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Local Law Enforcement Working Collaboratively to Combat Impaired Driving

The Elroy Police Department, Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Mauston Police Department and the New Lisbon Police Department are working collaboratively with news media in efforts to combat impaired driving through high-visibility enforcement combined with a comprehensive public- education/awareness campaign. The above agencies will be conducting Highly Visible Enforcement saturation patrols on October 31, 2014 and More >

Threat Made At Royall School District

School officials in the Royall School district were made aware of a threat to the school on Wednesday October 22nd at 3:15 PM. A press release from the school district states that police were called and an immediate plan was made that involved a complete evacuation of the school. The Elroy police department, Juneau County More >

One Person Injured in Rollover Accident in Vernon County

One person was injured during a one vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday morning in the Town of Liberty. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears says 59-year-old Dennis Vinger of Viola, was driving on County Road SS west of Hall Road and lost control.  The vehicle went across the center line and left the roadway where it More >

Mauston Man Arrested On Warrant

A Mauston man was arrested on a warrant. Mauston police say that 49-year-old Ronald D. Barnes was taken into custody early Sunday morning from a vehicle in the 400 block of Division Street. Barnes was arrested on a “Probation Hold”, and Warrant for “Failure to Appear” in connection with an earlier drug bust in the More >

MHS Community Survey Results Released

The Mauston School District community survey results are in. 967 surveys were completed; about half of them on paper, and the other half were filled out online. On Monday evening, October 20, the Mauston Board of Education met with Bill Foster of School Perceptions, LLC, to review the results of the recent Mauston School District More >

Names of Injured From Town of LaValle Crash Released

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the two injured drivers from the crash on Highway 33 in the Town of LaValle, on Tuesday. The driver of the eastbound vehicle is identified as 37-year-old Nathan G. Flick from Reedsburg and the driver of the westbound vehicle is identified as 63-year-old Ralph F. More >

Viroqua Man Arrested in Another Marijuana Bust

A Viroqua man has been arrested for manufacturing and possession of a controlled substance. The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office reports that an outdoor marijuana growing operation that was discovered in September, in the Town of Viroqua, near Mahoney Road.  Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office and the West Central Metropolitan Drug Task Force (MEG), located the More >

Theft of Storm Sewer Grates in the City of New Lisbon

The New Lisbon Police Department has reported that three storm sewer grates were stolen. The department was notified on Monday that sometime over the weekend of October 17-19, an unknown person(s) removed the grates in the City of New Lisbon. The 180 pound grates were taken from locations in the 600 Blocks of West Bridge More >

Two People Medflighted After Two-Vehicle Accident in Town of LaValle

A two vehicle accident in the Town of LaValle has injured two people. On Tuesday, the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two car crash on Highway 33, west of County Road V. The initial investigation revealed that a 37-year-old man from Reedsburg was eastbound on Highway 33 at which time he crossed the More >

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Thefts

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several incidents of theft in the Village of Oakdale that took place over the weekend. Officers have taken several reports of people finding their cars had been gone through and items taken. Residents are urged to make sure their vehicles are locked when parked outside. If anyone has More >