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Authorities Looking for Help in Town of Summit Break-in

Juneau County Authorities are looking for help in an alleged robbery that took place Friday November 30th between 5-10pm in the Town of Summit.  The victims believed the suspect got in through the back door; however authorities could not determine how the place was broken into.  Many items were taken including a Harrington Richardson .22 More >

Baraboo Man Faces 6th Offense OWI in Monroe County

Raymond A Ray, 49 years of age, from Baraboo, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Tomah Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 6th offense.  A Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper pulled over the above operator of a vehicle for speeding. The operator of the vehicle didn’t have a valid driver’s More >

Man Charged After Fight Occurs in Juneau County Jail

A fight between inmates at the Juneau County Jail is leading to two charges against a 35 year old Mauston man.  Reginald Bratchett jr is being charged with Battery by Prisoners – Repeat Offense, and Disorderly Conduct – Repeat Offense.  Deputies had to break up a fight between Bratchett and another man during a bible More >

Counterfeit Money Discovered in Lake Delton

The Lake Delton Police Department is warning the area about counterfeit hundred dollar bills being passed off.  A local store issued a complaint about two hundred dollar bills having the same serial number.  Police urge local businesses to use caution when accepting cash especially with larger bills.  Police ask that businesses discovering counterfeit money report More >

Marklein Re-Appointed to State Joint Finance Committee

Local State Senator Howard Marklein has been re-appointed to the legislatures’ budget-writing joint finance committee.  He was appointed by Senate Majority leader Scott Fitzgerald.  Marklein is honored to continue his service on the Join Finance Committee.  Marklein was first appointed in 2014 and re-appointed in 2016.

Wintery Conditions Cause Three Accidents in Vernon County Including one in Hillsboro

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle accident on December 2, 2018. The accident occurred at approximately 2:09 AM on County Road WW near Cepek Road near Hillsboro, WI in the Town of Hillsboro. Charles A. Koleda, age 38 of rural Hillsboro was traveling westbound on County Road WW when he lost More >

La Crosse Man Arrested in Juneau County for 6th Offense OWI

Michael D Jameson, 26 years of age, from La Crosse, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Tomah Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 6th offense.  State Patrol was advised of an injury crash by the Juneau Sherriff’s Department early in the morning on December 3rd.  After further investigation it More >

Friends of Necedah Wildlife Refuge to Host Free Presentation on Whooping Cranes December 15th

The iconic endangered Whooping Crane has a long and dynamic story.  Visit Necedah Siegler Memorial Library on Saturday, December 15th at 1pm, for a free presentation on the Eastern flock.  From habits to history, learn all about North America’s tallest bird.  Join Refuge Wildlife Biologist, Brad Strobel, as he discusses management and recaps the successes More >

Elroy Man Facing Drug Charges for 2nd Time in November

An Elroy man is facing drug charges for the 2nd time this month.  An Elroy police officer did a registration check on a white truck he saw drive by, on November 29th.  The registration check showed the only known owner 29 year old Scott Roznos to have had his license revoked.  The officer made contact More >

New Lisbon Correctional Inmate Allegedly Attacks Correctional Officer

An inmate at the New Lisbon Correctional facility is facing a charge of Battery by a Prisoner.  27 year old Jordan Berg allegedly attacked a Correctional Officer because they would not return a book to them.  The Officer alleges they were investigating the books and whether they belonged to Berg or not.  Berg attempted to More >