Sports

Packers rout Carolina 38-17, Rodgers has 3 TDs

Packers rout Carolina 38-17, Rodgers has 3 TDs

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns, Randall Cobb torched the Carolina secondary for 121 yards receiving and the Green Bay Packers routed the Carolina Panthers 38-17 on Sunday. Sure-tackling Green Bay limited quarterback Cam Newton in the first half. The Packers scored touchdowns on their first three […]

Friday Night High School Football scores

Friday Night High School Football scores

Onalaska Luther at Viroqua-Vir 26-20 Westby at Black River Falls-BRF 37-0 Arcadia at G.E.T.-Arcadia 36-0 North Crawford at DeSoto-Desoto 32-8 Ithaca at KickapooIthica 35-0 Weston at Wauzeka-Weston 12-6 Seneca at Shullsburg-Shullsburg 61-14 non league Bangor at Brookwood-Bangor 44-8 Necedah at Cashton-Necedah 47-6 Royall at New Lisbon-New Lisbon 30-6 Hillsboro at Wonewoc Center-Hillsboro 47-27 Darlington at […]

Run game slowing sack chances for Pack’s Matthews

Run game slowing sack chances for Pack’s Matthews

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Clay Matthews is off to a slow start in sacks for the Green Bay Packers. One of the NFL’s most prolific pass rushers has one sack in 15 tackles through the Packers’ first six games. Coaches don’t seem too worried about the production, saying that the linebacker is still playing […]

Kaminsky not comfortable being big man on campus

Kaminsky not comfortable being big man on campus

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team is a unanimous pick to win the Big Ten Conference this season.  To add to the target that will be on the back of the Badgers this season is the fact that big man Frank Kaminsky is the unanimous choice as the Preseason […]

Ex-clinic owner pleads guilty in MLB drug case

MIAMI (AP) – The former owner of a South Florida clinic has pleaded guilty to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to Major League Baseball players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, and Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun. Anthony Bosch, former owner of the Biogenesis of America clinic in Coral Gables, pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

Local News

Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa drug case

Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa drug case

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) — A Wisconsin couple has been sentenced to five years in prison after Clayton County authorities discovered a methamphetamine manufacturing operation at their Iowa home. Thirty-four-year-old Jesse Lutz and 32-year-old Shara Lutz previously faced harsher sentences because their 7-year-old son lived in the home. The couple from Prairie du Chien, Wis., took […]

66-year-old Kendall man killed in tractor roll-over accident

66-year-old Kendall man killed in tractor roll-over accident

Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin reports a farming accident which took the life of one person over the weekend. The accident took place at about 7:10 pm on Sunday on a farm off of Logwood Rd. in the Town of Wilton. A 66-year-old Kendall man was operating a tractor compacting silage when the tractor rolled […]

Update – Missing man spotted on trail cam, search continues

Update – Missing man spotted on trail cam, search continues

Vernon County authorities say they are still actively searching for a missing 74-year-old man and now have new information on his possible whereabouts after he was spotted on a trail cam. Goudensio Gayton is from Mexico and was visiting the Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine near last La Crosse last Sunday when he became separated […]

WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

WTC residents hall to hand out candy for Trick-or-Treating

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western is hosting a Trick or Treating event Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:00- 8:00 p.m. at the Residence Hall, 820 La Crosse Street. Residents will be providing candy and decorating their floors in a Halloween theme with games for kids and families to play. All of the treats will be free […]

For high school seniors & parents Campus Preview October 22:  Explore UW-Richland

For high school seniors & parents Campus Preview October 22: Explore UW-Richland

High school seniors and their parents may want to reserve now and plan to participate in University of Wisconsin-Richland’s Fall Campus Preview coming up Wednesday, October 22 from 3-5pm on the Richland Center UW campus. Seniors making plans for college next year–whether they live within walking distance of the campus or across the state—will have […]

Travel Wisconsin Fall

Obituaries

Roland “Bud” J. Whitney

Roland “Bud” James Whitney, age 75 of Viroqua passed away on Saturday, October 18th Funeral services will be held at 1:30p.m. on Sunday, October 26th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of services on Sunday.

Agnes I. Davis

Agnes Imogene Davis, age 95 of Soldiers Grove passed away on Friday, October 17th Funeral services will be held at noon on Friday, October 24th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday after 11a.m.

Marcella G. Swiggum

Marcella Geneva Swiggum, age 95 of Milwaukee, formerly of Rising Sun passed away on Thursday, October 16th Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Tuesday, October 21st at the Kickapoo United Lutheran Church. Friends may call on Monday, October 20th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua from 4 to 7p.m., and on Monday […]

John L. Kellogg

John Lewis Kellogg, age 80 of Stoddard, formerly of Viola passed away on Thursday, October 16th Memorial services will be held at 2p.m. on Saturday, October 25th at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua. Friends may call on Saturday from noon until the service time at 2p.m.

Joyce E. Swenson

Joyce Emma Swenson, age 78 of Cashton passed away on Friday, October 17th Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 21st at 10a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton. Family and friends may call on Monday, October 20th from 5 to 8p.m. at the funeral home in Cashton, and again on Tuesday from […]

State

Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin

Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network Voters who have already made up their minds about who they will be voting for on November 4 can start casting their ballots. Early voting got underway in Wisconsin on Monday, allowing voters to cast in-person absentee ballots at their local municipal clerk’s office for the next two weeks. Clerks […]

Number of Wisconsin births declines for sixth year

Number of Wisconsin births declines for sixth year

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The number of babies born in Wisconsin has dropped for the sixth straight year. The state Department of Health Services reported Monday that there were 66,566 live births to Wisconsin residents in 2013. That is 663 fewer than in 2012. Births in Wisconsin have gone done every year since 2007. The […]

9 arrested in child sex trafficking sting

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say nine people have been arrested in a child sex trafficking sting in the Eau Claire area. Police released more details about the sting at a Monday morning press conference. The La Crosse Tribune reports nine men, ranging in age from 20 to 60, were arrested on preliminary charges […]

Wisconsin DOJ settles sand mine case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A sand mining company has agreed to pay the state and Trempealeau County $80,000 to settle allegations of storm water permit violations. Wisconsin Department of Justice officials said Monday that the storm water permit for Alpine Sand LLC’s Town of Arcadia operation was based on the representation that runoff would be […]

Brown County to decide future of 50-acre island

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Brown County officials are trying to decide what should be done with a 55-acre island off the southern shore of Green Bay. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently in the process of transferring Renard Island over to the county. WLUK-TV reports the property was built by the federal […]

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Agriculture

Recent rainfall delaying fall harvest

Recent rainfall delaying fall harvest

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean harvests are behind schedule, and this week’s wet weather is keeping Wisconsin farmers from catching up. The La Crosse Tribune reports crop progress data released by the department Tuesday show both corn and soybeans fall short of the five year averages. […]

USDA Invests $274,000 in 21 Wisconsin Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

USDA Invests $274,000 in 21 Wisconsin Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

STEVENS POINT, WI – USDA Rural Development funded 21 rural Wisconsin energy projects under the latest round of Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) funding.  Eleven of the projects are solar projects, continuing the Obama Administration’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy.  It is the most recent of a series of USDA actions to strengthen the country’s energy sector. […]

Governor Scott Walker Kicks off World Dairy Expo with Ribbon Cutting for New Holland Pavilions at Alliant Energy Center

Governor Scott Walker Kicks off World Dairy Expo with Ribbon Cutting for New Holland Pavilions at Alliant Energy Center

Madison – Governor Scott Walker today made a stop at World Dairy Expo and participated in the ribbon cutting for the expansion and grand opening of the New Holland Pavilions, which also marks the kick-off of World Dairy Expo.  The $24 million project began in April following the Midwest Horse Fair. “World Dairy Expo draws […]

Wisconsin plant turns cow manure into electricity

Wisconsin plant turns cow manure into electricity

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) – A La Crosse-based health care network is completing a $14 million project that uses cow manure to produce electricity. Gundersen Health System was set to unveil the plant at GL Dairy Biogas Farm in conjunction with the World Dairy Expo on Monday morning. The La Crosse Tribune reports the company’s joint […]

Madison expo interpreters welcome foreign visitors

Madison expo interpreters welcome foreign visitors

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The World Dairy Expo is offering interpreters to help hundreds of international visitors feel at home in Madison. Ron Eustice, an interpreter who speaks six languages, tells the Wisconsin State Journal that his fellow volunteers try to make the expo’s foreign attendees feel more comfortable by using a language they understand […]

National News

Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Monica Lewinsky says she was “patient zero” in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation. The 41-year-old Lewinsky on Monday called for a cultural revolution to stem the “compassion deficit” fueling online hostility. The former White House intern spoke in Philadelphia at Forbes magazine’s 30 […]

Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital

Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital

ATLANTA (AP) – The unidentified Ebola patient who’s been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released. Emory University Hospital officials said Monday that the man was released Sunday, after he was determined to be free of the virus and no threat to the public. The man is a doctor who had been working […]

Biden touts plans to fix ‘Third World’ NYC airport

Biden touts plans to fix ‘Third World’ NYC airport

NEW YORK (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are vowing to improve New York’s airports, one of which Biden infamously dubbed “a Third World country.” Biden joined Cuomo at a news conference Monday as the governor announced a design competition to modernize New York City’s John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. […]

UPDATE: Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

UPDATE: Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) – The people closest to Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are trying to resume their lives now that they have come out of a 21-day incubation period without developing symptoms of the disease. Youngor Jallah, the daughter of Duncan’s fiancee, sent her children back to school Monday, with clearance from the Dallas County […]

WTO rejects US country-of-origin labels for meat

WTO rejects US country-of-origin labels for meat

WASHINGTON (AP) – The World Trade Organization has rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. In a ruling Monday, the WTO said the requirements put Canadian and Mexican livestock at an unfair disadvantage. In 2012, the WTO had ruled […]