Author Archives: Eric Stone

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Area Information Page

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Area Information Page

Listening area information we want you to know. Keep checking back, our stations will add to this page as announcements are received. Update 4/2 Listen to our interview with Jefferson County Health Officer Gail Scott HERE Listen to our interview with Fort HealthCare’s Mike Wallace HERE You can monitor COVID-19 outbreaks in Wisconsin HERE. Update…Read more »

Coronavirus Adding To The Troubles For Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Coronavirus Adding To The Troubles For Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Wisconsin’s dairy farmers were already struggling and the coronavirus pandemic has just made things worse.  Many of those farmers depend on selling their milk to restaurants, schools and the hospitality industry.  About one-third of the state’s dairy products are sold in the foodservice trade – mostly cheese.  Some dairy producers say the pandemic has caused…Read more »

Janesville Police Arrest 3 For Suspicious Incident

Janesville Police Arrest 3 For Suspicious Incident

Janesville police have arrested three suspects for an incident earlier this month when a group of juveniles say the adults tried to lure them into their car.  The incident happened March 20th.  Police say they took 19-year-old Ethan A. Balkema, 21-year-old Makenzee L. Jacobson and 27-year-old Michael J. Rice into custody on suspicion of disorderly…Read more »

State Matches Feds – You Have Until July 15th To File Your Taxes

State Matches Feds – You Have Until July 15th To File Your Taxes

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue is giving taxpayers an additional 90 days to file their income tax return.  The move matches one announced by the I-R-S to help people during the coronavirus outbreak.  The declaration of a national emergency cleared the way for the filing deadline to be extended to July 15th.  Interest and penalties…Read more »

Charges Filed In Cold Case Killing Of UW-Madison Student Brittany Zimmermann

Charges Filed In Cold Case Killing Of UW-Madison Student Brittany Zimmermann

Twelve years after a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was killed, charges have finally been filed in the cold case.  Brittany Zimmermann died in her downtown Madison apartment on April 2nd, 2008.  Authorities say they interviewed hundreds of people and processed countless pieces of evidence before arresting 53-year-old David A. Kahl.  He’s charged with…Read more »

Changes Coming To The Wisconsin DMV, Some Licenses Extended

Changes Coming To The Wisconsin DMV, Some Licenses Extended

All Department of Motor Vehicle service centers in Wisconsin will be closed tomorrow (Friday) so they can be deep-cleaned and reconfigured.  State officials say the changes are being made to maximize social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak.  When those offices reopen the following Monday they won’t be offering some services, including driver’s license and C-D-L…Read more »