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Necedah Man Faces OWI Charges

A Necedah man that took his car into the ditch striking various trees and a speed limit sign is facing OWI charges.  23 year old Robert Gurrath admitted to being drunk and stated he ruined a $30,000 vehicle.  Gurrath also had a suspended license due to failure to pay parking citations.  Gurrath told authorities he More >

Mauston Man Faces Felony Bail Jumping After Stealing Wallet

45 year old Jeremy Webb of Mauston is facing a charge of Felony Bail Jumping after stealing a wallet at a local establishment.  A victim advised authorities he left his wallet on a bar counter when he went to the restroom, when the victim came back his wallet was gone.  Authorities reviewed the security camera More >

Representative Ed Brooks Receives WTA Lifetime Achievement Award

Representative Ed Brooks of the 50th Assembly District was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his efforts on behalf of town interests. “On rare occasion the WTA will recognize the persistent, long term dedication to town government that has been exhibited by Representative Ed Brooks. It has been over three decades since such a More >

Tomah Memorial Hospice Touch Schedules Grief Support Series

Hospice Touch of Tomah Memorial Hospital 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 Sept. 4 – Oct. 9 from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at More >

Small Plane (Headed for Dells Area) Crashes In Cornfield Near Beloit Airport

All three people who were on a small plane when it crashed Sunday are expected to be okay.  The National Transportation Safety Board and the F-A-A are investigating.  The plane had just taken off from the Beloit airport at about 8:30 A-M when it crashed in an Illinois cornfield.  A man and a juvenile passenger More >

Mauston Man Accused of Stealing Television out of Mauston Area Hotel

A Mauston man is facing multiple accounts after trying to still a television out of a Mauston area hotel.  28 year old Matthew Skiff is being charged with a count of Burglary of a Dwelling as well as 3 other misdemeanor charges.  The hotel manager alerted authorities on July 26th after a housekeeper noticed a More >

Young Child Severely Injured In Lake Delton Accident

A young child was seriously injured this past Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle at the Hotel Rome, a hotel that’s part of the Mount Olympus Resort.  Bystanders and the hotel staff administered CPR until Lake Delton authorities arrived on scene.  The child had to be med lifted to the UW Hospital in Madison.  More >

Juneau County Fair Begins Sunday and Really Gets Going Wednesday

The Juneau County Fair begins August 12th and will run through the 19th.  It will be free to park and to enter the main grounds again this year.  Grandstand events includes: Rodeo events on Wednesday and Thursday, a concert by Maggie Mae & The Heartland Country Band, and its demolition derbies Saturday and Sunday.  Sunday More >

Victim’s Name Released in Fatal Monroe County Crash

Earlier in the Week WRJC news reported on a fatal crash that took place in Monroe County.  A multi vehicle (3 motorcycles) crash occurred on I90 WB near milepost 45. One motorcycle driver lost control of his bike while negotiating a curve which started a chain reaction crash of the 3 involved motorcycles. All 3 More >

Training Exercises Mean Aircraft Activity Starting Monday

People living in 21 Wisconsin counties are being informed about increased aircraft activity starting next Monday.  The Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center will be home for 60 aircraft and more than one-thousand personnel from active-duty Air Force, National Guard, Marine and Navy units until August 24th.  The annual Northern Lightning Counterland training exercise will More >