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Wisconsin Boy Scout council gets $3M donation

WESTON, Wis. (AP) – A central Wisconsin Boy Scout council has received a $3 million donation to help send underserved kids to summer camp. Wausau Daily Herald Media reports (http://wdhne.ws/1tCUAuE ) the Samoset Council announced the gift Tuesday from Chicago real estate executive and former scout Albert Hanna. He designated the donation to support underprivileged children’s More >

Woodbury Man Charged With Disorderly Conduct and Resisting/Obstructing an Officer

A Woodbury, Minnesota man has been charged with disorderly conduct and resisting/obstructing an officer. Early last Friday morning, Mauston Police were dispatched to a bar on Highway 82 East for a male subject passed out on the floor. While police were attending to the downed male, 40-year-old Daniel R. Harden was causing a disturbance. When More >

Criminal Damage to Property Incident in the Village of Necedah

There was a criminal damage to property incident in the Village of Necedah. According to the police report, the victim stated that he parked his vehicle in a parking lot on South Main Street, and when he came back he found that his driver’s side rear window had been broken. He told the officer that More >

Reedsburg Man Arrested After Grenade Threat

A Reedsburg man was arrested Tuesday evening after he made threats to blow up a downtown building in the City of Reedsburg with a hand grenade. Reedsburg Police Chief Timothy Becker said in a release, officers were alerted by Sauk County Sheriff’s Department that a subject had called them complaining about a disability issue and More >

Green Bay Packer John Kuhn Visits Mauston McDonald’s

The Mauston McDonald’s had an exciting morning as Green Bay Packer Fullback John Kuhn came to visit the crew and meet fans. The restaurant had the Mauston High School Jazz band there to perform and members from other McDonald’s attended the occasion. How this came about was the entire South Central Wisconsin area held a More >

Tomah VA to Host Veterans Day Observance

The Tomah Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Friday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m., in the chapel on the Tomah VA campus. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will honor our nation’s armed service Veterans. Chief Master Sgt. Michael J. Boyko, Present Vehicle Maintenance More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Chantelle Hackney and Jesse Quale of Necedah are the parents of a baby girl, Alana Mackinze Quale, born October 24 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches.  Maternal grandparents are Cherile Monie of Lyndon Station and Richard Hackney of Black River Falls.  Paternal grandmother is More >

Arrest in Wausau stabbing

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) – Police say they’ve made an arrest in a stabbing in Wausau. Authorities say a dispute between two male relatives escalated and one stabbed the other Tuesday night. WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1tgc4eV ) says the 39-year-old victim was taken to Aspirus Hospital where he’s in stable condition. A 29-year-old relative is in the Marathon More >

Grocery chain sues Clorox for price discrimination

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Woodman’s grocery store chain is suing Clorox Corp., alleging price discrimination. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Madison, Woodman’s says Clorox will only make large packs of products available to warehouse clubs, including Costco and Sam’s Club. The Janesville-based Woodman’s says that’s a violation of federal law which More >

Happ, Schimel to meet for final AG debate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin attorney general candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are set to meet for their third and final debate at the state bar’s Madison headquarters. The debate is scheduled to get underway at 7 p.m. Wednesday. It will be televised three times on Sunday, two days ahead of Election Day, in the More >