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Wisconsin roundup: Lincoln Hills teacher blames court injunction, state for beating; more state news stories
Chamber Business of the Month: Ras' on Main
Wisconsin roundup: Dems slam Walker for jumping into NFL anthem fray; should state drop 'Dairyland' from plates?; more state news stories
'Card cracking' case cracked by Hudson police
North Hudson man charged with sex assault
crime and courts
Cross country: Young Tigers win MBC girls meet
Spartans open WIAA tournaments at home
Northwoods League makes it official
WIAA soccer: New Richmond boys are top seed, Somerset to open at home
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
PHOTOS: Elementary students take part in International Walk to School day
2017 SCC Homecoming
SHS invites community members to become mentors
Fifth annual conservation day collects record milkweed seed
Local firefighters train at new CVTC facility
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
CVTC clinic offers free dental care for veterans
Crowning Achievements pageant is Nov. 4
Mosaic workshop with Riana de Raad Oct. 21-22 at The Phipps
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 8/23/17 Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF STAR PRAIRIE: 8/2/17 Board Meeting Minutes
FINAL NOTICE: Eye Care Records
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: Public Notice- Remove Live Flowers from Cemetery
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 11/13/17 Public Hearing re: Vacate Easements
Richard E. "Dick" Junkans
Esther Scott Wentz
Rozella T. (Starzl) Davidson
Dolores Yvette Baum Strohbeen
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: The Second Amendment is archaic
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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September 25, 2009
More than 1,200 arrested for drunken driving in Over the Limit, Under Arrest
More than 1,200 people in Wisconsin were arrested for drunken driving in the state's recent crackdown. The Over the Limit, Under Arrest campaign lasted 17 days from late August through Labor Day. The DOT said the effort resulted in almost 53,000 traffic citations and warnings....
September 25, 2009 - 9:00am
September 18, 2009
Wisconsin Assembly gives unanimous approval to drunken driving reforms
The Wisconsin Assembly gave its unanimous approval Thursday to a series of drunken driving reforms. The Badger State would still be the only one not to make all first-time OWI a criminal offense. But first-timers caught with kids under 16 in the car could be charged with misdemeanors....
September 18, 2009 - 9:00am
September 16, 2009
Assembly expected to pass most significant drunken driving reforms in decade
The Wisconsin Assembly is expected to pass tomorrow what supporters call the most significant drunken driving reforms in a decade. The bill would make four-time OWI a felony if it happens within five years of a third offense. Repeat offenders would have to breathe into sobriety...
September 16, 2009 - 9:22am
August 27, 2009
Speaker of Assembly promises action on drunken driving laws
The speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly promises long-awaited action next month to crack down on drunken driving. Democrat Mike Sheridan says his house will pass a bill in mid-to-late September to make four-time OWI a felony in most cases. It would also make repeat offenders be...
August 27, 2009 - 9:56am
June 17, 2009
Former surgeon pleads no contest to fatal crash that stirred legislative debate
Former surgeon Mark Benson pleaded no contest Tuesday to causing a fatal crash that helped drive the state Legislature's current debate over drunken driving laws. He faces up to 53 years in prison when he's sentenced Aug. 10. Authorities said Benson, 56, was high on prescription...
June 17, 2009 - 9:50am
June 8, 2009
Price tag to make Wisconsin's drunken-driving laws tougher is in millions
It would cost millions to make Wisconsin's drunk driving laws tougher. But Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney says it would be worth it, considering the human costs of OWI. The Legislature created the Joint Review Committee on criminal penalties to find out the costs of drunken driving...
June 8, 2009 - 9:11am
June 5, 2009
Proposed drunken-driving reforms get public hearing
A state Senate committee held a public hearing Thursday on a drunken-driving reform package that's a bit tougher than what's being pushed in the Assembly. Senate Majority Leader Russ Decker told the judiciary panel that he and Jim Sullivan, D-Wauwatosa, are offering the most comprehensive...
June 5, 2009 - 9:00am
June 3, 2009
Lawmakers hear emotional testimony on bills that crack down on drunken driving
State lawmakers spent several hours Tuesday listening mainly to people who demanded tougher drunken driving laws. The Assembly's Public Safety Committee held a hearing at State Fair Park near Milwaukee on a package of nine OWI reforms. They include mandatory ignition interlocks...
June 3, 2009 - 9:28am
May 28, 2009
10-year-old boy in River Falls helps his dad get arrested for drunken driving
Police were chasing the man when he got out of his car - and when he tried to get back in, the boy had locked him out. Mark Kotowski, 51, was allegedly drunk when he picked up his son from school last Thursday. A school employee saw the man stumble and called police. An officer...
May 28, 2009 - 9:00am
May 20, 2009
Legislative committee takes first vote on drunken-driving crackdown
A state legislative committee took its first vote Tuesday on one of many long-promised crackdowns on drunken driving in Wisconsin. The Assembly's Public Safety panel voted unanimously to make certain offenders blow into tubes before they can start their vehicles to make sure they're...
May 20, 2009 - 9:13am
May 12, 2009
Green Bay woman gets 80 years for fatal drunken-driving crash near Lambeau
A Green Bay area woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for drag racing on a busy street while drunk, and causing a crash that killed two teens. Brown County Circuit Judge Sue Bischel cited Monique Geske's lack of remorse in handing down the long sentence. And the judge...
May 12, 2009 - 9:11am
August 15, 2008
Corrected: Group told politicians alone can't solve drunken driving problem
If you want to solve Wisconsin's drunken driving problem, you'll have to do more than just call your legislator. That was one message from yesterday's summit on the topic in Middleton.
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am