After moving forward to the design phase for several street and sidewalk projects in Poynette, trustees were a little uncertain about going any further with some of the plans after new estimates came in over budget.
The majority of the area's spring elections will include competition amongst candidates and there will be a few changes for certain due to incumbents stepping down.
Dr. Angela Gatzke-Plamann didn’t fully grasp her community’s opioid crisis until one desperate patient called on a Friday afternoon in 2016.
2019 was a year of changes and growth for the Poynette area. Construction began on the new elementary school. The local True Value Hardware store closed after its owner retired. Student athletes garnered awards, annual traditions continued and voters marked ballots.
An idea for the North/South Trail weaving through Poynette, conceived during the village’s parks commission’s five-year planning process in 2017, will soon become reality.
Gov. Tony Evers, with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Sec.-designee Preston Cole, welcomed students and members of the public to the Capitol today for the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony.
MADISON (AP) — A new sampling of a batch of wells in southwestern Wisconsin found a majority contaminated with fecal matter from people, pigs and cows, according to results released Tuesday as part of a contentious regional pollution study.
As Wisconsin and other states eye possible legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use, many effects of using cannabis are still not fully understood.
Wisconsin lawmakers are moving ahead with a bipartisan proposal to limit the sale of vaping and other tobacco products to people over age 21, holding a public hearing Wednesday on a measure designed to address what advocates called a public health crisis facing young people.
After four decades of using strong prescription drugs to treat Crohn’s disease, a chronic digestive disorder, Patty developed an aggressive form of skin cancer.
Conservative and liberal state Supreme Court justices pressed attorneys on both sides of a lawsuit targeting the Wisconsin’s lame-duck laws during a lengthy round of oral arguments Monday.
Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday called the Legislature into a special session next month to take up a pair of gun control measures that its Republican leaders have been unwilling to debate, accusing them of telling those who support the measures to “go to hell.”
Fading murals of children, their arms outstretched to iron ore and timber tumbling overhead, celebrate a heyday that has long since passed by Hurley, Wisconsin.
When Ryan Neville was brought on as the chief executive of Memorial Medical Center, the sole hospital serving Clark County, it could not get a bank loan.
In late May, Wisconsin Watch sent a survey to all 72 county jails asking for information about their incarceration fees. Thirty-three county jails from across the state responded initially. By calling and emailing counties that did not respond to the survey, Wisconsin Watch got some fee info…
Wisconsin finished 31st lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.
In 2011, Sean Pugh was arrested for allegedly violating terms of his release from prison. A year and a half into his roughly two-year stay in the Brown County Jail, he realized he owed the county around $17,000 — the result of a $20 daily “pay-to-stay” fee plus fees from previous jail stints.
In 2016, “Roberto” legally came to the United States for the same reason many immigrants do — to earn a living and a slice of the American dream. But Roberto, a native of southern Mexico, says he suffered a nightmare of coercion, financial exploitation, threats and mistreatment while working…
In June 2018, the village of Mount Pleasant declared four square miles, about 2,800 acres, as blighted, giving the village board one more tool to force landowners to sell their property to make way for the Foxconn plant and associated development.
With homes largely cleared at the Foxconn site, a new group of nearby landowners now is worried that their homes and farms may be taken to widen a highway.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to take action on bills that would limit access to guns, which he said would make the state safer following a pair of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead.
During Wisconsin’s 2018 midterm election, which saw a record-breaking turnout, it was not the close gubernatorial race that motivated Milwaukee resident Marlon Rockett to cast an early ballot. It was the county’s non-binding referendum on whether recreational use of marijuana should be legalized.
It’s official, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism now has an Office of Outdoor Recreation. Funding for this new office was included in the state budget signed today by Gov. Tony Evers. The office will capitalize on the number one marketable driver for visits to the state, namely outdoor pur…
Poynette resident Jim Scurlock announced an attempt to charge village officials with felony abuse of power during public comment at the Village Board’s July 8 meeting.
The Poynette Village Board of Trustees worked through a number of business items during the June 24 regular meeting, including an amendment to the 2019 capitol fund budget.
In a tiny room inside a hair salon in Viroqua, Wisconsin, two women gaze over a glass case. They have driven 30-some miles down the Mississippi River from La Crosse just to check out Kickapoo Kind, a shop established last summer in the heart of the state’s politically liberal Driftless region.
Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Friday vetoed four abortion bills passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature, following through with his promise to stop the measures from becoming law.
Liquor store giant Total Wine & More got a total win in Wisconsin on Monday, with the signing of a bill that will allow some liquor stores to sell unlimited quantities of whiskey, gin, brandy and other distilled spirits during a single transaction.
In 2013, when Robyn took a motorcycle trip to Colorado, she finally was able to find relief for gastrointestinal distress that she had been suffering from for three years.
Matthew Abel’s law firm bank account was shut down twice. He had to temporarily change the name of his Detroit firm from Cannabis Counsel to the generic Rivertown, PLC.
Nurse Debra Zuhse-Green was stunned to learn that the state of Wisconsin wanted her to repay $57,000 she had received for providing home care to children with significant medical needs.
The Village of Poynette approved its 2019 budget after a public hearing meeting Monday night. The budget amounts to $4.427 million, which includes village-operated utilities like water and sewer.
Several topics, including abortion, roads and healthcare, came up during a recent debate featuring candidates for Wisconsin's Assembly District 42.
The Poynette-Dekorra-Lowville EMS District narrowly avoided the shuttering of its volunteer EMT program, thanks to an experienced firefighter and paramedic stepping forward to assume director duties.
Records obtained by the Lodi Enterprise/Poynette Press on Officer Sam Yanke, who resigned after a Sept. 26 traffic stop, paint a mixed picture of his time with the Poynette Police Department.
Wisconsin’s 42nd Assembly District candidates Ann Groves Lloyd (D-Lodi) and Jon Plumer (R-Lodi) have committed to participate in a Lodi Optimist Club candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from noon until 1 p.m. at Lodi High School in the Large Group Instruction Room, 1100 Sauk St., Lodi. The…
About 275 people gathered last Wednesday, Aug. 22 at the Arlington University of Wisconsin Agricultural Research Center. Farmers, crop consultants and government officials, learned about the latest developments in crop pest management, grain production and other crop production matters at th…
A Presentation, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House of the new Administration building, new Health and Human Services building, and newly remodeled Courthouse will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
The Lodi Fire and EMS Commissions met with the Lodi Council along with the town boards of West Point and the town of Lodi on July 25. During the joint meeting, members potentially set in motion a number of measures that will be addressed when the body meets again in September.