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Volk Field has a new commander

VOLK FIELD, Wis. (WKBT) -- Volk Field has a new commander as of this week. Col. Matthew Eakins took command Jan. 10 of the Air National Guard combat readiness training center. “I’m excited to be in command of such a…

DNR stresses caution on ice ahead of Free Fishing Weekend

MADISON, Wis. — With the recent warmer temperatures, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is reminding people to be safe before venturing out onto the ice on Madison area lakes for Free Fishing Weekend. Conservation warden Jake Donar said people should have a plan in case something goes awry on the lake. While it’s best to go out with at…