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A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike

A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers. Tampa Fire Rescue officials say the lightning strike happened Sunday afternoon as fans were walking back to their cars in […]

Wisconsin’s Chryst to make $2.3M in first year as coach

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst got a five-year deal to return to become the head coach at his alma mater. He will make $2.3 million in his first year. The compensation package includes a $100,000 raise each year of the deal. University regents approved the contract late Wednesday afternoon, and Chryst was introduced […]

Packers’ front 5 helps keep offense humming

Packers’ front 5 helps keep offense humming

UNDATED (AP) – The Green Bay Packers keep absorbing the hits on the offensive line. But as far as the linemen are concerned, better that they take the blows than quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Front fives don’t usually draw much attention. The Packers’ highlight reel is typically filled with pinpoint passes from Rodgers to receivers Jordy […]

Wisconsin brings Pitt’s Chryst home as coach

Wisconsin brings Pitt’s Chryst home as coach

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin. The school made it official on Wednesday, hiring Chryst away from Pittsburgh. The announcement ended days of speculation following the surprising departure of Gary Andersen for Oregon State. Chryst is a former Wisconsin offensive coordinator and a Madison native. He leaves the Panthers […]

AP source: Chryst meeting with Wisconsin officials

AP source: Chryst meeting with Wisconsin officials

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst is moving closer to taking the head coaching job at Wisconsin. A person with direct knowledge of situation told The Associated Press that Chryst is traveling to Madison, Wisconsin to meet with university officials about replacing Gary Andersen. Andersen left the Badgers for Oregon State last week. The […]

Local News

Anderson found not guilty of murder in Kwik Trip stabbing

Anderson found not guilty of murder in Kwik Trip stabbing

La Crosse, Wis. – (AP) A jury has acquitted a man who claimed self-defense in a fatal stabbing at a Kwik Trip store in La Crosse last year. The La Crosse Tribune reports jurors deliberated about seven hours Thursday before finding Mitrel Anderson not guilty. Prosecutors said Anderson killed DeMario Lee outside the convenience store […]

Monroe County authorities searching for missing 20-year-old man

Monroe County authorities searching for missing 20-year-old man

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for their assistance in locating Thomas Hartman, 20, of Sparta (Cataract). The Sheriff’s Office says Hartman was reported missing by his parents and was last seen on November 30 at a residence in the City of Sparta. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office along with the Sparta […]

Homicide charges dismissed against Tomah man

Homicide charges dismissed against Tomah man

The Sawyer County District Attorney’s Office dropped the first-degree intentional homicide charge against 26-year-old Cade Clark of Tomah, Wis., according to court records. Kris Tina S. Clark, 25, sustained a gunshot wound to her head in the early morning hours of Oct. 5. Cade Clark called 911 just after 2 a.m. to report that his […]

Boscobel man escapes injury after going off bridge in Crawford County

Boscobel man escapes injury after going off bridge in Crawford County

The Crawford County Sheriff’s office reports that on Saturday, Dec. 13,  at approximately 8:00 a.m. their office was notified of a one vehicle traffic crash that occurred on Spring Valley Road near Marietta Valley Road in the Township of Marietta. The Sheriff’s Office says an investigation shows that Logan R. Knoble,  22, of Boscobel was […]

Mauston Couple arrested for stealing money from Sparta charity event

Mauston Couple arrested for stealing money from Sparta charity event

According to the Sparta Police Department, a Mauston couple was arrested this last week after admitting to investigators they had skimmed money at an event to raise money for children’s Christmas gifts. The Sparta Police Department says they arrested Paul Bublitz, 65, of Mauston, and his wife Mary Bublitz, 67, also of Mauston, after they […]


Obituaries

Patrick J. Boland

Patrick Joseph Boland, age 71 of Gays Mills passed away Sunday, December 14th A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, December 20th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Friends may call at the church on Saturday after 10 a.m.

Ervin J. Jacobson

Ervin J. Jacobson, age 87 of Coon Valley passed away on Monday, December 15th Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 19th at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until the service time.

June L. Snell

June L. Snell, age 88 of La Crosse passed away on Monday, December 1st A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 9th at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home in La Crosse. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Rolette A. Kraai

Rolette Adele Sandsick Kraai, age 85 of Cross Plains, and formerly of Viroqua passed away on Thursday, November 4th Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 13th at the South West Prairie Lutheran Church. Friends may call after 10 a.m. at the church on Saturday.

Ardys S. McCullick

Ardys S. McCullick, age 73 of Steuben passed away on Wednesday, December 3rd Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 6th at 12 noon at the United Methodist Church in Eastman. Friends may call on Saturday, December 6th from 10 a.m. until the service time at noon at the church.

State

Scientists from UW-Madison win ‘Amazing Race’

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A team of “Sweet Scientists” from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has become the latest winner of “The Amazing Race.” Amy DeJong and Maya Warren won $1 million and beat out three other teams in the last leg of the race from Manila in the Philippines to Los Angeles. The finale of […]

ACLU reacts to no charges in officer shooting case

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin says it regrets a prosecutor’s decision not to charge a former Milwaukee police officer who was involved in a fatal shooting in April. ACLU of Wisconsin Executive Director Chris Ahmuty says the decision not to charge former Officer Christopher Manney leaves a cloud of uncertainty […]

Milwaukee prosecutor: Fair decision Manney case

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee County district attorney says he’s confident the public will see he made a fair decision in not charging a white Milwaukee police officer in the shooting death of a black man. John Chisholm said the officer, Christopher Manney, was justified in using deadly force when his encounter with Dontre Hamilton […]

National Guard may respond to Milwaukee protests

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Wisconsin National Guard has started calling up members to respond to potential protests related to the fatal shooting of a man by police. National Guard communications director Maj. Paul Rickert says there’s no mission yet, but Guard members will be ready if needed. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. requested the […]

Rudolph stamps guide tiny post office to success

Rudolph stamps guide tiny post office to success

RUDOLPH, Wis. (AP) – This seems to be Rudolph’s Christmas. The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season. Usually, the post office gets 10,000 cards for their mid-month special cancellation postmark. This year, there were […]


Agriculture

MPP signup deadline is Friday

MPP signup deadline is Friday

By: Bob Meyer A reminder the sign-up deadline for the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers is this Friday, December 19th.  U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the declining milk prices of the last few weeks has prompted producers to take another look at the program.  “I think people are beginning to realize the good […]

Wisconsin farm bill meetings on now

By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield Ag News The Farm Service Agency and the University of Wisconsin Extension are conducting meetings all across the state to help farmers understand the new farm programs. Susan Hunter with FSA says many of the Extension agents around the state have gone through training on the new Agricultural Risk Program (ARC) and […]

Agriculture and the next Wisconsin state budget

Agriculture and the next Wisconsin state budget

By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield Ag News Paul Zimmerman is Executive Director of Governmental Affairs for the Wisconsin Farm Bureau. He says the next state budget is going to be the big issue facing the next state legislature.  “It’s going to be a discussion between assistance for the needy, K-12 and higher education funding and transportation, those […]

Holte re-elected to lead Wisconsin Farm Bureau

Holte re-elected to lead Wisconsin Farm Bureau

By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield Ag News The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation wrapped-up its 95th annual meeting in Wisconsin Dells on Monday. President Jim Holte was very happy with the attendance this year especially the nearly 500 young farmers participating. “We have a growing, dynamic, forward-looking organization with a lot of young people, you can’t do much […]

Snow complicates Wisconsin grain harvest

Snow complicates Wisconsin grain harvest

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Wisconsin farmers are struggling with snow and mud as they try to complete the fall grain harvest. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports some corn and soybeans could be left in the fields until spring. That would reduce the corn’s value and make soybeans that have been buried under snow all winter practically […]

National News

Judge seems skeptical of challenge to Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge seems skeptical of a lawsuit that seeks to halt President Barack Obama’s immigration plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation. U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell heard arguments Monday in a case brought by an Arizona sheriff who claims the program will let more illegal immigrants enter the […]

Thousands of immigrants expected to apply for Arizona licenses

PHOENIX (AP) – Many of the young immigrants who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy are expected today to start applying for Arizona driver’s licenses. It’s a privilege that was initially denied by the governor, but it’s now been granted by the courts. The Arizona Department of Transportation said it’s anticipating a […]

US home sales dropped sharply in November

US home sales dropped sharply in November

WASHINGTON (AP) – Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes fell 6.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.93 million. That’s down from a revised pace of 5.26 million in October. Over the past […]

DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain officers

DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain officers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorney General Eric Holder is directing Justice Department officials to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car. A Justice Department official said Monday that Holder wants to ensure that the benefits are paid quickly and that the paperwork process […]

Police told to take extra precautions

Police told to take extra precautions

NEW YORK (AP) – Police officers around the country are being warned to take precautions, in the aftermath of Saturday’s slayings of two New York City police officers by a man who had vowed to kill police in retaliation for the deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Police officials and union […]