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Bank of Mauston Donates Land to Central WI Community Action Council, Inc.

MAUSTON – Bank of Mauston proudly donated two lots in the City of Mauston, located on Herriot Drive, just north of Western Technical College, to Central Wisconsin Community Action Council, Inc., earlier this summer. Development plans for the lots will serve low-income individuals and families, including the elderly. Central WI Community Action Council, Inc. (CWCAC) More >

Sauk County TRIAD Announces the 17th Annual “Vehicle Safety Check”

Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister, in conjunction with Sauk County Police Chiefs and the county’s TRIAD program, has announced the 17th Annual “Vehicle Safety Check”, occurring throughout Sauk County on various dates. TRIAD is a cooperative effort between senior citizens and police and sheriff departments in the community to reduce victimization of seniors citizens. Sauk More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING September 18, 2017. 9/15                      Tyler Turben of Westby was traveling westbound on Brinkman Ridge Road, Town of Hamburg, swerved to miss a deer, lost control of the vehicle, struck an embankment, and the vehicle overturned.  Turben was More >

Fatal Farm Accident Outside of Tomah

There was a fatal farm accident outside of Tomah Sunday night in Monroe County. Sheriff Scott Perkins said when Deputies arrived, they found 57-year-old Brian A. Butterfuss entrapped in a piece of farm machinery. Butterfuss was found to be deceased from his injuries and was removed by using the Jaws of Life. The incident remains More >

State Helps Adams County Deputies Probe Suspicious Death

(Adams, WI)  —  State investigators are helping Adams County sheriff’s deputies look into what they call a suspicious death. Sheriff Sam Wollin says a landowner found the victim’s body late Monday morning on his property near Adams on County Trunk “M.” Wollin said the person appeared to be dead for “some time,” but he did More >

Sparta Man Suffers Possible Life-Threatening Injuries in Crash

Alcohol and speed are believed to be contributing factors in a single vehicle crash Sunday morning. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins the crash occurred on Highway 71, and a first responder was on scene immediately after the crash. When deputies arrived, they observed a black Pontiac Grand Am with the front end resting against a More >

Health Fair at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center

There is an upcoming health fair at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center in Lake Delton. It will be held on Thursday, September 21 from 7 to 11 am. Receive free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart disease and diabetes. In addition to these More >

Three Injured in I-90 Crash Friday Morning

Three people were injured in a four vehicle crash on Interstate 90-94 between Lyndon Station and Wisconsin Dells Friday morning.  According to the Wisconsin State Patrol , at 6:10 a.m., a semi unit, driven by a Illinois man, rolled over near mile marker 83 eastbound. In the traffic back up created by the closure, another More >

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help in Finding Missing Adams County Man

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office seeks the public’s help in locating a missing person. 33-year-old Isaac V. Salinas was last seen at his home in the 1900 block of Highway 13 in the Township of Preston at 8:30 AM on September 11, just outside of the Village of Friendship in Adams County. He was last More >

Rockland Man Suffers Injuries in Single Vehicle Crash

A Rockland man suffered injuries as the result of a single vehicle accident Saturday morning in Monroe County. Sheriff Scott Perkins said 83-year-old Jimmie E. Carroll was westbound on Highway 33 in the Town of Portland when he suffered a medical condition, which caused him to cross the road and go into the ditch, into More >