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Wisconsin Unemployment Drops

Unemployment rates dropped in every Wisconsin county last month. The state Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures Wednesday. County unemployment rates ran from a low of 2.9% in Dane County to 11.3% in Menominee County. Locally, in Grant…

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The Future Of Platteville’s EMS

Now that the City of Platteville has approved a contract with Southwest Health Center to provide EMS services, what does that mean for EMS staff in the meantime? Platteville EMS Director Brian Allen explains. The ‘Dan’ that Allen referred to…

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Southwest Health To Operate Platteville EMS

The Platteville Common Council has approved a 20-year contract with Southwest Health Center to operate EMS services. The deal includes Southwest Health constructing a new $1.5 million ambulance facility and covering cost of training EMTs to attain paramedic level certification….

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Two Dead In Crawford County Crash

Two people killed in a weather-related traffic crash in southwest Wisconsin have been identified as 19-year-old Bridget Achenbach of Eastman, and 85-year-old Kenneth Eppers of Tomah. Crawford County sheriff’s Deputies said Achenbach was driving a car that hydro-planed on a…

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Bear Spotted In Dubuque

A Dubuque police officer has confirmed a bear sighting Monday morning in Dubuque near Julien Dubuque Drive. According to reports, a Mount Carmel employee reported seeing a brown bear cross a nearby yard at about 11:15 a.m. It appears there…

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