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Incident of Theft and Criminal Damage to Property in the Town of Lemonweir

There was an incident of theft and criminal damage to property at storage units in the Town of Lemonweir. On June 26, law enforcement was informed that several of the units on Highway 82 had their locks cut off their door. Several of the units were rummage through and one of the renters said he More >

Four Injured In Amish Buggy/Vehicle Crash in Sauk County

Four people were injured in an Amish horse buggy and a motor home vehicle crash on State Highway 54 north of Hillpoint in the Town of Washington. Eric R. Leis, age 51 of North Freedom was east bound on STH 154  operating his 1992 Chevrolet motor home,  pulling a horse trailer, when after cresting a More >

Accidental Death in Juneau County

A man was pronounced dead after falling off a train trestle in the City of New Lisbon. Juneau County authorities said on Saturday, June 27, at about 6:30pm, they had received a report that a man was fishing off the trestle and accidently fell in to the water. Rescue attempts were unsuccessful and the man More >

Whistleblowers call for removal of Veterans Affairs watchdog

TOMAH, Wis. (AP) — A man who helped expose over prescription of opiates at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah wants to personally deliver a letter calling for the removal of the VA’s chief watchdog to President Barack Obama in Wisconsin. The letter from a group of whistleblowers across the country, called VA Truth More >

Shooting in Juneau County Results in an Arrest

A man was shot at a campground in the Lyndon Township early Saturday morning. The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office said in a release they received a call of disturbance and further investigation revealed that one male subject was injured when another subject displayed a hand gun and fired. The injured male was medically transported for More >

Fatal Accident in the Town of Lyndon

A man has died in a vehicle crash on Highway 12 and 16 in the Town of Lyndon on Saturday night. The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office said the male driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. There was a female passenger in the vehicle that was More >

Wonewoc-Union Center School District Chosen as One of 25 Wisconsin Academic and Career Planning Pilot School Districts

25 school districts have been chosen as pilot districts for the Academic and Career Planning (ACP) program that will start in the 2015-16 school year and the Wonewoc-Union Center School district is one of them.  The ACP will provide students and families the information and tools needed to make choices for their future whether it More >

WisDOT: Free Mobile App Provides Travelers With Up-To-Date Traffic Alerts

Just in time for the holiday weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has launched a free smart phone application that will provide statewide travelers with information on traffic incidents, delays, detours, work zones and weather-related road conditions. Available on both Apple and Android devices, the app provides up-to-date traffic related information through traffic alerts that More >

NOAA All Hazards Weather Radios Awareness from Sauk County Emergency Management

Recent severe weather outbreaks in the central U.S. remind us that it is time to prepare for possible storms here in Wisconsin. Sauk County Emergency Management encourages Wisconsin residents to own a NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio, a 24-hour source of weather forecasts, watches, warnings, and non-weather emergency information provided by the National Weather Service 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 June 29, 2015. 6/23             Money was taken from a shop on State Hwy 82 in the Town of Union. 6/23             A hunting cabin was broken into on Swenson Road in the Town of Christiana. 6/24             Pamela Love More >