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Wis DOT to Hold Meeting on Lake Mills Main Street Project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will host a public meeting to preview the upcoming Main Street reconstruction project in Lake Mills. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12 at the Lake Mills Community Center, 200 Water Street. Main Street reconstruction between Topel and Madison Street is scheduled to begin this…read more »

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Complaint: Kidnapping Suspect Kept Closs Under Bed

For nearly three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper’s bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours, too terrified to flee from a man she knew had fatally shot both of her parents. But when Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the…read more »

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Roof Comes Down At Bradley Center

Dozens of small, simultaneous explosions have brought down the steel roof of the Bradley Center, the former home of the Milwaukee Bucks. The controlled demolition Sunday morning left debris scattered in the street. The Bradley Center closed last summer and the Bucks moved next door to the $524 million Fiserv Forum. The explosions collapsed the…read more »

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CAFO Update Meeting to be Held in Jefferson on February 7

The University of Wisconsin-Extension and Wisconsin DNR are co-hosting a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Update Meeting in Jefferson on Thursday, February 7. The meeting is specifically designed for WPDES permitted CAFO owners and managers, producers considering expansion, nutrient management plan writers and engineers. Wisconsin has over 250 CAFO farms and this meeting is an…read more »

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Kidnapping Suspect to be Formally Charged Today

A man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents is expected to be formally charged Monday, and the charging documents could shed light on what investigators believe the young man knew about his victims, his motives and tactics. Jake Thomas Patterson , 21, is set to make his initial appearance Monday afternoon…read more »

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Representative Taylor Plans to Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

State Representative Chris Taylor plans to introduce a bill again this session to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin.  Taylor says the public overwhelming supports legalization and all 18 marijuana measures on the November election ballot passed.  Eighty-eight percent of voters in Kenosha County backed medical cannabis and 76 percent in Dane County voted for recreational…read more »

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