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Camp Douglas Man Arrested after Authorities find Over 23.5 Grams of Marijuana in Residence

A Camp Douglas man is facing charges after authorities conducted a search warrant on March 15th.  Authorities entered the home of 18 year old Kassidy Koscal, as they entered the home they noticed Koscal walking in a hallway.  Authorities were able to place Koscal under arrest without incident and transport him to the Juneau County More >

Dairyland Power Cooperative Ready To Move Forward On Solar Farm

The Dairyland Power Cooperative says its 149-megawatt solar energy facility in Jefferson County will generate enough power to light more than 20-thousand homes.  Officials say work on the Badger State Solar Project will mean dozens of construction jobs when it starts next year.  The company thinks it green energy source of electricity will come online More >

Shopko Can’t Find A Buyer, Decides To Close Its Doors

The Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko reports it wasn’t able to find a buyer and it will close the rest of its stores by June.  The company is beginning to wind down its retail operations this week.  It says five-thousand employees at 120 stores will be impacted by the decision.  Shopko had filed for bankruptcy protection More >

Dane County Judge Promises Ruling Over Lame Duck Laws, But Doesn’t Say When

Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess has promised a decision on the law passed during the Legislature’s lame-duck session, but he hasn’t said when.  Niess heard two hours of oral arguments Monday.  Liberal groups argue lawmakers convened illegally in December — and violated the Wisconsin Constitution.  The attorney for the Legislature warning a ruling the More >

Madison Zoo Workers Don’t Know If They Will Have A Job Next Month

Dozens of workers at Madison’s Henry Vilas Zoo don’t know if they will have a job April 1st.  Dane County is severing its partnership with the nonprofit organization which has been running the zoo.  Negotiations for a new contract finally fell apart after nearly a year of talks.  The county wants changes in the way More >

Presidential Hopeful Makes Stops In Wisconsin

Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke tells a Madison crowd he has issues with the detaining of immigrant children at the U-S border with Mexico.  O’Rourke brought his presidential campaign to Wisconsin Sunday.  It was his second visit to Madison, but his first since making his campaign for the White House official.  After speaking at a coffee More >

Lt. Governor Joins Eau Claire Gathering To Hear About Female Entrepreneurs

Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor joined small business owners at a weekend gathering to hear how the Red Letter Grant has helped female entrepreneurs.  The grant provides start-up capital and the help of a network to guide them to success.  Barnes pointed out that women own about 31 percent of the businesses in Wisconsin and they make More >

Evers Declares State of Emergency Due to Spring Flooding

Governor Tony Evers is declaring a statewide State of Emergency in Wisconsin in response to flooding from the rapid snowmelt and rains.  The order directs state agencies and the Wisconsin National Guard to provide additional personnel and resources to assist in emergency response and recovery operations.  Evers said the flooding that has impacted homes, businesses, More >

Homicide Suspect in Custody In Vernon County

There is an ongoing homicide investigation in rural Chaseburg, WI, in the town of Coon.  The Vernon County Sherriff’s office received a 9-1-1 call Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, at approximately 9:15 AM, from a residence on County Road KK.  The caller was identified as David M. Stowe, age 59, and he reported suspicious activity. More >

Human Bones Found Near Clifton, In Monroe County Identified

On 11/23/2018 at around 3:40pm, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office received a report of skeletal remains which were located in a wooded area in the Township of Clifton near County Highway W. The remains were located by a subject while hunting in the area. The Sheriff’s Office has since been able to ID the remains More >