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Bradley, Daley to face off in live televised debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates Ann Walsh Bradley and James Daley are facing off for a live, televised debate just over a week before the April 7 election. The debate Friday marks the third time in a week that Bradley and Daley are appearing together. Bradley is seeking a third 10-year term on the More >

Police ID teens in stolen car killed in Milwaukee crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee police have identified two teenage boys killed when the driver of the stolen vehicle they were riding in ran a stop sign and collided with another car. Police say 17-year-old Jamar Canday and 16-year-old Marquise Tate died in the crash that occurred about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Milwaukee’s west wide. Two other More >

Funeral set for slain Wisconsin trooper

KIEL, Wis. (AP) – Funeral services are scheduled for a Wisconsin state trooper killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect. Trooper Trevor Casper will be remembered at a funeral Sunday at his alma mater, Kiel (keel) High School. The service begins at 5 p.m. and is open to the public. A private burial will be More >

Gov. Scott Walker immigration position under fresh scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s position on immigration is facing new scrutiny. The likely Republican presidential contender has consistently opposed what he calls “amnesty” for immigrants in the country illegally. But in a recent closed-door meeting with New Hampshire Republicans, he said such immigrants should be allowed to stay in the country legally. That’s according More >

Wisconsin DNR moves 26 elk to Jackson County

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has moved 26 elk from Kentucky to Jackson County in hopes of establishing a second herd in the state. Gov. Scott Walker’s office said in a news release Thursday that the elk completed a 45-day quarantine period in Kentucky and will spend at least 75 days More >

Wisconsin trooper’s killer convicted of disorderly conduct

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Court records show a Michigan man suspected of killing a rookie Wisconsin state trooper after robbing a bank was part of a group of skinheads who attacked black and Hispanic people nearly 20 years ago. Steven Timothy Snyder and Trooper Trevor Casper killed each other during a shootout in Fond du Lac More >

Agendas for School Boards and City/Village Meetings

City of Adams 2015-04-01 Cable Advisory Agenda Finance Agenda 2015-03-31 Adams-Friendship School District TBA City of Elroy TBA Royall School District TBA Hillsboro School District TBA Village of Lyndon Station TBA City of Mauston TBA Mauston School District TBA Village of Necedah TBA Necedah School District TBA City of New Lisbon TBA New Lisbon School More >

Public Meeting for WIS 80 Improvements in Elroy

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss proposed improvement plans for WIS 80 in Elroy. The meeting will held in the Royall High School cafeteria, 1501 Academy Street, Elroy, on Tuesday, March 31, from 6-8 p.m. The meeting will follow an informal open house format. A brief presentation More >

Wisconsin Regulators Approve New Power Line

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – State regulators have approved plan to build a $500 million-plus power line from western Wisconsin to Middleton. The Public Service Commission gave the green light Thursday to Northern States Power Company and American Transmission Company to construct the 345-kilovolt line. The line will run from Holmen to Black River Falls and largely More >

Supreme Court Justice Candidate Visits Mauston

A Supreme Court Justice candidate visited the Mauston area on Thursday. Rock County Judge James Daley was at the Mauston Park Oasis talking to people about the upcoming election. Judge Daley is running against incumbent Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley. He said he decided to run because there had been a series of decisions More >