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Enerpac plans to donate park to Columbus

The city of Columbus received exciting news about the future of its parks system during the Sept. 19 Committee of the Whole meeting. Columbus manufacturer Enerpac will donate time and provide funds for a new park at a 7-acre site on Warner Street. Amanda Reimes, representing Enerpac, said the donati

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:00:00

Columbus' condo development hits snag

Buy Now John and Judy Morschauser address the Columbus City Council about concerns with the Condos on the Green Development at the Sept. 19 meeting at city hall.KEVIN DAMASK/Columbus Journal Developers of Columbus' Condos on the Green development said their project has been put on hold due to an is

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Columbus Workshop to offer flower pounding class

The Workshop will have a flower pounding class on Sept. 25 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Participants will learn how to transfer the natural beauty of flowers and leaves onto fabric, creating a colorful work of art using nature and a hammer. Open Studio times this week at The Workshop are Tuesday from 10 a.m

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:00:00

Rec department hosting Halloween contest

This contest is open to city of Columbus residents only. There is no fee to register. To enter this contest, simply decorate the exterior of your home and yard in decor that stands alone. From cute to scary, we're looking for all your Halloween decor in our free contest. Entries can be one's person

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:30:00

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Celebrate Public Power Week

We are celebrating Public Power Week in the first week of October. The city of Columbus is a public power community which means we own, control and direct our energy generation and infrastructure investment. This means we are not subject to the whims, price manipulations and at the mercy of investor

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:59:00

New police chief named in Marshall

When police Lt. John Nault became a part of the Marshall Police Department, he learned as much he could from police Chief Lee Hellenbrand, who is retiring. Nault will assume the duties of police chief Oct. 1. Hellenbrand will assist with the transition and officially retire in January of 2018. After

HNGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:25:00

Weekend Events: Comics, beer and bikes

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Whether you're a lover of comics, beer or bikes, you're in luck this weekend. Curt Lenz with the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau joined NBC15's Amy Pflugshaupt to talk about weekend events. The 2017 Wizard World Comic Con Madison is at the Alliant Energy Center

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-22 04:33:00

Tate family purchases another Piggly Wiggly

WATERLOO - Jeff and Cindy Tate, owners of Watertown's Piggly Wiggly, will soon own another Piggly Wiggly store, with this one in Waterloo. "We have experienced great successes at our Watertown location because of our dedicated employees and wonderful customers," Jeff Tate said in a telephone intervi

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:45:00

Waterloo's council meets in brief session

for the Daily Times WATERLOO -- The Waterloo Common Council approved a resolution denying a claim filed by Barbara Strand of 514 W. Madison St. against the city of Waterloo for road construction issues and lack of safe water during a brief regular council meeting held on Thursday at Waterloo City Ha

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 17:10:00

Stormy past, bright future: Music venue sees clear sailing ahead

While the tavern at 208 Front St. has seen many ups and downs, Kyle and Lindsay Storm see smooth sailing ahead at Stormy's Music Venue & Bar. They bought the building in February, and have been working hard ever since. Both are Beaver Dam natives. Kyle is a welder at Apache Stainless Corp. and has t

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:00:00

Stop loud music from interrupting summer weekend

Regarding the article "Music draws noise complaints," Beaver Dam daily Citizen, Sept. 20: I read this article with interest since the issue of noise and its intrusion and lack of respect for others seems to be more and more prevalent these days. I do not know the Hansens but find the remark that Dav

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:02:00

Hope Solo says she has settled grievance with US Soccer

Hope Solo says she's settled a grievance with U.S. Soccer over her suspension from the women's national team last year following comments she made at the Rio Olympics. The settlement was first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle. Solo was suspended for six months and her contract with the federa

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 18:29:13

Beaver Dam police reports from Sept. 21

Disorderly conduct - Thursday at 9:30 a.m., someone told police that a man and a woman were involved in a domestic incident in the 800 block of North Spring Street. Suspicious - Thursday at 3:04 p.m., someone reported that a van was parked in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue with three people i

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:30:00

Police seize enough fentanyl-laced heroin to supply 2,000 injections

MADISON, Wis. - Two Sun Prairie men were arrested Monday after police found enough fentanyl-laced heroin for 2,000 injections, police said. The Dane County Narcotics Task Force seized more than 450 grams of fentanyl-laced heroin, with a street value of nearly $65,000, according to a release. The two

FOX47.COM - 2017-09-21 15:40:44

Postmaster's book celebrates faith, perseverance

The athletic boy dreamed of becoming a Green Bay Packer, and though doctors assumed he would never walk again, his family never gave up on him. "Never Give Up" is the title of Spahn's first book which she self-published. It has gone on to earn a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Book Awards

HNGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:38:00

Fentanyl laced heroin seized, two in custody

MADISON (WKOW) - Authorities on Monday seized more than 450 grams of fentanyl laced heroin with a street value of nearly $65,000. The drugs would have provided users with 2,000 injections, according to a news release from the Dane County Narcotics Task Force. Darnell A. Brunt, 33, Sun Prairie, and C

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-21 23:37:00

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Morgan Kuhl, Beaver Dam

Sports/Activities: Cross country and track and field. Most memorable sports moment: My freshmen year I was an alternate for sectionals and then my sophomore year I ran at sectionals. Game-day superstition: Never cut a flag when we are walking or running the course as a team, it could give you bad lu

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

It's official: Ware to represent himself in own murder trial

Laverne Ware Jr. appeared in Dodge County Circuit Court Friday morning where Judge Brian Pfitzinger accepted Ware's waiver to represent himself at his own murder trial scheduled for April 2018.ED ZAGORSKI/Daily Times By Ed Zagorski edz@wdtimes.com JUNEAU - Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Brian Pfit

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 21:26:00

Sun Prairie students host Dream Day at the Park on Saturday

SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Sun Prairie high school students are helping kids explore their dream jobs this weekend. The high school's DECA organization is hosting 'Dream Day at the Park on Saturday afternoon. The event will feature booths and exhibits for kids to learn about jobs like becoming a firefig

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-21 17:22:00

Fentanyl-laced heroin seized in drug investigation; 2 Sun Prairie men arrested

A heroin investigation that started in August ended this week with the arrest of two men and the seizure of about $65,000 worth of fentanyl-laced heroin. Darnell Brunt, 33, and Claudius Fincher, 21, both of Sun Prairie, were taken into custody on Monday by Madison police following a traffic stop. Th

MADISON - 2017-09-21 17:00:00