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3rd Fire In 2 Months At Wisconsin Dells Destroys Building

(Lake Delton, WI)  —  A maintenance building at the Mount Olympus theme park in Lake Delton has been destroyed by an early morning fire.  It’s the third fire at a Wisconsin Dells-area attraction since December.  Fire crews were called to the scene shortly before 4:00 A-M.  They managed to get the fire in the metal More >

Heroin Arrest/Escape/Pursuit/Canine Arrest

On February 12th, 2018, at approximately 10:00 p.m. members of the Adams and Marquette County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by Levi R Hedding (27) of Coloma. The stop occurred in the 2800 block of STH 13 in Adams County. Hedding had active warrants for his arrest and was More >

New Lisbon Man Charged with Criminal Hit and Run

Daniel Dahlberg, age 19 of New Lisbon, was cited with criminal Hit and Run for an incident that occurred on February 2nd at around 7:30pm.  Dahlberg was allegedly driving without headlights when he struck another vehicle, then backed up and fled the scene.  The crash occurred on Alan Road in the City of New Lisbon.  More >

Sex Offender NOT Released

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office has received concerns about convicted sex offender Gerald Turner, age 68, thinking he has been release into the community.  The Sheriff confirms that Turner has NOT been released into the community, rather he is being detained at Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center in Mauston.

New Lisbon Woman Caught Selling Daughters Prescriptions

Jennifer Lawrence age 43 of New Lisbon was charged with one count of delivery of non-narcotics.  She allegedly has been selling her daughter’s prescription drugs to another person monthly for over the past 5 years.

Burglary in Lyndon Township

A burglary was reported at a residence on Timm Road in Lyndon Township on January 22nd.  The homeowner states that a window was left open and many valuables were taken including jewelry and cash.  The total value of all that was stolen added up to approximately $2,400.

Group Home Resident Resists Officer

Juneau County authorities were dispatched twice to a group home in Lyndon Station for a reoccurring disturbance last Sunday.  Zachary Sherman age 29 was arrested and taken to jail the second time deputies were called.   The calls to authorities were because he was being physically harmful to staff and other residents of the home.  He More >

Two-vehicle Wreck Results in One Fatality

Sheriff John B. Spears reports a two vehicle accident that resulted in one fatality, on February 3rd 2018 at approximately 5:20pm. The accident occurred on State Highway 27 near Melby Dr. just north of Westby, WI in the Town of Christiana. Chase N. Galle age 22 from Brandon, WI was operating a vehicle southbound on More >

Vernon County Fatal Truck Crash

Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle accident resulting in a fatality on January 31st 2018. The accident occurred at approximately 11:30pm on County Road K near Hamburg Ridge Road in the Town of Hamburg. Bradley L. Sisbach age 40 of rural Viroqua, WI was operating a pickup truck eastbound on County Road K. More >

>>Firefighter Working Fatal Crash Hit By Passing Car

  (Lake Delton, WI)  —  Sauk County authorities say a Lake Delton firefighter was working at the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 90-94 when he was hit by a passing car.  Joe Sabol, age 39,  is in stable condition at UW Hospital in Madison.  A 54-year-old Montello woman died in the original crash More >