Author Archives: Eric Stone

Lambeau Field Adding 200 Jobs Ahead Of Football Season

Lambeau Field Adding 200 Jobs Ahead Of Football Season

—FROM THE PRESS RELEASE Green Bay Sportservice, the food and beverage partner of the Green Bay Packers, is preparing for a strong season with the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Sportservice will host an exciting hiring event at Lambeau Field, TOMORROW Tuesday, August 13th from 5-7pm.    Green Bay Sportservice provides a great opportunity to earn extra…Read more »

Boy Swimming At Lions Beach Rescued

Boy Swimming At Lions Beach Rescued

A boy swimming at Lions Beach in Janesville Wednesday was rescued after getting too far away from shore and was struggling to stay afloat. After floating out into deeper water, he panicked and his Mother called 9-1-1. Bystanders came out to help until first responders arrived. At 5:45pm was boy was rescued by Firefighters. Officials…Read more »

Wisconsin Dells Man Dies Swimming At Newport Park

Wisconsin Dells Man Dies Swimming At Newport Park

A 40-year-old Wisconsin Dells man was wading in shallow water at a Lake Delton Park when he apparently stepped off a steep underwater ledge.  The victim’s name hasn’t been released.  The Lake Delton Fire Department was able to get a boat into the water quickly and pull him out, but emergency responders weren’t able to…Read more »

Nass Says Thompson Needs To Explain So Many Single-Bid Contracts

Nass Says Thompson Needs To Explain So Many Single-Bid Contracts

State Senator Steve Nass is calling on members of the Senate Committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs to either vote down the appointment of Secretary-Designee Craig Thompson, or delay the vote, based on information published yesterday by the MacIver News Service. Nass says Thompson must explain, in detail, why he approved 60 single-bid contracts…Read more »

Beloit Residents Evacuate From Gas Caused By Crash

Beloit Residents Evacuate From Gas Caused By Crash

Beloit residents are returning to their homes after a gas leak last night that was caused by a vehicle crash on Harrison Avenue. An above ground gas meter was hit in the crash, and nearby residents within a one-block radius were asked to evacuate. 38 homes were without power until 3:00 this morning (8/07). The…Read more »

UW Whitewater Named College of Distinction For 3rd Year

UW Whitewater Named College of Distinction For 3rd Year

For the third consecutive year, the UW Whitewater has been named a College of Distinction, a national honor that recognizes campuses for exceptional teaching and dedication to student success. The selection process consists of a review of an institution’s freshman experience and retention efforts, as well as its general education programs, alumni success, strategic plan,…Read more »

Weekend Sweep Boosts Cubs 4 Games Ahead Of Milwaukee

Weekend Sweep Boosts Cubs 4 Games Ahead Of Milwaukee

A weekend sweep by the Chicago Cubs leaves Milwaukee four games off the pace in the National League Central Division.  Jason Heyward and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs as the Cubs prevailed Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field 7-2.  Chicago outscored the Brewers 17-5 in the three games.  Rookie Trent Grisham hit his first career home…Read more »

A Stevens Point Man Is Arrested for Illegally Possessing Assault Rifle And Threats To Officers

A Stevens Point Man Is Arrested for Illegally Possessing Assault Rifle And Threats To Officers

A Stevens Point man is under arrest for illegally possessing an assault rifle following a police investigation of threats to law enforcement officers. Authorities say the 29-year-old man was pulled over Saturday evening after it was determined he had made specific threats of shooting law enforcement officers. Officials say an assault rifle, ammunition and a…Read more »

91% Of SW Wisconsin Private Wells Polluted

91% Of SW Wisconsin Private Wells Polluted

A study by the U-S Agricultural Research Service finds 91 percent of private wells in southwestern Wisconsin polluted with fecal matter.  Follow-up testing is scheduled for next month.  Thirty-two of 35 wells contained the contaminants from humans or livestock.  Testers found some of the wells contained pathogens which do cause illnesses like salmonella.  The Wisconsin…Read more »