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Adams County Sheriff’s Office Continues to Search for Missing Person

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for William Sheeran who has been missing since Friday, June 23rd. Sheeran is from the Chicago area and was visiting a seasonal property in the 1600 block of Browndeer Dr. in the Town of Monroe with other family members. Sheeran was last seen at about 7:00 pm More >

No One Injured in Semi Fire

A semi car hauler carrying nine cars caught fire about half way between Lake Delton and Portage on Interstate 90/94Monday night. According to the Delton Fire Department, upon arrival of emergency responders, the semi-trailer and several cars were fully involved with fire. Delton Fire Department used about 5,000 gallons of water to extinguish the flames. More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING June 26, 2017. 6/21                      Kelly Stross, La Crosse, reported someone hit his new pontoon boat at a dock in the Village of Stoddard. There were two cases of stolen prescription medication reported for the week. The Vernon More >

Mauston Annual Fireworks Display – July 1st

Mauston’s Annual Fireworks Display will be held this Saturday, July 1. The show begins at 9:45pm and the fireworks will be shot from the southern fields of the Grayside Avenue School Complex. City officials are warning that there will be limited parking at the Grayside Avenue School Complex because of the construction projects at the More >

New Lisbon Man Sentenced for OWI-8th Offense

A New Lisbon man who pled no contest to eighth-offense operating while intoxicated Friday was sentenced to three years in prison. Court records show that 43-year-old Christopher Coles, formerly of Necedah, will also be on extended supervision for four years after he’s released. The sentence will be served concurrently to three other cases Coles is serving More >

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Has New Drug Drop Box

Monroe County residents will have a new location to drop off old or unwanted medications. The Monroe Sheriff’s Office was able to partner with the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition to purchase a new drop box, which is located in the new justice center in the lobby of the Sheriff Department.  Residents are encouraged to More >

Wisconsin wants ‘Making a Murderer’ inmate to stay in jail

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series “Making a Murderer” behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction. The state Department of Justice’s filing argues Brendan Dassey should remain in prison because his case is far from settled. More >

Fabric tears led to U.S. Open blimp fire, crash

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The fabric envelope of a hot-air blimp ripped and caused it to crash near the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Monday. The fierry, smoky crash seriously injured the pilot, Trevor Thompson, and destroyed the Gefa-Flug AS-105-GD thermal More >

DOJ denies group’s request for swag costs

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel’s Department of Justice has denied a liberal group’s request for records detailing promotional purchases during his tenure. One Wisconsin Now filed an open records request on May 30 seeking all records related to payment for “all promotional items or ‘swag’” between January 2015, when Schimel took More >

Rascal Flatts surprise Wisconsin bride and groom at wedding reception

WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — A bride and groom in Wisconsin got some surprise entertainment over the weekend when country music trio Rascal Flatts stopped by their wedding reception. Video posted to Facebook shows the group at the Sugar Island Barn in Watertown on Saturday. The band performed their hit, “Bless the Broken Road” for newlyweds More >