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Aircraft Crashes in Vernon County

On August 19, 2019 at approximately 6:34 pm, the Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center received a 911 phone call indicating an aircraft crashed near the Viroqua Municipal Airport in a private field. Emergency crews were able to quickly locate the downed aircraft in a field off of Miller Road, in the Town of Jefferson. The More >

Nielsen, Twila Kay Age 67 of Mauston

Twila Kay Nielsen was surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Mauston as she passed away peacefully Friday, August 16, 2019. Twila was born on October 6, 1951 in Rochester MN where she attended John Marshall High School. She met and married Dennis (Denny) Nielsen, the love of her life. Twila decided Mauston More >

Amish Horse Killed in Vehicle vs Amish Horse & Buggy Crash in Town of Hillsboro

At 4:05 p.m. on August 18th, 2019 the Vernon County 911 Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a vehicle vs. Amish horse and buggy crash on State Highway 82 near State Highway 33 in the town of Hillsboro. Cody T. Chaulklin, age 27, of Cashton was traveling west on State Highway 82 in a pickup More >

2 Arrested in Hillsboro for Prescription Drug Fraud

Police Chief Patrick Clark of the Hillsboro Police Department reports on August 16, 2019, a traffic stop was initiated in the City of Hillsboro in relation to an ongoing prescription drug fraud investigation. As a result, the Hillsboro Police Department arrested 21 year old Julian Patten of Chicago, IL for operating a motor vehicle without More >

Ambort, Joseph C. Age 63 of Elroy

Joseph C. Ambort, age 63 years, of Elroy, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.   He was born on February 6, 1956 in Tomah, the son of Leo and Leona (Tiller) Ambort.  Joseph was united in marriage to Kim M. Thompson on September 5, 1980 More >

Wonewoc-Center/Weston Co-Op will be led by New Head Coach Joey Ladika

The Wonewoc-Center/Weston Silver Wolves are pegged to finish 7th out of 8 teams in the Ridge and Valley Conference according to WisSports.Net.  Wonewoc-Center and Weston are in their final year of their co-op before they both split off to play 8-man football.  The Silver Wolves bring in new head coach Joey Ladika to lead a More >

Mauston’s First Football Opponent Predicted to Finish in Last Place in MVC Conference

The Tomah Timberwolves are predicted to finish dead last in the Mississippi Valley Conference this fall by WisSports.Net.  Tomah will try to buck that prediction my moving to more of a spread passing team.  Tomah returns last years starting quarterback Justin Gerke but he is getting challenged by fellow junior Evan Long.  Tomah is coming More >

Search Warrant Leads to Multiple Charges Against Elroy Woman

An Elroy Woman is facing multiple drug related charges after authorities conducted a search warrant on her residence.  On Friday August 16th authorities conducted the search warrant on the residence of 34 year old Rachel Robin Murray.  Murray was at the home with two juveniles.  Murray was escorted outside by Juneau County Deputies.  A search More >

Highway 58 Driving Complaint Leads to 5th OWI for Baraboo Man

A Baraboo man is facing his 5th Offense OWI after authorities received a driving complaint from a concerned party.  On August 10th Juneau County authorities received a driving complaint.  The complainant stated a black Chevy Camaro was driving “crazy” and had cut them off and passed another vehicle in a no passing zone.  They said More >

Elections Commission Will Spend $30K On Computer Upgrades

The Wisconsin Elections Commission plans to spend up to 30-thousand dollars on new computers in an effort to keep the state’s voting process secure.  The commission was concerned about aging systems which could affect the security of the entire Wisconsin infrastructure.  Some computers were using the X-P operating system, which hasn’t been updated in more More >