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API Healthcare to be acquired by Houston company
Hartford-based API Healthcare Corp. has agreed to be acquired by Houston-based symplr, the companies announced today. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of this year.
Wicked winter storm to hit Wisconsin this weekend. See what's in store
If the kitchen sink was a weather thing, it most likely would be thrown at Wisconsin this weekend. Ice, snow, freezing rain, sleet and just plain rain are forecast for southern Wisconsin starting early Saturday morning, with consequential flooding possible from all the precipitation.
High School Wrestling Sectionals - 2/16/19
Note: First and Second place finishers in Division One qualify for state, while the top three finishers in Divisions Two and Three head to state. Fond du Lac’s Isaac Ortegon won the Sectional Championship at 138 pounds and advances to the WIAA Individual State Tournament. Joining him at state will b
Florida Man Charged With Murder In Wisconsin Cold Case
WAUKESHA COUNTY, WI -- A 78-year-old Florida man has been arrested and charged in Wisconsin after authorities say he may be the person responsible for his wife's death in 1979.
In Case You Missed It: Medicaid Expansion, DOT Projects, and Wisconsin’s Tax Ranking
Despite the week seemingly speeding past us, the government has been occupying their time with big projects, and with big projects come big price tags for taxpayers. A new $100+ million highway construction project is being considered for the State of Wisconsin. New reports detailing the ranking of
Apartment project in Hartford has new developer, more units
An apartment project in Hartford has a new developer and more units. Demolition work related to the 84-unit, five-story apartment complex at the southwest corner of Main and State streets is slated to begin Feb. 25, said Hartford city administrator Steve Volkert.
Winter weather advisory for all of SE Wisconsin from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday
SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of southeast Wisconsin from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 23. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limi
United Way of Washington County campaign brings in record total
The United Way of Washington County’s annual campaign brought in a record $1.67 million for local health and human service programs, the organization announced at a campaign celebration Wednesday.
Wisconsin woman accused of attacking husband with SUV
OCONTO FALLS, Wis. (AP) — An Oconto Falls woman is accused of running down her husband with a sport utility vehicle on Christmas Eve. Authorities allege 36-year-old Sarah Colson and her husband argued while driving home from a family gathering and he got out of the vehicle to walk home. She allegedl
Wisconsin Republicans propose $3.75 million for homelessness initiatives
Republicans in the state Assembly are proposing $3.75 million in new funding to prevent and reduce homelessness in Wisconsin. Lawmakers introduced the proposals Thursday, shortly after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers announced that he will lead the Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness, replacing
Traffic alert: All lanes of NB I-94 shut down from Hwy G to Ryan Rd. due to emergency road repairs
RACINE COUNTY — All northbound lanes of northbound I-94 are shut down from Highway G to Ryan Rd. because of emergency road repairs. Alternate Route: Exit at Highway G to West Frontage Rd to 27th St. north to Ryan Rd. Ryan Rd east to I-41/94 NB on-ramp.
EVERWhite Introduces Shelter-in-Place Door Barricade
Schools and businesses looking to secure classrooms and offices during active-shooter lockdowns can now rely on BARRICADEpro — a bullet-resistant door barrier designed to protect room occupants, while providing daily use of its whiteboard surfaces.
Wild weather weekend ahead for southern Wisconsin
After a pleasant day across southern Wisconsin on Friday, the weather this weekend will take a messy turn as a powerful low pressure system sets Wisconsin in its sights. Freezing rain, possibly mixed with light snow and sleet, is expected to spread into the area late Friday night. Light freezing rai
Guy in Wisconsin Drove Off From Kwik Trip Without Paying For Gas 23 Times
This guy claimed he had a "layaway agreement" Kwik Trip, but that's definitely not the case. In Manitowoc, Wisconsin a man was arrested for repeatedly driving off without paying for gas. According to WLUK news, Karl Kinyon had driven off from the same chain of gas stores 23 times, but he said he eve
Sheriff's office seeking answers in fatal accident
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department's Major Accident Investigation Team was busy Thursday looking into the cause of a multivehicle crash on state Highway 26 just south of Watertown that killed a 19-year-old Johnson Creek woman.
High risks, high rewards: Interest in industrial hemp surges as Wisconsin enters second year of legal production
This kind of cannabis won't give you a high, but the buzz around growing industrial hemp was palpable at the 2019 MOSES organic farming conference in La Crosse this week. "There's so much money to be made," said Shelbi Jentz, 28, of Beaver Dam, Wis.
Michigan or Wisconsin: Which is the TRUE “Mitten” State?
What's all this stuff about Wisconsin calling itself the "Real" Mitten State? This has been going on for quite a number of years. In 2011, the Wisconsin Dept. of Tourism used an image of (what looks like) a mangled mitten to resemble their state. Well, I hate to burst any Wisconsin cheese bubbles, b
Passenger killed after vehicle bursts into flames in second collision near Watertown, official says
WATERTOWN, Wis. - One person was killed in a crash in Jefferson County Wednesday morning, according to the sheriff's department. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said crews were responding to a report of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 26 just south of High Road in Watertown at about 11:30 a.m.
Dodge County homicide suspect sentenced in separate Sauk County cases
A man charged with first-degree homicide in the fatal shooting of a Beaver Dam man was sentenced to prison Friday in two separate Sauk County cases. During a hearing in Baraboo, Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Wendy Klicko revoked the probation of Nigel R. Schultz, 20, of Milwaukee, who was convicte
‘Ain’t do nothing:’ Man accused of attempting to sexually assault mail carrier committed for 20 years
MILWAUKEE — A 29-year-old Milwaukee man accused of attempting to sexually assault a mail carrier near 32nd and Wells in January of 2018 was found guilty but not guilty due to mental disease/defect.