Cancer, heart disease cause of most deaths in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Cancer and heart disease continue to be the most common causes of death in Wisconsin in 2014. The state Department of Health Services reports Tuesday that 50,137 Wisconsin residents died in 2014. That is up 220 from 2013. Cancer and heart disease accounted for 45 percent of all deaths, followed by unintentional injuries, More >

Senate approves anti-heroin bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill designed to make an anti-heroin drug more readily available to people trained to use it. The Senate on Friday approved the measure that would make clear that pharmacies can hand out a heroin overdose antidote under a doctor’s standing order. Under current law, doctors can More >

WIAA Regional Girls Volleyball Begins Next Week

Conference champions Royall and Wisconsin Dells earn number one seeds in WIAA Regional girls volleyball next week as the 2015 post-season begins. Royall is the outright conference champ in the Scenic Bluffs Conference and the Lady Panthers, ranked fourth in the WVCA D-4 State rankings, are the one seed in their eight-team Regional and will More >