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Area jobless rates remain low
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
Help stamp out kids' hunger in Ellsworth
Two GOP lawmakers propose term limits; hunter killed by stray bullet; Arcadia mayor recalled; more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott seeks another state tournament run
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
Zion opens collection site for ‘Operation Christmas Child’
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 12/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/7/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF SALEM: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/7/15 Town Board Meeting
Margaret Rachel "Arnine" Gavin, 93
Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Thomas Murphy, 84
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
December 4, 2008
First steps taken to refill Lake Delton
The third and final gate closed late Wednesday morning on the newly-remodeled dam at Lake Delton. It's the first major step toward re-filling the lake which got flushed down the Wisconsin River in June when heavy rains created a channel on the shoreline. The state Department of...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Lake Delton to start getting water this week
Lake Delton will start getting refilled as early as this week. It's been empty since June 9, when heavy rains and swelling waters formed a channel. It flushed the lake down the Wisconsin River and took all or parts of five homes with it. The floods also wiped out part of the nearby...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Work continues to refill and restock Lake Delton
Work continues on efforts to refill Lake Delton. It's not just water that needs to be put back in the lake though. The breach that drained Lake Delton in June also means the Department of Natural Resources will have to rebuild the fishery there from scratch. DNR Biologist Tim Larson...
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
State to compensate those who lost homes at Lake Delton
FEMA wouldn't do it, so the state will compensate the owners of five homes destroyed when Lake Delton got flushed away. They'll get a total of almost $2 million because Gov.
July 23, 2008 - 9:00am
July 22, 2008
Repairs started on dam near Lake Delton
Repairs started Monday on the dam that's close to where Lake Delton got flushed down the Wisconsin River a month and a-half ago. A breach created a channel that washed away the lake, five homes, and a good share of Lake Delton's summer tourist economy. Last week, the village agreed...
July 22, 2008 - 9:00am
July 21, 2008
Lake Delton business owners struggling
Business owners on muddy Lake Delton cannot wait for the summer to be over. Dawn Baker, who co-owns the Sunset Bay Resort, still pleads with folks not to cancel their reservations. She said the mud-filled remains of Lake Delton are not bad, just different. But her revenues are...
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
DOT gets OK to repair breach at Lake Delton
The Village of Lake Delton says it will let the state Department of Transportation repair the breach which drained the lake 15 days ago. At a meeting Monday, village officials said they would bypass the normal bidding process so the cleanup can begin as soon as possible. The goal...
June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 23, 2008
Gawkers a mixed blessing at Lake Delton
It was two weeks ago today when Lake Delton got washed down the Wisconsin River. Now, the community is dealing with thousands of gawkers and they've been a mixed blessing. Pat Schultz lives close to where the shore created a new channel that flushed the water away. She figures...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 17, 2008
Section of I-94 still closed, farmers hurt and Lake Delton gets federal aid
It might be the end of June before you can take Interstate-94 from Madison to Milwaukee. Officials now say the flooded-out stretch from Delafield to Lake Mills will stay closed for awhile because the Rock and Crawfish rivers will remain above their historic highs for at least...
June 17, 2008 - 9:00am
June 12, 2008
Hard hit areas brace for more rain; no flood insurance in Lake Delton; millions in crop losses
Thunderstorms hit northern and western Wisconsin in the last 24 hours and today (Thursday) the flood-ravaged south will get soaked again. The National Weather Service has no reports of storm damage in the Badger State, but there's new flooding in Minnesota from the storms that are...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
More rain likely for southern WI; Lake Delton may remain empty for year; part of I-94 closed
Flood-ravaged Wisconsin is being told to brace itself. The National Weather Service has issued another flash-flood watch in the southern half of the state for Thursday afternoon into Friday. Another cold front is supposed to move across Wisconsin on Thursday creating the...
June 11, 2008 - 9:00am
June 10, 2008
Lake Delton empties because of rains; southern Wisconsin hit hard
The National Guard will have engineers at Lake Delton today (Tuesday) to try and bring the water back. On Monday, the 245-acre man-made lake literally drained, when it washed out a highway embankment on Sauk County Highway A. Three homes on the lake floated away, as the...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am