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Wisconsin man critically injured in Florida dispute

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a northern Wisconsin man is in critical condition after being shot in the head during a dispute over marijuana in Florida. The Martin County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office says 27-year-old Patrick Nelson of Superior also has a broken neck and other broken bones. Nelson allegedly stole about $1,000 worth of marijuana from More >

House fire kills 1, injures 1 in Wauwatosa

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was killed and a man was seriously injured in a Wauwatosa house fire. The blaze was reported shortly before noon on Sunday. Firefighters found the man badly burned outside of the home when they arrived on the scene. They rushed into the home to rescue the man’s More >

Hit-and-run crash kills 2, injures 4 in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed two people and injured at least four others on Milwaukee’s southwest side. The fatal accident happened Sunday afternoon near the intersection of 84th Street and Wilbur Avenue. Police believe a silver SUV carrying several teenagers ran a red light and slammed into two other vehicles. More >

Authorities ID worker killed at Madison construction site

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a worker killed in a construction accident in Madison last week. The Dane County medical examiner’s office identifies the victim as 58-year-old John Stoll of Fitchburg. The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/1EG8b7r ) reports Stoll was fatally injured when a wall collapsed and trapped him just after 7:30 More >

Wisconsin lawmaker wants to repeal handgun waiting period

RACINE, Wis. (AP) – A Racine lawmaker wants to repeal Wisconsin’s 48-hour waiting period to buy handguns. Republican state Sen. Van Wanggaard says the original intent of the waiting period was to give gun dealers enough time to complete a background check. Now that information is digitized and background checks can be done nearly instantly, Wanggaard More >

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2015 Tractor Safety Training Program

Juneau County UW-Extension and area FFA Advisors will sponsor the 2015 Tractor Safety Training Program for youth ages 12 and over. Since 1970, the federal Hazardous Occupation Act has required Tractor and Machinery Certification for youth 14-15 years of age for employment on farms other than those operated by their families. Further, Wisconsin Act 455 More >

Juneau Farmers Direct Funds to Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club

The Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club has received a $2,500 donation from Juneau County farmers Alan and Lisa Voss and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization cover the costs associated with a new weight room floor. “They are in the process of removing the weight room More >

Dumore Corporation Acquires Grove Die Casting

Dumore Corporation, located in Mauston, has acquired the assets of Grove Die Casting, Inc., located in Union Grove, Wisconsin. President and CEO Guillermo “Wil” Fernandez said the acquisition will help improve their customer responsiveness by significantly reducing lead time for their lower volume aluminum die cast components. In addition, he said, it vertically integrates aluminum More >

Man accused of supplying alcohol to teen before fatal crash

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Cottage Grove man has been arrested and accused of providing alcohol to a 16-year-old driver who was killed in Dane County crash. Sheriff’s officials said Friday the 23-year-old man is being held in the Dane County Jail on a recommended felony charge of causing death by providing alcohol to a More >