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K9 Alert Leads Adams County to Drug Arrest

On July 3rd, 2018, a traffic stop was conducted by the City of Adams Police Department for a traffic violation. Adams County Sheriff K9 Deputy Simmons and his partner Lya arrived to assist. Lya was deployed and alerted to the odor of illegal narcotics emitting from the vehicle. The ensuing investigation alleges Justin M Shaske More >

Mauston Woman Charged with Possession of Methamphetamine

A 38 year old Mauston woman is being charged with Possession of Methamphetamine after being pulled over by a State Trooper for having a loud muffler.  After making contact with the driver, Jayme Edgerton, the trooper believed she had signs of impairment.  Edgerton admitted to smoking marijuana about 30 minutes prior to driving.  The trooper More >

Fox Lake Woman Faces 5th Offense OWI

A Fox Lake woman is facing her 5th Offense OWI after driving her car off the road on July 2nd.  State Patrol checked on the vehicle and it seemed to have no damage but the driver was slumped over.  As the trooper approached the vehicle the driver, 52 year old Marlene Wigman looked at him.  More >

Farm Service Agency Seeking Nominees for County Committee

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local county committee. According to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) Juneau County Executive Director Jon Williams, FSA began accepting nominations for county committee members Friday, June 15, 2018. Producers across the country More >

Cashton Man Ejected from Motorcycle but Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a motorcycle accident on the morning of July 3rd 2018 just before 3:30am. The accident happened on County Road P just outside of the Village of Coon Valley. Allen B Grant age 60 of rural Cashton, WI was traveling west on County Road P when several deer ran More >

West Salem Man Facing 5th Offense OWI For 4th Of July Traffic Stop

Dennis J Goode, 42 years of age, from West Salem, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Tomah Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense. Tomah Trooper initially made a traffic stop for 83 in a 55 mph zone and passing in a no passing zone. Subject was subsequently More >

4 Arrested in Adams County for Methamphetamine Possession

On July 2nd, 2018, deputies were on patrol in the Town of Jackson. Deputies observed a suspicious vehicle in the Goose Lake boat launch area. A short time later deputies observed the same vehicle in the Peppermill Lake boat launch.  Deputies made contact with the vehicle and noticed a passenger in the vehicle was attempting More >

Local 4th Of July Firework Schedule

Fireworks will be booming through the night sky tonight in several locations.  Tomah will host their fireworks at Recreation Park tonight at 9:30, Baraboo will have their Bara-boom fireworks tonight at the Sauk County Fairgrounds beginning at 9:30pm, and Reedsburg’s fireworks are at dusk tonight at Nishan Park.  Wisconsin Dells has an array of fireworks More >

Juneau and Wood County Educational Session on Groundwater Survey Preliminary Results

Juneau and Wood County Health and Land and Water Resource Departments conducted a groundwater survey on May 30, 2018 in northern Juneau and southern Wood County. The goal of this survey was to ensure that all citizens have a source of safe, clean drinking water. The results of this survey will be shared at an More >

Juneau County Couple in Trouble Again with the Law

A Mauston man and a Necedah woman are in trouble with the law again.  A couple was stopped at a boat landing in the Town of Germantown.  The couple was identified as 55 year old Daniel Matye and 32 year old Rebecca Kraft.  Dispatch reported to authorities Matye was to have no contact with Kraft.  More >