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Whitewater parents learn about cyberbullying

No students were allowed in the auditorium for Rich's presentation Monday night; however, he was scheduled to make age-appropriate presentations to middle and high school students today. With the goal of increasing awareness and educating adults on safety issues surrounding the Internet and mobile a

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-19 13:02:00

Whitewater man pleads not guilty to causing mistrial after outbursts in court

ELKHORN-A Whitewater man has pleaded not guilty to charges he caused a mistrial after expletive-laden outbursts in court reportedly prompted Walworth County sheriff's deputies to shoot him twice with a Taser. Jeffrey S. McKenzie, 40, is charged with misdemeanors resisting an officer and disorderly c

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Judge denies motion in Whitewater murder case

ELKHORN-A Walworth County judge has denied a motion asking her to reconsider an earlier decision that lawyers for a Whitewater man accused of murder called unconstitutional. Lawyers for Alan Johnson asked Judge Kristine Drettwan to reconsider her July ruling that Johnson must show a factual basis of

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Jefferson County offers another nice color drive

JEFFERSON - In anticipation of the arrival of vibrant fall colors across the state, Travel Wisconsin is asking fall foliage fans to join the fun and help pick this year's best fall drive in the state. Cast votes for the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive on Travel Wisconsin's website through Oct. 2. The Ke

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 16:45:00

Jimmy Hartwig inducted into Polka Hall of Fame

Accepting the honor on his behalf was son Wayne Hartwig, a longtime member of the band who took over directing it two decades ago. The presentation took place during the final hours of the 47th annual Gemuetlichkeit Days German-heritage festival at the Jefferson County Fair Park, where the Jimmy Har

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-19 16:52:00

State prescription regulations strengthen war against opioid epidemic

Appointed in February by Gov. Scott Walker, Gutierrez oversees the DSPS, which predominantly is a credentialing agency and responsible for ensuring the safe and competent practice of licensed professionals in Wisconsin. In addition, her staff administers and enforces laws to assure safe and sanitary

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-19 15:10:00

Anniversary: Nancy and Richard Greve, 60 years

JANESVILLE-Nancy and Richard Greve will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 21, at The Fireside Dinner Theatre, Fort Atkinson. Richard Greve and Nancy Downing were married Sept. 21, 1957, at St. Jude Catholic Church, Beloit. He is retired from General Motors, Janesville. She

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

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

1 dead in Dodge County Crash

TOWN OF RUBICON, Wis. (WMTV) -- According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, one person is dead after a vehicle crash on State Highway 60 near Jefferson Road just after 11:00 a.m. Sunday. The press release states Robert Underwood of Horicon was driving a Toyota SUV headed east on State Highway 6

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-18 16:57:00

1 killed, 1 injured in crash with driver going wrong direction, officials say

TOWNSHIP OF RUBICON, Wis. - One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash Sunday morning in Dodge County, officials said. Dodge County sheriff's deputies responded around 11:10 a.m. to a motor vehicle crash on Highway 60 near Jefferson Road in the township of Rubicon, according

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-18 13:14:51

Board to be updated on partnership

JUNEAU -- Glacial Heritage Development Partnership President Victoria Pratt will present the organization's semiannual report at Tuesday's Dodge County Board of Supervisors meeting. Pratt, who met with the Dodge County's Executive Committee earlier this month said GHDP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 public-

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 17:00:00

NATC and Sand Bluff Bird Observatory host grant writing parties

SOUTH BELOIT - Nature At The Confluence (NATC) is partnering with Sand Bluff Bird Observatory to host grant writing parties for 2nd - 5th grade teachers. Grant writing party dates will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on?Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Rockford Public Library, 215 N. Wyman St., and from 10 a.m. -

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:00:00

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

Beyond southeastern Wisconsin, state businesspeople generally support Foxconn package

Beyond southeastern Wisconsin, many businesspeople throughout the state are expressing support for Foxconn's planned Racine-area factory and its massive public financing package. Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed legislation that pays up to $2.85 billion to Foxconn Technology Group over 15 years. A

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 19:33:15

Wedding: Barbara Roherty, Bryan Cox

Barbara Roherty and Bryan Cox were married July 7, 2017, at Riverside Park, Janesville. They are having a reception in October to celebrate their marriage with family and friends. The bride is the daughter of Shirley and Charles Kildow, Milton. She graduated from Milton High School, Milton, in 1982

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

Speaker Paul Ryan heads to Harley-Davidson to talk taxes

House Speaker Paul Ryan is set to make a Monday stop at the Harley-Davidson factory in Menomonee Falls, where he is expected to tout tax overhaul efforts. Ryan is scheduled to tour the facility, meet with company leaders and take questions from reporters during the visit. Ryan's office said the Jane

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 18:49:09

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Wisconsin State Journal, Sept. 17 Republicans backtrack on commitment to clean state budget Back in April, we congratulated the Legislature's finance committee for responsibly purging all non-fiscal policy from Gov. Scott Walker's state budget request. Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, Sen. Alberta Dar

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 18:29:00

Photos: Cap Times Idea Fest, Day 1

Hundreds of people gathered at three venues on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Saturday for the first day of the inaugural Cap Times Idea Fest. Topics of discussion included the economy, equity, education, politics, culture, journalism and sports. Photographers Michelle Stocker and Ben

MADISON - 2017-09-18 02:40:00

Barbara J. Higbee, Edgerton, WI

Barbara J. Higbee, age 89, of Edgerton, died Sunday, September 17, 2017, at the Stoughton Hospital. She was born in Edgerton on March 23, 1928, the daughter of Henry and Lenice (Batchelor) Donstad. On November 19, 1945 she married Orval "Red" Higbee. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2008. For

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

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