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Tigers Return To Circus World Museum

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — Tigers are back in the entertainment lineup at Circus World in Baraboo for the first time in more than a decade. WKOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1TyheQm ) reports Circus World has hired trainer Ryan Holder and his eight captive bred Bengal-Siberian tigers. Holder has deep roots in the circus and its animals. He says his 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 May 23, 2016. 5/16             Brett Hagen of Coon Valley was traveling East on County Road KK in the Town of Coon.  Hagen went south off of the road, pulled back onto the road, over corrected, and ran More >

TMH Urges Quick Action for Stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly one hundred thirty thousand Americans each year. Emergency Department staff at Tomah Memorial Hospital is working to help reduce that number by urging patients to call 911 and seek treatment right away if they should experience symptoms of the condition. While More >

Congressional Hearing on Tomah VA Medical Center

There will be a congressional field hearing on problem at the Tomah’s VA Medical Center. Senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said the hearing will be held Tuesday, May 31st at 10:00am at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah. There’ll be two witnesses, Department of Veteran Affairs Deputy More >

Two Injured in Vernon County Shooting

Two men are recovering from a shooting that took place in Vernon County Friday night.  Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said deputies were called to the 200 block of West Commercial Street in Viola around 10:30 p.m. to reports of shots fired. Officers arrived to find an altercation had occurred between 56-year-old Michael McNelly of More >

New Lisbon High School 2016 Scholarship Recipients

                                       2016 Scholarship Recipients                                         New Lisbon High School   Scholarship Recipient Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship Adele Hansen Wisconsin Technical Excellence Scholarship Noelle Gibbons New Lisbon Wrestling Club Scholarship Bailey Slater New Lisbon American Legion Scholarship Stephan Burbach Loboda Scholarship Kyle Woodward Juneau County Tavern League Scholarship Bailey Slater Richmond Athletic Scholarship Larissa Pedersen Hustler More >

Motorcycle vs Vehicle Accident in Vernon County

A Janesville man suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle versus vehicle accident in Vernon County Sunday morning. Sheriff John B. Spears said 45-year-old Kenneth Kumlin and his passenger, 36-year-old Carrie Jo Kumlin, both of DeSoto were traveling south on State Highway 35 in Victory. According to witnesses, Kenneth Kumlin signaled left and began slowing to More >

Adams County Emergency Services Ordered to Cease Operations

The Adams County Emergency Services has been directed to cease operations and not respond to calls. According the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, it was as part of an investigation involving several agencies, including the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the US Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Sam Wollin More >

$50,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Grand Marsh

One lucky Wisconsin player is holding a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, May 18 Powerball drawing. The lucky winner purchased their ticket at Myrt’s Handi-Mart in Grand Marsh, who will receive an incentive of 2 percent of the winnings. The winner matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball. Wednesday’s winning Powerball More >

Community Learns About Organ, Tissue Donation at Annual Mile Bluff Event

Every 10 minutes, another name is added to the national organ transplant waiting list.  There are over 120,000 individuals in the United States waiting to receive a transplant.  It is also estimated that one out of 20 people will need a tissue transplant (bone, skin, heart valve, vein, cartilage, tendon, etc.) in his or her More >