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Wisconsin shelter pauses cat adoptions after virus

RACINE, Wis. (AP) – Cat adoptions will be temporarily suspended at the Wisconsin Humane Society shelter in Racine after four cats tested positive for a contagious and often fatal disease. The Journal Times reports (http://bit.ly/1oXXOaS ) cat adoptions will resume Sept. 2. A Wisconsin Humane society spokeswoman says adoptions of dogs and other animals won’t be More >

3 people die in Jefferson County crash

TOWN OF HEBRON, Wis. (AP) – Three people have died in a single-vehicle crash in the Town of Hebron in Jefferson County of southern Wisconsin. Jefferson County Sheriff Paul Milbrath says in a statement that it was reported shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday on Highway D. He says the preliminary investigation at the scene and a More >

Trempealeau County sand moratorium to expire

WHITEHALL, Wis. (AP) – Trempealeau County’s year-long moratorium on silica sand mining is set to expire at the end of this month. The Winona Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1tlRZnV ) the county board voted 8-7 against extending the moratorium at a packed meeting this week. The extension request came from a county health committee. During the moratorium, a study More >

UW regents OK $95 million budget request

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The University of Wisconsin System’s Board of Regents has approved asking Gov. Scott Walker for $95 million in additional tax dollars in the next state budget. The regents voted unanimously to forward the request to Walker during a meeting at UW-Oshkosh on Thursday afternoon. System President Ray Cross wants the money More >

Federal court to unseal some John Doe documents

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A federal appeals court has decided to unseal more documents in a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign. Prosecutors have been looking into whether Walker’s 2012 recall campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups on advertising and fundraising. One of the groups, Wisconsin Club for Growth, has convinced a federal judge to More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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Van Doren To Run as an Independent in the November Election

Wisconsin Third Congressional District candidate, Ken Van Doren of Mauston, has left the GOP and will continue his campaign as an Independent. Van Doren made the announcement to leave the party last Friday. He said in a release that he could “no longer support the Republican party, its lack of principles, its poor leadership and More >

Wonewoc-Center School Board Approves Policies and Service Fund

The Wonewoc-Center School Board held its meeting on Monday night. District Administrator Doctor Steve Lozeau said the board members tabled a number of items, including changes to the student handbook, staff handbook, and school policies 500-800 for further readings. However, the board did approved a revised Policy 363.3 Web Page Design, which is to be More >

Wisconsin Dells Man Charged with Three Counts of Recklessly Endangering Safety

A Wisconsin Dells man has been charged with three counts of recklessly endangering safety. According to the criminal complaint, while responding to a welfare check in Lemonweir Township last Saturday, 26-year-old Preston Lee was found with an aerosol can of computer cleaner in his hand inside his car. The deputy made contact with Lee, and More >

WI River Meats the Cowtastic CowMOOnity Cow Winner

A winner has been announced in the Cowtastic CowMOOnity Cow Competition. The winning cow was done by Wisconsin River Meats. It raised over $160, but the total contest raised over $500. Heidi Finicun is a Director of the Juneau County Fair Board. She said the money will be put towards the Robert Holig Memorial Dairy More >