Local News

K9 Timo Assists in Drug Arrest of New Lisbon Speeder

Chris Davis, age 19 of New Lisbon, was arrested last Thursday in the city of New Lisbon for possessing meth and drug paraphernalia.  He was stopped for speeding on State Highway 12 and 16.  Authorities noticed Davis was extremely nervous and sweating even though it was 35 degrees outside.  Juneau County K9 Officer Timo, on More >

Dells Man Arrested after Sending Dozens of Threatening Social Media Messages

Darren Brookins, age 25 of Wisconsin Dells, was arrested for sending computer messages threatening injury or harm and two counts of felony bail jumping.  Brookins had a no-contact order but sent dozens of threatening electronic messages via social media using his accounts and other accounts after he was blocked by the victim.

Aiding a Felon Charge for a Lyndon Station Woman

Carrie Winneshiek, age 42 of Lyndon Station, was charged with Harboring or Aiding a Felon for an incident that occurred last October.  The criminal complaint states that Winneshiek’s boyfriend was doing drugs and became unresponsive. EMS was called, but before they arrived the boyfriend regained consciousness and Winneshiek allegedly took him away from the residence More >

Road Bans in Town of Clearfield

The Town of Clearfield will have road bans in effect as of today Monday Maarch 5th, 2018

12 People Displaced When Fire Destroys Tomah Apartment Building

  (Tomah, WI)  —  As many as a dozen people are looking for a new place to live after a Sunday afternoon fire destroyed an apartment building in Tomah.  One of the residents is a Vietnam veteran who just had a leg amputated and lost several pet cats in the fire.  Firefighters say flames had More >

TMH Foundation Supports County Car Seat Program

The Tomah Memorial Hospital Foundation has donated just over $1400 to the Monroe County Health Department to help fill a funding gap for its car seat program. Health Department assistant director Pam Rainwater says the donation will help reduce the number traffic fatalities and injuries involving children. Families must meet income requirements to qualify for More >

New Uniforms for Monroe County Sheriff and Deputies

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins wants to make the public aware that the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is changing the color of its uniform.  This transition will take place over the rest of the year for 2018 into early summer of 2019. The new uniform is a silver tan shirt with black pants.  You may More >

Traffic Stop finds drug paraphernalia and manufacturing materials

During a traffic stop in New Lisbon on November 21, 2017, Londyn  L. Forsythe age 42 of Elroy was arrested for a probation hold and Failure to Appear warrant.  New Lisbon Police officers also found during the investigation several bags in the backseat of the car.  The bags were removed from the vehicle and placed More >

Mauston Man Charged With Strangulation, Suffocation, Disorderly Conduct

Mauston Man Charged With Strangulation, Suffocation, Disorderly Conduct (Town of Germantown, WI)  —  A 38-year-old woman tells authorities the father of her children tried to strangle her, telling her he would kill her and saying, “I want you dead.”  A Juneau County Sheriff’s deputy arrested 40-year-old Jeremy Resler of Maustin.  Resler is accused of placing More >

Road Bans in the Town of Fountain

The Road Ban will go into effect in the Town of Fountain on Monday March 5th, 2018