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Bus Passenger:  Everyone Is Going To Die If I Can’t Find My Phone

Madison police have arrested a bus passenger who threatened to kill others when he dropped his cell phone and couldn’t find it.  Twenty-nine-year-old Malachi L. Johnson may have been intoxicated when he got on the city bus at about 6:30 P-M Wednesday.  During a scuffle with another passenger, he broke that man’s tooth after shouting, More >

Wisconsin Congressman Puts The Pressure On ICE

Democratic Congressman Mark Pocan says Immigration and Customs Enforcement is stone-walling his Freedom of Information Act request.  The Democrat from Wisconsin says ICE isn’t turning over the information he asked for more than 120 days ago.  Pocan wants to know if federal agents targeted immigrants with no prior criminal record during a 2018 Wisconsin raid More >

Sauk County Board To Consider Rebuke Of Supervisor Who Shoplifted

A Sauk County Board member who was caught shoplifting may be publicly rebuked by his colleagues.  The board will consider a resolution next week saying that Supervisor Wally Czuprynko acted in a way that was unbecoming a supervisor when he stole from two Reedsburg stores.  The board’s Executive and Legislative Committee voted three to zero More >

FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE offered by TOMAH HAITI MISSION TEAM

The Tomah Haiti Mission Team is hosting the 4th Annual Father/Daughter Dance on Saturday, March 2.   The dance will be from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Tomah Middle School Gym.  Admission is $10 per dad (or father-type figure: a big brother, an uncle, a grandpa, etc.).  The “dad” can bring all of More >

Mauston City Council Approves Changes to Wellhead Protections by 5-2 Vote

The Mauston City Council approved proposed changes to wellhead protections at it recent meeting.  A previous ordinance did now allow underground fuel tanks to be located within 12,000 feet of a municipal well.  The new ordinance reconfigures the 12,000 feet into two separate 600 feet zones.  This move could make it possible for a Speedway More >

Republican Tax Cut Bill Approved, Headed For Governor’s Desk

The Wisconsin Senate has passed the Republican version of a middle-class tax cut and sent the measure on to Governor Tony Evers’ desk.  Evers strongly hinted he will veto the proposal.  It passed the Senate on a 19-14 party-line vote Wednesday and gained approval in the Assembly earlier this session.  The tax cut is the More >

Bill Circulated At Wisconsin Capitol Would Prohibit Minors From Buying E-Cigarettes

Legislation is being passed around the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly which would prohibit minors from buying e-cigarettes.  Senator Andre Jacque and Representatives Janel Brandtjen and Barbara Dittrich are looking for co-sponsors of the bill.  Sale of all vaping devices would be affected.  Supporters say most of the time it isn’t possible to determine whether a More >

Protect Yourself against Measles!

Several states including Washington, New York, and Illinois have on going measles outbreaks. Sauk County and state public health officials recommend unvaccinated individuals 1 year and older receive a measles vaccination to protect themselves and those around them.   “Measles is an acute, highly contagious viral disease. A small number of cases are capable of More >

WSP Trooper Injured Near Oakdale While Directing Traffic At Accident Scene

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accident on Interstate 90-94 near Oakdale Tuesday which left a Wisconsin State Patrol trooper injured.  The trooper was trying to stop traffic on the eastbound interstate due to an accident further down the road.  The trooper’s squad car was hit by an out-of-control semi, then a second More >

Adams County Looking for Help Locating Wanted Man

Adams County Crime Stoppers are looking for help in finding a wanted person.  They are looking for 27 year old Tyler C Peterson.  Peterson is a 5’11 170 pound white male.  Peterson is wanted for GPS tampering and probation warrant.  Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to contact the Adams County Crime Stoppers More >