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Icy roads cause seven crashes, no injuries in Green County

GREEN COUNTY, Wis. - Icy road conditions caused seven separate crashes in Green County Saturday. Officials said Sunday that no injuries were reported as a result of the crashes. Three of the crashes were rollovers. Only one of the crashes…

Survey: Wisconsin farmland worth 10% more than in 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A survey of Midwest farm bankers found Wisconsin farmland values are up 10% from the same period in 2020. Wisconsin Public Radio reports the rise in land values is driven by strong commodity prices, and demand from non-farm buyers…

Senators: Groups exploiting Waukesha tragedy must cease and desist

OSHKOSH, Wis. - Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin issued a joint statement Saturday, demanding that individuals and groups stop exploiting the Waukesha parade tragedy for political gain. "As the U.S. Senators representing Wisconsin, one from each political party, we…

One hospitalized, one arrested after single-vehicle crash

RIDGEWAY, Wis. - One person was hospitalized and another arrested Friday after a single-vehicle crash in Ridgeway. Iowa County Sheriff's deputies and EMS crews responded to a crash on US 18-151 near exit 52 just after 4:30 p.m. One person…

One person hospitalized after shots fired in Fitchburg

FITCHBURG, Wis. - Fitchburg Police are investigating after a person was shot early Saturday morning. Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 6200 block of McKee Road just before 1 a.m.  Police say they found 24 shell…

Illinois man charged in head-on collision in Wisconsin

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have filed multiple charges against an Illinois man accused of driving drunk and causing a head-on collision last month. The Kenosha News reported Friday that 32-year-old Jose Medina Dominguez of Waukegan has been charged with…

Madison police investigating armed robbery at cash store

MADISON, Wis. -- Police are investigating an armed robbery at a cash store on East Washington Avenue Friday. In an incident report, the Madison Police Department said the armed robbery happened around noon at a cash store in the 2600…

Milwaukee's Chase Tower sold for $34.25 million

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of Milwaukee’s largest downtown office buildings has been sold. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday that state online real estate records show an affiliate of New York-based Group RMC has purchased the 22-story Chase Tower for…