >