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Local News

Local Authorities Asking for Residents Help in Locating Missing Woman

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and is seeking the assistance of residents that may have found clothing or personal belongings.  Annastasia Evans was last seen on May 4th, 2019 in Wisconsin Dells. Annastasia carried several bags or duffels containing her clothing and personal belongings.  These items may have More >

Methamphetamine Arrest in Adams County

On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 deputies conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Dell Ave in the Town of Quincy. The driver of that vehicle, Dakota Hower (24) of Friendship was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine. Hower was targeted by law enforcement as part of an ongoing drug investigation. The ensuing investigation revealed Hower More >

Monroe County Accident near Cashton Results in Deaths

On September 16th, 2019, at around 7:20 am, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal two vehicle accident on State Highway 33 near County Highway PC, west of Cashton.   Once on scene, deputies found that the driver of a 2006 GMC Sierra failed to yield from a stop sign at Hwy 33 More >

We Can All Play a Role in Preventing Suicide in Central Wisconsin

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month and this year, the Juneau County Health Department is teaming up with five other Health Departments and one Federally Qualified Health Center in the Central Wisconsin Region to help promote the national #BeThe1To Campaign to prevent suicide. Tara Noye, Health Educator for the Health Department, states, “This campaign was More >

CWD sampling plan in place for Adams, Juneau, Marathon, Portage and Wood counties in central Wisconsin for 2019 deer hunting seasons

In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing during the 2019 archery, crossbow and gun hunting seasons.   Hunters who harvest an adult deer within Adams, Juneau, Marathon, Portage and Wood counties are strongly encouraged to consider submitting a sample from the More >

Tomah Memorial Hospice To Hold Grief Support Series in October

Tomah Memorial Hospice Touch / Life Choices Palliative Care has scheduled a grief support series to help people who have lost a family member or friend.     A six-week group grief support and education series will be held each Tuesday beginning Oct. 15 – Nov. 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and More >

Mark Stamper Hired as New New Lisbon Principal

The New Lisbon School District has hired a new High School and Junior High School Principal.  Mark Stamper has been hired to replace Gary Syftestad who left to work in the Weston School District as Principal.  Stamper began a week ago on September 9th.  Stamper grew up in Westby and attended college at UW-La Crosse.  More >

Western Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty in Death of Infant Son in Monroe County

A Tomah man is pleading guilty to child neglect in the 2015 death of his infant son.  Thirty-year-old Troy Tralmer faces up to 12-and-a-half years in prison at sentencing December 18th in Monroe County.  He was initially charged with first-degree reckless homicide and child abuse in the death of three-month-old Chad Tralmer.  His defense attorney More >

Mauston Couple Face Charges of Child Neglect

A Mauston couple is facing child neglect charges after Juneau County Detectives consulted with a doctor back in March.  The doctor had grave concerns about medical neglect to two young juveniles.  One of the juveniles was believed to have been abused due to their non-mobile nature and the presence of bruises on them.  The 2nd More >

Marijuana Located in Inmates Cell at New Lisbon Prison

A New Lisbon prison inmate is facing a charge of Possession of THC – 2nd Offense after an officer found marijuana in the inmates’ cell.  On August 17th a Correctional Officer stated he was doing a cell search and found a small plastic bag containing marijuana.  It was located in the cell of 25 year More >