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Public Informational Meeting for Adams-Friendship Referendum

The School District of Adams-Friendship will be holding its second informational forum regarding its April 7th referendum. The forum will be next Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm in the High School Little Theater. The forum is for community members to obtain information about the referendum question. The referendum question that the district is asking is More >

Adams County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Looking for Nominations

The Adams County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is looking for nominations for their Spring Awards Banquet. The Annual Meeting/Spring Awards Banquet will be held Sunday, April 26. The organization is looking for nominations for: Business Development Award – Awarded to a business that has added to their business or seen exceptional success in the More >

Red Cross Encourages Blood Donations During National Volunteer Month

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A More >

New Website for NWS La Crosse Coming

The “look and feel” of the National Weather Service (NWS) La Crosse website will be changing around April 1st. This is in response to a required web infrastructure consolidation that will occur by the end of 2015. The change will also provide office to office consistency because the layout of the home page will be set More >

Mauston Man Charged with False Imprisonment, Disorderly Conduct, and 2nd Degree Sexual Assault

A Mauston man has been charged with domestic abuse and sexual assault charges. According to the criminal complaint, due to a conflict of interest, the Tomah Police Department investigated a domestic abuse case in which the alleged victim stated that 50-year-old Gerald Jakubik was controlling. She said there were several incidents where Jakubik had been emotionally More >

Driver eludes Racine County deputies, dogs

RACINE, Wis. (AP) – Racine County sheriff’s deputies say a driver they pursued at speeds of 100 mph remains at large. Authorities say they used a number of dogs to track the driver who ditched his car and ran into some woods. Deputies initially tried pulling the driver over for numerous traffic violations in the More >

Baby killed in Milwaukee County crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Authorities say a baby has died in a one-vehicle crash at a Milwaukee intersection. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says the 7-month-old boy was in a car that rolled over about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The baby was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

Police: Woman fatally struck by vehicle was driver’s wife

MEQUON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say the elderly woman struck and killed in the parking lot of a suburban Milwaukee grocery store was hit by her own husband. Mequon police say 87-year-old Henry Winter likely suffered a medical episode when his van struck several parked vehicles before striking his wife who was walking in the More >

Milwaukee police arrest 17 people at north side video shoot

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee police say 17 people could face gun- and drug-related charges after a large crowd gathered for the making of a video on the city’s north side. Officers responded late Monday afternoon to a report of about 50 people, some of whom were armed with guns, standing in the street. The Milwaukee Journal More >

Wisconsin woman bound over for trial in boyfriend’s death

WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) – A Fremont woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend has been bound over for trial. Forty-three-year-old Alison Roe appeared for a preliminary hearing in Waupaca County court Tuesday. She’s charged with first-degree intentional homicide, punishable by life in prison. Roe is accused of stabbing Craig Dake at their apartment on March 6. According More >