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Rural Health News Service Hospitals May Get Accredited Even With Poor, Unsafe Care

Earlier this year an Illinois woman sent an email telling me of the poor care her husband received at a large Chicago hospital. After six weeks of fighting for his life, he died. "I wish you could see his records and all the infections and surgeries he had," she told me. "I've been wanting to do som

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-19 02:37:00

Attorney general: No immediate plans to seek another office

CHICAGO (AP) - Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she has no "immediate plans" to run for another office when her term is up in 2019, including mayor of Chicago. The Chicago Democrat made the surprising announcement last week that wouldn't be seeking a fifth term for attorney general after she'd pre

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:06:15

Ogle County 4-H volunteer enters hall of fame

POLO - Ogle County 4-H volunteer Sheryl Hopkins was one of 71 volunteers recently inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame by the Illinois 4-H Foundation at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. The Illinois 4-H Foundation established the statewide Hall of Fame in 2004 to honor and celebrate extraordina

FREEPORT JOURNAL STANDARD - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Arellano cites city, military experience

Dixon Mayor Liandro "Li" Arellano Jr. announced Monday he is running for the 45th Senate District seat, which includes Earlville, Leland, Mendota and Sandwich. The seat is now held by Sen. Tim Bivins, R-Dixon, who decided in June against running for another term. "I have immense respect for Senator

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-19 04:01:14

Prosecutors: Wife turns in husband after fatal hit-and-run; he said he "thought he hit a deer"

Ryan Peterson TREVOR - 39-year-old Ryan Peterson of Salem is now charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Trevor. Peterson is charged with the following:Hit-and-run, resulting in deathHomicide by negligent operation of a vehicle This, for the death of Jackie Hutcheso

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-19 20:16:12

Driver in fatal hit-and-run had been drinking before crash

A Salem Lakes man charged in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist told deputies he had been drinking before the crash. Ryan S. Peterson, 39, made his initial appearance in court Tuesday, charged with hit-and-run resulting in death and homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle. According to the cr

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:45:00

David R. Peters, Burlington, WI

David R. Peters, age 81, of Burlington, WI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, WI. He was born in Black River Falls on April 29, 1936, the son of Floyd and Myrtle (Hermanson) Peters. On June 16, 1956, he married the love of his life,

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Highway W to reopen later this week

SALEM LAKES - Kenosha County Highway W (Fox River Road) is expected to reopen by the end of this week, as a summer-long project to straighten a hairpin curve comes to a close. The construction area, alongside the Fox River near 82nd Street in the Village of Salem Lakes, has been closed to through tr

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

East Troy Man Dies Helping Greenfield Church Group

GRANT COUNTY, WI - A good Samaritan who tried helping a church group from Greenfield ended up drowning in the Wisconsin River, Sheriff's officials say. Authorities say that the 37-year-old man identified as Scott Myren, stopped to help some children who were canoeing on the river and hung up on a sa

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:24:57

Backyard chickens may be allowed in Salem Lakes

A request in Salem Lakes to allow backyard chickens may finally fly. Village Board members Monday directed administrator Patrick Casey to put together a draft ordinance that would allow people in residential areas to have chickens. "More and more people want chickens," president Diann Tesar, said. N

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Journey for the Norway Building comes full circle

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Norway Building is home. The ornate, stave church replica has returned to its country of origin and was dedicated Saturday not only in front of hundreds of native Norwegians but more than 60 people who traveled to Norway from southern Wisconsin to help celebrate what will mo

DAILY REPORTER - 2017-09-18 16:59:14

Senator Pamela Althoff and Rep. Steve Reick to Partner on Series of Town Hall Meetings

MCHENRY.....State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) and State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) invite residents of the 32nd Senate District and the 63rd House District to attend a series of joint town hall meetings that will be held in McHenry County in September and October. "Serious issue

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:15:03

Selle: Politicos taking powders as jockeying begins for '18

Apparently, state Rep. Carol Sente, Attorney General Lisa Madigan and nearly a dozen state lawmakers know something we don't. Why else would they be bailing on their political careers - some in their prime - and announcing they are not seeking re-election next year? Is the apocalypse on the way? Is

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 15:11:25

Cool stuff made in Wisconsin

Ours is a manufacturing state with a proud history of making STUFF. Wisconsinites have long been makers, and some of the most common name brands are produced in this very state. From small family businesses to large corporations, STUFF is being made all over the state, with a generous concentration

BIZ TIMES - 2017-09-18 01:00:11

Unity and prayer service to be held Sept. 30 in Bassett

A Service of Unity and Prayer, sponsored by the Twin Lakes churches, will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at Westosha Baptist Church, 35300 Bassett Road, Bassett. All are welcome to attend this service to affirm unity and pray for the world. Posted in: Bassett, church news, Twin Lakes. A Servic

WESTOFTHEI.COM - 2017-09-17 21:32:32

Man drowns trying to help kids playing in Wisconsin River, sheriff says

BLUE RIVER, Wis. - An East Troy man drowned Saturday afternoon after he went to help some kids who appeared to be in trouble in the Wisconsin River, according to a release. Grant County sheriff's deputies were sent around 2:30 p.m. to the Wisconsin River about one mile east of Blue River for reports

CBS 58 - 2017-09-18 20:12:00

Police: Man in custody in connection with deadly hit-and-run of Kenosha County bicyclist

A 39-year-old man was taken into custody on Monday in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a Kenosha County bicyclist, according to a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department. Jackie Hutcheson Jr., 29, was killed Sunday night near near 260th Avenue and 119th Street in Tr

WISN - 2017-09-18 21:06:00

Deadly hit and run in Kenosha County

TREVOR (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha County Sheriff's Office was called to a vehicle vs. bicyclist accident around 9:45 Sunday night. The crash happened near 260th Avenue and 119th Street in Trevor. The sheriff's office says the bicyclist died and the vehicle left the scene. No one is in custody and no w

CBS 58 - 2017-09-18 11:42:00

Sheriff's Department seeking driver in hit-and-run crash that killed bicyclist

The Kenosha Sheriff's Department is seeking the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Trevor Sunday night. Jackie Hutcheson Jr., a 29-year-old Trevor man, was killed when he was struck while riding his bicycle northbound on 260th Avenue about one-tenth of a mile south of Highway C

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 17:12:00

Fatal crash reported in county

Deputies and rescue crews were called to Highway JF south of Highway C at about 9:47 p.m. for a report of a bicyclist not conscious and not breathing after reportedly being hit by a car that fled the scene. Initial reports were that an off-duty Salem rescue worker found the victim but declined to pe

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 03:40:00