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Hillsboro Woman Receives Minor Injuries After Swerving to Miss a Deer

A Hillsboro woman was medically transported with minor injuries after a single vehicle crash in Juneau County August 14. 32-year-old Erin Voltz was eastbound on County Highway O in the Town of Plymouth when she told officials that she swerved to miss a deer in the road. The vehicle entered the ditch, struck and went More >

One Injured After Crashing Through Shed

A Genoa man received minor injuries when the car he was riding in went off the road and crashed through a machine shed early Friday morning. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said 33-year-old Ivan A. Baer of Genoa, was Northbound on Curti Rd in the Town of Genoa when his vehicle left the roadway. The More >

Chaseburg Man Strikes 100 Construction Barrels in Vernon County

Authorities say an 18-year-old Chaseburg man drove through about 100 construction barrels in Vernon County on two consecutive nights last week. According to Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Alexxander S. Bishop drove into the barrels in the road construction zone on Highway 14/61, on the East Coon Valley Hill, located in the town of Coon More >

Adams County Sheriff’s Office to Hold Public Safety Family Fest August 31

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Public Safety Family Fest Thursday, August 31st. The event will be held at the Sheriff’s Office at 301 Adams Street in Friendship and will be from 6-8pm. It is designed to bring awareness to crime prevention efforts by heightening crime and drug prevention awareness, generating support More >

Necedah School District Planning Session Aug. 23

Members of the Necedah Area School Community are invited to attend a school district planning session Wednesday August 23. The session will be from 5-9pm at the Siegler Memorial Library in Necedah. The public will have a chance to meet the new superintendent, Tanya Kotlowski, and the session will take in feedback and ideas about More >

Tomah to Host Wisconsin Main Street Day Celebration on Aug. 22

Greater Tomah Area Chamber of Commerce will take part in a statewide celebration of downtown business districts in the first-ever Wisconsin Main Street Day event on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Tomah is one of 12 communities selected to take part in local Main Street Day celebrations that will feature state and local officials, and community leaders. More >

Missing Woman Found Safe

(Wisconsin Dells, WI)  —  A woman missing since Wednesday has been found safe. Adams County sheriff’s deputies say 69-year-old Diana Hauser was found by a search crew near her neighborhood in a wooded area in the town of Springville, north of Wisconsin Dells.

Mauston Man Charged with First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child

A Mauston man has been charged with first degree sexual assault of a child. According to the criminal complaint, 38-year-old Alex Nava Rodriguez is also charged with misdemeanor bail jumping. He faces imprisonment of no more than 60 years for the first charge and a fine of $10,000 or nine months imprisonment or both for More >

During Monday’s eclipse, Drivers Asked to Focus on the Road, Not the Skies

The nation’s first total solar eclipse since 1979 will likely have many people looking skyward on Monday (August 21). But traffic safety officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) want drivers to stay focused on the road, click-on their vehicle’s low-beam headlights, and park in a safe area if they decide to stop and More >

Mauston Common Council Approves Sale of General Obligations Bonds

The Mauston Common Council approved the sale of $3.75 million general obligation corporate purpose bonds at its Tuesday meeting. The bonds are to finance the fire station project, police station improvements, and a portion of the 2017-2018 Street Improvements. The council received five bids and approved the bond sale to BOK Financial Securities in Milwaukee More >