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Gov. Tony Evers today released a video statement following the death of George Floyd and the ongoing unrest, urging Wisconsinites to offer their compassion, support, and action to the Black community. This includes calling on the Legislature to pass Assembly Bill 1012, relating to use of force.

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After two years of operation, Hubbleton Brewing Company has been given the green light to extend its conditional use permit (CUP) and expand its production capabilities. Owner Dan Schey came before the Portland Town Board at its May 26 meeting to renew the CUP and outline his future plans fo…

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University of Wisconsin System graduates earn a median salary of nearly $50,000 annually just a year after securing their bachelor’s degrees, according to a first-of-its kind data analysis. After five years the median earnings of graduates surpass $66,000.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host the 8th annual Wisconsin Free Fun Weekend. Park admission fees, fishing license and trail pass requirements will be waived on June 6-7 to encourage Wisconsinites to take advantage of and enjoy Wisconsin’s outdoors.

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Six sites. Five phases. Four years. About $10 million-$15 million. That’s what makes up the Dane County sediment removal project in the Yahara Chain of Lakes aimed at mitigating the risk of flooding.

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Pump prices continue to increase across the country with nearly every state’s average pushing more expensive on the week, on average by four cents. At the start of the Memorial Day work week, the national gas price average is $1.87. Wisconsin's average on Monday was $1.76. On Monday in Lake …

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April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, founded by former Wisconsin Governor Gaylord Nelson. On the first Earth Day in 1970, millions of Americans participated in rallies, marches and teach-ins for environmental education across the country. “Our goal is not just an environment of …

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Frontier Communications, the national phone and internet company that serves tens of thousands of people in Wisconsin, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on April 14.

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In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, while people are cooped up inside to remain healthy, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is offering online activities to inspire travel plans for the future and virtually explore the state’s natural wonders.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced the construction of 371 roadway infrastructure projects throughout the state are currently scheduled to proceed this season. With close collaboration with contractors to maintain safe and productive work environments, work is already under…

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Approximately 206 homes in the Town of Farmington are expected to have access to new high-speed internet service this spring under a broadband expansion project partially paid for with state grant funds.

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Key municipal revenue streams will take a hit as the economic fallout unfolds from the COVID-19 crisis, with greater impact for cities and villages that rely more heavily on fees and taxes tied to tourism and visitors, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.

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Today’s national gas price average is $1.92. That’s nine cents cheaper than last Monday, 48 cents less than a month ago and 81 cents less expensive than a year ago. In Wisconsin the average gas price on Monday was $1.43 per gallon and in Lake Mills was $1.29 downtown.

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PBS Wisconsin Education will release a new Wisconsin Biographies story titled, “Gaylord Nelson: A Vision for the Earth.” Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of free educational, online media resources that shares the stories of notable Wisconsinites and enriches grade school social studies…

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The Powerball Product Group announced its decision to determine Powerball’s advertised jackpot based on game sales and interest rates. Following the April 8 drawing, guaranteed starting jackpot amounts and minimum jackpot increases will be eliminated, and future jackpot increases will be det…

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Following the announcement of yesterday’s “Safer at Home” order and continued efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, the State Capitol will be closed to the public beginning at 8:00 a.m. March 26, 2020 until further notice.

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Fees are now waived for all Wisconsin State Parks and Trails that continue to remain open to the public. Parks, law enforcement and property staff will also continue to provide routine sweeps of state park system properties.

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With the national average at $2.12, pump prices are, on average, 50-cents less than this time last year. In Wisconsin, the average is $1.81 per gallon. In Lake Mills on Monday, gas was $1.73.

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It didn’t faze Town of Bristol resident Curt La Haise one bit this week when the coronavirus was declared a pandemic.

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Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order prohibiting mass gatherings of 50 people or more statewide to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. A copy of Secretary-designee Palm's order can be found here.

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In the next week or two, every home in the United States will receive a letter with an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.

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There will be a benefit for the family of Brandon Clift, Saturday March 21 beginning at 10 a.m. at Lucy’s Hideaway, 5847 E. County Rd. N, Milton.

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At $2.43, the national gas price average is just one penny more expensive than gas prices at this time last year. Gas prices have not been cheaper year-over-year since before Thanksgiving last November. Monday’s average is four cents cheaper than both a week and a month ago. The average gas …

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Just days after her attorney signaled she was headed toward a plea deal, former Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Janelle Gericke was back in court Wednesday facing a new burglary charge, with felony bail-jumping added on.

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A 74-year-old man accused of sharing videos of his sexual activity with a 15-year-old boy appeared in Jefferson County Circuit Court for a status conference Monday.

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Jefferson County is continuing to develop its 10-year update of the County Comprehensive Plan and Agricultural Preservation and Land Use Plan. These plans set a vision, goals and policies, and the framework that can be used to inform decisions about what county leaders should support, encour…

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The road is reduced to one lane near Kwik Trip in Lake Mills while a crew from Forest Construction repairs a forced sanitary line in the area. Avoid the area if possible. The city said in a Facebook post, "the main break resulted in sewage being deposited on the street surface. The spill is …

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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 …