Sitcom actor Diamond accused in bar stabbing goes on trial

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell” is headed to trial in southeastern Wisconsin where he’s accused of stabbing a man during a confrontation at a bar. Dustin Diamond is expected in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Wednesday for the start of his trial More >

Wisconsin man dies after deer crashes through windshield

EVERGREEN TOWNSHIP, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a northwestern Wisconsin man has died after a deer struck by another vehicle crashed through the windshield of the truck he was riding in. The Washburn County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened Saturday morning in Evergreen Township. A news release says a vehicle driven by a Minnesota More >

Committee to consider new emergency government office

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Legislature’s finance committee is set to consider Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to create a new office to ensure the government continues in the wake of a disaster. Walker’s budget calls for creating the Office of Government Continuity within the Department of Administration. The office would be tasked with developing and More >

Panel to consider stiffer penalties for unemployment fraud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Legislature’s finance committee is expected consider plans to impose stiffer criminal and civil penalties for unemployment benefit fraud. Right now penalties can include losing eligibility, a surcharge equal to 15 percent of the benefits erroneously paid, criminal fines ranging from $100 to $500 and up to 90 days in jail. More >

Wisconsin bank settles over racial discrimination complaint

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay-based Associated Bank has agreed to generate nearly $200 million in mortgage loans in predominantly minority neighborhoods as part of a settlement over a federal racial discrimination complaint. The loans would be made over the next three years in neighborhoods in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. The U.S. Department of More >

1 of 2 girls charged in Slender Man case called model inmate

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Defense experts say one of two Wisconsin girls charged as adults with trying to kill a friend to please a fictional horror character has a very low risk of future criminal behavior and a high likelihood of success in treatment. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ( ) the testimony came Tuesday More >

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Sauk County Clean Sweep – June 6

Sauk County is hosting another “Clean Sweep” event on Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the former Sauk County landfill located at E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo.  Clean Sweep is an opportunity for homeowners, agricultural enterprises, and businesses to dispose of hazardous products/items that pose an environmental risk. Sauk County households will be More >

New Lisbon School District Receives $5,000 Donation from Minnesota Twins

The New Lisbon School District has received a $5,000 donation from the Minnesota Twins Community Fund to be used towards the building of their new athletic fields. Superintendent Dennis Birr said the Twins had a grant process online, where applicants follow the procedures and where they wrote up what projects applicants were working on. “They’re More >