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Princeton Man Steals Car Tries Running Over People and Crashing Into Their Cars in Armenia Township

A Princeton man is facing multiple charges after stealing a car then allegedly using it to try and run people over and crash into other cars. On April 19th in the Town of Armenia 44 year old Ricardo Gayton showed up to one of the victims’ houses and asked if he could come in.  The More >

2 Men Facing Drug Charges in Juneau County

A New Lisbon and a Sparta man are both facing charges after the drivers vehicle was pulled over for having a suspended license.  A Juneau County Deputy noticed the vehicle driving by on April 20th and conducted a traffic stop.  The driver, 39 year old Benjamin Winchel of New Lisbon immediately begged the deputy not More >

Small Plane Ends Up On Its Nose During Reedsburg Landing

Reedsburg police say the 65-year-old pilot of a small plane lost control while landing Saturday afternoon and the aircraft ended up standing on its nose.  The pilot’s name hasn’t been released.  He wasn’t injured and the damage to the Cessna 180 was said to be minor.  The Federal Aviation Administration is handling the investigation.

Mauston Board of Education Seeks Candidates to Fill School Board Vacancy

Due to a recent resignation, the Board of Education for the School District of Mauston is seeking to appoint to the Board a citizen of the district who is committed to public education. The appointment will commence upon official action by the Board and will conclude on the fourth Monday of April 2020. Citizens of More >

Man Who Hit Deer in Monroe County Faces 5th Offense OWI

Patrick T Brah , 55 years of age, from Brookfield, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol DeForest Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense. At approximately 9:45 PM, the State Patrol Communication Center received a call of a possible car verses deer crash at the 33 WB. When More >

De Soto Man Injured in Vernon County Crash

On Monday afternoon, April 22, 2019 at 1:42 PM, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a single-vehicle crash on County Road UU, rural De Soto, WI in the town of Wheatland, just east of “Victory.”  The operator, David Scott Holm, age 56, of rural De Soto, WI was traveling southeast on More >

City of Mauston Meetings

April 23 – Finance & Purchasing Committee April 23 Personnel & Negotiating Committee April 23 – Common Council April 25 Police & Fire Commission

Juneau County Jail Roster

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Some inmates are awaiting trial and these defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Illinois Fugitive Fled Into Juneau County

A fugitive from justice has apparently fled into Juneau County. 26 year old Jonathan Muller of Aurora left Illinois on April 14th. The Du Page County Sheriff’s Department in Illinois has issued a Felony Arrest Warrant for Muller. Muller is accused of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Muller will be extradited back to Illinois upon More >

Wisconsin Among The States With Highest Decline In Higher Education Funding

Wisconsin has reduced its funding of higher education by more than eight percent over a five-year period ending in 2018.  That means its funding decline is so significant, only Mississippi, Oklahoma and West Virginia have fallen more rapidly.  The national trend shows a 15-percent increase in state spending during the same time period.  The national More >