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Twenty-five-year-old Brenden Felton was last seen in late October near Hubbard's Landing in Pepin County. The boater says he found a body lodged against a tree in the river Sunday at 2:25 p.m. Anne Felton's Facebook post thanks people for their "kind words, support," and volunteer search efforts.
Editor's note: Story updated to correct location of funeral. CARLTON, Minnesota - The retired director of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Native American Center died after he was shot in Minnesota, authorities said. Andrew Gokee, 57, of Wisconsin Rapids, died over the weekend, Carlton County ...

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Snow is melting and that means high water in many areas throughout the region. A portion of County GG, between State 173 and State 54, will be closed indefinitely due to high water, the Wood County Dispatch Center confirmed Monday afternoon. RELATED: Finally, it's going to feel ...
Dairy farms have been a staple of rural areas of Wisconsin like Portage, the county seat of Columbia County, one of 23 Wisconsin counties carried by Mr. Trump that President Barack Obama had won in 2012. The industry has been hard-hit statewide, particularly in Columbia County. “We're in a crisis ...
State environmental officials have given a Colorado logistics company the green light to build a Jackson County frac sand rail terminal that neighbors ... The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued a permit Monday allowing OmniTRAX Logistics Services to fill just over 4 acres of wetlands in ...
A training exercise meant to simulate a mass power outage will take place next month at sites across Wisconsin. The exercise, known as Dark Sky, is scheduled to happen May 15-17 in Brown, Calumet, Dane, Fond du Lac, Milwaukee, Outagamie and Winnebago counties. The public should not be ...

(AP) - County health departments in western Wisconsin are warning people about recent potential exposure to measles. The La Crosse Tribune reports that La Crosse and Trempealeau county health departments were notified this month that an out-of-state visitor had measles in its contagious stage.
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Authorities in Northeastern Minnesota are holding a Wisconsin man in connection with a Friday night shooting. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office reported that the 32-year-old man from Bayfield, Wis., is in custody pending charges. Authorities were called to the shooting just before midnight Friday. A man ...
Eau Claire County ranks 35th among Wisconsin's 72 counties for residents' health outcomes but fares much better when assessing factors available to lead healthy lives, according to an annual County Health Rankings report released today. Among factors adversely impacting county residents' health are ...
In the “health factors” ranking, the county dipped from sixth to eighth in measurements of behaviors, clinical care, social and economic elements and physical ... The rankings categorize the five healthiest counties in Wisconsin, from the top, as Ozaukee, Taylor, Pepin, Washington and Waukesha. The least ...
Yogesh Chawla, an Indian American data analyst in Wisconsin, Feb. 20 was among the top two vote getters in a four-candidate primary election race for the Dane County Board District 6 seat, advancing to the general election in April. Chawla, who earned 37.4 percent of the vote, was just behind ...
Milwaukee County continues to rank among the least healthiest in the state and, it turns out, is adjacent to the healthiest Wisconsin county. That's according to the ninth annual County Health Rankings report, which is a collaboration of the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert ...
(WHBL) - Wisconsin county health rankings are out, and Sheboygan County came in at #26 on that list. University of Wisconsin Population Health ... Once again this year, Ozaukee County is first among the state's 72 counties in overall health, and Menominee is last. The results show 14% of Sheboygan ...
The joint health department is now able to provide food safety and licensing services to both counties, whereas only Washington County previously offered the program. However, Johnson said joint service delivery may not be the answer for some counties. "Just because you can share services doesn't ...
The federal government has sued Ozaukee County, claiming it violated the civil rights of a worker at a county-owned nursing home when her employers made her get a flu shot in violation of her religious beliefs to continue working there.
Authorities say a 54-year-old man from Park Falls, Wisconsin has been arrested for his 6th OWI. | Photo: WDIO-TV/File. WDIO-TV Created: March 11, 2018 07:27 PM. HAYWARD - A Price County, Wisconsin man has been arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence for his 6th offense. Advertisement – Content ...

Then it was on to an 8th Congressional District caucus in New London, followed by a dinner with Dane County Republicans in Madison. Vukmir has put 52,000 miles on her car in pursuit of the nomination, hitting more than 60 of the state's 72 counties. To make the Milwaukee County event, she came fresh ...
The Wisconsin Office of Rural Health identifies 48 of Wisconsin's 72 counties as facing a “geography-based shortage” of mental health care providers. But Radue says the problem isn't just the lack of mental health resources in rural counties. Psychiatrists are often under-prepared to meet the unique needs ...
(WLUC) - On Thursday, March 8th, Deputies from the Keweenaw County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to investigate a single snowmobile accident that occurred on Trail #3, 1.3 miles North of U.S. 41 in Allouez Township. A snowmobile driven by 58-year-old Dale A. Wiza of Franklin, Wisconsin was ...
The Eau Claire County Board is pushing for the right to garnish the pensions of public workers convicted of stealing from local governments. The move comes after a ... Scott Walker encouraging the state to tweak the state law relating to Wisconsin Retirement System pensions. "We're very hopeful that it'll ...
MILWAUKEE (CN) – The U.S. Justice Department sued a Wisconsin county on behalf of a woman who claims she was forced to get a flu shot to keep her job at a county-owned nursing home, in violation of her Christian beliefs. According to the lawsuit filed Tuesday by the federal government in Milwaukee ...
The federal government has sued Ozaukee County, claiming it violated the civil rights of a worker at a county-owned nursing home when her employers made her get a flu shot in violation of her religious beliefs to continue working there. Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg required all employees to get an ...
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Wis. - Interstate 39 between Highway 33 and U.S. 51 in Columbia County will be reduced to a single lane of traffic in each direction starting Tuesday because of construction, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The lane closures will last until May 25, according ...
After hearing the public comments, members of the county Land, Conservation and Zoning Committee voted to send the ordinance back to county lawyers for insertion of even tougher restrictions against new mines. One committee member, Jean Maszk, suggested the ordinance be rewritten to make it ...
The state is detailing sources upper Wisconsin River pollution, but existing laws lack mechanisms to stop farm runoff that is the main cause of Wisconsin's most widespread water quality problem. Above, the pea-soup waters of Petenwell Lake lap the shoreline in this photo taken in Adams County on Aug.
The volunteer training is free and occurs at four sites across the state: in Juneau County on March 17, Eau Claire County on March 22, Sauk County on March 31, and Racine County on April 7. Find training session details and register on the Wisconsin Rare Plant Monitoring Program web page.
Moronez's daughter told Waukesha police that her mother admitted killing her brother by suffocating him with a black garbage bag until he stopped crying. After contacting the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office, police learned Moronez was also connected to the deaths of the other infants and she ...
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says a head-on collision between two commercial vehicles has resulted in two casualties. Feb. 23, 2018, at 12:20 p.m. ... Besides sheriff's deputies, the Wisconsin State Patrol, Black River Falls responders and Hixton firefighters were on the scene. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press.
A Wisconsin dairy farm operator and his son-in-law were killed when a small plane crashed in Carroll County Thursday night. John Pagel his son-in-law Steve Witcpalek and pilot Nathan Saari were among the victims who were in the plane that crashed near Rossville, Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy confirmed in ...
Similar scenes were playing out throughout much of southern Wisconsin, where flooding was reported on a dozen rivers and creeks, as well as in eastern Wisconsin from Sheboygan County to Kenosha County, according to the National Weather Service. A flooding record also was set in Turtle Creek in ...
Burns won only Ashland and Bayfield counties on Tuesday. He lost his home of Dane County to Dallet by more than 20 percentage points. 5. Abele machine is up and running: Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is funding Leadership MKE, an independent expenditure committee aimed at supporting ...
About 40 counties in Wisconsin could address staffing shortages in their district attorneys' offices under a Republican proposal set for a vote in the state ... In an interview last summer, Manitowoc County District Attorney Jacalyn LaBre said prosecutors don't expect lawmakers to fill all 139 positions in one ...
Seats in Manitowoc and Columbia counties drew a flurry of candidates because incumbent judges are not seeking re-election. Manitowoc County boasts a robust five-candidate field, including a former district attorney, a municipal judge, a court commissioner and several private practice attorneys.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation closed the southbound I-41 off-ramp to state Highway 60 at Slinger Tuesday afternoon due to high water. Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties were included in a flood warning until 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Washington and Ozaukee counties were under a flood ...
MADISON — The only statewide race on Tuesday's primary election ballot is for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Within Jefferson County, there are two other primary races, one for the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors District 30 seat and another for two seats on the Lake Mills Area School ...
One of the incidents involved a photo of a boy with a handgun and text that read "Be ready for school monday in Jessamine County." Police determined the boy in the photo was not actually involved in making the threat. Authorities in New York dealt with numerous threats after the Florida shooting last week ...
Video footage of a large cat recorded by landowners in Washington County Feb. 7 has been ... Agents from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources were called, and they also confirmed it was a cougar. ... There is no evidence of a breeding population of cougars in Wisconsin, the DNR has said.
Democrats are lining up to challenge incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy in northern Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District. There are now five announced candidates who say they will compete in the Aug. 14 Democratic Party primary. Margaret Engebretson, a Polk County lawyer and U.S. Navy ...
MADISON — The only statewide race on Tuesday's primary ballot is for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The two highest vote-getters will advance to face each other in the April 3 general election. The winner will replace Justice Michael Gableman, who decided not to seek a second 10-year term.
(WLUC) - One person has died after a snowmobile accident in Iron County, Wisc., Saturday night. According to Iron County Sheriff's Department, the crash occurred on Trail 77 in Hurley, Wisc., at approximately 10:36 p.m. Saturday night. No further details are being released at this time, but TV6 will continue ...
Rock County sheriff's Deputy Brian Hanthorn shows the Band-It, a device that can deliver electric shocks when fastened to the leg of inmates during jury trials. The devices are capable of delivering 50,000 volts but have never been used to shock an inmate in Rock County, officials said. (Anthony Wahl/The ...
MILWAUKEE — Southeast Wisconsin is going to be witness to a wild range of wintry weather in the next couple of days. The National ... It includes the following Fond du Lac County. The flood ... It includes the following counties: Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Walworth, Waukesha. The winter ...
A low-pressure front is expected to move into southern Wisconsin Sunday night, bringing rain on Monday and Tuesday — with the potential for freezing rain and flash flooding, according to the National Weather Service. Freezing rain is expected along and north of a line from Sauk County to Fond du Lac ...
The Wisconsin Harbor Assistance Program has awarded about $8 million in grants to improve transportation and access at ports and harbors across the state. Door County's Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding received the largest grant, Wisconsin Public Radio reported. The $3.6 million grant will be used for dock ...
CLINTON,Wis. (WMTV)-- All lanes are closed on I-43 Southbound at mile marker 6 due to two crashed involving multiple cars and a semi-truck. The crashes happened just outside of Clinton in Rock County. Wisconsin State Patrol dispatch confirmed that two people died and four others were injured.
The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Washington, Dodge, Waukesha, and Jefferson Counties until noon on Sunday, January 21st. A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, low down, use your headlights, and ...
This week, she was busy organizing a rally for Saturday outside the Milwaukee County Courthouse, 901 N. 9th St., from 10 to 11 a.m. The rally will be followed by a march to the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., for fundraising, food and workshops until 3 p.m.. Speakers will include state Sen.
Wisconsin had one of the lowest number of foreclosure filings in the United States for 2017, according to a new report. The total number of housing units with foreclosure filings in Wisconsin for the year represented only 0.32 percent of total housing units in the state, nearly a third less when compared to ...
Just 10 of the 53 circuit court judge positions up for election have more than one candidate, based on filings submitted to the Wisconsin Elections Commission by the Tuesday deadline for nomination papers. Circuit court judges decide criminal, civil and family law matters in their respective counties, often ...


 

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