Author Archives: Gary Douglas

Fort Council Looks At New Fire Station

Fort Council Looks At New Fire Station

The Fort Atkinson Fire Station was on the agenda at the Council meeting last night. City Manager Matt Trebatoski… The Council also approved SCADA equipment installation contracts, and mobile data computers for squad cars, both as budgeted, a fare increase to $8.50 for the shared ride taxi program, and moved to a second reading a…Read more »

Alicia Keys will Host the Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys will Host the Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys has been confirmed as the host of the 2019 Grammy Awards on February 10th. The Grammys is returning to Los Angeles this year. Alicia made the big announcement on the Grammys’ official Twitter account yesterday afternoon and uploaded a short film to YouTube that shows her getting the call from the Grammys.Read more »

Chocolate Better For Coughs Than Cough Syrup

Chocolate Better For Coughs Than Cough Syrup

Chocolate is better for coughs than cough syrup. Researchers prescribed more than 160 patients either regular cough medicine or a chocolate-based medicine. They found those who took the chocolate medicine showed significant improvements within two-days.  They believe that’s because chocolate is sticky, it can help relieve irritation and inflammation, and suppress the urge to cough.Read more »

Netflix Announces Biggest Price Hike Yet

Netflix Announces Biggest Price Hike Yet

Netflix raised prices for all US plans yesterday. This is the biggest single increase since the company’s launch. Netflix’s basic plan rises to $9 per month from $8, while the most popular two-stream plan climbs to $13 from $11 and the premium plan rises from $14 to $16. The changes go into effect immediately for…Read more »

Jefferson Council Withdraws from Wizards and Warriors Festival

Jefferson Council Withdraws from Wizards and Warriors Festival

Last night at the Jefferson City Council, Mayor Dale Opperman declared the week of January 14th as “Adult School Crossing Guard Recognition Week”. The council also approved a resolution authorizing a withdrawal from an agreement with HP Fans, Inc, the company that put on the “Warriors and Wizards Festival”. City Administrator Tim Freitag tells WFAW…Read more »

Whitewater Council Deals With Public Works Projects

Whitewater Council Deals With Public Works Projects

Several unrelated public works projects were approved the Whitewater Common Council during its first meeting of the year Tuesday, including the creation of a “communication subcommittee” to keep the public informed of the Milwaukee Street reconstruction project. The subcommittee will be tasked with informing city residents, particularly those on the east side, about the timeline…Read more »

Giannis Triple Double Powers Bucks Over Heat

Giannis Triple Double Powers Bucks Over Heat

The Bucks crushed the Heat, 124-86 as Giannis Antetokounmpo produced 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in his fourth triple-double of the season. Eric Bledsoe had 17 points and Malcolm Brogdon added 16 in Milwaukee’s 13th win in 16 games.  The Bucks improved to 31-12, second-best in the NBA. They are a season-high 19…Read more »

Sam Hauser Leads Marquette over Georgetown

Sam Hauser Leads Marquette over Georgetown

Sam Hauser scored a career-high 31 points and Theo John tied a career-high with 14 points in 15th-ranked Marquette’s 74-71 win against Georgetown. Marquette, which trailed by as many as eight, took control midway through the second half after a 14-0 run.  The Golden Eagles improved to 15-3 despite Markus Howard, who played just three…Read more »