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Fatal Crash on Hwy 82 Overgaard Rd Intersection in Juneau County  

On today’s date, at 4:41 am, the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two vehicle accident at the intersection of Overgaard Road and State Hwy. 82.  Initial investigation revealed both vehicles were heading eastbound on Hwy 82.  At the intersection of Overgaard Road, the lead vehicle turned onto Overgaard Road in an attempt More >

New Elroy Fair Barn Honors Allan Thompson

The father of former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson was honored last weekend during the Elroy Fair.  Three former cattle barns have been replaced by one big one at the Elroy Fairgrounds.  The new barn has been named after Allan Thompson.  Allan Thompson was a huge supporter of the Elroy Fair.  State Representative Ed Brooks called More >

Convicted Felon being Charged with Possession of A Firearm in Tomah

A Tomah man is facing a charge of Being in Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  53 year old Gordon Keister the third called police May 28th saying he had intruders on his property and he told them to get off or he would shoot them.  Police determined Keister’s story to be unfounded.  When More >

Illinois Man Faces Identity Theft Charges for Trying to Watch Arizona Basketball Game in Dells Restaurant

All he wanted to do was watch a basketball game, or so he claims.  A finance manager of an Illinois car dealership is accused of pretending to be a Lake Delton restaurant employee while talking with a cable company.  Police say his plan was to change their cable package so he could watch an Arizona More >

Seth Westburg Awarded with First Ever WRJC Citizen of the Month Award

WRJC radio issued its first ever Citizen of the Month award to Seth Westburg this morning.  Westburg found $25,000 in cash on the roadside and was able to return it to its rightful owner.  His good deed allowed him to become the first ever recipient of WRJC’s Citizen of the Month award.  Westburg was honored More >

Mauston Splash Pad Officially Opens Today

The Mauston Splash Pad will officially open today.  The Mayor held a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30am.  In other City news, Mauston Police Chief Mike Zilisch said the new design for the police department is near completion.  The police department will have extra space once the fire station moves to its new location.

Warrens to Hold Sesquicentennial Celebration July 3rd and 4th

Warrens, Wisconsin will celebrate the nation’s birthday along with its own 150th birthday this 3rd and 4th of July.  Events will take place periodically throughout the year but the main celebration is Tuesday and Wednesday.  Warrens celebration kicks off with concessions by the Warrens Lions club at 5pm July 3rd followed by street dancing at More >

Democratic Candidates for Governor Will be in Reedsburg July 8th

In order to assist voters in making an informed decision about the large group of candidates running in the August 14th Democratic Primary Election for Governor, several local groups are sponsoring a forum featuring six of the eight candidates.  On Sunday, July 8, from 2 to 4 in the afternoon, the public can hear the More >

Castle Rock Park Fight Leads to Multiple Charges against 18 Year Old

18 year old Samuel Sadoski is facing multiple charges including Strangulation & Suffocation, Domestic Abuse, and Possession of THC.  Sadoski was in a verbal fight that escalated to a physical fight with a family member.  The fight took place at Castle Rock Park, in Adams County.  Sadoski hit the man several times before placing him More >

Adams County Woman Claims She was Raped by Family Member

On May 29th in the Town of Easton a victim reported she had been raped by a blood related family member.  The victim said she was intoxicated to the point of vomiting and could not have consented knowingly to sex.  She also stated the alleged rapist 30 year old Pablo Cruz, of Friendship was a More >