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Adams Man Bound Over For Trial Under State’s Sexually Violent Person Statute

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Juneau County Circuit Court Judge Paul Curran, presiding in Adams County, found probable cause to believe that Herbert E. Droste, 62, is a sexually violent person. The Wisconsin Department of Justice filed a petition under the State’s sexually violent person law against Herbert E. Droste on August More >

Head On Collision in Vernon County Sends One to the Hospital

One person was sent to a hospital after a two vehicle accident Monday afternoon. The accident occurred on Peterson Road in the Town of Kickapoo. Vernon County John Spears said the westbound vehicle driven by 36-year-old Duane  Schuck of LaFarge, was coming over a knoll when he collided with the eastbound vehicle driven by 75-year-old More >

All Candidates Attend the 50th Assembly District and 17th Senate District Candidate Forum

Candidates for the 50th Assembly and the 17th Senate District participated in a candidate forum that was held last night at the American Legion in Mauston. Democrat candidates Pat Bomhack and Chris Miller and Republican candidates Ed Brooks and Howard Marklein were each given a three minute opening statement before going to the forum questions. More >

A La Crosse Man Arrested After 5 Month Investigation

A 45-year-old La Crosse man was arrested by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning for an outdoor marijuana growing operation. The Sheriff’s Department arrested Mark Kummeth after a five-month investigation. The investigation led the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department and West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group Unit Drug Task Force to two places, one in More >

Bears a mess after another home loss

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – If the Chicago Bears are coming apart as a team within the locker room, it’s news to coach Marc Trestman. An emotional postgame locker room scene following Sunday’s 27-14 loss to Miami featured players yelling and wide receiver Brandon Marshall calling the 3-4 start to the season “unacceptable.” That had the More >

Irving scores 28 as Cavs beat Bulls 107-98

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State. Irving had 20 points in the second half. James had 18 points in 31 minutes More >

Mayo scores 24 points, Bucks top Knicks 120-107

NEW YORK (AP) – Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 24 points, and Tim Hardaway came off the bench to score 20. Jared Dudley had 14 More >

Wisconsin’s Gordon geared up for season’s 2nd half

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – While Melvin Gordon might be back in the discussion as a Heisman Trophy hopeful, Wisconsin’s star running back is focused on a more important race. Northwestern’s loss over the weekend to Nebraska opened up the Badgers’ chances again of winning a Big Ten West division title and a trip to the conference More >

Saints tormented by inability to close out games

METAIRIE, La. (AP) – Saints coach Sean Payton is starting this week by emphasizing the many good things he noticed during New Orleans’ latest loss. With his players mystified by their inability to close out close games, Payton is steering clear of the kind of criticism that could shatter the increasingly fragile psyche of a team More >

New Vikings stadium nearly quarter complete

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings’ new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016. Reporters and photographers were given a tour of the construction site in downtown Minneapolis Monday. Nine months after the old Metrodome was demolished, officials say the new stadium is 23 percent complete as of the end More >