Author Archives: Gary Douglas

Murray State Races Past Marquette

Murray State Races Past Marquette

No. 12 Murray State was among three double-digit seeds to win. Ja Morant recorded the ninth triple-double in NCAA Tournament history, delivering 19 points, 16 assists and 12 rebounds in the Racers’ 83-66 win over No. 5 Marquette. Markus Howard scored 26 points for the Golden Eagles but shot 9 of 27 as Murray State…Read more »

Wisconsin Unemployment Drops to 2.9 Percent in February

Wisconsin Unemployment Drops to 2.9 Percent in February

Wisconsin’s unemployment rate has dropped to 2.9 percent after five straight months at 3 percent. The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that Wisconsin’s unemployment rate was 2.9 percent in February. That is near the record-low of 2.8 percent reached in April last year. Prior to last year, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate never dropped below…Read more »

Democrats Want to Stop Paying Outside Attorneys

Democrats Want to Stop Paying Outside Attorneys

Democratic lawmakers are asking their Republican counterparts to stop paying outside attorneys representing the Legislature after a judge blocked the GOP’s lame-duck laws. Republican lawmakers passed laws limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul’s powers. The laws allow lawmakers to intervene in lawsuits and hire their own attorneys rather than use Kaul’s Justice…Read more »

Fort Council Hears Update on Water Utility

Fort Council Hears Update on Water Utility

Fort Atkinson heard a presentation by Tim Hayden on changes to a S.C.A.D.A eqipment project at the Water Utility. The Council also declared the city be named an International Peony City of Wisconsin, proclaimed March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and moved to a third reading rezoning of the police and Fire stations. There has, as…Read more »

Rock River Up Slightly

Rock River Up Slightly

The Rock River at Watertown up slightly to 4.84 feet this morning, in the action stage, and still expected to peak at 5.2 feet this weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts are based on past precipitation, and expected precipitation for the next 24 hours. The Rock at Jefferson up slightly to 11.19 feet this morning,…Read more »

Mall of America Now Home To 1000 Cockroaches

Mall of America Now Home To 1000 Cockroaches

The Mall of America is now home to Over 1000 cockroaches thanks to a new exhibit in SEA LIFE Aquarium’s new “Brave the Rainforest” adventure. The cockroaches are one of the world’s largest cockroach species and visitors can see them by going into a giant 8ft tall dome bubble surrounded by one thousand flying cave…Read more »

More People Are Streaming Than Using Traditional TV

More People Are Streaming Than Using Traditional TV

More people are streaming instead of subscribing to traditional television. According to a study, 69% of people have at least one streaming video subscription, while 65% of people have a traditional TV subscription. It was also found that the average consumer has three streaming services that they actively use and that 91% of millennials have…Read more »