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Wisconsin Milk Production Keeps Rising Faster Than US

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation’s busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year and that’s 33 percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin pumped out almost 2.6 billion More >

Body Of Missing Kewaskum Man Found In Central Wisconsin Lake

The body of a Kewaskum man has been recovered from a lake in Adams County. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources used remote sonar and camera equipment to locate the body of 25-year-old Paul Anderson Sunday afternoon. Witnesses told authorities Anderson disappeared after jumping off a dock into Lake Camelot late Friday night and trying More >

Third Annual Autumn Scamper 5k coming to Necedah October 1

As the fall activity calendar fills up, be sure to plan on joining the staff of the Necedah Family Medical Center for the third annual Autumn Scamper 5k on Saturday, October 1. The fun begins at 9 am with a free half-mile kids’ run/walk for children up to age 12.  The 5k will start at More >

Earliest CREP Contracts Expiring; Sept. 30 Renewal Deadline

(MADISON) – The earliest-signed CREP contracts expire Sept. 30, and landowners holding those contracts signed in 2001-02 must renew them by that date if they want to remain in the program. CREP is the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. CREP is a component of the federal Conservation Reserve Program, or CRP, that offers incentives and support More >

WIS 13 Closure, Detour in Adams County Starting Monday

Crews will close WIS 13 to through traffic between Adams County F and County M at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 22 for railroad repairs. Traffic will be detoured via County F, County Z, and County J. Local traffic should expect to encounter flagging operations. Vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians will not be allowed to cross More >

Local Distribution of Sparsity Aid

Several local schools are receiving sparsity aid, according to a release from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Sparsity aid was awarded in the 2016-2017 school year to 141 school districts to help address the needs of rural schools. A district must have no more than 745 student and fewer than 10 students per square More >

Two Vehicle Accident in Vernon County

Two people were injured in a two vehicle accident in Vernon County Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff John B. Spears said 44-year-old Tina Alexander of Soldiers Grove was north bound on State Highway 131 in the Town of Kickapoo. She was attempting to turn right into a private driveway when 64-year-old Sheila Alderman of Westby, who was More >

Brooks Joins Wisconsin Food, Land, and Water Project Steering Committee

The Wisconsin Food, Land, and Water Project (http://wisconsinlandwater.org) will convene on Tuesday, August 23rd in Stevens Point for a working meeting to discuss Wisconsin’s food, land, and water resources and the human demands that affect them.  The four key talking points that will be discussed include: polluted surface water, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, and the More >

Juneau County Women’s Night Out Coming September 27

The ninth annual Juneau County Women’s Night Out will be held on Tuesday, September 27 at Mauston High School.  Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation and the Juneau County Women’s Health Initiative invite all area women to join them for a night of relaxation, education, and fun.  This year the keynote speaker will be Theresa Rose. More >

Semi Accident in the Town of Orange

No one was injured when a semi went into a ditch in the Town of Orange Monday. 42-year-old Zoltan Pucsas of Illinois was traveling west on Highway 12/16 Officials say Pucsas told them he attempted to light a cigarette and his semi started to head to the ditch. He told officials he didn’t want to More >