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The public is invited to hear Ben Wikler, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, will address the Jefferson County Democrats at its annual President’s Day Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 16, to 8 p.m. at Neighbors Grill & Pizza, 216 Golf Drive, Jefferson. Tickets are $40 and must be purchase…

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According to Wisconsin’s DNR, There really is no sure answer, and no such thing as 100 percent safe ice. The strength of ice cannot be judged by one factor like its appearance, age, thickness, temperature or whether the ice is covered with snow. Ice strength can also vary in different areas …

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Over 20 million people in the United States suffer from addiction.

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The first time he examined a young person complaining of shortness of breath and abdominal pain, Dr. Vivek Balasubramaniam said it looked as though the patient had inhaled hot smoke during a fire.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office released reports in the last three days on 29 traffic crashes, which injured two people and resulted in 12 citations.

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Police are still searching for a suspect for a hit-and-run accident involving a teenager on Church Street near Main Street in Watertown.

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Roger Kylmanen, Jefferson County Fair Park supervisor, was recognized as the District 4 VIP at the Wisconsin Association of Fairs annual convention held during the week of Jan. 5 in Wisconsin Dells. The convention had over 1,100 attendees from 68 district and county fairs from across our gre…

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The Johnson Creek Village Plan Commission and Committee of the Whole voted to recommend approval of a plan for a second Kwik Trip gas station/convenience store, with the final formal step of approval scheduled for Jan. 27 at a meeting of the village board.

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Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul today joined a coalition of law enforcement agencies in announcing the charging of a significant cocaine, heroin and fentanyl trafficking operation between Puerto Rico and Milwaukee. The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Matthe…

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Looking for a self-directed project this semester that can lead to prizes, mentoring and live connections to the business world? The 17th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest will accept entries online for the 2020 competition until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

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Influenza hospitalizations are up in the area and state overall, with one child’s death attributed to the respiratory illness, according to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health.

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State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced her decision Monday not to run in the 2021 election for state superintendent of public instruction. Gov. Tony Evers appointed Stanford Taylor to the office in January 2019, and her term ends July 2021.

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Despite crude oil price fluctuation and growing geopolitical concerns with Iran in the last week, the national gas price average has held steady at $2.58 since the beginning of the year, according to AAA. Monday’s national average is two cents more than last month and 34-cents more expensive…

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The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up its national recruiting efforts to hire up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census in communities across the country to reach its goal of more than 2 million applicants.

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Gene Davis compares collecting to hunting, the only difference is you don’t kill anything except for your savings account.

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The national gas price average held steady on the week at $2.58, but that could change depending on the movement of crude oil prices due to geopolitical concerns, according to AAA. Following airstrikes in Baghdad last Friday, which killed Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani, crude oil pric…

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Wisconsin hospitals and health systems are well-known for providing high-quality and accessible care for Wisconsin citizens, helping to keep Wisconsin communities healthier. And according to a new study released Monday from the Wisconsin Hospital Association, those communities’ economic heal…

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A 22-year veteran of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Conservation Warden Service has been named the next chief warden, succeeding Chief Todd Schaller who will retire from the top law enforcement position after more than 30 years of public service.

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Conservation Warden Clark Delzer was walking among the jammed parking areas surrounding a Shawano County public hunting area on opening day of the 2019 gun-deer season when he was a bit stunned by what he saw.

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School property taxes across Wisconsin are rising by more than $220 million on December 2019 tax bills, which suggests—when combined with increases in county and technical college district levies—that Wisconsin residents could see their largest property tax increase in a decade, according to…

WISCONSIN DELLS - The University of Wisconsin’s Discovery Farms program has been talking water quality since its inception in 2001. The discussion surrounding agriculture and water quality has grown and changed over the past 20 years, but researchers with the Discovery Farms program continue…

JEFFERSON — In its ongoing effort to streamline personal identification, passport and other services in recent years, Jefferson County Register of Deeds Staci Hoffman has announced that, effective Jan. 2 residents will no longer have to travel to other counties to obtain their Wisconsin marr…

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A 17-year-old Sun Prairie school student who police say threatened to shoot people has been released on a $500 signature bond and ordered to keep off school property.

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(StatePoint) Last year’s long and brutal winter depleted road salt supplies throughout much of the U.S. As a result, a number of cities have experienced significant price spikes when placing their salt orders this year. At a time when experts are highlighting the environmental and infrastruc…

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To help save lives and prevent needless tragedies, Lake Mills Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign from Friday, Dec. 13 through New Year’s Day.

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Thanks to families being more spread out than ever before, today’s holiday shoppers must figure out ways to get holiday gifts to their destination on time. The holiday season tends to be the busiest time of year for many delivery services. The following tips should help shoppers ensure their…

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Headlining the main stage on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Jefferson County Fair, will be country music’s singer-songwriter, Jon Pardi. With a mix of classic country music and contemporary swing, Jon Pardi brings a show to Jefferson County fair goers won’t want to miss.

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Megan Messmer of Lake Mills, is among those currently serving with the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), a 10-month AmeriCorps program.

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As Wisconsin hunters put another gun deer season in the books, preliminary license sale, harvest registration and hunting incident numbers are now available.

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Don't tell Florence Teeters she's too old to enjoy Wisconsin's great outdoors as a gun deer hunter, along with ziplining, going to Mardi Gras in Louisiana every year and tending to a garden in her bare feet. Yes, she's 104, but who's counting. She sure isn't.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking the public's help in the case of an adult male shot while deer hunting in Washburn County on Sunday, Nov. 24, of the opening weekend of the annual gun deer season, which so far has four hunting incidents.