Watertown Daily Times
Scholars question wisdom of state's jail library proposal
A proposal by the state Commission of Correction to eliminate the requirement that law libraries be maintained in local correctional facilities could save Jefferson County a pile of money - more than $5,000 a year, according to officials - but raises ethical questions about inmate rights.
Boaties, Mighty River keep watch on falling lake
The lake level is now 22 centimetres off the minimum consent level for Mighty River Power to generate electricity - and barely 16cm from the lowest level recorded in the past five years.