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Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

WARRENS – The Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with free admission and a series of other special events. “The Cranberry Discovery Center opened its doors on Sept. 11, 2004, so we’re marking this milestone with special activities and promotions running Sept. 11 through Sept. 20, said Marianne Strozewski, the center’s newly More >

Mile Bluff and NOW 92one Compete in Medline’s Pink Glove Dance Video Competition

The 2014 Medline Pink Glove Dance video contest is officially underway.  Help your local team compete to win $15,000 for a breast cancer charity, by casting your vote online! Please take a few seconds each day between now and September 23, to vote for the Mile Bluff Medical Center and Now 92one FM video.  You 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 September 8, 2014. 9/3  Victor Johnson, Westby, struck a vehicle legally parked at Sidie Hollow Park,  belonging to Jessica Iwan, Viroqua.  No injuries occurred. 9/4 Zachary Ames, La Crosse, swerved to miss a deer on County Road More >

Standoff in Reedsburg Ends Peacefully

A standoff ended peacefully in the 200 block of South Preston Avenue Tuesday morning in Reedsburg. Reedsburg Police were called to check the welfare of a subject living on the street at 4:45am. Reedsburg Police Chief Timothy Becker said in a news release that the subject refused to meet with officers, implied he had a weapon More >

Mauston Man Arrested for Theft

A Mauston man was held on a probation hold for the second time in less than two weeks. 50-year-old Ricky S. Lang of Mauston was once again taken into custody and charged with retail theft. On Sunday, September 7th at approximately 8:00 p.m. a Mauston Officer was dispatched to a Retail Establishment on Hwy. 82 More >

Fatal Accident in the Town of Genoa in Vernon County

Two people are dead and one other is injured following a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Vernon County.  In a release, the Vernon County Sherriff’s Department says the crash happened around 9:40 p.m. along Highway 56 near County Road K just outside of the Town of Genoa. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the westbound vehicle More >

1st Degree Reckless Homicide Charge for Baraboo Man

A Baraboo man is accused of providing the drugs that killed a man last July. 35-year-old Kirk Knight was charged with first degree reckless homicide last Friday. According to the criminal complaint, Knight allegedly delivered the heroin that killed 41-year-old Andy Wingard of Baraboo at the Edge O’ Dells Campground on July 12. Also in More >

Residents Have Opportunity to Weigh In On Mauston School District’s Community Survey

School District of Mauston parents and community members will have the opportunity to bring their feedback to a school district meeting regarding a community survey that is being put together by the Mauston Board of Education. The thoughts and views brought forward will help the board as it decides what to do with the district’s More >

Name Released in Train/Pedestrian Accident in Tomah

A man who was killed late last month in a train/pedestrian near the Tomah’s Superior Avenue Canadian Pacific railroad crossing was identified Monday afternoon. Police say 59-year-old Robert Domke was hit by an eastbound train about a 100 feet east of Superior Avenue. The Monroe County Medical Examiner ruled the incident a suicide. Police say More >

Sauk County Adds Another Ag Plastics Collection Date

Sauk County added another collection date for ag plastics recycling on Wednesday, September 24, from 10:00 a.m.-noon.  Farmers will be able to drop off their silage bags, bunker covers, net wrap, bale wrap, plastic feed bags, and hoop film at the Sauk County Highway Shop at West Baraboo.  Plastic feed bags and hoop film must More >