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Walker proposes 13 percent cut, more freedom for UW System
Walker proposes 13 percent cut, more freedom for UW System
MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System will be given more autonomy, while having its state funding slashed by 13 percent over the next two years, under the budget Gov. Scott Walker will submit to the Legislature next week, the governor...

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Interim DDHS principal named
Retired Beloit Turner High School principal Mike Kolff will serve as interim principal at Delavan-Darien High School through the remainder of the school year, Superintendent Robert Crist announced Monday.
Judge: Lake Lawn lawsuit will continue
Sixty-Eight Lake Lawn Lodge condominium owners have sued the resort and its condo association for millions over rent payments, a management agreement and other financial matters.
Advocate says poetry should be part of life
Kimberly Blaeser of Walworth County is Wisconsin's new poet laureate, who will spend the next two years advancing poetry.
Couple struck, killed by SUV outside Wisconsin church
Couple struck, killed by SUV outside Wisconsin church

CALEDONIA — Parishioners consoled each other Sunday about the deaths of an elderly couple who were struck and killed by an SUV as they left church a day earlier.

Oscar and Vernetta Lang, both 83 and from Caledonia, were hit by the SUV...

Kolste hopes to end 'vaping' indoors
Kolste hopes to end 'vaping' indoors

MADISON — Lawmakers are set to reignite conversations this week about whether vaping — using electronic cigarettes and other vapor smoking devices — should be included in Wisconsin's smoking ban.

The ban that took effect...

11 hurt when bus crashes on I-94 in SE Wisconsin
11 hurt when bus crashes on I-94 in SE Wisconsin

KENOSHA — Police say 11 people were hurt but none seriously when a bus crashed on Interstate 94 in southeastern Wisconsin.

The Kenosha County sheriff's office says the coach-style commercial bus was returning from Milwaukee to the...

Foundation founding members recognized
Three of the original eight founding members of the Whitewater Community Foundation are stepping down. The foundation has created a scholarship in honor of the founding members.
Snow sculptors keep it cool in Lake Geneva
Snow sculptors keep it cool in Lake Geneva

LAKE GENEVA — The snow sculpting artists known as The Kilted Snow Weasels had been wanting to use their “Shot of Whiskey… Leave the Bottle” sculpture design for about 10 years.

Multiple crews fight Whitewater fire
Multiple crews fight Whitewater fire

WHITEWATER—A two-story, single-family home in the city of Whitewater was heavily damaged Friday in a 7-alarm fire that drew fire crews from as far as Jefferson and Clinton, according to a release from the Whitewater Volunteer Fire...

Fire damages Whitewater house
Fire damages Whitewater house
A passerby alerted authorities to the fire Friday morning.

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