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Christmas past brings gift of memories
Christmas past brings gift of memories
In December, memories come out along with the ornaments, wreath and the carols on the radio. Seeing neighborhood decorations brings up the image of your dad hanging lights on the evergreen tree in the front yard. Watching kids line up in front of the...

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Two injured in accident involving semi-truck in Troy

TROY TOWNSHIP—Two people were taken to area hospitals after a semi tractor-trailer hit a car shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday on Wisconsin Highway 20 in the town of Troy, according to a release from the Walworth County Sheriff's Office.

Mount Union, Wisconsin-Whitewater meet for title
Mount Union, Wisconsin-Whitewater meet for title

Familiar foes will meet in Friday night's Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl when Mount Union and Wisconsin-Whitewater square off for the Division-III national champion.

For the ninth time in 10 years, the teams will battle for the title in Salem,...

Wisconsin ranks 32nd in private-sector job growth
Wisconsin ranks 32nd in private-sector job growth

MADISON — Wisconsin ranks 32nd in private-sector job growth and lags behind the national average for the 12-month period that ended in June, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The...

Wisconsin traffic deaths heading for 7 decade low
Wisconsin traffic deaths heading for 7 decade low

MADISON — Wisconsin is on track to record the lowest number of traffic fatalities statewide since 1943, transportation officials said.

As of Wednesday, there had been 480 fatalities so far this year, compared to 527 in 2013, according...

Walker says he wants schools to have Common Core choice
Walker says he wants schools to have Common Core choice

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker is backing off his call for the Legislature to repeal Common Core academic standards, saying he simply wants to insure there is no mandate they be used.

Walker in July during his re-election campaign called...

Wisconsin ranked as 12th highest taxed
Wisconsin ranked as 12th highest taxed

MADISON — A new analysis finds that Wisconsin is the 12th highest taxed state in the country and third highest in the upper Midwest.

The nonpartisan Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance said that was based on Census data on tax collections...

Coalition of business owners opposes right to work
Coalition of business owners opposes right to work

MADISON — A newly formed coalition of more than 300 construction-related private businesses in Wisconsin announced Wednesday that it will work to defeat a right-to-work proposal being discussed by Republican leaders in the Legislature.

Photos: Re-telling the Christmas story
Photos: Re-telling the Christmas story

DELAVAN--Children at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School in Delavan held a dress rehearsal Dec. 10 for their Christmas production that was held at a church service Sunday, Dec. 14.

The story may be a familiar one, but retold in the...

Indiana county says nativity scene lawsuit violates its rights
Indiana county says nativity scene lawsuit violates its rights

BROOKVILLE, Ind. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that a nativity scene that's been erected each winter for more than a half-century on a southeastern Indiana county's courthouse lawn violates the...

Traffic task force plans more patrols, adds Delavan PD
Traffic task force plans more patrols, adds Delavan PD

ELKHORN--In its second extra patrol on the lookout for dangerous driving, a county-wide traffic task force wrote 46 citations, 26 warnings, made three arrests for drunk driving, and arrested someone on an outstanding warrant.  Five arrests for drunk...

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