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Presentation On Updated Laws About Farm Machinery on WI Roads

Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister is inviting farmer, agriculturists, town officials, and the general public to attend a presentation discussing a Wisconsin bill that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways. Recently, legislation signed in Wisconsin updates the definition of implements of husbandry, extends weight limitations, and addresses length and width limits, More >

Mauston PD Releases Results from “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

The Mauston Police Department have released the results of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign they participated in. Mauston police officers made one drunk driving arrest during the campaign, which started August 15 and went till September 1st. Lieutenant Michael Zilisch said, “Drunken driving is entirely preventable. We firmly believe that our intensified More >

Fatal Car Crash on the Interstate in the Town of Lemonweir

A fatal car crash occurred on Tuesday morning on 1-90 at mile marker 73 in Juneau County near Mauston. The Wisconsin State Patrol said in a release that around 3:05 in the morning, a 1995 Chevy Camaro was traveling westbound on I-90 near milepost 72 1/2 in the town of Lemonweir. The vehicle drifted onto More >

Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

WARRENS – The Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with free admission and a series of other special events. “The Cranberry Discovery Center opened its doors on Sept. 11, 2004, so we’re marking this milestone with special activities and promotions running Sept. 11 through Sept. 20, said Marianne Strozewski, the center’s newly More >

Mile Bluff and NOW 92one Compete in Medline’s Pink Glove Dance Video Competition

The 2014 Medline Pink Glove Dance video contest is officially underway.  Help your local team compete to win $15,000 for a breast cancer charity, by casting your vote online! Please take a few seconds each day between now and September 23, to vote for the Mile Bluff Medical Center and Now 92one FM video.  You 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 September 8, 2014. 9/3  Victor Johnson, Westby, struck a vehicle legally parked at Sidie Hollow Park,  belonging to Jessica Iwan, Viroqua.  No injuries occurred. 9/4 Zachary Ames, La Crosse, swerved to miss a deer on County Road More >

Standoff in Reedsburg Ends Peacefully

A standoff ended peacefully in the 200 block of South Preston Avenue Tuesday morning in Reedsburg. Reedsburg Police were called to check the welfare of a subject living on the street at 4:45am. Reedsburg Police Chief Timothy Becker said in a news release that the subject refused to meet with officers, implied he had a weapon More >

Mauston Man Arrested for Theft

A Mauston man was held on a probation hold for the second time in less than two weeks. 50-year-old Ricky S. Lang of Mauston was once again taken into custody and charged with retail theft. On Sunday, September 7th at approximately 8:00 p.m. a Mauston Officer was dispatched to a Retail Establishment on Hwy. 82 More >

Fatal Accident in the Town of Genoa in Vernon County

Two people are dead and one other is injured following a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Vernon County.  In a release, the Vernon County Sherriff’s Department says the crash happened around 9:40 p.m. along Highway 56 near County Road K just outside of the Town of Genoa. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the westbound vehicle More >

1st Degree Reckless Homicide Charge for Baraboo Man

A Baraboo man is accused of providing the drugs that killed a man last July. 35-year-old Kirk Knight was charged with first degree reckless homicide last Friday. According to the criminal complaint, Knight allegedly delivered the heroin that killed 41-year-old Andy Wingard of Baraboo at the Edge O’ Dells Campground on July 12. Also in More >