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Juneau County Jail Roster

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Adams-Friendship School District Administrator Resigns

The quest for a new district administrator will begin soon for the Adams-Friendship School District. After a special school board meeting March 15th, the Adams-Friendship School Board accepted the resignation of current District Administrator Rick Waski. He has taken the Superintendent’s position in the School District of Monroe. Waski served as the district administrator for More >

$32.1 Million For Wisconsin’s Public School Libraries

WISCONSIN DELLS – Wisconsin’s K-12 public school libraries will receive $32.1 million, thanks to earnings from Common School Fund investments, the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands announced Monday. Commissioner Doug La Follette, Secretary of State, presented Kurt Kiefer, Assistant State Superintendent of Public Instruction, with a ceremonial check at the Wisconsin Educational & Media More >

City of Hillsboro Wastewater Facility Plan Public Hearing – April 11

The City of Hillsboro will hold a public hearing at the Hillsboro City Hall on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. to consider a Wastewater Facility Plan for Sludge Processing and Storage. The Wastewater Facility Plan addresses the wastewater treatment needs, with emphasis on sludge processing and storage needs, at the City of Hillsboro.  The More >

Two Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit Currency

Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Danesha Phillips, 23, and Marlo Phillips, 19, both of Madison, Wis., were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William Conley for passing counterfeit U.S. currency at numerous merchants in southern Wisconsin. Danesha Phillips and Marlo Phillips are sister and brother. More >

Police officer, 3 others shot dead in small Wisconsin city

WESTON, Wis. (AP) — Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm in northern Wisconsin, followed by a standoff at an apartment complex that ended in a volley of gunfire. Police characterized the initial shooting at the Marathon Savings Bank More >

Wisconsin policy makers, advocates to discuss health care

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Health care advocates in Wisconsin are gathering along with policy makers to discuss the proposed federal health care overhaul law as a vote nears in Congress. Democratic opponents and people affected by the House Republican proposal also planned to speak out against it Thursday. The House debate comes on the same More >

Wisconsin lawmakers say cheese deserves more recognition

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — At the urging of fourth-grade students, Wisconsin lawmakers want to make cheese the state’s official dairy product. Milk has enjoyed a designation as the state’s official beverage since 1987 and the dairy cow became the state’s domestic animal in 1971. Even though Wisconsin produces the most cheese in the country, the More >

Milwaukee housing inspector is shot and killed on duty

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a Milwaukee housing inspector was fatally shot while on duty. Police say officers were called to the scene around 2 p.m. Wednesday. They found a man who had been shot in his car. Police Chief Edward Flynn says the Department of Neighborhood Services employee had gone to conduct a home More >

Governor Walker approval rating at 45 percent in new poll

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker’s approval rating is at 45 percent as he prepares for a likely run for a third term. The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday showed that 45 percent of respondents approve of the job Walker is doing while 48 percent disapprove. It was 42 percent in late More >