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Republican Lawmakers To Vote On Protecting Coverage For Pre-Existing Conditions

When Wisconsin lawmakers return to the Capitol next week for a special session, Republicans say they will work to pass a bill protecting health care coverage for pre-existing conditions.  Leaders don’t have a final version yet.  Senator Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald indicates a meeting will likely be held Monday and a vote is possible in More >

Former Johnsonville Sausage Worker Sentenced For Tampering With Product

A federal judge has given a former Johnsonville Sausage worker a four-year prison sentence for tampering with the company’s product.  Prosecutors had told the court 28-year-old Jonathan Tilman Lane put a wire in one sausage on a processing line and later put a cigarette paper in another sausage.  The company says none of the sausages More >

New Lisbon School Board Meetings

December 10 – Board of Education

Local Residents Address Mauston City Council About Past Years Flooding

Mauston residents impacted by this past years flooding voiced their concerns to the Mauston City Council on November 27th.  Three Locals spoke to the council including Ed Rogers who lives on Maple Drive.  Rogers said Maple Drive has a very small culvert that cannot handle water volumes during extreme events.  Rogers said his entire block More >

Stolen Rent a Car Tracked to Mauston Location

A Tomah man is being referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for Using a False Name to Rent an Automobile and Failure to Return it.  27 year old Kevin Maun rented the car using a Mauston address and didn’t return the vehicle the next day as scheduled.  An employee of the rent a car More >

New Lisbon Man Found Passed Out in Necedah had Meth on Him

A New Lisbon man is facing two misdemeanor charges of Bail Jumping as well as a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine 2nd Offense.  A Juneau County Deputy was dispatched to Necedah near the railroad tracks on November 22nd for a report of a man passed out in the driver’s seat of a car.  The deputy More >

UW-La Crosse Chancellor Reprimanded For Inviting Porn Star To Speak

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross says the chancellor at U-W-La Crosse exercised poor judgment when he paid a porn actress to speak on campus.  Chancellor Joe Gow has apologized for the November 1st appearance of Nina Hartley.  She was paid five-thousand dollars of out Gow’s discretionary fund.  Cross says he’s ordering an audit More >

Former White House Chief Of Staff To Review Wisconsin Election Results

The 2018 Wisconsin election results will be reviewed to determine what steps should be taken by the state’s Republican party.  Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is also a former chairman of the Wisconsin Republican Party.  U-S Senator Ron Johnson notified party officials about the Priebus review before a weekend meeting in Stevens More >

Kangaroo Killed In Shawano County Hit-And-Run Accident

Shawano County authorities are looking for the driver of a truck involved in the hit-and-run accident which killed a kangaroo and injured a man trying to help Tuesday night.  The kangaroo named Lulu had gone missing from her home a few days ago.  A man was trying to get her to come closer when the More >

Mauston Man Facing Drug & OWI Charges

A Mauston man is facing charges of Possession With Intent to Distribute Schedule IV Drugs and Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated 2nd Offense.   On November 25th a State Patrol Officer noticed a car with its lights on and running facing a building.  He had seen the same car in the same exact position an More >