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Wisconsin agency discusses Foxconn deal, takes no action

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker’s job creation agency met behind closed doors to discuss a contract with Foxconn Technology Group but didn’t take any action. The company wants to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin. The Legislature passed a $3 billion incentives package for the plant this month. The Wisconsin Economic Development More >

Pence says there’s ‘lot of consensus’ around tax overhaul

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says there’s “a lot of consensus” around the tax overhaul plan unveiled by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans. Pence joined with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday to tout the plan with workers at Weldall Manufacturing in Waukesha and state business leaders. Pence says for wealthier More >

Woman arrested in death of boy found burned in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police have arrested a 23-year-old woman in the death of a boy found partially burned in a south side residence. Homicide detectives were called to the scene as well as Milwaukee firefighters shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday. Police say the Milwaukee woman was arrested around noon. Police are working with the More >

Bobcat population grows in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wildlife experts say the number of bobcats is growing in Wisconsin. State Natural Resources Department officials gave the department’s board a bobcat update Wednesday, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported . The department estimates that northern Wisconsin had about 3,500 bobcats in 2016, compared to 1,500 bobcats in 1980. The population in southern Wisconsin More >

Walker releases names of applicants for Milwaukee sheriff

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has received applications from 18 candidates hoping to be Milwaukee County sheriff after the vacancy created by the departure of firebrand lawman David Clarke. Applicants include former Milwaukee police Capt. Earnell Lucas, who was planning to run against Clarke next year, and Milwaukee police Lt. Chris Moews, who previously More >

Sauk County judge nets endorsements from conservative justices

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock has won endorsements in the race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court from three conservative sitting justices and a host of other conservative judges. Screnock’s campaign announced the endorsements Thursday. They are another sign that he is the conservative’s choice to replace Justice Michael Gableman who More >

Woman Arrested for OWI-Drug Impaired in Adams County

An Adams woman has been arrested on several drug-related charges. On September 18, Adams County deputies executed a search warrant at 2106 11th Ave in the Town of Adams. The home was targeted by law enforcement as part of ongoing drug investigations. A resident of that home, 45-year-old  Cassandra G Serles was arrested on several More >

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Regional Representative Will Hold Staff Office Hours in Juneau County October 11

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Regional Representative Ryan Cornett will hold staff office hours in Juneau County on October 11, 2017. Constituents will have the chance to meet individually with staff and request assistance with a federal agency or discuss other federal issues. No appointment is necessary. Constituents are also welcome to contact Senator Baldwin regarding More >

Sex Offender Information Bulletin

On September 18, 2017 the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness, and protection. The individual who More >

Fatal Car vs Semi Accident in Juneau County

There was a fatal accident in Juneau County Monday evening around 5:30pm. According to the accident report, 71-year-old Gillian Danko of Mauston was traveling east on County Road O and was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Highway 58 and O in the Town of Lindina. She hand motioned for a vehicle More >