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Johnsonville Recalls Ground Pork Over Possible Contamination

Johnsonville LLC has recalled more than 48,000 pounds (21,800 kilograms) of raw ground frozen pork patties that may be contaminated with materials including black rubber. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Friday by the company based in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin. The material was produced and packaged on Sept.…read more »

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Evers Picks New Wisconsin State Patrol Superintendent

Gov. Tony Evers has picked the Wisconsin State Patrol’s next leader. Evers named patrol Maj. Anthony Burrell as superintendent on Friday. He will take over on Sunday. Burrell has served as a state trooper since 1990. He was promoted to sergeant in 2006, lieutenant in 2012 and captain of the patrol’s 11-county Northeast Region in…read more »

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Military Flight Maneuvers Blamed For Thursday Sonic Boom In Portage

Local officials say the phone reports started coming in shortly before 2:00 P-M Thursday when residents living in and near Portage heard a loud boom.  Many of the 9-1-1 callers said they thought it was an explosion.  Portage police say what the people heard was a “sonic boom” caused by military flight maneuvers by the…read more »

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West Allis Shooter Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Mental Health Defect

A 45-year-old woman who shot the owner of a West Allis car dealership last March has been found not guilty by reason of mental health defect.  Melissa Sandrone had been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide.  She entered a no contest plea last November.  Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Dee made…read more »

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Community Block Grant Emergency Assistance Program In Jefferson County

If there are families that were affected by the flooding or storm damage between 8/17-9/14/18 that still need assistance with damages to their homes, they may be eligible for the Community Development Block Grant Emergency Assistance Program.  These funds are granted to the owners to either reimburse for repairs made (that can be documented as…read more »

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Winter Weather Advisory Tonight into Tomorrow Morning

Snow will spread into southern Wisconsin this afternoon into the early evening, continue through tonight, then taper off quickly from west to east over inland areas Saturday morning. However, due to lake effect snowfall kicking in, we should see the snow continue across the far southeast through Saturday night. Travelers should be aware that higher…read more »

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