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Walker announces Ebola preparedness plans, urges commercial travel ban
Walker announces Ebola preparedness plans, urges commercial travel ban
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker's administration is working with both the National Guard and state hospital association to put plans in place to handle any outbreak of Ebola, according to a release from the governor's office.

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Scholarships for Walworth County residents
George Williams College of Aurora University in Williams Bay is offering new scholarship opportunities to potential students who are permanent Walworth County residents.
The name says it all
The name says it all

EAST TROY--At local police training sessions, participants often are asked to introduce themselves to the class with their names, the agency they work with, and how long they've been on the job.

When the police chief of the town of Beloit...

Brian Bates' death under investigation
The Walworth County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of Brian Bates, a Williams Bay man reported missing and found with a gunshot wound to his head.
Officer pleads guilty to theft charge
A former village of Bloomfield and village of Genoa City police officer suspected of stealing money from the Genoa City Police Department pleaded guilty to his crimes, according to online court records.
Delavan-Darien student arrested after threat
A Delavan-Darien High School student was arrested after being accused of making a non-specific school shooting threat.
Burke, supporters hope minimum wage sways voters
Burke, supporters hope minimum wage sways voters

MADISON — Democrat Mary Burke and her supporters hope that Republican Gov. Scott Walker's adamant opposition to the minimum wage will help swing the governor's race in her favor, with polls showing them tied less than three weeks before Election...

Group to renew push for guns on school property
Group to renew push for guns on school property

MADISON — A gun rights group is renewing its effort to change Wisconsin law prohibiting firearms on school property.

Carrying a gun on school grounds is currently a felony. The organization Wisconsin Carry says parents and guardians...

Suspect in McHenry County deputy shootings caught
Suspect in McHenry County deputy shootings caught

MCHENRY COUNTY—A man suspected of wounding two McHenry County Sheriff's deputies early Thursday morning was taken into police custody Thursday evening, according to a

Jorgensen, Hebert face off in debate
Stark differences in opinion and background separate the candidates running in the 43rd Assembly District race.
Johnson condemns handling of Ebola, ISIS
Johnson condemns handling of Ebola, ISIS

EAU CLAIRE — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is calling for the U.S. to increase efforts to combat the Ebola virus domestically and fight the Islamic State group abroad, while criticizing the Obama administration's handling of both crises.

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