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Gov. Evers 2nd State of State Tonight on 940 WFAW

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers will lay out his policy agenda and goals for the year in his second State of the State speech to lawmakers on Wednesday, a wish list sure to include some bipartisan measures that the Democratic governor hopes will have a chance of success in the Republican-controlled Legislature. Evers and Republicans have…read more »

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Dane County Sheriff’s Office Looks for Help in Homicide Case

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about a homicide case to step forward.  The body of 26-year-old Nicholas Day was found in the town of Blue Mounds last week.  Although the manner of his killing has been revealed, Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney has said it was “brutal and calculated.”  Friends…read more »

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Racine St. in Janesville Closed After Three-Vehicle Crash

All lanes of Racine Street in Janesville were closed for approximately an hour Monday morning following an accident involving three vehicles. The crash near the intersection of South Wuthering Hills Drive was reported just after 7:00 AM, according to the Janesville Fire Department. According to officials, one person had to be extricated from their vehicle…read more »

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Palmyra-Eagle School Board President Is Stepping Down

Palmyra-Eagle Area School District Board President Scott Hoff says one of the reasons he is stepping down is the announcement that a member of a citizen’s group will give 100-thousand dollars in matching funds to the district, if board members give up their seats. Hoff, Vice President Tara Bollman, and Clerk Carrie Ollis submitted resignations…read more »

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New Study: Minnesota, Iowa Have Better Drivers Than Wisconsin

A website, “Car Insurance Comparison-dot-com,” compared data on measures like fatality rate, careless driving, drunk driving and speeding to come up with a list that ranked Wisconsin 22nd in the nation in 2019 for bad driving. One big factor: having the 5th most drunk driving cases. Minnesota and Iowa ranked 1st and 2nd. New Mexico…read more »

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Palmyra: Officer, Firefighter Pull Woman, Her 2 Dogs Out Of Pond

When emergency responders first arrived at a pond Tuesday afternoon, they found a woman and her dog in the icy waters of a pond.  Another dog had been able to get out.  Officer Paul Blunt and a Palmyra firefighter say they think they were able to get the victims out of the water in less…read more »