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Incident of Burglary in Village of Camp Douglas

There was a burglary incident in the Village of Camp Douglas. Law enforcement was dispatched to a residence on Oak Circle Drive where they made contact with the victim. She said that sometime between 9:50pm February 5th and 2:30am February 6th, someone had broken into her home and trashed the place. The victim said a More >

Local Schools Named as Title I Schools of Recognition From the DPI

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction named 169 public schools on Wednesday, winning accolades as Title I Schools of Recognition, including some in our local area. Lake Delton Elementary School, Necedah Elementary School, Royall Intermediate School, Camp Douglas Elementary School, Wyeville Elementary School, Weston High School, and Wonewoc-Center Elementary School all were recognized as “Beating More >

City of Tomah Releases Statement Following Resignation of Mayor

The city of Tomah issued a statement Wedensday signed by acting mayor Eric Prise and the city’s attorney’s office following the resignation of former mayor Shannon Hough. It said the city had been working to address “communication issues” between Hough and Tomah City Administrator Roger Gorius since early spring 2015 and that a progress review More >

Baraboo Woman Killed in Two Vehicle Crash Involving a Semi

A 70-year-old Baraboo woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a semitrailer in Sauk County Wednesday. According to a release, emergency crews were sent to Highway 33 about, one-half mile east of County Road T, for reports of a crash where there were serious injuries. Officials said the two vehicles, a Nissan Maxima and More >

Rollover Accident in the Town of Fountain

There was a rollover accident in the Town of Fountain Tuesday. The 17-year-old driver was northbound on Town Shop Road when the vehicle drove off the side of the road and onto the snow covered shoulder. The vehicle side swiped a mailbox, and the driver lost control of the vehicle trying to recover from the More >

Mauston Common Council Officially Welcomes New Chief

The Mauston Common Council officially welcomed its new police chief at its meeting on Tuesday night.  The council approved the ratification of employment agreement for Chief Michael Zilisch. Mayor Brian McGuire presented Zilisch with his police chief badge with other members of the Mauston Police Department present. Zilisch had served as acting police chief since More >

Dane County emergency responders revives one of two unconscious men found in minivan

TOWN OF PLEASANT SPRINGS, Wis. (AP) — Dane County emergency responders who found two unconscious men in a minivan at an intersection revived one of them, but the other died of an apparent overdose. The minivan was found with the ignition off at an intersection in the Town of Pleasant Springs Wednesday. Sheriff’s deputies say drug More >

Two women are dead in a car crash in a Milwaukee suburb

BROWN DEER, Wis. (AP) — Two women are dead and another has been critically injured in a car crash in a Milwaukee suburb. WITI-TV (http://bit.ly/1LiTdqw ) reports Brown Deer police say the driver may have been going too fast around a curve when she lost control, rolled over and hit a tree about 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Police More >

New trial for a Chippewa Falls woman accused of trying to kill the wife of a man with whom she had an affair

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — A new trial has been set for a Chippewa Falls woman accused of trying to kill the wife of a man with whom she’d had an affair. The Portage Daily Register (http://bit.ly/23YyWlE ) reports a judge on Tuesday set 46-year-old Stephanie McMillen’s new trial for the week of Aug. 15. McMillen’s earlier More >

Wisconsin man accused of starting a hostage standoff at a motorcycle shop bound over for trial

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of starting a hostage standoff at a motorcycle shop has been bound over for trial. Forty-six-year-old Brian Flatoff of Stevens Point waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Appleton Post-Crescent Media (http://post.cr/1LhWWES ) reports a Winnebago County judge ordered Flatoff to stand trial. Flatoff faces murder and attempted More >