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Three Arrested in Heroin Distribution Investigation

Three Adams County residents were arrested in a heroin distribution investigation. In a release, Adams County Sheriff Sam Wollin said at approximately 11:30 pm on 8/19/15 Jacqueline Bogseth and Jatohna Crump both of Adams, WI were taken into custody. A drug investigation revealed Bogseth and Crump have been trafficking heroin into the Adams area. Charles More >

Juneau County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Meeting, September 24

Members of the Juneau County Farm Bureau will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, September 24, at 8 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Elroy.  All Farm Bureau members are encouraged to attend this important meeting to help create policy resolutions and vote in elections for county board directors.  Also being selected will be the 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 August 31, 2015. 8/24   Gilbert Chavez of New Lisbon was traveling south bound on State Highway 27 in the Town of Christiana.  Chavez said he fell asleep for a second and went off of the roadway.  More >

Tomah Man Seriously Injured in ATV Accident in Monroe County

Alcohol and speed are believed to be a factor in an ATV crash in Monroe County Sunday night. Sheriff Scott Perkins said Vincent J. Davis of Tomah was traveling across County Highway M in the Township of Greenfield and attempted to make a sharp turn on the roadway. The ATV overturned once and pinned Davis More >

Prairie du Sac Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

One person was injured in a motorcycle accident early Monday morning on County Road B in the Town of Coon in Vernon County. Sheriff John B. Spears said 21-year-old Korey N. Hawkins of Prairie du Sac was operating a motorcycle on County Road B when he failed to negotiate a curve. Hawkins lost control of his More >

Hospice Touch Schedules Grief Program in Tomah, Adams

Hospice Touch of Tomah Memorial Hospital is offering a six-week support group series to help people who have lost a friend or a loved one deal with grief. Hospice Spiritual Care and Bereavement Coordinator Debbie Warthan says sessions to be held in Tomah and Adams will look at dispelling misconceptions about grief, exploring feelings of More >

Letter: Cardinal After-School Program Compliments School Day Successes

Our Necedah School District After-School Program will soon be starting its ninth year of offering a service to give students an extra boost in reaching their academic and self-development goals! The program which offers homework help services and enrichment opportunities to students in grades three through eight is funded by a 21st Century Community Learning More >

Fundraiser for Fischer Family to be Held Sunday

There will be a fundraiser for the Fischer family in Lyndon Station. On August 7, there was a house fire in Lyndon Station in which 19-year-old Courtney Fischer and 68-year-old Judy Fischer were killed. The house was a total loss. In an effort to help the Fischer family, the Lyndon Station Fire Department along with More >

Bridge Inspections, Lane closures Scheduled Monday in Adams County

Motorists can expect to encounter lane closures and flagging operations at the Wisconsin Highway 21 Bridge over the Wisconsin River on Monday. The bridge is east of Necedah towards Adams County. The lane closures are necessary for crews to perform routine bridge inspections. All work is scheduled for completion before the end of the day More >

Tomah VA Medical Center halting psychiatric services

TOMAH, Wis. (AP) — The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center says it will make several changes to address staffing shortages. The VA announced Wednesday that the hospital’s 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit had stopped admitting new patients and will temporarily close next week. VA spokesman Matthew Gowan said the two patients who are currently in More >