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Three Injured in Sauk County Crash

Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash on County Highway H in Sauk County Monday morning. According to the release from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, the initial investigation revealed that a vehicle, driven by 30-year-old Jessica Thomas of Reedsburg was westbound on County Highway H in the township of Dellona. The vehicle More >

Wisconsin State Patrol Recruit Class Begins Training

A total of 50 Wisconsin State Patrol recruits have started a 26-week training program at the State Patrol Academy in Fort McCoy that will culminate in their graduation as Troopers or Inspectors on March 30, 2018. “State Patrol cadets receive extensive training related to traffic stops, pursuits, emergency vehicle operations, and firearms proficiency,” according to 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 October 9, 2017. 10/4                      Nicole Malin, Genoa, was traveling eastbound on Gianoli Road, Town of Genoa, swerved to miss a deer, and hit an embankment.  No injuries were reported. 10/9                      1 reportable car / deer crashes: Gary More >

Milwaukee Man Suffers Injuries in Single Vehicle Accident

A Milwaukee man suffered non-life threatening after a single vehicle accident Sunday night. Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears said the operator of the vehicle, 53-year-old Kenneth R. Tucholke was traveling south on County Road HH in the Town of Hillsboro when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck a culvert, causing the More >

Tomah Memorial Offers Seniors Health & Safety Info

Senior citizens can learn how to stay healthy and safe during the 20th annual Tomah Memorial Hospital Senior Health & Safety Expo scheduled Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Cranberry Country Lodge, 319 Wittig Road, Tomah. Coordinated by Tomah Memorial Hospital Community Outreach, the free event will run from 8 a.m. – noon. More than 40 More >

Monroe County authorities discover pot operation

A 60-year old man was arrested after authorities discovered a marijuana grow operation in Monroe County Thursday evening. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins said deputies went to 7188 County Hwy O in the town of LaGrange to make an arrest on a subject from a previous incident. When they arrived at the residence and made More >

FEMA Approves Flood Aid For West Wisconsin Public Facilities

(Washington, DC)  —  President Donald Trump has approved federal disaster aid for public facilities damaged in the July floods in western Wisconsin. Up to eight inches of rain caused more than 15-million dollars of damage to roads, bridges, and other public amenities and the Federal Emergency Management Agency normally funds 75-percent of the damage, while More >

Upcoming American Red Cross Blood Drives This Month

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. Some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so a diverse blood supply is important to meeting the medical needs of an increasingly diverse patient populations. Donors More >

Juneau County Wisconsin Wins Team Conducts Tobacco Compliance Checks

Thank You for Keeping Our Kids Healthy   Each year, a Juneau County Wisconsin Wins Team which consists of an adult supervisor and area youth, conduct tobacco compliance checks at local businesses.  They record whether or not the underage youth are able to purchase tobacco products from the retailers. During the past round of tobacco More >

2017 City of Mauston Fall Clean-Up

2017 CITY OF MAUSTON RESIDENTIAL FALL CLEAN UP Oct. 16th, 17th, 18th Mauston’s residential fall cleanup will be handled on Oct. 16th, 17th, 18th. Items are to be placed curbside for pick-up on your REGULAR GARBAGE PICK-UP DAY BY 7 AM. Garbage/Trash: Must be in clear bags or in a container of 50 pounds or less. More >