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Gundersen Health System Announces Plans For New Clinic In Tomah

(Tomah, WI)  —  A new health clinic is coming to Tomah. Gundersen Health System announced a plan on Thursday for the clinic.  The new clinic will be three times larger than the current one and will offer services such as Oncology, Family Medicine, and a pharmacy. The facility will be built next to the new More >

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office Still Searching for Missing Town of Lyndon Teen

Juneau County authorities are still searching for a Town of Lyndon teen. 19-year-old Sonny P. Reynolds was last seen walking along County Highway N toward Wisconsin Dells, about a mile from his residence June 5th at 12:00pm. He has not been heard from since. Sonny is known for go for walks in the woods and More >

Gundersen St. Joseph’s Announces Holiday Greeting Card Competition

Gundersen St. Joseph’s is accepting submissions for its holiday greeting card competition. The winning design will be used as the organization’s corporate holiday greeting card. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and under. Submissions are welcomed in traditional media including pencil, oils, watercolors as well as mixed media and photography. The minimum size More >

Reedsburg Resident Wins $50,000 Playing Powerball

Paulette Cummins of Reedsburg is one of four lucky players who each won $50,000 from the Wednesday, August 23 Powerball drawing. The other three players who won $50,000 were Andrew Ladd of Madison, Roy Brown of Green Bay, and Monique Bausley of Milwaukee.  All four tickets matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball. More >

Governor Walker Declares November 20 as Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day

Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed Monday, November 20 as Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin. The Governor’s proclamation notes that Wisconsin’s approximately 2,000 municipal snowplow drivers provide a vital public service that supports public safety and mobility. “The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has a century-old and highly-valued partnership with county highway departments who do More >

Wisconsin tribe asks federal officials to probe teen’s death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A northern Wisconsin tribe wants federal officials to investigate why a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a teenager on the tribe’s reservation. Ashland County Sheriff’s Deputy Brock Mrdjenovich shot and killed 14-year-old Jason Pero on Nov. 8 on the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa’s reservation. The state Department of More >

Avery attorney wants judge to reconsider denial of new trial

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for a Wisconsin man convicted of homicide in a case featured on the Netflix series “Making A Murderer” is again asking a judge to reconsider a prior ruling rejecting a request for a new trial. Attorney Kathleen Zellner filed a 113-page document Thursday on behalf of Steven Avery in Manitowoc County. WLUK-TV reports More >

Wisconsin Democrats donate money given to them by Sen. Al Franken

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats running for office next year moved quickly Thursday to distance themselves from U.S. Sen. Al Franken, of neighboring Minnesota, amid allegations of sexual misconduct 11 years ago. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Democratic challenger, Randy Bryce, both said they were giving away money given to them More >

Report: UW-Madison counted 74 bias incidents in spring 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison received reports of more than 70 incidents where someone felt attacked because of their race, religion or gender last spring, according to a report released Thursday. The university tracks reports of so-called “bias incidents” each semester. The school defines such incidents as negative acts based on age, race, More >

Wisconsin Democratic Party names new executive directors

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Democratic Party has named two new executive directors to lead operations of the party heading into the 2018 election. George Gillis will serve as executive director of political affairs while Breianna Hasenzahl-Reeder will be executive director of operations and party affairs. Gillis had been working as political director at More >