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This week's headlines...

Intense ALICE training presents new way of thinking

Milltown Village clerk retiring after nearly 20 years

Horse abuse trial postponed

A tiny increase in taxes for Milltown

Health department warns of candy-flavored tobacco

Plan in place to respond to Ebola

Man can't hid from felony OWI

Wrong numbers go up, wrong number go down

Cops bust dope dealer in Clear Lake

Centuria board will likely relax rental zoning

Woolly Club park expected to rival Lions Park

Council moves towards "smart buildings"

Summit Road's fate is secured

STAR Foundation announces grant money winners

Local meat shop closes its door

No good deed goes unpunished

"Tyre Girl" charms Luck students

Money and mold; trees and tribulation

Frederic Elementary a "Beating the Odds" school

Luck's Homecoming in full swing

Luck man tased twice by Clear Lake officer
High School Sports headlines...
Thanks Eagles! Cards conference champs again

Unity/Luck boys claim conference

120-point match puts Luck into three-way tie for second

Win against Webster makes third-place a possibility

Eagles can't climb out of the hole they dug
Teen Driver Safety Week to be held October 19 to 25
Last year, 28 teenagers were killed and more than 5,000 were injured in traffic crashes in Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).
To help protect teens from needless death and injuries, Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed the week of October 19 to 25 as Teen Driver Safety Week in Wisconsin. The annual Teen Driver Safety Week is an opportunity to encourage teens to make better decisions behind the wheel and increase parental involvement as teenagers gain driving experience. (more)

Governor Scott Walker Announces Ebola Prevention Plan
 Governor Scott Walker announced he has directed state leaders to take action to implement emergency preparedness measures aimed at protecting the public in case of the potential spread of the Ebola virus to Wisconsin. There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in Wisconsin, and no tests have been conducted or are pending due to suspected cases.  
 “Here in Wisconsin, we take protecting the public from a potential health crisis very seriously,” Governor Walker said. “We are taking these steps because, while we hope for the best, we must be prepared for the worst. Prevention is key to stopping the spread of any illness. ”
 The following steps are being taken to help prepare for and prevent potential cases of Ebola: (MORE)