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Klobuchar, Ernst Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Cut Red Tape and Wait Times for Veterans Scheduling Appointments at VA Medical Facilities

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) have introduced a bipartisan bill that would establish a patient self-scheduling appointment system at Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities. A June 2014 internal audit by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) found that more than 120,000 veterans waited at least 90 days for appointment for health care […]

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Kelso Sentenced on Third Offense

John Charles Kelso of Thompson, entered a plea of guilty to “Operating While Intoxicated-Third or Subsequent Offense,” a class D felony, stemming from a traffic stop by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on March 19, 2016. Kelso was sentenced to serve an indeterminate prison sentence not to exceed 5 years, pay a $3,125.00 fine, applicable surcharges […]