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Wis Governor Visits Japan

Governor Tony Evers visited Wisconsin’s sister state in Japan yesterday, Chiba Prefecture. He met with Governor Kensaku Morita, and the Chiba Board of Education. He also toured the original Kikkoman Soy Sauce facility. Evers is leading a 28 member delegation that includes 13 business leaders from nine Wisconisn Companies. The trade mission concludes Saturday.read more »

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Nolan Takes The Stand In Jefferson Court

Retired priest William Nolan took the stand yesterday in his own behalf in Jefferson County Court. Nolan is accused of sexually assaulting an altar boy while at Saint Joseph’s Church in Fort Atkinson. The jury also heard testimony from Fort Atkinson Police Detective Lisa Hefty, Michael Bender, a religious education teacher who volunteered at Saint…read more »

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Fishing Closed on Lower Spring Lake

The fishing season on Lower Spring Lake in Palmyra is closed effective Sept. 9, 2019 and will remain closed until further notice. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources closed the season pursuant to s. NR 20.33 (1), Wis. Admin. Code because a scheduled draw-down of water levels in order to control of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil.…read more »

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Accused Drunk Driver Arrested For Causing Fatal Accident In Milton

Milton police say a 20-year-old driver has been arrested on charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.  Joseph R. Overbeek of Delavan was at the wheel when his vehicle slammed into the back of a parked dump truck early Sunday morning.  Overbeek’s passenger suffered severe injuries and died after being taken to…read more »

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Construction Death, Town of Milton

Sheriff’s officials say an Edgerton man has died after he was run over by a bulldozer in Rock County. First responders were called to a property in the Town of Milton about 5:30 p.m. Sunday where the 30-year-old man was found unresponsive. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was working alone and doing…read more »

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Wisconsin Senate Leader Considering Run For Congress

Less than 24 hours after Wisconsin Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner announced his pending retirement, the line of potential replacements is growing.  Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, Republican, issued a Thursday statement saying he is considering a campaign for the 5th District seat Sensenbrenner held for more than four decades.  Fitzgerald says President Trump needs strong…read more »

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