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Juneau County crash prompts warning from State Patrol
JUNEAU COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to slow down after an SUV slammed into the back of a snow plow in Juneau County. The DOT shared video fo the scary crash that happened in near whiteout conditions on Sunday.
PREP BOYS BASKTEBALL: Wisconsin Dells loses at Mauston, cruises past Poynette
MAUSTON -- In recent years, Mauston has found itself in plenty of close games with Wisconsin Dells, but wins have been tough to come by. In their latest meeting, the Golden Eagles finally found themselves on the winning end of yet another tight matchup.
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
Ewen man receives more jail time for drug charges in Wisconsin
IRON COUNTY, WI (WLUC) - A man already serving time in prison for an Ironwood drug bust was sentenced again last week, but this time in Iron County, Wisconsin. Jakob Applekamp pleaded no contest to one count of possess with intent –THC less than or equal to 200 grams. Since March 2018, Applekamp has
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.
Driver rear-ends snowplow in whiteout conditions in Juneau County
JUNEAU COUNTY, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says whiteout conditions are dangerous. They posted a video on Facebook to get the message across. A crash witness shared the video of a vehicle rear-ending a snowplow Sunday morning in Juneau County.
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.
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.
Mauston approves wellhead protection changes open door for Speedway development
The Mauston Common Council approved proposed changes to wellhead protection ordinances at their Feb. 12 meeting. As the wellhead protection ordinance was previously worded, there was an overlay zone which prohibited a business with underground fuel storage tanks from being located within 1,200 feet
Video shows car slam into plow during whiteout conditions
JUNEAU COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - A driver will receive a ticket after slamming into the back of a snowplow during whiteout conditions in central Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation shared video of the crash on Facebook to warn of the dangers of driving too fast for conditions.
Mauston man charged with taking hostages
A Mauston man faces criminal charges after police say he took a child hostage and locked a woman outside. John Michel, 50, is charged with taking hostages, failure to comply with officer’s attempt to take person into custody and resisting an officer. He faces up to 60 years imprisonment for the firs
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.
UPDATE: Second body found after semi truck slides off interstate into Wisconsin lake
SAUK COUNTY (WKOW) — The driver of the semi that went off of I-90/94 and plummeted into Mirror Lake has been identified as 39-year-old Timothy Green, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
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.
Battle over Wisconsin's 'dark store loophole' touches New Richmond, Hudson
An issue that municipal officials in St. Croix County say is putting the squeeze on local coffers is being targeted by the Tony Evers administration. The Democratic governor earlier this month said he would include a measure to close the so-called "dark-store loophole" in Wisconsin. A 2008 Wisconsin
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
Continued Snowfalls Starting To Damage Some Wisconsin Farms
Producers Worry About Weight Of Snow On High Tunnels, Old Buildings. A buildup of snow this winter is starting to damage some farm buildings across Wisconsin. Brian Holmes, a retired agricultural engineer for University of Wisconsin-Extension, said there's a simple reason why farm buildings are more
Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says he won’t seek to eliminate or phase out taxpayer-funded school vouchers in his first state budget proposal. Evers said Tuesday he will aim to provide “more accountability and transparency” within the state’s private school voucher programs. The new
WIAA hockey: Carter Watters scores the game-winner as Sun Prairie edges West in sectional
Sophomore Carter Watters scored the deciding goal 4 minutes into the third period to give the host Sun Prairie boys hockey team a 4-3 victory over Madison West in a back-and-forth WIAA sectional semifinal Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Driver of submerged semi identified.
WISCONSIN DELLS, WI (WSAU) -- The Wisconsin State Patrol has released the name of the semi driver found dead in his truck after it sank in Mirror Lake on Sunday. Timothy Green, 39, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky was identified as the driver of the rig. Officials say he had a passenger with him at the ti