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Ryan Join U-S Ag Secretary in Janesville Tour Stop

House Speaker Paul Ryan joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Thursday on his five-state RV tour called ‘Back to our Roots,’ as they made a stop in Janesville. The tour focuses on getting input from people who work in the agriculture business on how policies in Washington could benefit the industry. It’s also focused…read more »

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Two Boys Arrested in Milton for Car Vandalism

The Milton Police Department has arrested two boys age 14 and 16 in connection to several complaints of vehicle make and model emblems pried off and stolen from cars.  Twelve incidents were reported over June and July.  The boys were charged with theft, criminal damage to property, party to the crime of theft and receiving…read more »

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Jury Trial to be Held For Fort Atkinson Man

The jury in a trial for a Fort Atkinson man charged with the sexual assault of a child will be allowed to view a recorded interview from the child victim according to a ruling made by Judge William Hue in Jefferson County Court. The man’s name will not be released to protect the identity of…read more »

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DOT: July Death Toll Exceeds Month Average

AP – Sixty-six people died in Wisconsin traffic crashes in July, three more than the same month the year before. The DOT says the preliminary July death toll was the highest so far this year, with eleven more than the July average for the past five years. It prompted the DOT to issue a “call…read more »

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Janesville Man Injured in Crash that Killed Monroe Woman

A Janesville man was involved in a crash in Green County Wednesday that killed a Monroe woman. 52-year-old Jeffery Knutson was driving on Highway 11/81 Wednesday afternoon when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle. 55-year-old Elena Kauffman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Knutson sustained minor injuries…read more »

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Foxconn Could have Second Site in Wisconsin

Electronics giant Foxconn could build additional facilities in Wisconsin beyond the $10 billion investment it’s already announced. Reports based on interviews with “a half-dozen knowledgeable sources” that the electronics giant could be considering a separate investment in the state, this one in Dane County. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he anticipates there will be more…read more »

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