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Single Vehicle Accident in Town of Cutler

A Tomah man was injured in a single vehicle accident in the Town of Cutler in Juneau County early Saturday morning. According to the accident report, 22-year-old Matthew Arnold was traveling west on 22nd Street about a ¼ mile from County Highway H. Arnold stated he saw a deer ahead of him and he pulled More >

Royall School Board to Look at Cross Country Co-op with Wonewoc-Center

The Royall School Board approved a motion to pursue a cross country co-op with Wonewoc-Center at its Monday night meeting. Superintendent Mark Gruen said the coaches are open to the co-op, get more kids in the program, This motion allows athletic directors and principals of both schools to figure out the logistics, such as expenses, More >

Mistrial Declared in Former Driver’s Ed Teacher Sexual Assault Case

A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a Camp Douglas man who is charged with having sexual contact with a driver’s education student. 41-year-old Kevin Kroener’s defense attorney requested a mistrial due to a statement made by the victim during questioning by the prosecution. Juneau County Circuit Court Judge John Roemer declared the More >

Giving Tuesday: Institutions Seek Help

(Undated)  —  Move over Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. This is “Giving Tuesday,” and more service institutions in Wisconsin are using the occasion to kick off their charitable events for the holidays. The Belfer Center for Innovation and the 92nd Street YMCA in New York City started “Giving Tuesday” in 2012, and More >

Names released of victims in Green Bay murder/suicide

(Green Bay, WI)  —  Green Bay Police have released the names of two people killed in a murder/suicide. Officials say 55-year-old Joseph Kiefer killed his 60-year-old girlfriend Patricia Hayden before turning the gun on himself. Police say they found both victims’ bodies last Tuesday in the house they shared. At least one had a gunshot More >

Two mourners had vehicles stolen at Milwaukee cemetery

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Milwaukee Police have been looking for suspects who stole two vehicles from a cemetery, while their occupants were mourning the losses of loved ones. The latest incident happened Sunday at Valhalla Cemetery on Milwaukee’s northwest side, where police say two people armed with a stun gun approached a man who was placing More >

Clarke meets with Trump on possible cabinet post

(New York, NY)  —  Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has met with President Elect Donald Trump about his chances for joining the administration. Reports say Clarke is a possibility as Trump’s secretary of Homeland Security but the Journal Sentinel says he could be open to a lesser policy post at the White House on security issues. More >

Wisconsin recount will cost $3.5 million

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she’s committed to pay for a vote recount in Wisconsin even though she calls the estimated $3.5 million cost “exorbitant.” Stein says the estimate Monday from Wisconsin election officials means she’ll be asking her supporters to raise another $2.4 million. In a statement Tuesday, More >

Preliminary hearing set for former UW student accused of assaulting 5 women

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin-Madison student accused of sexual assault, strangulation and false imprisonment involving five women, including some he met at classes, will be back in court next month. A Dane County Circuit Court commissioner on Monday scheduled a Dec. 27 preliminary hearing for Alec Cook. The 20-year-old Edina, Minnesota More >

Woman pulled from Lake Mendota identified as Julie Bush Metcalfe

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman whose body was found in a car pulled from Lake Mendota in Madison. The Dane County medical examiner’s office identified the woman as 51-year-old Julie Metcalfe of Fitchburg. Preliminary autopsy results indicate she drowned. Additional tests are being conducted. Madison police spokesman Joel More >