Author: Lily Price

Michael A. Edge

Michael A. Edge, 65, of Platteville, died on Friday, December 1, 2017 at University of Madison Hospitals and Clinics.

Mary E. Carlow

Mary E. Carlow, age 102, passed away on October 21, 2017 at Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice, Viroqua, WI. She was born on October 10, 1915, the daughter of the late Andrew and Bertha (Martin) Kindschi. She was united in marriage to Elvin Carlow on October 21, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1991. Together they farmed in the Honey Creek Township for many years, retiring in 1967.

Ronald Jay Gehin

Ronald Jay Gehin, age 55, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at UW Hospital in Madison following a tree felling accident.  He was born on September 20 1962 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison the son of Leo and Alma (Waefler) Gehin.  Ron graduated from Belleville High School in 1981 and then studied at UW-Platteville.  He worked as a machinist at Kelsch in Paoli for thirty-four years.  Ron was an outdoorsman he enjoyed fishing, hunting, making wood, and caring for his lawn and flowers. ...

Sheryl Marie Schroeder

Sheryl Marie Schroeder, age 67, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017 at UW Hospital after a short yet courageous battle with brain cancer.

Tom Dederich

Thomas C. "Tom" Dederich age 54 passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at his residence following an illness. 

Local farm market hosts fall fest

Eugster's Farm Market outside Stoughton hosted the first weekend on a monthlong fall fest Saturday, with nearly a thousand people attending. 

UW Carbone Cancer Center doctor, a cancer survivor, leads research

Fight Colorectal Cancer and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center are working together to train survivors and caregivers to advocate for further research.  The Colorectal Cancer Research Academy has drawn survivors and caregivers from across the country for two days of training.

CDC urging people to get a flu vaccination

This year the flu vaccine is in good supply, with 170 million doses available in the U.S.  While availability is not in question, the number of people who will choose to protect themselves from the flu is. Last year, fewer than 50 percent of Americans got a flu shot.

Preschool teacher donating kidney to her student

For 11 years, Beth Battista has been caring for her students at the Kids Express Learning Center and preparing them for the future. Now she is literally providing a future to a student in her class by donating a kidney. Four-year-old Lyla Carreyn is in kidney failure and is in desperate need of a transplant.

Universal gas pump keys increase vulnerability to skimming

When police arrested two men suspected of placing a skimming device on a gas pump in Brookfield, one of the men dropped a set of keys that would open the pump.  That is one of the vulnerabilities criminals have found that make gas pumps an easy target.

Wisconsin man is one of two final witnesses to the end of World War II

On Sept. 2, 1945, a then-20-year-old Otto Wilkinson stood by the railing of the U.S.S. Missouri and watched history being made as the Japanese signed a formal surrender ending World War II. He was one of 2,700 people aboard the Missouri that day; now, 71 years later, he is one of only two left to tell the story.