Western moves up to top 3 percent of technical colleges nationwide

Western Technical College ranks in the top 3 percent of the nation’s community and technical colleges, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. That’s up 3 percent from last year. In a survey released on Aug. 22, WalletHub compared 821 community and technical colleges across three key dimensions, including cost and financing, education outcomes, and More >

No One Injured in Mauston Garage Fire

The Mauston Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 500 block of Grove Street in Mauston Tuesday afternoon. The fire started on the side of an unattached garage and no one was in the structure at the time the blaze was detected. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under More >

Three People Arrested in Connection to Burglaries in Several Counties

Three people have been arrested after a recent string of burglaries. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins said over the weekend, they had several complaints of burglaries that had taken place in the Cashton Area. Several Amish families had been burglarized while they were away at church. Deputies were able to gather enough information to assist More >

Pfister chef stabbed while trying to help woman

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Friends of a Milwaukee chef fatally stabbed outside a bar in Milwaukee say he was trying to help an acquaintance who was being attacked by her boyfriend. Shawn Ostrom’s friends gathered outside Thurman’s 15 bar on the city’s east side Tuesday night to mourn his death. The 32-year-old Ostrom was a chef at More >

Kenosha man dies after being shot in an interrupted armed burglary

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police are still looking for the person who fatally shot a Kenosha man who investigators say apparently interrupted an armed robbery. Authorities say 39-year-old Bernard Reavers went to the upper unit of his duplex to lend a vacuum to a tenant when he was shot Aug. 21. The father of three young More >

Attorney looks to dismiss lawsuit brought by the widow of man killed in police standoff

NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — An attorney hired by an eastern Wisconsin city wants a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the widow of a man killed by police during a standoff at a motorcycle shop. In July, Theresa Mason-Funk filed a lawsuit claiming the officers used excessive force when they shot 60-year-old Michael Funk More >

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson in Wisconsin this week

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson will be making his first campaign stop in Wisconsin this week. Johnson is slated to hold a campaign rally Thursday night in Milwaukee. Third party candidates are getting more attention this cycle as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton both struggle with low favorability numbers both in More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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Health Fair at Dells Family Medical Center – September 15

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health.  Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease and diabetes can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few More >

Herb Kohl Foundation Teacher Nomination Forms Now Available

Teacher nomination forms for the 2017 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship award can now be obtained from school district administrators and principals, or from The deadline for submission is September 23, 2016. Fellowships are $3,000, with an additional $3,000 grant going to the school of each Kohl Fellow. Established in 1990, the Herb Kohl More >