Tonight’s City of New Lisbon Council Meeting Cancelled

Tonight’s City of New Lisbon Council meeting has been cancelled due to not having a quorum. The discussion and possible action on the Rocket Rec Center’s conditional use permit will be on next week’s city council’s meeting agenda.

DOJ Prescription Drug Take Back Day – October 17

The Wisconsin Department of Justice will coordinate a Prescription Drug Take Back initiative on Saturday, October 17 with municipalities and law enforcement statewide. The goal of the Take Back Day is to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the community about the potential for abuse of these medications. According More >

“Coffee with a Cop” Event in Adams County – October 29

On October 29, there will be another opportunity for Adams County resident to meet deputies with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office at Coffee with a Cop. Coffee with a Cop is when deputies and community members come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members More >

Tomah Memorial Hosts Senior Health & Safety Expo

Senior citizens can learn how to stay healthy and safe during the Tomah Memorial Hospital Senior Health & Safety Expo this Thursday at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah. Hospital community outreach health educator Whitney Sanjari says the event has new hours this year from 3 to 7 pm. The non-fasting health screenings include leg More >

New Lisbon Rocket Rec Center Closed Again

Rocket Rec will not open today after school. There will be a meeting of the New Lisbon Common Council tonight at 8pm to take up the matter. The agenda is similar to the agenda of last week’s meeting that was preceded by the public hearing. At the beginning of last week’s meeting, the Attorney for More >

Bill would allow guns in university, college buildings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Republican state legislators have introduced a bill that would allow concealed carry gun owners to bring weapons into public university and college buildings in Wisconsin. The proposed legislation from Rep. Jesse Kremer and Sen. Devin LeMahieu comes less than two weeks after a gunman killed nine people at a community college More >

Senate panel to take up anti-heroin bills

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A legislative committee is poised to vote on three anti-heroin bills. The Senate’s health committee is expected to vote on a bill Tuesday that would require opiate dispensers to enter prescriptions in a statewide database within 24 hours; create methadone and pain clinic registries; and require treatment programs that use methadone to More >

Sheriff: Fugitive likely killed over drug-related robbery

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kenosha County’s sheriff says the subject of a lengthy manhunt likely killed a man over a drug-related robbery. Sheriff David Beth says investigators suspect the fugitive killed Tywon Anderson believing he was a drug dealer who had robbed his nephew. Search warrant documents say the man admitted to at least two people More >

Cranberry harvest in full swing

(AP) – The fall harvest of Wisconsin’s official state fruit is in full swing. Cranberries are the state’s number one fruit crop and are grown on 21,000 acres in 20 counties in central and northern Wisconsin. This year federal agricultural officials expect Wisconsin’s cranberry industry to produce five million barrels of fruit. The U.S. Department of Agriculture More >

Senate panel to vote on stripping Planned Parenthood funding

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate’s health committee is expected to vote on a pair of bills that would strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding and raise its Medicaid expenses. One measure would require the state to apply for $3.5 million in federal Title X grant money, which currently all goes to Planned Parenthood. The More >