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Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING February 13, 2017. 2/7                        Mitchael Beckwith of Hillsboro was traveling eastbound on County Road F, Town of Hillsboro, negotiating a curve and hit an icy spot on the roadway.  Beckwith lost control and traveled into the ditch, More >

Sex Offender Information Bulletin

February 10, 2017 The City of Mauston WI Police Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection. The individual More >

Public Information Meeting on County Highway Z Reconstruction in Adams County

There will be a public information meeting on Thursday, February 23, for the reconstruction of County Highway Z. It will be held at the Rome Town Hall from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m and plans will be available for viewing. Representatives from Adams County and Mi-Tech (design consultants) will be present to discuss the project More >

Town of Lisbon Road Bans

The road bans for the Town of Lisbon will be in effect as of today, 2/13/17 with a 4 ton per axle limit.

Rock Springs Man Arrested for OWI-7th Offense

A Rock Springs man is facing a seventh drunken-driving charge after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said the department had received a report of a vehicle operating “all over the road” on West Highway 136 from Highway 12 in West Baraboo. It was reported that the vehicle continuously crossed over More >

Senator Howard Marklein’s “Due Dates” Bill Passes Senate

State Senator Howard Marklein authored Senate Bill (SB) 2 to change the due dates for certain entities to file Wisconsin income or franchise tax returns, to pay the first installment of estimated income and franchise tax and to file withholding tax returns in response to a request from a constituent. SB 2 passed the Senate More >

Sweetheart Scams Cost Victims More Than a Broken Heart

MADISON – In 2017, many eligible bachelors and bachelorettes are swiping, tapping and clicking their way to love. If you intend to look online for your valentine, be mindful that scammers are also on those sites looking for you and your pocketbook. Watch out for the signs of a “sweetheart scam.” “Many people have found More >

Juneau County UW-Extension To Hold “Starting Your Business/Enhancing Your Existing Business” Seminars

This is a two part series for anyone interested in starting a business, enhancing your existing business, or to learn more about the process.  Level I Session Monday, February 27, 2017 Necedah Siegler Memorial Library, 217 Oak Grove Dr., Necedah, WI Or Monday, March 6, 2017 UW-Extension Conference Room 211 Hickory Street, Rm 301, Mauston, More >

More Than $15,000 in Drugs and Cash Seized at Residence in Adams County

Two Adams County residents have been arrested for possession of cocaine and methamphetamine. 48-year-old Dartanjon Flynn and 51-year-old Donna Grahn of Big Flats were arrested on Thursday, February 9th. A search warrant was executed at Grahn’s residence, and the search of the home resulted in a seizure of 58.9 grams of methamphetamine, 30.9 grams of More >

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2017 National Golden Age Games

TOMAH, Wis. – VA is now accepting applications from Veterans interested in competing in the 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games. Veterans ages 55 and older and enrolled in VA health care may complete applications online at www.veteransgoldenagegames.va.gov. Applications will be accepted through March 1. “VA is committed to offer sports and fitness as an More >