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Fatal Accident in Juneau County

A Kenosha man has died as a result of a vehicle accident Sunday morning in Juneau County. Sheriff Brent Oleson said the initial investigation revealed the 32-year-old operator traveling westbound on Clark Road in the Town of Seven Mile Creek, failed to negotiate a corner, and left the roadway, causing the vehicle to overturn. The More >

AAA Projects Record Breaking Travel for Independence Day

AAA forecasts more Americans will travel this Independence Day than ever before. A record-breaking 44.2 million Americans (952,881 from Wisconsin) will take to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways; an increase of 2.9 percent (3.4 percent in Wisconsin) from last year’s holiday. “This Independence Day will be historic,” said Vicky Evans, Assistant Vice President, More >

Governor Scott Walker Makes Stop in Mauston During 2017 Governor’s Motorcycle Ride

Governor Scott Walker stopped in Mauston Sunday afternoon. Walker participated in the 2017 Governor’s Motorcycle Ride, which promoted tourism throughout Wisconsin this past weekend. The governor stopped at the Culver’s in Mauston. The tour started Saturday in Cross Plaines and finished Sunday afternoon in Baraboo. More than 50 motorcyclists joined Governor Walker in the two More >

Two Injured in Two Vehicle Accident in Monroe County

Two were injured in a two vehicle accident Sunday on State Highway 71 in Monroe County. Sheriff Scott Perkins said 58-year-old Bryon F. Crawford of Sparta was stopped in the south bound lane waiting to make a left hand turn into a driveway when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Mitchel J. More >

Officials ID Two Killed in Reedsburg Fire

REEDSBURG, Wis. (AP) — Officials have identified the couple killed in a Reedsburg house fire. Forty-year-old Michael Schanke and 36-year-old Michelle Schanke died when their home caught fire Saturday about 11 p.m. Fire officials say the back portion of the home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. The couple was found in an upstairs More >

No One Injured in Single Vehicle Accident; Driver Cited

No one was injured in a single vehicle accident in Vernon County Friday night. Sheriff John Spears said 24-year-old Brock A. Haugh was traveling east on Ridge Road near Briskey Road in the town of Hillsboro, when he lost control of his pickup as he was cresting a knoll. His truck skidded nearly 400 feet More >

Patriots Day Heroes 5K 911 Fun Run/ Walk Registration Open

Registration for the Patriots Day Heroes 5K 911 Fun Run/ Walk is open. The event will be Monday, September 11 at 2:30pm at Nelson Park in Camp Douglas. It is a charity event for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Freedom Honor Flight, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The entry fee is $15 More >

Royall School District to Offer Summer Food Service Program Through July

The Royall School District will continue its free lunch offering in July.  The Summer Food Service Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious meals to children during the summer, when free and reduced-price school meals are typically unavailable.  Free More >

Golf Ball Crash for Cash Event Set to Give Away $3000!

On Sunday, August 20, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation will hold the Golf Ball Crash for Cash during the Juneau County Fair’s afternoon Combine Demo Derby. For just $20 you could purchase the winning raffle ticket; only 300 will be sold! Each numbered ticket will have a matching numbered golf ball.  On August 20, during More >

Two Inmates Charged with Possessing Weapons

In unrelated cases, two inmates of the Federal Correctional Institution at Oxford, Wis., are charged with possessing prohibited objects, specifically weapons. Kevin Bernard Nailor, 22, is charged with possessing a weapon on September 27, 2016, described as half a scissors with a metal blade measuring five and one-quarter inches in length. Cebrian Omar Sims, 29, More >