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Prosecutor Downgrades Charge in Interstate Shooting Case

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have downgraded the most serious charge against a Wisconsin man accused of killing an Illinois woman in an interstate drive-by shooting. Zachary Hays faced first-degree intentional homicide and reckless endangerment charges in Sauk County in connection with the May 1 incident that left Tracy Czaczkowski dead. District Attorney Kevin Calkins More >

New Lisbon Man Arrested for Stealing Chainsaw

On August 25, 2016 at approximately 4:20 PM an Officer was dispatched to a local business for a Male subject who had stolen a Chainsaw and fled on foot into the woods. The Officer arrived and found that the suspect had dropped the chainsaw and continued to run, upon entering the woods and searching for More >

Mauston PD Helps Children Out of Hot Vehicle

On August 17, 2016 at approximately 5:30 PM, two Mauston Police Officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the area of Stonefield Circle for two small children locked in a vehicle. The Officers arrived on scene and determined the mother was the caller and stated the doors were locked and she was unable to More >

Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Monroe County

Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident in Monroe County Saturday night. Sheriff Scott Perkins said 50-year-old Douglas Wortman of Melrose was westbound on Canary Avenue when he swerved to avoid a deer. The motorcycle lost traction on the wet road surface and went down on its side, causing Wortman and his passenger, 55-year-old More >

Teen Receives Minor Injuries in Vernon County Crash

A teen received minor injuries in a single vehicle crash in Vernon County Friday. Sheriff John B. Spears said at about 4:05pm, a 16-year-old youth from La Farge lost control of her vehicle on County Highway D in the Town of Webster and went over the embankment, coming to rest in the ditch. The driver was More >

Three Directors Re-elected to Soybean Board

Wisconsin’s soybean growers have re-elected three directors to the industry’s market order board. Those re-elected include: District 3, Irvin Osterloh, Arkdale; District 4, Jonathan Gibbs, Fox Lake; and, District 5, Patrick Mullooly, Clinton. The newly elected directors will serve three-year terms starting September 1, 2016. The districts involved in the election represent the following counties: More >

Applications Out for the Juneau County Advanced Leadership Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-2017 Juneau County Advanced Leadership Program (ALP). Now entering its 14th year, over 140 graduates, the ALP program has continued to be on the cutting edge of leadership programming within the surrounding area of Juneau County because of the diversity, fundamental structured and hands-on training. ALP is a More >

Fatal stabbing on Milwaukee’s east side

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say an argument between two people who knew each other preceded a fatal stabbing on the city’s lower east side. A 32-year-old man died at the scene of the crime shortly before 1 a.m. Monday. The suspect fled and is still at large.

UPDATE: Missing Adams County Teen LOCATED

UPDATE: The Adams County Sheriff’s Office says that Johnston has been located and is now back home.     The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a missing 14-year-old who was last seen on Friday. Ryan J. Johnston is described as white, 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 110 pounds with More >

Translations delay Masonic center case

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The attorney for a man suspected of plotting to attack a Masonic center in Milwaukee has asked for eight weeks to review evidence against his client. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh was charged in January with five counts of illegally possessing two machine guns and a silencer. Prosecutors said Friday that they have turned over 116 More >