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Back to the Redrawing Board

By Morgan McCarthy | January 15, 2021

 The Wisconsin Supreme Court doesn’t appear to want to draw the state’s next political map. More coverage with Jon DeMaster brings us details from the bench: The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty yesterday asked the high court to adopt rules that would keep the legal battle over the state’s next legislative map in state courts. A federal court ordered Wisconsin’s last map redrawn. Conservative Chief Justice Paige Rogensack said taking on the responsibility of the map would make the court a proactive player in

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Miller Park Way Taps Out

By Morgan McCarthy | January 15, 2021

There is no Miller Park, so there’s no need for Miller Park Way. The city of Milwaukee is changing part of Miller Park Way to Brewers Boulevard. The portion of the street in West Milwaukee will remain Miller Park Way. The ballpark is now known as American Family Field, so city leaders said they needed to change the street name.

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WI Coronavirus Cases Climb

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

The Department of Health Services confirms over 27-hundred new cases of the coronavirus over the last day.  There have been a total of 516-thousand cases reported since the pandemic began.  An additional 42 deaths raises the number of Wisconsinites who have died from COVID-19 to five-thousand-290.

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Badger State Sheriffs’ Association Urges Calm

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

As the nation has faced violience in the past days, weeks, and months a recent statement was released by the Badger State Sheriff’s Association to address the climate. Below is the statement: Sheriffs call for Calm across the State of Wisconsin CLICK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL DOCUMENT

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Waunakee PD Mourns Loss of K-9 Officer

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

The Waunakee Police Department is mourning the loss of one of it’s K-9 officers.  K-9 Izzy died unexpectedly earlier this week following a routine surgery.  Officials say the black lab worked alongside her handler Officer Brent Schmidt and was a favorite in the department.

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ECPD Seek Stabbing Suspect

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

Eau Claire Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a stabbing suspect. Eau Claire Police are seeking to locate 46 year old Tony L. Carothers after a physical altercation led to a stabbing during the early morning hours of January, 14th 2021. At 1:22 am, officers responded to a local hospital for a report of a stabbing. It was reported that the victim was inside of a residence on the 1600 block of Whipple St. when Carothers entered

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Local Manager Receives “Royal” Credit

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

Royal Credit Union Organizational Relations and Recruiting Manager, Betty Laskowski, was presented the Royal Credit Union (Royal) 2020 Positive Impact Award.  Laskowski, a Royal team member since 1992, met the high criteria for this award because of the exceptionally positive impact she has had on Royal team members and the communities it serves throughout the unique challenges of 2020. The Positive Impact Award is Royal’s highest team member recognition, and only one award, per year, is presented if a team

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WI DNR Thaws for Free Ice Fishing

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

You can go ice fishing without a license this weekend, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The DNR’s annual Winter Free Wishing Weekend lets people who’ve never experienced ice fishing, get the chance to do so on nearly all Wisconsin waterways. Free fishing begins Saturday and ends Sunday. 

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First Time Unemployment Claims on Rise

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

First-time unemployment claims are on the rise.  According to the Labor Department, 965-thousand Americans filed for first-time benefits last week, up 181-thousand from the previous week’s revised level.  Analysts forecast jobless claims to rise to 800-thousand.

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Rodgers Throws Shade

By Morgan McCarthy | January 14, 2021

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is slamming California Governor Gavin Newsom over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.  The NFL star and Chico native was interviewed on “The Pat McAfee Show” and called the help from government leaders during the pandemic “a joke.”  Rodgers criticized Newsom for eating at a restaurant while not wearing a mask, referring to the photos that surfaced last year of Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom dining with friends at the French Laundry

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