Wonewoc-Center School District Holds Annual Meeting

The Wonewoc-Union Center School District had its annual meeting on Monday night. The total budget expenses for 2015-2016 is $6,456,679 and the proposed tax levy at $2,673,313. Administrative Assistant Ann Lankey said that makes the proposed mil rate of $11.83 per $1,000 of equalized property value. It is a $1.01 per $1,000 decrease for tax More >

Two Vehicle Accident in the Town of Fountain

There was a two vehicle accident in the Town of Fountain. According to the accident report, 74-year-old James Bell of Camp Douglas and 52-year-old Jeffery Putizkie of Ontario were traveling south on County Road H. Bell attempted to make a left turn into a driveway, as Putizkie attempted to pass him. Bell then struck Putizkie’s More >

Brown County Lambeau Field sales tax ends

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A sales tax imposed in Brown County about 15 years ago is coming to an end. The half-percent sales tax went into effect in January 2001 to pay for Lambeau Field renovations after voters approved it in a referendum. WLUK-TV ( ) reports the tax ends Wednesday. The revenue was More >

Board says Redgranite Quarry to stay open following 3 deaths

REDGRANITE, Wis. (AP) — Village officials say Redgranite Quarry Park in Waushara County will remain open following the deaths of three people there this summer. Post-Crescent Media ( ) reports the Redgranite Village Board had a special meeting Tuesday that was prompted by calls to close the park. After a closed session, board members said More >

Walker refocuses on Wisconsin amid low approval ratings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker’s job approval rating dropped to record lows the month after he formally announced his run for president. A Marquette University Law School poll to be released Wednesday will assess how Wisconsin residents feel about Walker since he abruptly dropped out of the race last week. Walker says he More >

Woman killed, man injured trying to cross Wisconsin street

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Mount Pleasant police say a woman is dead and her husband seriously injured after the couple was struck by a car as they tried to cross a street. The Journal Times of Racine ( ) reports the crash was reported just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Mount Pleasant Police Sgt. Paul More >

Democrats call on Walker, Republicans to change agenda

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic legislative leaders say Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans have lost focus and are overreaching by catering to the far right wing of their party in an “insatiable appetite for power.” Democrats spoke out Tuesday at a news conference where they called on Walker to reverse his decision to reject federal More >

Reporters denied access to education task force tour

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The chairwoman of a legislative task force studying urban education says she doesn’t know if the open meetings law was broken when television reporters were denied access to a school tour. Rep. Jessie Rodriguez said Tuesday that it was up to the Madison school district to decide whether to allow the More >

Walker sends signals he may appoint Bradley to Supreme Court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is sending signals that he may appoint state Appeals Court Judge Rebecca Bradley to a vacancy on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Walker sent a Twitter message Tuesday saying there is precedent for governors appointing justices to the court who may later run for the seat. He then cited More >

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