USDA buying cranberries due to oversupply

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – An oversupply of cranberries from record harvests in Wisconsin and Canada has prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy up to 68 million pounds of berries. The result will be more stable prices for cranberry growers. The oversupply means growers are getting between 10 cents and 19 cents a pound. More >

Police: Milwaukee man charged in fatal hit-and-run

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Authorities have charged a man who they say was drunk when he killed a man in a hit-and-run crash on Milwaukee’s south side. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( ) police said Tuesday that 49-year-old Victor Santiago of Milwaukee was charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and hit-and-run resulting in More >

Wisconsin hospital gets $1.5M for neonatal care

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has received a $1.5 million donation to endow a family chair in intensive care. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( ) the Wauwatosa health system announced the gift Tuesday from John and Linda Mellowes. Neonatal intensive care unit medical director Michael Uhing will be the first person to More >

Woman gets 7 years in Milwaukee child porn case

MILWAUKEE (AP) – A 25-year-old woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for possessing child pornography that she made of herself engaging in sexual conduct with her toddler son. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the woman was sentenced Tuesday in Milwaukee County court. She made the videos while living in Racine and working for More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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Agendas for School Boards and City/Village Meetings

City of Adams 2014, 12-01 PUBLIC HEARING -budget 2014, 12-01 REGULAR SESSION-Agenda Adams-Friendship School District TBA City of Elroy TBA Royall School District TBA Hillsboro School District TBA Village of Lyndon Station TBA City of Mauston TBA Mauston School District 2014 DECEMBER 1 BOARD FACIL STUDY WORK SESSION Village of Necedah TBA Necedah School District More >

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Seeks To Commit a Juneau County Man for Treatment

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition under the state’s sexual predator law against a Juneau County man. The petition was filed on November 20, 2014, in Juneau County Circuit Court, and alleges that 68-year-old Larry Whiteeagle is a sexually violent person and should be committed More >

Necedah High School to Host a BloodCenter Blood Drive

The Necedah High School will be sponsoring a community blood drive on Wednesday, December 3. The blood drive starts at 9:30 a.m. and donors will be accepted until 2:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Anyone 16 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Parental consent More >

Ferguson protesters fill Madison streets

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Scores of protesters angry over a grand jury’s refusal to issue an indictment in Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri, and plans for a new Dane County jail are filling downtown Madison’s streets. The crowd marched from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to the jail Tuesday afternoon, chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot” More >

Man sues Wisconsin police over Facebook arrest

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A man who was arrested after he posted Facebook comments calling a southern Wisconsin police department racist has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the agency violated his constitutional rights. Police arrested Thomas Smith in 2012 after he posted profanity-laced comments on Facebook calling police officers in Arena racists and likening them to More >