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Methamphetamine Arrest in Adams County

On May 18th 2018, deputies were dispatched to an address in the City of Adams for a disorderly male subject. The male was identified as Michael Pieper (32) of Adams. Callers reported Michael was acting strange and believed he was under the influence of “meth.” Michael had left the residence just prior to deputies arriving. More >

New Lisbon Man Assaults Girlfriend Faces Multiple Charges

A New Lisbon man is facing multiple charges after physically assaulting his girlfriend at his Grandmother’s house.  Monday night authorities reported to a New Lisbon residence for a report of two people fighting.  The victim said she had been in a physical fight with her boyfriend, 24 year old Stephen Wilke.  The victim stated she More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center Holding Blood Drive May 29th

There will be a blood drive at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston from 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesday, May 29.   Each donation made at Mile Bluff could touch the lives of up to three people in the community. You can help someone in need.  Make a blood donation on May 29 during More >

Gas & Car Theft Lead to Even More Charges for 26 Year Old Man

Monroe County Authorities are reporting an arrest on a suspect that operated a stolen vehicle in the Tomah/Sparta area after leaving a Tomah gas station without paying for gas.  Witnesses informed authorities the stolen vehicle was parked and abandoned on Igloo Road after the gas theft.  Meth and drug paraphernalia were found in the stolen More >

Camp Douglas Man Facing Disorderly Conduct for Hitting Woman with Shoe

A camp Douglas man is facing multiple charges after hitting his girlfriend with a shoe.  29 year old, Jesse Mannise is facing a Misdemeanor Battery charge, Domestic Abuse and a Disorderly Conduct charge, Domestic Abuse.  At 7:35pm on May 17th Juneau county authorities reported to a residence in Camp Douglas.  The victim stated Mannise had More >

Elroy Police Chief Cleared of All Charges in Sons Accidental Shooting

Elroy Police Chief Tony Green has been cleared of criminal charges stemming from an accidental shooting of his then 3 year old son.  A report by a division of criminal investigation determined Green’s son had shot himself with his father’s service weapon.  Sauk County District Attorney Kevin Calkins wrote in a letter that the potential More >

Necedah Man Faces Two Charges After Being Pulled Over For Cracked Windshield

A 26 year old Necedah man is facing two charges after being pulled over for a cracked windshield May 11th.  Nikko Hunt is facing charges of Operating after Revocation/Drunk Driving Related and Failure to Install an Ignition Interlock Device.  He was pulled over around 7pm May 11th in addition to the cracked windshield he was More >

2 vehicle crash in Juneau County sends woman to hospital

At 3pm on Friday May 18th, 2018 a crash occurred at 25th Avenue and Highway 82 in Juneau County near Mauston.  A Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by 53 year old David W. Brooks of Berlin was traveling west on Highway 82 when a Ford Escape driven by 74 year old Nancy J. Peebles of More >

Elroy Division of MBMC Hosting Uniquely Hosta Event until 3pm

On Saturday, May 19, from 9 am to 3 pm, area gardeners, landscapers, and plant lovers are invited to join Nurses Helping Nurses, a division of Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation, at Uniquely Hostas in Elroy for a hosta and quilt show.  Located at 205 Grove Avenue in Elroy, Uniquely Hostas offers a large collection More >

Mauston Man Facing 7th Offense Drunk Driving

James Robert Baumgartner, 37 years of age, from Mauston, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol DeForest Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense.  Trooper responded to a report of a vehicle run off on I94 in the Town of Deerfield, near Milepost 248 in Dane County. Upon arrival More >