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Bodies Of Mother, Son Found In Baraboo Apartment

Baraboo Police say there are no signs of foul play and autopsies have shown the deaths of a mother and her son were due to natural causes.  A Baraboo police officer was on patrol January 20th when the new owner of an apartment complex flagged him down, saying he hadn’t been able to contact two More >

Child Support Warrants at an 8 year high

The Juneau County Child Support Agency has released an updated list of child support warrants.  Amanda Board, Case Manager says the number of active warrants is the highest they have been in 8 years!  The complete list can be found below:

Sally Luehman Opens New RE/MAX Office in Mauston

   Today local broker/owner Sally Luehman announced she opened RE/MAX RealPros, a full-service residential and commercial real estate brokerage serving Mauston, Wisconsin and the surrounding area.   Luehman, who is a respected real estate veteran with 20 years of experience, will use the latest technology and market insights available within the RE/MAX global network to More >

Norm’s Eatery and Tap wins 1st Annual Kettle Challenge in Lyndon Station

  The 1st Annual Kettle Challenge of the Lyndon Station Bars was won by Norm’s Eatery and Tap. The 6 bars in Lyndon Station, WI agreed to participate in an 8 week challenge of collecting for the Salvation Army Kettle drive with small countertop kettles in each bar. Weekly donation totals were published throughout the More >

Rollover in Town of Webster

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle rollover that occurred on Avalanche Road and County Road S in the Township of Webster on Thursday, Janu   ary 25, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Taerlyn Johnson, age 36, of rural LaFarge, was traveling west on Avalanche Road when she lost control on the slick More >

Wisconsin State Patrol officers now equipped/trained to administer Narcan

Trooper’s recent actions likely saved the life of a woman in northwest Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced continued steps to bring awareness and develop solutions to combat the misuse and abuse of opioids in Wisconsin. Across the state, all 489 State Patrol officers are now trained and equipped to administer the lifesaving opioid antidote Narcan More >

Application period begins Feb. 5 for public school choice program

Online application period is Feb. 5 to April 30 MADISON — Online applications for public school open enrollment for the 2018-19 school year, Wisconsin’s public school choice program, will be available on the Department of Public Instruction website beginning Feb. 5 through April 30. Traditionally, children in Wisconsin are assigned to public school districts based More >

Sen. Howard Marklein’s Statement on Gov. Walker’s State of the State 

Senator applauds initiatives for rural schools, healthcare and entitlement reform. State Senator Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) offered the following statement on Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State address today. “I am encouraged by Governor Walker’s continued commitment to the sparsity aid legislation I authored to send an additional $100 per pupil to rural schools More >

Rep. Brooks Reacts to the State of the State

Governor Scott Walker gave his annual State of the State Address. In it, the Governor focused on investment in education, workforce development, access to healthcare, and welfare reform. The State of the State also highlighted tax reductions and credits that have benefited hardworking families across the state. Finally, he addressed issues unique to rural areas. More >

Five more citations for Suspended Driver

Jason Edgerton, age 34 of Wisconsin Dells, crashed his vehicle on County Road O near Townline Rd in the Town of Lemonweir.  The crash occurred sometime before 6am last Thursday when authorities found the abandon vehicle.  Edgerton received five citations including; Failure to File Accident Report, Open Intoxicants, and Operating after Suspension 4th.