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Chicago Man in Custody After Attempting to Flee Law Enforcement

A Chicago man was taken into custody after he fled from law enforcement. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins said deputies were called to a domestic incident late Friday night at the Loves Travel Center. When deputies arrived, 35-year-old Casey D. Guy of Chicago attempted to flee and hit a Monroe County deputy and a squad More >

Fatal Accident in Vernon County

A Genoa man is dead after a rollover accident early Sunday morning in Vernon County.  Sheriff John B. Spears said the crash occurred in the Town of Genoa on State Highway 56. Vernon County Dispatch received a call from a passerby, who located the vehicle over an embankment on its side. When First Responders arrived, More >

Tomah Teen Critically Injured After Jumping From a Moving Vehicle

A Tomah teen is in critical condition after a motor vehicle incident on Sunday morning. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the lone vehicle was traveling east on County Highway A in the Town of Wilton, when a 16-year-old passenger in the back seat of a van opened the rear door and jumped from More >

Loganville Man Arrested for Carrying a Gun while Intoxicated

A Loganville man was arrested for carrying a gun while intoxicated. According to Reedsburg Police, they were called to a business in the 100 block of 2nd Street, early Wednesday morning for a man who was unconscious. On arrival, officers identified 39-year-old William Laffey, who was passed out. Laffey was intoxicated and in possession of More >

Juneau County’s February Umeployment Rate Remains the Same as January

Wisconsin preliminary non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates are in for February and Juneau County’s unemployment rate remain stagnant from January. According to the Department of Workforce Development, Juneau County’s unemployment rate was 7 percent in February, which was the same as in January. It’s the third month with no change in the unemployment rate for the More >

Tomah VA to Temporarily Reduce Urgent Care Hours

The Tomah VA Medical Center will temporarily reduce its urgent care clinic operating hours beginning April 27. The new clinic hours will be 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday thru Friday, and 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays. “This temporary change is being implemented in an effort to best serve our Veterans More >

Victim Identified in Sauk County Fire

Sauk County authorities have identified the victim of the fatal fire that occurred in the Township of Dellona on Tuesday. Initial investigation indicates that 77-year-old Patsy Kozlowski, a resident of where the fire was reported, was burning brush outside the residence, which became out of control. The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office said in an effort More >

Two-Car Accident Took Place Tuesday In The Town Of Lemonweir

There were no injuries as a result of a two-car crash in the town of Lemonweir on Wednesday. According to police reports, 81-year old Dolores Ambrose of Mauston was traveling north on 16th Avenue and immediately after proceeding after a stop sign, was struck by a car driven by 61-year old Gayle Johnson of Mauston More >

Another Bird Flu Outbreak Has Turned Up In Juneau County

Wisconsin officials have confirmed a second and third outbreak of the bird flu that’s been killing poultry throughout the Midwest.  Today, the state Agriculture Department said a virus turned up at a farm in Barron County with 126-thousand turkeys — and in a backyard flock in Juneau County with 40 birds of various kinds.  The More >

Bridge Replacement in the Town of Lemonweir Starts May 5th

There will be reconstruction and a full bridge replacement of 19th Avenue South and the Lemonweir Mills Bridge in the Town of Lemonweir. Construction will begin on Monday, May 5 and according to the Juneau County website, access on 19th Avenue will be limited.  19th Avenue from Highway 82 to CTH N and the bridge More >