We were told by Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana that having to chop $4.3 million from his department would mean plenty of layoffs and cutbacks. The "bag ban" that begins Monday, October 23rd at the Winnebago County Courthouse is an example.
There's been a lot of ink spilled and voices raised over the topic of budget cuts and their effect on the Winnebago County Sheriff's office. This morning, Winnebago County Sheriff Gary Caruana joined us on the WROK Morning Show to give his thoughts.
This summer, Mother Nature has been treating this area pretty much the same way a baby treats a diaper--heavy saturation with dangerous floating debris. This weekend, however, it looks like we're getting a break.