arginine side effects


Sports

Listen to live stream of area high school sports here

Listen to live stream of area high school sports here

 Listen here for Sports: Audio from our affiliate WVRQ-FM  Please email all questions, comments and concerns to wvrqsports@hotmail.com Live streaming video by Ustream

Pirates sweep, Brewers off to worst start in team history

Pirates sweep, Brewers off to worst start in team history

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with the worst start in team history. Milwaukee dropped its fifth straight game and fell to 2-10, the poorest record in the majors. Cole (2-0) improved to 9-1 in his last 10 […]

Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers

Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Lance Lynn extended his April success with five solid innings and Matt Holliday had a two-run single in the first inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Lynn (1-1) allowed one run and six hits. He pushed his April record to […]

Wisconsin signs high school forward Khalil Iverson

Wisconsin signs high school forward Khalil Iverson

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin will fortify its frontcourt this fall after signing high school senior Khalil Iverson signed a national letter of intent on Wednesday to play with the Badgers. The 6-foot-5 Iverson averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists this season at Hayes High School in Delaware, Ohio. He’ll join current sophomores […]

Top college cager Kaminsky to be honored in Lisle

Top college cager Kaminsky to be honored in Lisle

LISLE, Ill. (AP) – College basketball great Frank Kaminsky will have his high-school jersey number retired Thursday in Lisle. The Naperville Sun reports the 7-foot Wisconsin center will be honored at Benet Academy, where he played from 2007 to 2011. The mayor of Lisle has declared April 16 “Frank Kaminsky Day.” Kaminsky – who saw […]

Local News

Pedestrian struck by train in Prairie du Chien identified, authorities seeking witnesses

Pedestrian struck by train in Prairie du Chien identified, authorities seeking witnesses

The Prairie du Chien Police Department reports that on Saturday at approximately 1:19 a.m. officers responded to a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a train at the East Blackhawk Avenue railroad crossing. An initial investigation shows a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train was East/South bound and struck a 22-year-old Daniel M. […]

West Allis man Med-Flighted after Vernon County crash

West Allis man Med-Flighted after Vernon County crash

A West Allis, Wis. man was flown by helicopter to a La Crosse hospital after being ejected from his vehicle in a single vehicle roll-over crash on State Hwy 27 just before 10 o’clock on Saturday night. Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports one vehicle rollover crash that occurred on State Hwy 27 just […]

Driftless Cafe and Viroqua Chamber bring home Main Street awards

Driftless Cafe and Viroqua Chamber bring home Main Street awards

DE PERE, Wis. – A veteran community in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s Main Street Program and celebrating their 25th year as a Main Street Community, all eyes were on Viroqua at the De Pere 2015 Main Street Awards. Luke Zahm and his wife Ruthie, owners of the Driftless Cafe won second place in the WEDC’s Main […]

28-year-old Genoa man Vernon County’s third traffic fatality of 2015

28-year-old Genoa man Vernon County’s third traffic fatality of 2015

A 28-year-old Genoa man became Vernon County’s third traffic fatality for 2015 early Sunday morning as the result of single vehicle rollover crash on State Hwy 56. Vernon County Dispatch reports they received a call from a passerby at approximately 1:51 a.m. who located the vehicle over an embankment on its side. When First Responders […]

Teen that jumped from moving vehicle in Monroe County identified

Teen that jumped from moving vehicle in Monroe County identified

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins is reporting the identity of the persons that were involved in the motor vehicle crash on County Highway A in the town of Wilton on Sunday. The driver of the vehicle is identified as Katherine L. Wolf, 48, of Tomah. The passenger who was injured in the crash is identified […]

Travel WI Spring 600x90

Obituaries

Skyler J. Jarrett

Skyler J. Jarrett, age 20 of Viroqua passed away on Thursday, April 9th Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 14th at 1:00 p.m. at Our Saviors Luther Church in Westby. Family and friends may call at the Vossetieg-Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua from 3 to 5 p.m.

Tracy A. Dregne

Tracy Alan Dregne, age 52 of Westby and formerly of Viroqua passed away on Sunday, April 5th Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of service at 2.

Merrill V. Pugh

Merrill V. Pugh, age 80 of Soldiers Grove passed away on Tuesday, April 7th Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the Soldiers Grove Church of Christ. Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday at the […]

Margaret A. Gillingham

Margaret Ann Gillingham, age 83 of Richland Center passed away on Tuesday, April 7th Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 11th at the Pratt Memorial Chapel. Friends may call at the Chapel on Saturday morning from 9:30 until the service time at 11.

Ricky Bolstad

Ricky Bolstad, age 59 of Soldiers Grove passed away on Monday, April 6th Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 10th at 1:00 p.m. at Franklin Lutheran Church. Friends may call at the Sime Funeral Home in Readstown on Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m., and at the church on Friday from noon until […]

State

Wisconsin congressional Democrats split over fast track trade authority

Wisconsin congressional Democrats split over fast track trade authority

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network Divisions among congressional Democrats over fast track authority for a new trade deal are mirrored among Wisconsin’s representatives in Washington, D.C., where one Democratic member of state’s congressional delegation is issuing a warning about the deal. “While 600 people have been negotiating this, largely corporate CEOs, it hasn’t been the […]

Republican Dorow to run for state Senate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A former Waukesha police officer who now helps train current and prospective law enforcement officers is running for the Wisconsin state Senate. Republican Brian Dorow announced his candidacy on Monday. He joins state Rep. Chris Kapenga, of Delafield, in running to replace Sen. Paul Farrow. He will be vacating his seat […]

Governor Walker returns to New Hampshire

Governor Walker returns to New Hampshire

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network Governor Scott Walker was once again reaching out to Republican voters in New Hampshire this weekend – a key early state for him if he decides to run for president in 2016. Walker told a crowd at the “First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit” that the party needs a […]

Wisconsin agriculture officials ban poultry movement in three counties

Wisconsin agriculture officials ban poultry movement in three counties

Wisconsin Radio Network State officials have ordered a ban on moving poultry in three Wisconsin counties. State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw ordered the ban Friday on moving poultry to shows, exhibitions, and swap meets in Jefferson, Juneau, and Barron counties – all counties where the H5N2 avian influenza virus was recently found. Additionally, anyone owning […]

Chemistry Ph.D. student illustrates her thesis in comic book

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A former Wisconsin student says illustrating her chemistry thesis in a comic book helped her share the work with her family and friends as well as a host of others interested in accessible science. Veronica Berns, who was working on her Ph. D. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin – […]


Agriculture

Wisconsin agriculture officials ban poultry movement in three counties

Wisconsin agriculture officials ban poultry movement in three counties

Wisconsin Radio Network State officials have ordered a ban on moving poultry in three Wisconsin counties. State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw ordered the ban Friday on moving poultry to shows, exhibitions, and swap meets in Jefferson, Juneau, and Barron counties – all counties where the H5N2 avian influenza virus was recently found. Additionally, anyone owning […]

Wisconsin is latest state to report avian influenza

Wisconsin is latest state to report avian influenza

By Bob Hague – WRN -A highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in Wisconsin. The H5N2 avian influenza has been confirmed in a commercial flock of 200,000 chickens in Jefferson County, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). The flock is located within the Mississippi […]

Wisconsin DWD economist sees need for agriculture workers

Wisconsin DWD economist sees need for agriculture workers

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network An aging workforce will mean hard to fill positions in Wisconsin’s crucial agricultural industry. Department of Workforce Development chief economist Dennis Winters said challenges in the ag sector mirror those in the rest of the state’s economy. “From a workforce standpoint, and with the quantity problem, it’s going to be […]

Wisconsin dairy farm denies allegations of polluting wells

Wisconsin dairy farm denies allegations of polluting wells

LINCOLN, Wis. (AP) – Owners of a 4,000-cow dairy farm in northeast Wisconsin say the operation isn’t polluting drinking wells amid allegations from environmental groups. Press-Gazette Media reports owners of Kinnard Farms said in a statement Wednesday that they’re surprised by the allegations. They said the Kewaunee County farm follows strict regulations and strives to […]

Senate passes WOTUS clarifications

By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield The U.S. Senate passed a budget bill early Friday morning after a marathon voting session. The packaged passed on a 52 to 46 vote with all Democrats and Republicans Ted Cruz and Rand Paul voting against it. The bill includes amendments which state the EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rules do […]

National News

TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff

TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for aviation workers months after a baggage handler in Atlanta was accused of smuggling guns aboard commercial aircraft. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says new security measures will include real-time, recurring background checks for aviation workers, including airline workers. It will also include a […]

New York man who plotted to join terror group gets 25 years

New York man who plotted to join terror group gets 25 years

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) – A suburban New York man who plotted to join a Yemen-based terrorist group will spend 25 years in prison. Marcos Alonso Zee was sentenced Monday. He pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and to obstruction of justice. Federal prosecutors say […]

6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic State

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Authorities in Minnesota have charged six men they say attempted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. A criminal complaint unsealed Monday charges the men with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. The complaint says the men sought to […]

Supreme Court orders review of North Carolina redistricting

Supreme Court orders review of North Carolina redistricting

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has thrown out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. The justices on Monday ordered the state Supreme Court to consider anew whether the North Carolina legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew voting districts following the 2010 census. […]

Group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 closed Wal-Mart stores

Group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 closed Wal-Mart stores

NEW YORK (AP) – A group representing Wal-Mart workers is asking labor regulators to go to court to force the discounter to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores in four states a week ago. The group, called OUR Walmart, which filed the charge with the National Labor Relations […]