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Police look for pilot of drone over Camp Randall

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Police want to know who flew a drone over Camp Randall Stadium during the Wisconsin Badgers’ game last Saturday in Madison. University of Wisconsin police are working with federal aviation officials to identify the pilot of the drone seen hovering during the “Jump Around” between the third and fourth quarters. The More >

Walker considers replacing gas tax with sales tax

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker says he is considering proposing replacing Wisconsin’s gas tax with a sales tax on the purchase of gas. Walker threw out the idea during a meeting with the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board on Monday. The State Journal reports Tuesday (http://tiny.cc/4j1pnx ) that he offered few details of the More >

Missing Adams Man Found

A missing Adams County man was found late Monday night. Adams County Sheriff’s Office had reported 51-year-old Todd Galbrecht missing from the 3100 Block of STH 13 in the Township of Springville on Sunday night. The Sheriff’s Office cancelled the alert around 10:30 last night. No other information was released.

Reedsburg Fall Recycling Event – October 18

Reedsburg will be holding a fall recycling event this Saturday from 8am till noon at Nishan Park’s south parking lot. Resource Solutions from Madison will be in Reedsburg collecting computers, electronics, and appliances. Residents from Reedsburg and surrounding communities may bring their recyclables during this time. **SPECIAL EVENT PRICING** NO CHARGE ON THE FOLLOWING: CPU’s, More >

Walker considers replacing gas tax with sales tax

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker says he is considering proposing replacing Wisconsin’s gas tax with a sales tax on the purchase of gas. Walker threw out the idea during a meeting with the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board on Monday. The State Journal reports Tuesday (http://tiny.cc/4j1pnx ) that he offered few details of the More >

Ebola symposium held in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) – State and local health care providers as well as emergency responders are gathering in Milwaukee to make sure they are ready for any potential cases of Ebola. About 250 people are expected to attend a symposium Tuesday where national, state and local experts will discuss the Ebola virus epidemiology, testing, infection control More >

Missing 7-year-old Wisconsin girl found

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – Police say a 7-year-old Sheboygan girl missing since Monday afternoon has been found. A Sheboygan police dispatcher who declined to give her full name said Tuesday the girl is apparently OK. Authorities did not immediately release the details of her recovery. The news comes as dozens of volunteers gathered to help More >

Historical society to host genealogy conference

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Historical Society is getting set to host its second annual black genealogy conference. The daylong conference is set for Saturday at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison. The featured speaker will be Janis Minor Forte, the granddaughter of a slave who has been researching her family history since the late 1970s. More >

Man gets prison for stalking terminally ill girl

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) – A West Virginia man accused of stalking a 13-year-old terminally ill Wisconsin girl has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Court records say 30-year-old Shannon Cole Bailey also was ordered to serve two years on extended supervision, submit to a mental health assessment and move out of Wisconsin when he is More >

Arizona man gets life term in Wisconsin murder

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – An Arizona man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend’s fiance in Superior last year. Forty-three-year-old Juan Padilla could be released on extended supervision after 23 years. WDIO-TV reports the sentence was more severe than what both prosecutors and the defense had sought. Douglas County Judge George Glonek More >