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Village may hold referendum on tax increase

BLOOMFIELD - Village officials are considering a public referendum asking voters to allow a tax increase to fund local government operations. Since last year, village officials have discussed putting the question to voters instead of continuing to borrow money to cover a recurring budget shortfall,

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

'Rock star' baby survives rare birth defects

Finley Moore is a bubbly blue-eyed girl who has spent the past five months fighting for a normal life - and winning. Her parents look forward to someday telling the Lake Geneva girl about her success overcoming adversity from the very moment she was born. Finley was born June 2 with a rare condition

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Home buying nightmare: Couple could get stuck with previous owners bills

MENOMONEE FALLS (CBS 58) -- Buying a home went from a dream to a nightmare for a Waukesha County couple, after a contractor claimed the previous owner didn't pay him for his work. While it's a dispute between a contractor and the woman who used to own this home, the new homeowners are caught in the

CBS 58 - 2017-11-22 02:25:00

Former foster parent accused of sexual abuse of teen in his care

A foster father is accused of sexually assaulting a boy he was supposed to be helping. Gary Reed, 65, is accused of raping a teenage boy in his care more than 20 years ago in Kenosha County. The criminal complaint said one victim told police the sexual assaults began in a home in Twin Lakes. The vic

WISN - 2017-11-21 23:40:00

Cynthia Ann Sheard, Elkhorn, WI

Cynthia Ann Sheard, 78 of Elkhorn, WI, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends at Zilber Hospice in Wauwatosa, WI. She was born Oct. 23, 1939, the daughter of the late Robert E. and Mary (White) Sheard. Cynthia worked her entire career as a Registered Nurse at La

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Event briefs for Tuesday: Church to host community Thanksgiving

Church's community Thanksgiving set KENOSHA - First United Methodist Church, 919 60th St., will host a community Thanksgiving dinner for the 38th consecutive year. All are invited to the dinner, which begins at noon Thursday in the church's Strom Fellowship Hall. A traditional meal of turkey, mashed

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 18:18:00

Edward C. Messerschmidt, Elkhorn, WI

Edward C. Messerschmidt, age 93, of Elkhorn, WI, passed away Friday November 17, 2017 at Ridgestone Terrace. Ed was born in Delavan July 2, 1924, the son of the late Henry and Eva (Schaffitzel) Messerschmidt. He married Bonnie (Hubbard) Burson on May 29, 1949. She preceded him in death on December 5

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Christmas Train, Christkindlmarkt and more to do in Wisconsin

East Troy: Christmas Train. Ride the East Troy Electric Railroad from the depot in East Troy to Santa's workshop at the Elegant Farmer, where children can take photos with Santa and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Trains depart at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 2


Pensacola man dies, Milton woman critical after 3-vehicle car crash in Santa Rosa County

A three-vehicle collision on State Road 87 in Santa Rosa County early Tuesday morning resulted in one fatality and another driver being transported to the hospital in critical condition. Kevin Karlton Morgan, 54, of Pensacola, died after his 1995 Ford F-150 collided with a 1996 Chevrolet Suburban dr

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 02:07:48

Caught on Camera: Dollar General robbery suspect

The Escambia Sheriff County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a man suspected of robbing a Cantonment store. The man walked into the Dollar General at 1498 S. Highway 29 just before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday. Investigators say he pulled out a gun and robbed the clerk. If you recognize the man, you

WEAR - 2017-11-21 16:34:49

Sleeping driver's crash leads to three-car collision on Hwy 98

A teenaged driver suffered serious injuries after falling asleep behind the wheel and overturning her car into a ditch. According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release, Mackenzie Rados, 19, of Mary Esther, was traveling west on US-98 near Casa Marina St. on Monday, Nov. 20th. FHP reports t

WEAR - 2017-11-21 09:40:34

Virgin Island evacuee stranded in Pensacola

Thousands of people evacuated from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico before and after Hurricane's Irma and Maria. Now, some are trying to start a new life in Pensacola. The flow of people looking for help is not slowing down. One family from the Virgin Islands was in Pensacola visiting when their h

WEAR - 2017-11-21 19:16:14

Pensacola man dies after three-car collision on State Road 87

Photo: Pixabay via MGN A Pensacola man suffered fatal injuries Tuesday morning after a three-car collision on State Road 87. According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, Kevin Karlton Morgan, 54, of Pensacola was traveling behind a vehicle driven by Clifford Alvin Miller, 38, of Milton on St

WEAR - 2017-11-21 21:13:55

Escambia County hospitals suing Big Pharma over opioid distribution

Two Escambia County hospitals join the list of hospitals suing big pharmaceutical companies, retailers, and distributors over opioid epidemic and opioid diversion. Channel 3 News obtained a copy of the federal lawsuit on Tuesday. The plaintiffs, Baptist Hospital, Inc. and Jay Hospital, Inc., state p

WEAR - 2017-11-21 19:56:51

Girl Scouts urge parents to refrain from forcing hugs during holidays

One of the biggest family-gathering holidays of the year is just two days away. The Girl Scouts organization is asking parents to think twice before forcing daughters to hug someone. The organization posted an article on their website titled "Reminder: She doesn't owe anyone a hug. Not even at the H

WEAR - 2017-11-21 23:12:40

ECSO encourages involvement in neighborhood watch groups

Pensacola, Fla. (WEAR) - The Escambia County Sheriff's Office is encouraging residents to get involved in keeping their neighborhoods safe. On Tuesday the sheriff's office hosted a neighborhood watch academy to teach folks how to handle different situations. The academy covered more than just keepin

WEAR - 2017-11-21 23:12:16

Chamber Board welcomes new members; forms committees

POCAHONTAS- The Randolph Chamber of Commerce elected the 2018 committees during last Thursday's monthly meeting at the Old Randolph County Courthouse. The Executive Committee will consists of President Rob Olvey, Vice President Jennifer Clay, Lisa Robertson, Eric Moffett, Sheri Barr and Tim Scott.

STARHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 21:45:51

Trammel directs BRTC Choir Christmas Concert

The BRTC Concert Choir and BRTC Kimbrough Singers will be performing their annual Christmas concert November 30th at 7:00 p.m. at Marilyn's Clogging Company on the Pocahontas Square. The concert will be under the direction of Joniece Harold Trammel with accompanist Glenda Blasini. Trammel is the dau

CLAYCOUNTYLIVING.COM - 2017-11-21 21:06:57

Practical Nursing students attend Annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

The second and third semester Practical Nursing students attended the annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit at Hot Springs Convention Center on November 9, 2017. The event was hosted by Attorney General Leslie Rutlledge. The daylong event offered training and education for medical professio

STARHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 20:45:32

In the news ... Speed limits

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened a public comment period for raising the speed limit on Arkansas Interstates and highways. The period lasts until Dec. 13. From their website: "Since the repeal of the National Maximum Speed Law in 1995, the authority to establish speed limits on state

STARHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 20:39:44