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 […]

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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

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 […]

Happ refutes claim she was soft on bomb builder

Happ refutes claim she was soft on bomb builder

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republicans are accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of letting a pipe bomb builder get off scot-free even though she stepped aside to let federal prosecutors handle the case. Happ currently serves as the Jefferson County district attorney. On Friday the state GOP questioned why Happ’s office charged Christopher Hamlin […]

1-time foreclosure king, son arrested in Pewaukee

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – Heavily-armed federal agents broke down the door of a Pewaukee home and arrested a man described as a one-time king of foreclosures and his adult son. The U.S. marshals, assisted by the FBI, Waukesha County Sheriff’s deputies and Pewaukee police took Todd Brunner and his 24-year-old son, Shawn, into custody at […]

Wisconsin DNR to close fourth wolf hunt zone

Wisconsin DNR to close fourth wolf hunt zone

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin officials are poised to close a fourth wolf hunting zone. The Department of Natural Resources plans to close Zone 5, an oval-shaped area in west-central Wisconsin, at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Hunters had killed 14 wolves in that zone as of Sunday, six shy of the zone’s limit. The agency has […]

GOP accuses Happ of going easy on bomb builder

GOP accuses Happ of going easy on bomb builder

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republicans are accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of letting a pipe bomb builder get off scot-free. Happ currently serves as the Jefferson County district attorney. The GOP and allies have been digging through her records looking for cases that they say show she’s lenient on criminals. On Friday the […]

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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

Obama praises Supreme Court’s gay marriage orders

Obama praises Supreme Court’s gay marriage orders

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court’s recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency. Obama told The New Yorker that the court’s Oct. 6 rejection of appeals from states seeking to preserve gay marriage bans is the best of his tenure. The former law […]

Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

BOSTON (AP) – A federal judge says at least 1,000 people will be summoned to pick a jury for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged with carrying out the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He has pleaded not guilty and could face […]

GM ignition switch death count rises to 29

GM ignition switch death count rises to 29

DETROIT (AP) – At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday. Feinberg says he has received 184 death claims since August. Of those, 29 have […]

Court to decide if convicted felon can sell guns

Court to decide if convicted felon can sell guns

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will decide whether a convicted felon barred from possessing guns can sell or transfer the weapons to another person after he had surrendered them to authorities. The justice on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from Tony Henderson, a former U.S. Border Patrol agent arrested and charged with distributing […]

Toyota adds 247K vehicles to air bag recall tally

Toyota adds 247K vehicles to air bag recall tally

DETROIT (AP) – Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen. The recall posed Monday by U.S. safety regulators covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla and Matrix, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia and the 2003 to 2005 Tundra. Also […]