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Cement Trucks Hits Back of Pickup Truck; Two Injured

Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 27 near County Highway X in the Township of Leon Thursday morning. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins said at first the call was of a cement truck that had over turned at that location. Further calls indicated that a pickup truck had More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center: Be Aware of Phone Scam

Mile Bluff Medical Center is alerting residents of a potential phone scam going around the area claiming to be Mile Bluff. Katie Nuttall, Communication Specialist, said if you receive a call from “Mile Bluff Clinic” or “Mile Bluff Medical Center,” urging you to call back to receive your “healthcare package,” do not return the call. More >

Blood Drive at Mile Bluff Medical Center August 3

There is currently a critical need for blood donations due to the high demand during the summer.  Blood products are being distributed to hospitals faster than they are being donated.  Mile Bluff Medical Center and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin need your help! There will be an emergency blood drive that will be held at the More >

New Lisbon Free and Reduce Lunch Information

The New Lisbon School District has announced its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals. Application forms are being sent to all homes with a notice to parents or guardians. To apply for free or reduced price meals or free milk, households must fill out the application and return it to More >

Teen dead after accidental shooting in Waupaca County

WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a 15-year-old boy has died in an accidental shooting in Waupaca County. Authorities say the shooting happened about 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Town of Farmington. The teen was shot in the shoulder with a .22 caliber firearm, but the circumstances have not been released. WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/2vavjQG ) reports More >

State Dept. warns of possibly tainted alcohol in Mexico

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The U.S. State Department is warning tourists going to Mexico about reports of tainted or substandard alcohol causing drinkers to become sick or pass out. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2tDONss ) recently reported about travelers becoming sick after drinking alcohol at Mexican resorts. In January, a 20-year-old Wisconsin woman vacationing in Mexico with More >

Logging operations in Wisconsin try to recover from rain

OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — Logging crews in northern Wisconsin are trying to make up for rainy weather that has slowed down their operations. Logging experts told WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/2eNOetu ) that it typically takes three or four days of dry weather for the ground to be parched enough for trucks to operate on logging roads. Wild Rivers More >

Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore rejected invitation to Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore says she rejected an invitation from President Donald Trump to participate in a news conference announcing that electronics manufacturer planned to locate in Wisconsin. Moore said in a statement Wednesday that she “respectfully declined” the invitation. Moore says “my constituents have no interest in me entertaining More >

Bobcat Harvest Quota to Increase for the 2017-18 Season

The statewide harvest quota for bobcat has been approved and set at 750 for the 2017-18 seasons, which mark the fourth year of statewide bobcat harvest. Hunters and trappers successful in receiving a harvest permit for the 2017-18 season will be notified by mid-September. The quota of 750 bobcats includes both the Northern and Southern More >

Wisconsin Democrats cautious amid news of Foxconn plant

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats say they welcome new jobs in the state, but they want to wait and see if Foxconn delivers before getting too excited about news the Taiwan company plans to build a manufacturing plant in the state. Democratic state Sen. Chris Larson said Wednesday that Wisconsin has been “deceived by More >