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ACT’s “Night at the Improv” is December 3

Area Community Theatre is bringing its third “Night at the Improv” on Thursday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m.  Hosted by ACT President Steve Jones, the evening will feature familiar actors and volunteers from the audience in a variety of improvisation activities and games.  The audience gives the actors the scenario and ideas, so the actors More >

Two Injured in Single Vehicle Accident Outside Wonewoc

Two people were injured in a single vehicle accident outside of the Village of Wonewoc on November 20. 24-year-old Devan Barrett was traveling eastbound on County Road FF. He failed to negotiate a sharp curve on the roadway, and the vehicle entered the ditch, turned sideways and rolled 1 ½ times before hitting a power More >

New Lisbon Man Charged in Car vs Train Accident

A New Lisbon man has been charged in the car versus train accident that occurred on Sunday afternoon. Court records show 38-year-old Jason Sonnenburg was charged with two counts of bail jumping, OWI-3rd Offense and operating after revocation. A $2,000 cash bond was set for Sonnenburg and he is to not drive without a valid More >

Rep. Brooks Announces Blue Book Blizzard

State Representative Ed Brooks or a member of his staff will be visiting several libraries in the 50th Assembly District in the coming month to make blue books available to those who are interested. You can pick up a free blue book – your guide to Wisconsin state government – at the following locations and More >

Western to Offer New Online Entrepreneurship Program

Starting this spring, Western Technical College will begin offering a new Entrepreneurship technical diploma that is completely online. This yearlong program guides students through the business creation and growth process. Courses will be taught by seasoned professionals in one-credit course segments. Topics include marketing plans, business canvasses, and operations plans. “The online option is perfect More >

Adams Man Charged with 1st Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety

An Adams man has been charged with first degree recklessly endangering safety in a hit and run incident that took place in Necedah. According to the criminal complaint, on November 19, law enforcement was dispatched to the Necedah Kwik Trip for a hit and run with injuries. A witness stated a pickup truck backed out More >

Wisconsin man charged in death of infant son

SPARTA, Wis. (AP) – Prosecutors have charged a Warrens man in the death of his 3-month-old son. According to the complaint, 26-year-old Troy Tralmer told investigators he dropped his son Chad on Nov. 5 while performing the Heimlich maneuver after the infant choked on milk. He says he tried CPR when his son stopped breathing and More >

Royall School Board Approves Tractor Purchase

There was a bit of disagreement at the Royall School Board meeting on Monday night over the purchase of a tractor. Director of Maintenance Tim Marshall said the current tractor is 15 years old and had a lot of issues. With a trade-in and a discount rebate, the district could purchase a new tractor for $12,000. More >

Drunk Driver Suspected In Death Of Amish Man

(Wisconsin Rapids, WI) — Charges are expected next week against a suspected drunk driver in a crash that killed a man on an Amish buggy in central Wisconsin. A Wood County judge set bond at $5,000 Monday for 31-year-old Seth Nelson of Necedah. Officials say 31-year-old Christopher Kempf and his ten-year-old son were moving corn stalks More >

Deer Registration For Opening Weekend

A higher total in deer registered over opening weekend was reported to the Department of Natural Resources for state of Wisconsin, and that includes Juneau and Adams Counties.  The total number of deer registered for Juneau County was 1,986 deer and in Adams County, the numbers were 2,418 total deer registered. The numbers include the More >