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Mauston PD Investigating an Assault Incident

The Mauston Police Department is investigating an assault incident that possibly occurred early Sunday morning. Dispatch was notified by Hess Hospital ER that a male subject was assaulted “somewhere on State Street”.  The 29-year old Mauston man was eventually transported to UW Hospital in Madison with severe facial injuries. Mauston Police Chief Mark Messer said More >

Criminal Damage to Property Incident in the Township of Clearfield

There has been a criminal damage to property incident in the Township of Clearfield. The victim said that someone had entered her garage and damaged her vehicle. Police say it appeared that someone had tried to pry the passenger side door open. The metal was slightly bent and the paint popped off. The victim told More >

Rep. Ed Brooks Visits WRJC

50th Assembly District Representative Ed Brooks, a Republican from Reedsburg, came to visit the WRJC studios Tuesday morning. He recapped some of the bills that were signed into law by Governor Scott Walker that Brooks co-authored. One of the bills dealt with pedestrians at railroad crossings. They now are subjected to the same laws that More >

Vernon County Authorities Warn of Weather Related Scams

Vernon County authorities are warning its residents to be aware of scams regarding to the recent weather related damage. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports that in the Viroqua area, a person or people, have been stopping at residences and asking to inspect the homeowner’s roofs or homes for any damage from the recent storms. More >

Wisconsin Dells Common Council Approves Resolutions

The Wisconsin Dells Common Council has approved three resolutions dealing with a sale of land for Woodside Sports Complex Operations, LLC.  During a special meeting on Thursday, the council unanimously voted to pass resolutions on the real estate and development contract between the city and Woodside, the final special assessment reimbursement agreement for infrastructure improvements More >

Camp Douglas Woman Charged with Theft

A Camp Douglas woman has been charged in Juneau County with theft. According to the criminal complaint, in November 2013, 20-year-old Brenna Georgeson allegedly stole money from the register and took lottery tickets from the display case at a business in the Village of Hustler. In the complaint, the owner told the deputy that he More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spear Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING April 14, 2014 4/7  Town of Coon reports the theft of Cut-A-Cross Road and Old Line Road signs. 4/9  Highway Department reports the weekend theft of a “Dip” sign and its stand from Highway 162, Town of More >

Mauston Man Cited for Revoked License

A Mauston man was cited for operating while revoked.  Police said 23-year-old Samuel Rowe was stopped in the Town of Wonewoc on Highway 33 from Highway 80 for having a headlight out.  A record check showed that Rowe’s license was revoked based on failing to pay forfeitures. Rowe was fined over two hundred dollars.

Elroy Woman Pleads No Contest in Two Cases

An Elroy woman has pleaded no contest in two different cases. 50-year-old Theresa Wesela was in court on Wednesday with her attorney before Judge John Roemer.  Wesela pled no contest to a charge of burglary in one case and two charges of theft by false representation in another case. Judge Roemer withheld sentence and placed More >

Incident of Theft in the Township of Marion

There has been an incident of theft in the Township of Marion. According to the police report, the victim told a Juneau County deputy that someone had taken a trailer plate from his camper. He told the officer that he last saw the license plate on his camper in December. He did not give anyone More >