Author Archives: Eric Stone

Sensenbrenner To Hold Town Hall Meeting Sunday Night In Whitewater

Sensenbrenner To Hold Town Hall Meeting Sunday Night In Whitewater

Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner is holding a Town Hall Meeting Sunday evening in Whitewater, and Moms Demand Action plan to attend. The group describes itself as a non-patisan, grassroots organization that fights for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. Group Leader for Whitewater ,Jenny Rule, says they support common-sense legislation , including…Read more »

Top Legislative Republicans Save Governor Wants To Take Your Guns Away

Top Legislative Republicans Save Governor Wants To Take Your Guns Away

The top two Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature say the governor wants to take your guns away.  Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos issued a joint statement after Governor Evers held a Thursday news conference.  At the news conference, Evers said he would consider mandatory buybacks of assault weapons.  Democratic presidential…Read more »

Wisconsin Corn-Soybean Farmers Running Behind Schedule

Wisconsin Corn-Soybean Farmers Running Behind Schedule

The Wisconsin Growers Association blames a cold, wet spring for getting this year’s planting season off to a slow start.  Normally, mid-September is when corn and soybean farmers begin the harvest.  It’s apparent that 2019 will be different.  Farmers say they have weeks to go before their crops are mature, although the current stretch of…Read more »

2 People Hurt When School Bus And Pickup Collide In Columbia County

2 People Hurt When School Bus And Pickup Collide In Columbia County

An accident between a school bus and a pickup has sent two people in the truck to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  The accident happened Tuesday afternoon in Lowville.  Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies cited the school bus driver for failure to yield the right-of-way.  The pickup hit the front bumper of the…Read more »

Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Hunting Accident

Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Hunting Accident

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hunting accident in Reeseville Tuesday morning.  Investigators say two brothers were hunting squirrels when the 65-year-old victim was fatally wounded.  The 61-year-old younger brother told authorities he saw some movement and accidentally shot his brother.  The names of the two men haven’t been released. -Learfield NewsRead more »

Great Grandparents Make It A Special Day For Grandson’s Birthday

Great Grandparents Make It A Special Day For Grandson’s Birthday

The sweetest thing for any Pixar fan. A 5-year-old boy in Colorado who loves the Pixar movie “UP” had his great-grandparents dress up as characters from the film for his birthday. The boy was dressed as Russell while his great-grandparents were dressed as Carl and Ellie Fredricksen. Here’s a link to the original article from…Read more »

Gemuetlichkeit Days 2019 Parade Winners

Gemuetlichkeit Days 2019 Parade Winners

Best of Show Lakeside Lutheran High School   Military/Color Guard 1st Place – Jefferson County Sheriff Honor Guard 2nd Place – VFW Post 3589 & American Legion Post 164   Civic or Service Organization 1st Place – St. John’s Lutheran 2nd Place – Friends of Goat Island 3rd Place – ½ Mile ATV Club   Business 1st Place – Area Dental…Read more »

Committee Wants To Build Sports Complex At Janesville Mall

Committee Wants To Build Sports Complex At Janesville Mall

After several months of work, a special city steering committee has decided it wants to build a new sports complex at the Janesville Mall.  A part of the building would be torn down to make way for a 33-million dollar complex with turf fields, sports courts and hockey rinks.  A public forum is set for…Read more »