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Necedah Woman Faces Possible Prison Time For Attack

(Necedah, WI)  —  A 32-year-old Necedah woman is accused of kicking down the door of a house, beating the man inside, spreading hot wax all over that man and the inside of his house, then spitting on a deputy.  Rebecca Kraft could face up to three years in prison if convicted on all the charges. More >

Incident of Theft in Town of Germantown

There was an incident of theft in the Town of Germantown. On December 20, a deputy was dispatched to a lot in the Town of Germantown for a report of a theft of tools from a construction site. A contractor said he about $400 worth of tools taken, including a Milwaukee cordless drill. There were More >

Minor Injuries for Viola Man After Two Vehicle Accident

Two men were able to avoid serious injuries after a head-collision accident in the Town of Viroqua Saturday. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said at about 3:30pm, a vehicle operated by 69-year-old Terry St. John, of Viroqua, was traveling east on Highway 56, when he attempted to turn left on Highway 82 and collided with More >

Fatal Accident in Vernon County December 22

There was a fatal accident Friday, December 22, in the Village of La Farge. According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, at about 8:10 p.m., they received a call of a single vehicle accident on Highway 131, just south of North Seelyburg Road. A vehicle left the roadway and drove through a building owned by More >

Vandalism Incident at Roche-A-Cri State Park

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help with information on a vandalism incident. On December 13, or early morning December 14, the Roche-A-Cri State Park winter parking area bathrooms were vandalized. The Adams County Sheriff’s Department is looking for any information pertaining to this incident. If you have any information on this More >

Caledonia Family Christmas Presents Swiped — Neighbors Come Through

(Caledonia, WI)  — Caledonia police say a burglar broke into a house three days before Christmas, stealing all of a family’s presents. The homeowner and her granddaughter say they left for just a moment to run a quick errand. When they came home, someone had broken through the dining room window and ransacked the house More >

Wisconsin hairstylist accused of snipping a customer’s ear

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police say they arrested a hairstylist accused of snipping a 22-year-old customer’s ear. Police spokesman Joel DeSpain says the victim told officers the hairstylist told him to stop fidgeting and moving his head before nicking his ear on Friday. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that DeSpain says the hairstylist then ran the More >

Police identify 2 women killed in Oshkosh train crash

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh police have released the names of two women killed when their car collided with a train last week. Authorities on Tuesday identified the victims as 37-year-old Emily Mueller and 43-year-old Jessica Roby. The crash happened Friday night on the east side of Oshkosh. Authorities continue to investigate.

Wind chill advisory issued in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is expected to finish the year with freezing temperatures and dangerously high wind chills. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the state went into a deep freeze early Tuesday morning. Wind chills reached 20 below in Madison, but areas in the northern part of the state experienced even colder wind chills. Readings More >

Man Accused Of Ramming Vehicles At Lambeau Makes Court Appearance

(Green Bay, WI)  —  The 40-year-old man accused of ramming five vehicles at Lambeau Field last week has made an appearance in a Brown County courtroom Tuesday. Chay Vang is facing four charges of recklessly endangering safety. He had argued with a co-worker in the food services area before he was fired. Vang apparently returned More >