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Three Receive Minor Injuries in Monroe County Crash

Three people received minor injuries in a vehicle versus tree accident on Highway 21 in the Township of Lafayette on Sunday evening. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins a vehicle driven by 45-year-old Hareld Schmidt of rural Sparta was westbound on Highway 21 near County Highway BB when he experienced a medical emergency and left 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 3, 2015. 7/27             A rock was thrown through a bay window on State Highway 27 in the Town of Franklin. 7/27             A Mongoose bike was stolen from a residence on Sveum Ridge Road in the Town More >

Fatal Accident in Sauk County

One person is dead after a three car crash in Sauk County Friday night. Sauk County officials say they had received a call regarding a multiple vehicle crash with subjects trapped on County Highway H near Drover’s Pass in the Township of Winfield. Witnesses at the scene reported that a westbound white SUV passed a More >

Necedah Family Medical Center to Hold Health Fair – August 20

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease and diabetes can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices. Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few More >

Two People Injured in Accident in Vernon County

Two people were injured in a two vehicle accident Saturday in the Town of Harmony in Vernon County. Sheriff John B. Spears said 92-year-old Dorothy Beer of Holmen was turning westbound onto County Road O from Wire Hollow Road.  Her vehicle collided with a vehicle eastbound on County Road O operated by 61-year-old Ruth Lepke More >

National Night Out to Spotlight Area Heroes Aug. 4

Monroe County residents are being invited to meet area heroes during this year’s National Night Out August 4 in Tomah’s Winnebago Park.  Coordinated by the Tomah Memorial Hospital Community Outreach Department, area police, fire and rescue and EMS personnel will be on hand from 4 to 8 pm to show the public how to stay More >

Two People Dead After Adams County Explosion

Two people are dead after an explosion and a structure fire in Adams County. Sheriff Sam Wollin said the explosion happened at a mobile home on the 900 block of East Trout Valley Road in the Town of Big Flats around 2 p.m., causing it to go up in flames. Emergency personnel located the fire More >

Royall High School Music Department Promises Big Time Fun With Seussical: The Musical

The Royall Music Department serves up a heaping helping of family fun in their summer musical, Seussical: The Musical, which is being performed in the Royall High School Gymnasium on Saturday, August 15, at 7 pm, and Sunday, August 16, at 2 pm. Tickets for this zany and heartfelt journey into the stories of Dr. More >

Mauston Man Arrested on Warrant

A Mauston man was arrested as a result of a failure to appear warrant. According to the Mauston Police Department, on July 24, a routine traffic stop was performed on a vehicle that had a false registration decal on his license plate. The driver was 31-year-old Anthony Peterson. After completing the traffic stop, Peterson was More >

Special Acknowledgement to Juneau County Retailers

Each year, a Juneau County Wisconsin Wins Team, consisting of an adult supervisor and area youth, conduct tobacco compliance checks at local businesses. They record whether or not the underage youth are able to purchase tobacco products from the retailers. During the past round of tobacco compliance checks, all New Lisbon, Camp Douglas, Elroy, Mauston, More >