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PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sauk Prairie's season ends at sixth-seeded Stoughton
The Sauk Prairie High School girls basketball team's season ended with Tuesday's 66-43 loss in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal at Stoughton. The 11th-seeded Eagles (4-18) dug themselves a 39-16 halftime deficit and never recovered as sixth-seeded Stoughton (14-8) cruised to a first-round win
Latest winter storm delivering snow, ice to southern Wisconsin on Wednesday. See what will fall and how long it will last
The latest in a series of winter storms that have pummeled southern Wisconsin will deliver snow and ice to the area on Wednesday, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for most of southern Wisconsin until 6 p.m., with southeast Wisconsin’s advisory e
Dane County Board committee debates, approves another study of jail consolidation project
Dane County's efforts to close its troubled jail in the City-County Building may once again be subject to the scrutiny of a consultant study after those consultants found insurmountable hurdles in advancing current plans to consolidate at the Public Safety Building in Downtown Madison.
Woodbury dentist allegedly sets fire to Wisconsin boathouse, leaves trail of bootprints
About two-and-a-half weeks ago, Wallace Cudd of rural New Richmond, Wisconsin was awakened in the wee hours of the morning by his wife, who informed him his boathouse was on fire.
Gov. Evers ‘exploring’ Wisconsin joining lawsuit against Pres. Trump
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin could join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. California and 15 other states are parties to a federal lawsuit filed Monday alleging the declaration is unconstitutional.
Board talks road construction, fire truck purchase, ATV trails
The Lake Mills Town Board discussed the upcoming road construction projects in and around Lake Mills at its meeting Feb. 12. Construction on South Main Street could begin as early as March 1 in the downtown area. The area in the town of Lake Mills at the end of the construction area won’t be complet
Treacherous roads again for morning commute, many Wisconsin schools closed
The wicked winter of 2019 just doesn't want to quit. An early morning snowstorm dumped just enough snow on south-central Wisconsin to make roads and highways treacherous, forcing dozens of schools to close once again for the safety of students.
Turning the page: Area book clubs grow community
Debby Nonn, Mary Turnquist and Leah Fritsche are spending a foggy Sunday night in the back room of the Deerfield Public Library. Armed with some handwritten notes and copies of “Paradise of the Blind,” by Duong Thu Huong, they’re holding a monthly book club.
Wisconsin high school accused of holding a body shaming banquet
A Wisconsin high school is accused of conducting body shaming activities last March at a cheerleading banquet, during which a coach reportedly gave out Big Booty, Big Boobie and String Bean awards, according to a report in The New York Times.
Wisconsin man gets prison time for meth charge
DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A Wisconsin man involved in a Delta County drug bust was sentenced Tuesday in Delta County Circuit Court. Daniel Heinz, 31, received 18 months to 20 years in prison for possession with intent to deliver meth.
Police investigate claim that high school girls were filmed in a dressing room
Milton police are investigating a claim the Parkview girls show choir team was filmed without its consent in a dressing room at Milton High School. The alleged filming took place during a competition at the high school in January.
Recognize him? Police searching for escaped Dane Co. inmate Garland Taylor, Jr.
DEERFIELD, Wis. — Authorities are searching for 38-year-old Garland Taylor, Jr., a minimum-security inmate confined at the Thompson Correctional Center in Dane County. Taylor went missing after walking away from a work release site.
Medina board discusses Dane County zoning ordinance
The Town of Medina board agreed at its Feb. 6 meeting to take steps in trainings town residents on the impact of the Dane County zoning ordinance. Town officials tabled the agenda item but agreed to contact Pam Andros, senior planner of the Dane County Planning and Development Department, to set up
Wisconsin roundup: Evers confirms intent to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana; more state news stories
-- Medicaid expansion report: Republicans like it, Dems don’t Republican lawmakers say a new think-tank report on Medicaid expansion in Wisconsin supports their argument against the idea.
Police: Part of Collins Road closed in Jefferson because of train derailment
JEFFERSON (WKOW) — A part of Collins Road is closed because of a train derailment in Jefferson, according to police. In a Facebook post, Jefferson police say Collins Road is closed between Industrial Drive and Ryan Avenue. They expect the closure to last for “hours”. There are no injuries, according
St. Paul Lutheran to build new sanctuary
St. Paul Lutheran Church will build a new 21,000 square ft. sanctuary at the South Main Street site, just outside Lake Mills this spring. The congregation voted Jan. 27 to approve the project, which is tentatively scheduled to break ground April 1.
Thousands of golf balls spill onto Rock County highway overnight
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Thousands of golf balls spilled onto a Rock County highway overnight Monday, a county dispatcher said. A Rock County Communications dispatcher said a caller reported debris over the road on Highway 11/14 near Milton-Shopiere Road in Janesville at 12:27 a.m.
Elizabethtown man’s body recovered from Wisconsin lake
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Elizabethtown man whose semi crashed over the side of a bridge and into a lake in Wisconsin has been identified. The body of Timothy Green, 39, was recovered from Mirror Lake on Sunday, Wisconsin State Patrol Sergeant Nathan Henriksen told WMTV.
70-year-old man dies in collision with Amtrak train in Wisconsin
A motorist has died in a crash with an Amtrak train in a Milwaukee suburb. A witness, Damion Gray, said he was stopped at the railroad crossing in Brookfield Monday afternoon and watched as another driver went around the railroad crossing gates and was struck by the train.
Wisconsin's Booming Market for Cannabis
CBD dispensaries and cafes have opened all over town, and new ones seem to be popping up frequently. The website of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions lists more than 150 corporations with the words “hemp,” “cannabis” or “CBD” in their names. Most of them organized or registered as c