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West Salem Man Facing 5th Offense OWI For 4th Of July Traffic Stop

Dennis J Goode, 42 years of age, from West Salem, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Tomah Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense. Tomah Trooper initially made a traffic stop for 83 in a 55 mph zone and passing in a no passing zone. Subject was subsequently More >

4 Arrested in Adams County for Methamphetamine Possession

On July 2nd, 2018, deputies were on patrol in the Town of Jackson. Deputies observed a suspicious vehicle in the Goose Lake boat launch area. A short time later deputies observed the same vehicle in the Peppermill Lake boat launch.  Deputies made contact with the vehicle and noticed a passenger in the vehicle was attempting More >

Local 4th Of July Firework Schedule

Fireworks will be booming through the night sky tonight in several locations.  Tomah will host their fireworks at Recreation Park tonight at 9:30, Baraboo will have their Bara-boom fireworks tonight at the Sauk County Fairgrounds beginning at 9:30pm, and Reedsburg’s fireworks are at dusk tonight at Nishan Park.  Wisconsin Dells has an array of fireworks More >

Juneau and Wood County Educational Session on Groundwater Survey Preliminary Results

Juneau and Wood County Health and Land and Water Resource Departments conducted a groundwater survey on May 30, 2018 in northern Juneau and southern Wood County. The goal of this survey was to ensure that all citizens have a source of safe, clean drinking water. The results of this survey will be shared at an More >

Juneau County Couple in Trouble Again with the Law

A Mauston man and a Necedah woman are in trouble with the law again.  A couple was stopped at a boat landing in the Town of Germantown.  The couple was identified as 55 year old Daniel Matye and 32 year old Rebecca Kraft.  Dispatch reported to authorities Matye was to have no contact with Kraft.  More >

Fatal Crash on Hwy 82 Overgaard Rd Intersection in Juneau County  

On today’s date, at 4:41 am, the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two vehicle accident at the intersection of Overgaard Road and State Hwy. 82.  Initial investigation revealed both vehicles were heading eastbound on Hwy 82.  At the intersection of Overgaard Road, the lead vehicle turned onto Overgaard Road in an attempt More >

New Elroy Fair Barn Honors Allan Thompson

The father of former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson was honored last weekend during the Elroy Fair.  Three former cattle barns have been replaced by one big one at the Elroy Fairgrounds.  The new barn has been named after Allan Thompson.  Allan Thompson was a huge supporter of the Elroy Fair.  State Representative Ed Brooks called More >

Convicted Felon being Charged with Possession of A Firearm in Tomah

A Tomah man is facing a charge of Being in Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  53 year old Gordon Keister the third called police May 28th saying he had intruders on his property and he told them to get off or he would shoot them.  Police determined Keister’s story to be unfounded.  When More >

Illinois Man Faces Identity Theft Charges for Trying to Watch Arizona Basketball Game in Dells Restaurant

All he wanted to do was watch a basketball game, or so he claims.  A finance manager of an Illinois car dealership is accused of pretending to be a Lake Delton restaurant employee while talking with a cable company.  Police say his plan was to change their cable package so he could watch an Arizona More >

Seth Westburg Awarded with First Ever WRJC Citizen of the Month Award

WRJC radio issued its first ever Citizen of the Month award to Seth Westburg this morning.  Westburg found $25,000 in cash on the roadside and was able to return it to its rightful owner.  His good deed allowed him to become the first ever recipient of WRJC’s Citizen of the Month award.  Westburg was honored More >