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Allergy Season Eye Care Tips

This column is sponsored by Warren Eye Care With spring comes more outdoor activities, and more allergies.  I’ve seen the typical increase in patients seeking relief from both their seasonal eye allergies, and contact lens wearing patients who are looking to improve or restore their contact lens comfort and quality of vision. When the tree […]

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Coal Found Inside Homes Near We Energies Plant

Some homes near the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant have tested positive for the presence of coal-like particles inside their homes, which is at the center of neighbors’ claiming the power plant is making them sick. While the homes tested positive for the presence of coal-like particles, the amount found and the sizes of […]

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Some Wheaton Franciscan Facilities To Join Ascension

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, a holding company that owns a number of healthcare related facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois, plans to transfer ownership of its southeast Wisconsin operations to Ascension, the holding company that owns Columbia St. Mary’s. Ascension announced that it signed a letter of intent with the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters to take over […]

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Week In Review: Remembering Rob Johnson, Wheaton’s Mental Health Violations

You were busy and so were we. Check out our week in review to see our top most read stories for the week. Obituary: Rob Johnson Of Team High Life Man Charged After Gallon-Sized Bags Of Cocaine Found In Home Wheaton Franciscan Mental Health Unit Cited For Violations 20 Women Recovered From Sex Trafficking Racine […]

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Wheaton Franciscan Mental Health Unit Cited For Violations

A state and federal investigation uncovered inconsistent staffing levels resulting in an unsafe environment for patients at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints inpatient mental health unit. Acting on several complaints, surveyors from the State Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMS) conducted an unannounced visit in May to the […]

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We Energies’ Neighbors Start Petition To Get Air Monitoring Station

About 60 neighbors who live around the We Energies Oak Creek Power Plant attended a meeting as Bill Pringle, a former Caledonia resident, vowed to put legislative pressure on the energy company, area Legislators and the DNR to get an air monitoring station. The meeting, sponsored by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, was held […]