It's Friday, Jan. 17, 2019 and here's everything you need to know to start your day in Jefferson County.
1. Crack one open this Friday night to celebrate 100 years since the beginning of prohibition.
When the 18th amendment came into effect 100 years ago today, Jefferson County was far from spared.
For more about the bars that were raided (hint: some are still around) and who was arrested (hint: members of the county's law enforcement), read here:
In 1925, federal agents served a search warrant at Bienfang’s Saloon and raided the Fort Atkinson bar. According to a Jefferson County Union s…
2. Johnson Creek is getting a second Kwik Trip after the village's plan commission approved the plan this week.
For more on the new gas station, read here:
JOHNSON CREEK — The Johnson Creek Village Plan Commission and Committee of the Whole voted this week to recommend approval of a plan for a sec…
In Sports, the UW-W men's basketball team lost an overtime thriller Wednesday night.
For more on the Warhawks' loss, read here:
WHITEWATER — It wasn’t in the post that the traditional big men ultimately separated University of Wisconsin-La Crosse from UW-Whitewater.
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their …
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