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A civilian employee with the Army Reserve 88th Regional Support Command at Fort McCoy was found unresponsive Wednesday afternoon at Equipment Concentration Site-67. Medical officials pronounced 46 year old Kevin Parlow, a Tomah native, and military technician working as a heavy mobile equipment repairer leader, dead at the scene. He was employed as an Army civilian for more than 5 years.
Parlow was reportedly performing maintenance on a military vehicle at the time of the incident. The death is currently under investigation by special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command.
The U.S. Army Safety Center is convening an accident investigation board to continue the investigation into the cause of the death.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) Republicans continue to meet behind closed doors to reach deals on the three largest remaining items in the Wisconsin state budget. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee was scheduled to complete its work on the budget on Tuesday. But three of the biggest items remain unresolved.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Legislature passed up a chance this session to rework Minnesota's sex offender program, raising the possibility that a federal judge will rule it unconstitutional.
MONONA, Wis. (AP) Parents of children who bully may be ticketed by police and fined in municipal court under a new local law in Monona.