Author Archives: Gary Douglas

Rock River Slowly Falling

Rock River Slowly Falling

The Rock River at Watertown is still at 5 feet this morning, in the action stage, and still slowly receding. The Rock at Jefferson is still in minor flooding, at 10.9 feet this morning, and now not expected to drop to the action stage of 8 feet until Tuesday. Fort Atkinson is still hovering at…Read more »

Thanks For Listening!

Thanks For Listening!

Today is my last day at WSJY.  Thank you for listening and letting me share part of your day.  It’s time to throw away the alarm clock and see what life is like after 7:00 at night!  I’ll still be around to broadcast Warhawk football and basketball…so maybe I’ll see you at a game.Read more »

NASA Is Paying People $19,000 To Stay In Bed For Two Months

NASA Is Paying People $19,000 To Stay In Bed For Two Months

NASA is paying people $19,000 to stay in bed for two months.  NASA and the German Aerospace Center are researching how the body changes in weightlessness and bed rest simulates this condition. So they are paying people $19,000 to spend 60 days lying down.  The study is taking place in Germany starting in September.Read more »

The FCC has Fined Robocallers $208 Million… and Collected $6,790

The FCC has Fined Robocallers $208 Million… and Collected $6,790

Since 2015, the Federal Communications Commission has ordered robocallers and phone spammers to pay $208 million in fines for “telephone solicitation violations”. According to records, so far, the government has only collected $6,790 of that $208 million. An FCC spokesman said they don’t have the authority to enforce the orders they issue. The Justice Department…Read more »

Brewers Win Opener; Knebel to Decide on Surgery

Brewers Win Opener; Knebel to Decide on Surgery

Milwaukee center fielder Lorenzo Cain robbed Jose Martinez of a game tying home run for the final out, lifting the Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4. Christian Yelich put Milwaukee ahead to stay with a three-run homer off Miles Mikolas in the third. Mike Moustakas and pitcher Jhoulys Chacin also connected for the Brewers. …Read more »

Bucks Top Clippers; Giannis Re-injures Ankle

Bucks Top Clippers; Giannis Re-injures Ankle

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and grabbed nine rebounds before leaving with an apparent lower leg injury in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 128-118 victory over the Clippers that snapped Los Angeles’ six-game winning streak. Antetokounmpo went to the floor and held his right ankle after dunking the ball with 7:46 left in the game, and he…Read more »

Gas Smell Evacuates Lake Mills Assisted Living Center

Gas Smell Evacuates Lake Mills Assisted Living Center

A Lake Mills assisted living facility was evacuated Thursday night due to the strong smell of gas, fire officials said. WE Energies authorities said the smell came from a gas stove burner that had been left on at Lilac Assisted Living Community. The Lake Mills Fire Department responded to a call reporting a strong smell…Read more »

Protests Prompt Beloit College to Cancel Erik Prince Lecture

Protests Prompt Beloit College to Cancel Erik Prince Lecture

Beloit College canceled a lecture by former Blackwater head Erik Prince after protesters disrupted the planned talk.Students piled chairs onto the stage where Prince was to speak at Beloit College and pounded on drums Wednesday night. The school announced the event was canceled around 8:15 p.m. Employees for Prince’s previous firm, Blackwater, were implicated in…Read more »