Harley Expects To Lay Off 225 Salaried Employees

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Harley Davidson says it will lay off 225 salaried employees before the end of this year. The Milwaukee based motorcycle firm says about 70 of its contractors will also be affected by the layoffs, which come amid a seven percent drop in US motorcycle sales during the past year. Harley has more More >

A 16-year-old boy convicted in the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old boy in Wausau

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy convicted in the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old boy during a suspected gang confrontation in Wausau last year is being sentenced. Dylan Yang was found guilty in March of first-degree reckless homicide in the killing of Isaiah Powell on Feb. 27, 2015. He faces up to 60 years in More >

House Speaker Paul Ryan releases first general election campaign ad

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has released his first general election campaign ad. The spot comes during a tumultuous time for Ryan, even though he faces only token Democratic opposition for the southeastern Wisconsin congressional race. Ryan was heckled by Donald Trump supporters at a Wisconsin rally earlier this month after Ryan yanked his More >

Officials identifies 13-year-old Wisconsin boy who drowned along the Texas Gulf Coast

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Officials have identified a 13-year-old boy from Wisconsin who drowned after having gone swimming near a state park along the Texas Gulf Coast. Gabriel Carpenter’s body was found Monday afternoon near Mustang Island State Park. Carpenter had been reported missing Sunday after he had gone underwater and never resurfaced while swimming with More >

Johnson Announces Staff Mobile Office Hours

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) announced Monday that his staff will be available for the mobile office hours. Mobile office hours allow constituents to meet with the senator’s staff to request assistance with a federal agency or regarding other federal matters. The staff will be at Tomah City Hall Friday, October 28 from 10 a.m. – More >

Necedah School Board Approves Budget and Tax Levy for 2016-2017 Year

The Necedah School Board approved the budget and tax levy for 2016-2017 at its monthly meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the budget will have a deficit of $400,000. This deficit does not impact property taxes. At the end of the school year in June, whatever the deficit is, Gierach said it will More >

Motorcycle Accident in the Town of Lemonweir

Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident Friday, October 14, in the Town of Lemonweir. Ronald Haschke of New Lisbon and his passenger Jillene Goodpasture were traveling westbound on Highway 82 when a deer ran out in front of the motorcycle. Haschke was unable to avoid the deer and struck it, causing Goodpasture to More >

Statewide Drug Take-Back Day Is October 22

This Saturday, October 22, is one of the semi-annual, statewide Drug Take-Back days in Wisconsin. On this day, law enforcement throughout the state will be collecting old medications and prescription drugs so they can be disposed of safely. Most disposal sites will accept controlled and uncontrolled substances, over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, creams, non-aerosol sprays, vials, More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Hold Diabetes Education Event Nov. 3

Mile Bluff Medical Center will hold a free diabetes education event where you will learn how to live life to its fullest while managing diabetes.  During the event, Mile Bluff’s diabetes education team will give tips and tricks on living well with this condition.  Doctor Yao Liu, an eye specialist from UW Madison, will also More >

Culver’s Mourns Loss Of CEO

(Prairie du Sac, WI)  —  The Wisconsin based Culver’s butter burger and frozen custard chain is mourning the loss of its CEO. The company says Phil Keiser died Saturday from natural causes, and he would have turned 61 on Monday. Keiser was with Culver’s for two decades and he became the CEO last year, overseeing More >