UW System Asking Board Of Regents For 3% Pay Hikes For Employees

The president of the University of Wisconsin System will recommend three-percent pay hikes for system employees to go into effect next July.  President Ray Cross says it’s important to keep pay levels in line with other systems so high-quality faculty and staff can be hired and retained.  Those workers have received no pay hikes in More >

Dodge County Authorities Look For Talking Reindeer Light Display

For the second time in two holiday seasons a display at the Beaver Dam Rotary Lights presentation has been stolen.  This time the thieves took an animated talking reindeer light display from Swan Park.  Last year, thieves made off with the projector which created a light show at the band shell.  Organizers say they are More >

Wintery Conditions Cause Three Accidents in Vernon County Including one in Hillsboro

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle accident on December 2, 2018. The accident occurred at approximately 2:09 AM on County Road WW near Cepek Road near Hillsboro, WI in the Town of Hillsboro. Charles A. Koleda, age 38 of rural Hillsboro was traveling westbound on County Road WW when he lost More >

La Crosse Man Arrested in Juneau County for 6th Offense OWI

Michael D Jameson, 26 years of age, from La Crosse, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Tomah Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 6th offense.  State Patrol was advised of an injury crash by the Juneau Sherriff’s Department early in the morning on December 3rd.  After further investigation it More >

Friends of Necedah Wildlife Refuge to Host Free Presentation on Whooping Cranes December 15th

The iconic endangered Whooping Crane has a long and dynamic story.  Visit Necedah Siegler Memorial Library on Saturday, December 15th at 1pm, for a free presentation on the Eastern flock.  From habits to history, learn all about North America’s tallest bird.  Join Refuge Wildlife Biologist, Brad Strobel, as he discusses management and recaps the successes More >

Incoming Governor Vows To Do What He Can To Retain His Power

Governor-elect Tony Evers vows he will do what he can to keep his power.  Members of the Republican-controlled Legislature are meeting in a lame-duck session starting today (Monday) to pass a series of proposals to weaken his authority.  After a Monday public hearing at the Capitol, a vote is expected Tuesday.  This is the first More >

Legal Challenge Promised If GOP Limits Early Voting

The former general counsel for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign for president says Republican lawmakers will face a fight if they pass a limit on early voting.  A lame-duck legislative session is being held today (Monday) and Tuesday at the state Capitol.  Among the issues which could be approved is a new, two-week limit on early More >

Packers To Announce Paul McCartney Concert At Lambeau

The Green Bay Packers will hold a Tuesday news conference to announce details of a major concert date for Lambeau Field.  Former Beatle Paul McCartney will perform at an event next summer.  Tuesday’s announcement will reveal the concert date and when tickets will go on sale.  Music fans got a hint earlier this year when More >

Elroy Man Facing Drug Charges for 2nd Time in November

An Elroy man is facing drug charges for the 2nd time this month.  An Elroy police officer did a registration check on a white truck he saw drive by, on November 29th.  The registration check showed the only known owner 29 year old Scott Roznos to have had his license revoked.  The officer made contact More >

New Lisbon Correctional Inmate Allegedly Attacks Correctional Officer

An inmate at the New Lisbon Correctional facility is facing a charge of Battery by a Prisoner.  27 year old Jordan Berg allegedly attacked a Correctional Officer because they would not return a book to them.  The Officer alleges they were investigating the books and whether they belonged to Berg or not.  Berg attempted to More >