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Marshall Man Accused of Two Counts of Child Sexual Assault

A Marshall man has been charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child under the age of 16. According to the criminal complaint, two alleged victims said a 60 or 70 year-old man had inappropriately touched them and himself on Saturday, July 11, at Riverside Park in New Lisbon. After talking to them, More >

Sen. Marklein Votes For a New Arena for the Milwaukee Bucks

The Wisconsin state Senate has approved a public financing deal for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. The proposed plan commits the state of Wisconsin to pay $55 million, which represents 11% of the total project cost. Citing bipartisan support for his final decision, 17th District State Senator Howard Marklein voted in favor of the deal More >

Arrest Made in Sauk County Heroin Overdose Deaths

A Dodgeville man was arrested Tuesday and charge in the heroin overdose death of two people from rural Wonewoc in June. Sauk County authorities said 29-year-old Herbert Grosenheider was taken into custody to the Sauk County Jail pending a bail hearing. He is being charge with two counts of First Degree Reckless Homicide. Grosenheider is More >

Winona Man Arrested for High-Speed Chase

A Winona man was arrested after leading the Tomah Police Department and the State Patrol on a high speed chase on Wednesday afternoon. Tomah Police were dispatched to a local chain retail store for a theft in progress and received information about the suspect and the vehicle he fled in. An officer identified the suspect More >

Red Cross Introduces New RapidPass Online Donor Health History

American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system. According to a release, RapidPass streamlines the donation experience by allowing donors to complete pre-donation reading and health history questions online from the convenience of a computer at home or More >

Wanted Poster: Felony Child Support Warrants Issued

New Lisbon School Board Approves 2015-2016 Preliminary Budget

The New Lisbon School Board approved their preliminary budget for the 2015-2016 school year at their monthly meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Dennis Birr said they proposed a balanced budget with no cuts, but they are possibly looking at a 3 percent raise in the levy rate. This translates into 30 cents increase from last More >

Johnson, Kind Talk Nuclear Agreement with Iran

President Barak Obama has announced that a nuclear deal has been reached with Iran, and two Wisconsin members of Congress have concerns about the deal. Senator Ron Johnson and Congressman Ron Kind each released statements pertaining to the deal. Kind said the agreement will need to be evaluated carefully. “Iran’s history of cheating on agreements More >

New Lisbon Man Charged with 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and Burglary

A New Lisbon man has been charged with second degree sexual assault and burglary. According to the criminal complaint, on July 7th, 51-year-old Francis Decora allegedly forced his way into a residence in the Lemonweir Township and attempted to assault the victim. The victim said that ‘Frankie’ had grabbed her around the waist and grabbed More >

Missing New Lisbon Boy Found

The missing New Lisbon boy has been found. 14-year-old Seth Day went missing Tuesday morning, causing the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office to conduct a search for him. He was found Tuesday afternoon.