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OWI Charge in Monroe County Leads to Felony Bail Jumping in Juneau County

A 36 year old Edgerton woman is facing her first offense OWI as well as a Felony Bail Jumping charge after being pulled over on August 18th.  Sarah Bires was pulled over in Monroe County on Highway PP.  When the deputy approached he noticed Bires had glossy eyes and just stared at the deputy.  The More >

Human Bones Found in Monroe County Field

The Tomah Police Department is trying to identify human bones found in an undeveloped field near Countyline Road.  Police were notified by a person checking power lines to conduct a possible tree trimming.  The person discovered skeletal remains that were determined to be human.  The discovery was mad Tuesday morning around 11am.  In a press More >

Sen. Howard Marklein Announces Senate Scholar Program Accepting Applications

State Senator Howard Marklein and the Wisconsin State Senate are now accepting applications for the 2019 Senate Scholar Program. The Senate Scholar Program is an elite educational program for 33 students, one from each Senate District, to participate in a week-long program at the State Capitol. Interested students must complete an application by November 21, More >

Mauston Woman Faces Charges After Lying in the Middle of the Street

A Mauston woman is facing three counts of Felony Bail Jumping after Juneau County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a woman lying out in the middle of 43rd Street.  The deputy found 26 year old Aubrey Krowiorz in the street.  Krowiorz seemed confused and made comments that didn’t make sense.  The deputy also noticed More >

New Lisbon Man Faces 4th Offense OWI

A New Lisbon man is facing his 4th Offense OWI after being pulled over while driving his motorcycle on September 11th.  A New Lisbon Police officer noticed a motorcycle driven by 45 year old Jayson Hines, run a red light on South Monroe Street.  The motorcycle then drove off going 65 mph in a 55 More >

Juneau County Resident Selected to Continue to Grow County-wide Farm-to-School Initiatives

Charitee Seebecker of Mauston is the new Juneau County AmeriCorps Farm-to-School Service Member. Seebecker grew up on a dairy farm, participated in 4-H and FFA, and from early on recognized how her family valued good nutrition. Her passion for good quality and locally grown foods makes her happy to be part of the Juneau County More >

Motorcycle Accident in Vernon County Leads t Serious Leg Injury

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a motorcycle crash that occurred on County Road N near the intersection of Norwegian Hollow Road in the town of Sterling. On September 15th, 2018 at approximately 4:00 P.M. Walker M. Zabloski, age 26, of Waite Park, MN lost control of his motorcycle on a corner and hit More >

Single Vehicle Accident in Vernon County Results in Minor Injuries

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle accident on September 16th, 2018 around 2:05 PM. The accident happened on State Highway 56 just west of Cook Hill Road east of Viroqua, in the Viroqua Township. Jennifer Peterson age 41, was traveling east on State Highway 56 when she lost control of her More >

Vernon County Accident Leads To Med-Flight

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle rollover on County Road D east of County Road MM near Lafarge. On September 15th, 2018 at approximately 5:30 PM Jesse L. Anderson, age 32 of Lafarge, WI was traveling west on County Road D when he lost control of his vehicle. Anderson’s vehicle left More >

Governor Takes 1st Step Toward Request Federal Disaster Declaration

Walker administration officials say the Wisconsin governor has requested that F-E-M-A conduct a preliminary damage assessment in the state.  That’s the first step toward a formal request for a federal disaster declaration.  Hundreds of Wisconsin families were impacted by the tornadoes and flooding events over the past three weeks.  Federal teams from F-E-M-A and the More >