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A Milwaukee Woman Pleas No Contest to Driving a Vehicle Without Consent

A Milwaukee woman pleaded no contest to driving a vehicle without consent last Thursday. 18-year-old Nia Robbins appeared before Judge Paul Curran for a plea/sentencing hearing. The plea agreement involved Robbins to plead no contest to the count and the other charges, receiving stolen property (>$10,000), vehicle operator flee/elude officer, and resisting/failing to stop/fleeing would More >

Fatal Farm Accident in Monroe County

A Kendall man is dead after a farming accident that took place on a farm in the Town of Wilton just from Logwood Road. Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin said a 66-year-old man died on Sunday after the tractor he was operating overturned. The driver of the tractor was compacting silage when the tractor rolled More >

Becerra Sentenced to 30 years in Prison

A Necedah man was sentence on Friday on multiple counts of sexually assaulting three different children. 43-year-old Neil Becerra was sentenced by Sauk County Judge Patrick Taggart to a total of 30 years confinement in the Wisconsin State prison system. On the first count of repeated acts of sexual assault of a child, Judge Taggart More >

Update: Person of Interest No Danger to the Public in Tomah

On October 17, 2014 information was supplied to the Tomah Police Department that a subject was  seen wearing a white mask carrying a sign saying “Wake Up America”.  Along with this information it was reported that the back side of the sign indicated “Watch what I do.”  Additionally one report indicated that the person was More >

1st Annual Autumn Scamper 5k Run/Walk a Success

Bundled in mittens and long sleeves, individuals of all ages braved the rain and cold to participate in Necedah Family Medical Center’s first annual Autumn Scamper 5k Run/Walk on October 4. To start the morning festivities, 23 kids took part in a run/walk inside the Necedah School.  After moving their little legs as fast as More >

Teen Driver Safety Week – October 19th-25th

To help protect teens from death and injuries, Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed the week of October 19th to 25th as Teen Driver Safety Week in Wisconsin. The annual Teen Driver Safety Week is to encourage teens to make better decisions behind the wheel and increase parental involvement as teenagers gain driving experience. David Pabst, More >

Adams County Man Formally Charged With Sexual Assault of a Minor

An Adams County man was formally charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child under the age of 13 and one count of incest. 38-year-old Christopher Quinnell, owner of the Adams County Emergency Services, appeared in court on Tuesday for his initial appearance. The criminal complaint states a social worker, who had contact More >

Investigators Charged Lone Rock Woman for “Faking” Cancer

Several law enforcement agencies are charging a Lone Rock woman, 29-year-old Theresa Stub, for “faking” cancer and raising thousands of dollars from charities and individuals for the false diagnosis. According to a release from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office: The investigation alleges Strub was the beneficiary of thousands of dollars that was raised through fundraisers, charitable More >

ADRC Puts On “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” Workshop

The ADRC of Eagle Country is sponsoring a “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” workshop. The program is designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend, by reducing stress, improving self-confidence, communicating feelings better, balance their lives and increasing their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful sources. More >

Hillsboro School Board Looks to Update Policies

The Hillsboro School Board is looking to update several school policies. At the Monday night meeting, the board had a first reading on policies, several which are related to students. Superintendent Curt Bisarek said the policies are a series of updates to align them with state statutes. The board also approved moving the district’s Kindergarten More >