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Local News

Woman Stuck in Pot Hole in Adams County

Adams County emergency responders had to pull a woman from her S-U-V after she accidentally drove into a crater in the pavement on County Highway-J.  A television news crew covering flooding near Friendship found the car and the driver in that hole Tuesday afternoon.  It isn’t known how long she was stuck in the hole More >

Pair Arrested After Authorities Find Multiple Drugs in Local Hotel Room

A search warrant was issued for a room at a Mauston hotel on March 15th.  The hotel was being occupied by 40 year old Glenn Kaiser and 35 year old Christine Day of Necedah.  The hotel room was unoccupied at the time authorities arrived.  Inside the hotel room law enforcement found numerous drug and drug More >

Kendall Man Arrested After Authorities Find Drugs in Vehicle

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Department has arrested Brandon Sebranek age 24 of rural Kendall, WI following a traffic stop. The traffic stop was conducted near the intersection of Maple Ln and State Highway 82 in the Town of Union.   A deputy with the Sheriff’s Office clocked a vehicle traveling 71mph in a 55mph speed More >

Hustler Man Facing 2 Counts of Child Abuse

A Hustler man is facing 2 count of Physical Abuse of a Child after a March 16th complaint by a member children’s family.  The complainant said a juvenile victim showed her their leg had a mark on it.  The mark was allegedly caused by 28 year old John Resop. The juvenile victim and the sibling More >

Search Warrant Leads To Multiple Drug Charges Against New Lisbon Woman

A New Lisbon woman is facing multiple drug related charges including Possession With Intent to Deliver THC, Maintain A Drug Trafficking Place, and Possession of Methamphetamine.  Local authorities used a residential warrant on a New Lisbon home on March 15th.  No one answered the door when authorities arrived but the door was unlocked and authorities More >

Camp Douglas Man Arrested after Authorities find Over 23.5 Grams of Marijuana in Residence

A Camp Douglas man is facing charges after authorities conducted a search warrant on March 15th.  Authorities entered the home of 18 year old Kassidy Koscal, as they entered the home they noticed Koscal walking in a hallway.  Authorities were able to place Koscal under arrest without incident and transport him to the Juneau County More >

Shopko Can’t Find A Buyer, Decides To Close Its Doors

The Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko reports it wasn’t able to find a buyer and it will close the rest of its stores by June.  The company is beginning to wind down its retail operations this week.  It says five-thousand employees at 120 stores will be impacted by the decision.  Shopko had filed for bankruptcy protection More >

Evers Declares State of Emergency Due to Spring Flooding

Governor Tony Evers is declaring a statewide State of Emergency in Wisconsin in response to flooding from the rapid snowmelt and rains.  The order directs state agencies and the Wisconsin National Guard to provide additional personnel and resources to assist in emergency response and recovery operations.  Evers said the flooding that has impacted homes, businesses, More >

Homicide Suspect in Custody In Vernon County

There is an ongoing homicide investigation in rural Chaseburg, WI, in the town of Coon.  The Vernon County Sherriff’s office received a 9-1-1 call Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, at approximately 9:15 AM, from a residence on County Road KK.  The caller was identified as David M. Stowe, age 59, and he reported suspicious activity. More >

Human Bones Found Near Clifton, In Monroe County Identified

On 11/23/2018 at around 3:40pm, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office received a report of skeletal remains which were located in a wooded area in the Township of Clifton near County Highway W. The remains were located by a subject while hunting in the area. The Sheriff’s Office has since been able to ID the remains More >