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One Vehicle Accident in the Town of Springville

There was a one vehicle accident in the Town of Springville in Adams County on October 16. According to the accident report, 24-year-old Eilis Fagan of Madison was traveling north on Highway 13 when her vehicle hit the shoulder of the road. Fagan overcorrected and crossed the highway and entered the ditch. Her vehicle overturned More >

Adams Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

A charge of disorderly conduct has been referred to the Adams County District Attorney’s Office for an Adams woman. On Monday, October 27, Adams Police were dispatched to a business in the 200 block of North Main Street for a disturbance. When the officer arrived, he was told by an employee that 44-year-old Joy Jenkins More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center Offers Free Diabetes Month Event

Diabetes is a serious, but controllable lifelong disease that affects about 29 million Americans. Nearly 21 million individuals are diagnosed with diabetes, while an additional 8 million are not even aware they have the disease. With the number of people who are affected by diabetes continues to increase, Mile Bluff Medical Center works to focus More >

Alternate Parking to Start November 15th in City of Elroy

The City of Elroy is reminding residents that alternate street parking will be in effect November 15th to April 1st, between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. All vehicles shall be parked only on even numbered sides of the street on those days bearing an even calendar date and on the odd numbered More >

Juneau County Contracts with CodeRED to Provide Emergency Notification Services to the Community

Following an extensive and thorough evaluation and review of alerting systems, Juneau County has implemented the CodeRED system. CodeRED is a high speed emergency notification service provided by Ormond Beach, Florida based Emergency Communications Network. The Juneau County Dispatch said in a release, the system will service as a foundation for the county’s emergency planning More >

Shootout sends wounded suspect to hospital

LAKE NEBAGAMON, Wis. (AP) – A standoff and shootout in northwestern Wisconsin ended after the suspect was shot and wounded by sheriff’s deputies. Douglas County sheriff’s officials say the female suspect got into an argument with her mother Wednesday at a residence in Lake Nebagamon and pulled a gun. The mother fled to a nearby More >

Sheriff: Applications for drone are endless

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) – The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department has a new piece of equipment that it says can keep deputies out of harm’s way. Deputies say the possibilities for their drone are many. Sheriff James Kowalczyk says it could be used for search warrants, for finding lost children or for accident reconstruction. He More >

Starting bid for Appleton hotel $7.5 million

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) – An online listing says the starting bid for the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton is $7.5 million. An auction for the 388-room downtown hotel begins Dec. 1 and ends Dec. 3. The city has been talking with the hotel investors about plans for a $27 million Fox Cities Exhibition Center. More >

DNR reminds hunters to review county boundaries

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding deer hunters to learn the boundaries of new management units by reviewing county lines. The Department of Natural Resources has reduced the number of traditional management units this year from 134 to 72 units based on county boundaries in an effort to simplify the hunt. The agency More >

Wisconsin studies music and memory program

UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is leading a new study on whether music can help dementia patients. Similar studies will be done in Utah and Ohio on the Music and Memory program, which is in hundreds of nursing homes across the U.S. and Canada. The study in Wisconsin is the largest in More >