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Former Federal Prison Employee Sentenced for Public Corruption Crimes

MADISON, WIS. – Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Amy Ziemann, 44, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to one year and one day in federal prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release. Ziemann, formerly an More >

Fatal Tractor Accident in Sauk County

One person was killed in a tractor rollover accident in Sauk County Thursday evening. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said the Sauk County Communications Center received a call regarding a person injured in a tractor rollover incident on CTH EE in the Township of Woodland.  An initial investigation revealed that a male was attempting to More >

Three Arrested as Result of Search Warrant in Mauston

On June 9, 2017 the Mauston Police Department executed a drug related search warrant at 509 Grove Street in the City of Mauston with the assistance of the New Lisbon Police Department and the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office. Three individuals: Gregory Riggs, Heather Riggs, and Billy Radcliffe were arrested for various offenses of: Maintaining a More >

No Injuries in Adams County Fire

On June 7th 2017, at 12:17 a.m., the Adams County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a structure fire located at 601 West Street in the Village of Friendship. This location is an 11 unit apartment building that was occupied by 7 residents. No injuries were reported. The building suffered extensive damage. Fire Departments More >

Discover Wisconsin to Film Cranberry Blossom Day

WARRENS, WIS. – A Discover Wisconsin TV film crew will be at this year’s Warrens Cranberry Blossom Day on Saturday, June 24, and event organizers are seeking “extras” willing to be filmed taking the cranberry marsh tour. “Discover Wisconsin will be at our marsh at 9 a.m. to film, so we’re hoping to have a More >

American Red Cross Blood Drive June 15 in New Lisbon

Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need. Donors of all blood types are needed now to help accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving cancer treatments. On June More >

Iowa Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion

Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jeffrey Overton, 57, McGregor, Iowa, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge William Conley to five months in federal prison for income tax evasion. Overton pleaded guilty to this charge on March 21, 2017. From July 2006 until June 2011, More >

Two People Injured in Two Vehicle Accident In Sauk County

Two people were injured in a two vehicle head-on crash Tuesday in the Town of Reedsburg. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said the preliminary investigation revealed that a westbound vehicle crossed over the centerline and struck an eastbound vehicle head on at the intersection of County Highway H and Golf Course Road. Both drivers were More >

WisDOT Cautions Drivers About Increased Potential for Deer/Vehicle Crashes in June

Safety officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) are cautioning motorists about the increased potential for deer to dart into roadways over the next several weeks. Deer activity typically increases in June as females search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their mothers. While collisions between deer and motor vehicles More >

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Missing Teen

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for 19 year old Sonny P. Reynolds. Sonny walked away from his home on Koval Road in Lyndon Township on Monday afternoon and hasn’t been seen since. Sonny was last seen wearing Blue Jeans, a brown belt, black tennis shoes and a blue zip up sweatshirt with More >