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BEWARE! IT’S FIREWORKS SEASON!

As the weather warms and Fourth of July approaches, you may start hearing the familiar sound of fireworks. Different municipalities have different rules and ordinances, so it is always best to check with the local requirements before lighting fireworks yourself. Never...

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WORST FOR CAR CRASHES

In a few days, millions of Americans will be hitting the road for Memorial Day. Unfortunately, based upon fatality reporting of the National Traffic and Highway Safety Administration, Memorial Day weekend is on average the most dangerous holiday weekend for driving....

SUMMER MEANS BICYCLE SAFETY TIME

As Fox Valley and other Wisconsin residents begin to enjoy the nice weather, the roads will be used by bicyclists of all ages. Unfortunately, that means more injuries. After years of declining bicycle fatalities, the recent increase is troublesome. Latest statistics...

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

According to the National Safety Council, every day at least 9 Americans die and 100 are injured in motor vehicle crashes caused by distracted driving. Distractions include everything from cell phones to dashboard touch screens and other in-vehicle technologies. This...

WISCONSIN’S NEW RELOCATION STATUTE

On April 3, 2018, the Wisconsin legislature passed 2017 Wisconsin Act 203. Act 203 repealed Wis. Stat. 767.481 (the removal statute) and completely replaces it under the same statute section number. The new relocation statute applies to all new paternity and divorce...

Have Fun But Stay Safe On St. Patrick’s Day

Here in Wisconsin, St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a day of fun and celebration. There are numerous events in the Fox Valley, including the famous St. Patrick’s Day parade in New London, Wisconsin. However, St. Patrick’s Day is also one of the most dangerous days...