WRJC Radio - Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin http://www.wrjc.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:17:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Packers GM Inks Extension http://www.wrjc.com/sports/packers-gm-inks-extension/ http://www.wrjc.com/sports/packers-gm-inks-extension/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:17:53 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93400 More >]]> The general manager of the Green Bay Packers has signed a multi-year contract extension.  The Packers gave no details of Ted Thompson’s new deal today.  He had two years left on his current contract.  Team president Mark Murphy said Thompson’s work was the main reason the Packers have had so much success in recent years.  He’s into his tenth season as Green Bay’s G-M.  Thompson said he wouldn’t want to walk away from his current post, saying he’s responsible for the people he works with.  The 61-year-old G-M said he’s been asked a lot if he ever thought about walking away — and he hasn’t.  Asked how long he wants to remain as the G-M, Thompson said he’ll let things play themselves out — and a lot of people can be very productive later in life.

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Brewers Find Offense In A Win Over Tampa Bay http://www.wrjc.com/sports/brewers-find-offense-in-a-win-over-tampa-bay/ http://www.wrjc.com/sports/brewers-find-offense-in-a-win-over-tampa-bay/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:04:29 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93398 More >]]> After scoring just two runs total in the three previous games, the Milwaukee Brewers tallied five earlier today in a 5-0 win over Tampa Bay to salvage the final game in a three-game series with the Rays. Martin Maldanado had three hits and four rbi’s to lead the Brewers attack while starting and winning pitcher Yovani Gallardo tossed seven shutout innings, allowing just three hits with just one walk and five strike-outs. The first place Brewers take Thursday off before opening a weekend series with St. Louis on Friday night.

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Burglary and Criminal Damage to Property Incident in the Town of Summit http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/burglary-and-criminal-damage-to-property-incident-in-the-town-of-summit/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/burglary-and-criminal-damage-to-property-incident-in-the-town-of-summit/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:25:00 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93395 More >]]> There has been an incident of burglary and criminal damage to property on Clark Road in the Town of Summit. According to the victim, someone came onto the property sometime between Wednesday, July 23 and Monday, July 28 and took copper piping and wiring from the home and garage. A person who was maintaining the property saw that the copper piping from the LP gas tank, the copper line from the A/C unit to the furnace, and copper electrical wiring had been removed. The responding deputy also saw that there had been damage along the skirting of the home. If you have information about this incident, please call the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office at 608-847-5649 or the Juneau County Crimestoppers at 608-847-9123. Anonymous tips may be left at juneaucrimestop.com.

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Wisconsin Dells Legion Baseball Loses State Tournament Opener http://www.wrjc.com/sports/wisconsin-dells-legion-baseball-loses-state-tournament-opener/ http://www.wrjc.com/sports/wisconsin-dells-legion-baseball-loses-state-tournament-opener/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:18:26 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93392 More >]]> Wisconsin Dells suffers just their second loss of the summer in Legion baseball earlier today in Nekoosa with a 3-2 loss to Viroqua in the first round of the class A State Tournament in Nekoosa. Both teams scored two first inning runs with Viroqua adding what proved to be the game-winning run in the fourth. Winning pitcher Mitch Stalsberg struck out 11 Dells batters in a complete game four-hitter for 23-8 Viroqua while Taylor Jarzinski was the starting and losing pitcher for 14-2 Wisconsin Dells. Dells will face Waupun or Marathon in a 9:30 AM elimination game Thursday with Viroqua facing one of those two teams in the winners bracket Thursday at 4:30 PM. Oseeo, Denmark, Clintonville and Nekoosa are also in the class A state field in Nekoosa. Baraboo hosts the class AA State Tourney which starts Friday.

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Recent Births and Discharges at Mile Bluff Medical Center http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/recent-births-and-discharges-at-mile-bluff-medical-center/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/recent-births-and-discharges-at-mile-bluff-medical-center/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:15:46 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93387 More >]]> Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston, include the following:

Jamie Schmitt and Aaron McQueen of Mauston are the parents of a baby girl, Rexlynn Haidley McQueen, born July 23 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches.

Kaitlyn Clark and Kyle Huber of Baraboo are the parents of a baby boy, Drake Dominic Huber, born July 25 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 ½ inches.  Maternal grandmother is Marilyn Hill-Clark of Elroy.  Paternal grandparents are Lynee Tourdot of Beloit, and Mark and Jan Huber of Reedsburg.

 

Recent Discharges from Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston, include the following:

July 23:   Delores Vanderhoof

July 24:

July 25:   Jeanette Howland, Arnold St Clair, Delores Gerbitz

July 26:   Daniel Wopat

July 27:   Kaitlyn Clark and baby boy

July 28:   Barbara Halverson

July 29:   Rebecca Scott, Kris Helfferich

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UW-Madison won’t delay fall fraternity recruitment http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/uw-madison-wont-delay-fall-fraternity-recruitment/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/uw-madison-wont-delay-fall-fraternity-recruitment/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:05:58 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93385 More >]]> MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The University of Wisconsin-Madison has decided not to move forward with a proposal to delay fall recruiting for its fraternities and sororities. The Wisconsin State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1zvgvVD ) a committee decided Tuesday that the proposed changes were unwarranted. They said such restrictions would single out Greek organizations if they weren’t also required of the other student organizations on campus. Complaints received by the school’s student life office stemmed from the overlap of the fall recruitment period with Jewish holidays. Female freshmen students said they were unable to make a long-term commitment to a sorority while they were busy with religious celebrations. The committee included representatives from the school’s Greek organizations, university housing and others. The group met during last school year to begin deciding whether or not to delay recruitment until October or spring semester. There are 58 fraternities and sororities at UW-Madison.

Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj

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6 MOO Milk farms sign on with Organic Valley http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/6-moo-milk-farms-sign-on-with-organic-valley/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/6-moo-milk-farms-sign-on-with-organic-valley/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:04:15 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93383 More >]]> PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Wisconsin-based milk distributor is expanding its Maine supply network and picking up half of the former MOO Milk organic dairy farms as suppliers. Organic Valley official Steve Getz said an expansion into Aroostook County includes HB Farms in Woodland and Chase’s Organic Dairy in Mapleton, two partners in the now-defunct Maine’s Own Organic Milk, or MOO Milk. Getz told the Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1s4oplx ) that Organic Valley also signed agreements with four other former MOO Milk producers: Webb Family Farm in Pittston, Two Loons Farm in South China, Clovercrest Farm in Charleston and Eagle View Farms in Dixfield. The 26-year-old cooperative is made up of 1,500 farms and had total sales of $960 million in 2013. The farmer-owned cooperative acts as a milk wholesaler.

Information from: Portland Press Herald, http://www.pressherald.com

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State chamber issues statement on outsourcing http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/state-chamber-issues-statement-on-outsourcing/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/state-chamber-issues-statement-on-outsourcing/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:02:10 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93381 More >]]> MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin state chamber of commerce is wading into the ongoing debate in the governor’s race over outsourcing. Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce president Kurt Bauer issued a statement Wednesday saying the real issue in the debate is which candidate for governor supports reducing the costs of production in the state. The statement doesn’t name either candidate, but WMC has been a strong supporter of Republican Gov. Scott Walker. The governor and Democratic challenger Mary Burke have been arguing the past two weeks over outsourcing, giving state tax breaks to companies that send jobs overseas, and Burke’s role at Trek which manufacturers most of its bikes outside of the U.S. Bauer, in his statement, tries to shift the focus of the debate onto the cost of doing business in the state.

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Man accused of holding wife against her will http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/man-accused-of-holding-wife-against-her-will/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/man-accused-of-holding-wife-against-her-will/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:01:30 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93379 More >]]> FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) – An armed standoff in Fond du Lac has ended with the arrest of a man accused of holding a gun to his wife’s head and refusing to let her leave their home. Police say the 37-year-old man was arrested shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday after the 28-year-old woman fled from the house. Authorities say two children in the home were not harmed. The woman told police she and her husband had gotten into an argument before he produced a gun refused to let her go. She called police after fleeing from the house. SWAT officers arrived and police negotiators talked the man into surrendering.

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Support staff provide extra security at fair http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/support-staff-provide-extra-security-at-fair/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/support-staff-provide-extra-security-at-fair/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:59:11 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=93377 More >]]> WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin State Fair will have extra help with crowd control and general security at this year’s event. Fair police Chief James Bruno says about 100 event support staff members have received additional training in traffic control, building and state security and patrolling the grounds, among other duties. Bruno says the public safety staff are in addition to about 100 sworn police officers at State Fair Park. WISN-TV (http://bit.ly/1kmttSj ) says police have also added about 40 additional security cameras bringing the total to approximately 185 camera shots around the fair grounds. Bruno says no weapons, including guns, knives or electronic control devices, are allowed on the grounds. In addition, fair policy doesn’t allow anyone under 18 to enter the event after 5 p.m. without a parent or a guardian who’s over 21.

Information from: WISN-TV, http://www.wisn.com

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