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Local News

Village of Necedah Begins Search for New Public Works Coordinator

The Village of Necedah is looking for a new public works coordinator.  Warren Nordgren announced he will be leaving the position during the villages January 14th meeting.  Nordgren will be moving into the Kenosha area.  The village will be looking for someone knowledgeable in sewer systems, parks, and water treatment systems.  The position pays between More >

Murder Suspect Being Sought Once Escaped From Prison

Wisconsin law enforcement agencies are looking for a 68-year-old murder suspect with a long criminal record.  Robert Pulvermacher is wanted for his role in the death of a Lake Delton man.  The body of a man who had been reported missing was found in a car at the Ho-Chunk Casino near Wisconsin Dells Monday.  Pulvermacher More >

Area Prison Affected by Government Shutdown

The Oxford Prison in Adams County is the latest victim of the current government shutdown.  Tim Viegut, president of   of Local 3495 of the American Federation of Government Employees at the Federal Correctional Institution in Oxford, says about 235 prison employees will show up to work but not receive a pay check.  Monday was day More >

Tomah Ambulance Catches Fire in Route to Madison

A Tomah ambulance burst into flames while transporting an elderly patient last Sunday evening.  The EMT’s were able to remove the patient before the explosion took place.  The EMT’s were treated for smoke inhalation but appear to be ok.  Officials aren’t sure how the ambulance burst into flames.  The fire took place just south of More >

Monroe County Lincoln Day Dinner to be Held Jan. 27th

The Monroe County Republican Party will be hosting their annual Lincoln Day Dinner at the Cranberry Country Lodge (319 Wittig Rd., Tomah) on Sunday, January 27th at 5pm. This year’s keynote speakers are Judge Brian Hagedorn, Candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge and Brad Schimel, Former Wisconsin Attorney General and many other local legislators will More >

Icy Road Conditions Lead to Train v Car Accident: No One Hurt

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a car vs train accident. On Monday January 14th, 2019 at 5:46 pm, a vehicle driven by Jaimy A. Weber age 42, of Ferryville was traveling south on Highway 35 north of Stoddard in the Township of Bergen. The vehicle driven by Jaimy lost control due to weather More >

Traffic Stop Leads to Authorities Finding 33grams of Methamphetamine

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports that on January 13th, 2019 at approximately 11:05 PM, a Vernon County deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Moore Road at State Highway 82 in the Town of Stark for having loud exhaust. The occupants of the vehicle were identified as Ashley M. Fish, age More >

Mile Bluff establishes SANE program for survivors of sexual assault

In recent months, a growing amount of national attention has been given to survivors of sexual assault.  To further meet the needs of local individuals impacted by this type of violence, Mile Bluff’s Emergency Department has developed a sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) program.   The role of a SANE includes evaluating and treating patients More >

Dells Woman Arrested for 4th Offense OWI

Jennifer A Rhyner, 37 years of age, from Wisconsin Dells WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol DeForest Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 4th offense. Trooper observed a Toyota Corolla deviating from its lane on Highway 23 just west of interstate 39/90. After further contact with the driver she More >

Parkinson’s Support Group Meetings to Resume Feb. 5th At Tomah Memorial Hospital

After a month off for the holidays, the Tomah Memorial Hospital Parkinson’s Support Group will resume meetings Feb. 5 from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.in the hospital’s lower level meeting room. There is no formal topic, but rather a break out discussion will be held. For more information, contact Tomah Memorial Hospital community outreach health More >