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Man accused of holding wife against her will

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) – An armed standoff in Fond du Lac has ended with the arrest of a man accused of holding a gun to his wife’s head and refusing to let her leave their home. Police say the 37-year-old man was arrested shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday after the 28-year-old woman fled More >

Support staff provide extra security at fair

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin State Fair will have extra help with crowd control and general security at this year’s event. Fair police Chief James Bruno says about 100 event support staff members have received additional training in traffic control, building and state security and patrolling the grounds, among other duties. Bruno says More >

Oral arguments set in John Doe appeal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Oral arguments are set for Sept. 9 in the appeal of a federal judge’s ruling halting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s recall campaign and other conservative groups. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago set the argument date late Tuesday. It comes exactly two months before Walker faces re-election. The More >

New Lisbon School Registration – August 7

Registration for all students attending the School District of New Lisbon will be held Thursday August 7th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the district multipurpose room. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. While at registration, parents and guardians can update a census verification form, complete a free and reduced meal application, deposit More >

Court refuses to grant new trial for killer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a Beloit man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend should not have been granted a new trial based on his insanity defense. The court on Wednesday overturned a state appeals court which last year granted Donyil Anderson a new trial. He was sentenced to life in prison More >

Reps. Kind, Moore and Pocan Call for Further Action to Ensure Quality Care at VA Hospitals Serving Wisconsin Veterans

Three Wisconsin members of Congress are writing letters to Wisconsin Veteran Affair facilities. Representatives Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan wrote letters to facilities in Tomah, Madison, and Milwaukee calling for further action to address the negligent treatment and substandard care occurring within the VA system. While the letter itself praises the Wisconsin facilities More >

Two Vehicle Accident on the Interstate by New Lisbon

On Tuesday morning, a crash occurred on I-90 at milepost 60 near New Lisbon, which involved four injuries. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, the right lane of traffic was closed for a bridge inspection and the maintenance crew traffic was passing the work zone in left lane at a slower pace than usual. 41-year-old More >

Tomah VA to host Veteran Mental Health, Homelessness Summit

The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its second annual Veteran Mental Health Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah. This year’s Veteran Mental Health Summit will be combined with an annual Veteran Homelessness Summit. The purpose of the summit is to assemble More >

Crandon voters recall mayor

CRANDON, Wis. (AP) – Residents of a northeastern Wisconsin community have recalled their mayor. Voters in the Forest County community of Crandon removed Rob Jaeger from office Tuesday and replaced him with Dennis Rosa. WJFW-TV (http://bit.ly/1AycuB5 ) says Rosa received about two-thirds of the vote in the community of about 2,000 people. Recall supporters began More >

Pediatrician accused of assault gives up license

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) – An Eau Claire pediatrician acquitted of the majority of sexual assault charges against him has agreed to give up his medical license so that the remaining counts will be dismissed. Dr. David Van de Loo was accused of having sexual contact with 15 juvenile male patients while working at Mayo More >