GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Police in California say they will not file charges against Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush in connection with a scrum outside a restaurant. Authorities in Vacaville, California said Monday in a statement that the 30-year-old Bush was cooperative with officers after initially being detained early Sunday morning on a […]
By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush was arrested early Sunday morning by the Vacaville (California) Police on a charge of disorderly conduct while under the influence. It’s a misdemeanor charge and Bush was released on after paying $1600 bail. Bush has been a core special teams player for nine seasons in […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State. Kaminsky celebrated Senior Day with a dominating performance, going 11 of 17 from […]
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo have been working on a new NFL schedule to minimize competitive imbalance. Kyle Cunningham and Niraj Pandy say they’ve developed an algorithm that comes close to matching – and in some cases improving – a schedule the NFL produces each year. They […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The owners of the Milwaukee Bucks have selected three architectural firms to design the basketball team’s new downtown arena. Missouri-based Populous will serve as the lead agency on the design team. The company has worldwide experience designing arenas, stadiums, ballparks and convention centers. Populous has designed 15 NBA or NHL arenas, and […]
The Associated Press is reporting the suspect in the murder of a Holmen woman, 29-year-old Bryce Anderson, was arrested in Jones County, Iowa by the Sheriff’s Department and the Iowa State Patrol this morning after having car trouble along the side of a highway. Officers in Holmen were asked to do a welfare check on […]
BARABOO, Wis. (AP) – Devil’s Lake State Park is officially an historic place. The Baraboo News Republic reports the park was nominated to be listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places last year and recently won approval by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Wisconsin Historical Society. Devil’s Lake is […]
Wisconsin Radio Network Senator Ron Johnson is threatening to subpoena an investigation file into the issues at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center if the VA won’t turn the files over. Johnson is giving Acting VA Inspector General Richard Griffin until 5pm this afternoon to turn over the document. In a letter obtained by Gannett, […]
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a Seneca man on charges that he exposed a child to harmful materials. According to a Sheriff’s Department report on Tuesday the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department conducted a search at the residence of Ricky T. Olson, 56, of Seneca on Stoney Point Road. After an investigation […]
TOMAH — A Wisconsin mother who lost her 2-year-old daughter is urging families with young children to install door alarms. Courtney Mazur, of Tomah, went outside to start her fiance’s truck early one morning last week and discovered her daughter face down on the patio. Mazur says Raelyn and her 5-year-old step sister apparently decided […]
Audrey G. Herold, age 88 of rural Stoddard passed away on Sunday, March 1st Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, March 4th at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the service time at noon.
Robert D. Mueller, age 71 of Stoddard passed away on Friday, February 27th A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 8th from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Stoddard American Legion Hall with military honors at 2:30 by the Stoddard American Legion Post #315 and the U.S. Marines Honor Team.
David Mageland, age 49 of Viroqua passed away on Friday, February 27th Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 3rd at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Viroqua. Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home in Viroqua.
Alan G. Jacobson, age 70 of Rockland passed away on Thursday, February 5th Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 13th at 1:00 p.m. at Utica Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m.
Lillian Alvina Hanson, age 92 of Viroqua passed away on Saturday, February 7th Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. at Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home, in Viroqua and at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Legislature’s budget committee plans to examine Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to cut funding for the popular SeniorCare prescription drug program. The Joint Finance Committee was scheduled to hold a briefing Tuesday on the Department of Health Services budget. The panel is in the middle of three days of state agency […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) – One person has died in a crash on Highway 41 in Brown County of northeastern Wisconsin as a winter storm brings snow and high winds to the state. It happened about 9 a.m. in the Town of Lawrence, southwest of De Pere. At least four school buses got stuck in traffic behind […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal for funding public schools and doing away with a cap on enrollment for the statewide private school voucher program are on the agenda for the Legislature’s budget committee. The Joint Finance Committee is in the second of three days of briefings Tuesday in which state agency heads […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Democrat Russ Feingold says he plans to travel Wisconsin “extensively” after leaving his post at the State Department, but he’s not saying yet whether he will try to return to the U.S. Senate. Feingold said in a Facebook post Tuesday that he wants to listen to Wisconsinites about their concerns as […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources secretary says she’s considering selling naming rights to state parks over the next two years. Cathy Stepp told the Legislature’s budget committee during a hearing Tuesday that she’s looking for ways to boost financial support for the parks. Gov. Scott Walker’s budget calls for cutting […]
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) – Officials say a teenager was seriously injured after he got caught in a piece of farm machinery in Sheboygan Falls. According to the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department, the 17-year-old male was working on an auger in a silo late Sunday afternoon when he got caught in the equipment. Department officials […]
By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield Wisconsin agricultural exports hit a record $3.7 billion in 2014; a 13.6 percent increase over 2013 and the fifth consecutive annual increase. Exports of dairy and dairy derivatives from the Badger State totaled $479 million last year up 2 percent from 2013. Miscellaneous food exports increased 17 percent to $369 million, beverage […]
By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield This Sunday, February 15th is the deadline to nominate individuals for World Dairy Expo’s Dairy Woman, Man, International Person and Industry Person of the Year. The four winners will be honored at the annual Dinner with the Stars at World Dairy Expo this fall. Details and nomination forms are available here:
By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced a few new staff appointments within his administration. Among the appointments: Sandra Chalmers becomes Assistant Deputy Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Chalmers was the Administrator of the Division of Trade and Consumer Protection dealing mainly with consumer protection, weights and measures. […]
By: Bob Meyer-Brownfield The three largest dairy cooperatives in California have petitioned USDA to have milk producers market under a Federal Milk Marketing Order. California operates under a state pricing mechanism which has consistently provided the lowest farm milk prices in the country. As an example: the January 4b price is $13.75 per hundredweight while […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice says former CIA Director David Patraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials. A Justice Department statement says a plea agreement has been filed in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Associated Press was not immediately able to access the documents. The […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is thanking the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, and warning of the threat that Iran poses to Israel’s survival. Netanyahu on Tuesday defended his controversial speech to Congress. He said he regretted that it was being perceived as political. Netanyahu, who received a warm […]
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board has agreed to consider reopening the investigation into the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, and pilot Roger Peterson. The Globe Gazette reports that the board has agreed to consider another investigation after receiving a letter […]
DETROIT (AP) – Freezing temperatures and drifts of snow likely took a small bite out of U.S. auto sales last month, but most automakers are still reporting gains thanks to the strong economy. General Motors’ sales rose 4.2 percent over last February, while Chrysler’s sales were up 5.6 percent. Nissan’s sales were up 2.7 percent. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is warning Congress against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions. He’s laying out his concerns today at a joint meeting — an appearance that was arranged by Republican leaders, without consulting the White House. Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett says the controversy is “a bit […]