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Governor Walker Appoints Linda Mitchel-May as Juneau County Coroner

Governor Scott Walker appointed Linda Mitchel-May to serve as the next Juneau County Coroner. The governor said Mitchel-May’s multi-faceted experience as a registered nurse and achievements in business management will aid her in the transition to Coroner. Mitchel-May currently serves as president of the Juneau County SEA of Change. She said, “It is my goal to More >

A Baraboo Man Arrested on Bench Warrant

A Baraboo man was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant issued by the Sauk County Circuit Court. The warrant was based on a criminal complaint that charges 31-year-old Matthew Steinhorst with Homicide By Intoxicated Operation of a Motor Vehicle While Having Prior OWI Related Conviction, Homicide By Operation Of A Motor Vehicle While Having A More >

Monroe County Search Reveals Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia; Several People Detained

Several people were detained as a result of a Monroe County search warrant. Sheriff Scott Perkins said a drug search warrant was conducted in the Township of Sparta on Thursday. The Monroe County Joint Investigative Task Force (MCJITF) received information of controlled substances at 7200 block of Hamlet Avenue.  The Monroe County Joint Investigative Task More >

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind’s District Staff Will Be Available in Mauston

The office of U.S. Representative Ron Kind announced that an aide to the Congressman will be holding office hours in Mauston. The office hours are set for March 10 from Noon to 1pm at the Hatch Public Library. Office hours are open to the public and are intended to provide residents with an opportunity to More >

Rollover Accident in Adams County

There was a rollover accident in the Town of New Chester in Adams County. On Saturday, February 14th, Donald Schellin of Oxford was eastbound on County Road E when the vehicle he was driving struck a snow drift. He lost control of the vehicle, entered the ditch where his vehicle overturned. The vehicle rolled once More >

Local Senators Respond to WI Senate Right-to-Work Passage

Local representations have responded to the Wisconsin state Senate passing the right-to-work bill last night. 17th Senate District Senator Howard Marklein said he voted in favor of the bill after listening to constituents on all sides of the issue. “I am a strong believer in workplace freedom. Workers should have the ability to choose whether More >

Health Fair at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center – March 19

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. That’s why Mile Bluff Medical Center is holding a health fair at the Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center on Thursday, March 19th from 7am till 11am. Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available, along with More >

Tomah Police Investigating Death of a Toddler

The Tomah Police Department is investigating the death of a 2-year-old who was found outside an apartment. On Tuesday, February 17, officers responded to an apartment on 1000 block of Oak Avenue for a medical call. Upon arrival, the officers immediately began life saving efforts on Raelyn Sheetz, who had been found outside the residence More >

New Lisbon Man Arrested on Warrant

A New Lisbon man was arrested on a felony warrant. On Tuesday, law enforcement responded to a residence on County Road B in an attempt to locate 38-year-old Benji L. Parpart. The warrant was issued for a violation of the terms of his supervision of his probation. Parpart was arrested and transported to the Juneau More >

Highly Visible Enforcement Saturation Patrols Results Released

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and the Elroy, Mauston, and New Lisbon Police Departments have released the results of their Highly Visible Enforcement saturation patrols that took place last Friday. The patrols are part of a comprehensive public- education/awareness campaign against drunk driving. The results showed that there were no drunk driving arrests. Other result More >