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Reedsburg’s 2nd Annual Shop with a Cop

The Reedsburg Police Department is hosting its second annual Shop with a Cop. Shop with a Cop is a program that strives to promote a positive interaction between police, emergency services, and the community. The goal is to give children an opportunity to buy gifts for their families and to buy a gift for themselves. More >

Royall School Board Meeting Postponed

The Royall School Board meetings that were scheduled for 11/27 have postponed. The district will be rescheduling the meetings, but has not announced a date.

Fatal car crash in Wilton

There was a fatal vehicular crash in the Town of Wilton Friday night. Monroe County authorities say 30-year-old Joshua Wesoloski of Sparta was traveling west on Highway 71, near the intersection with Livingston Road, when he lost control just before 7 p.m. His vehicle slid across the road, striking a guardrail and rolled over several More >

Boscobel Man Convicted of Five Counts Related to Sexual Assault

Monroe County District Attorney, Kevin D. Croninger announced that on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, a Monroe County jury convicted 38 year old Samuel J. Nichols Jr. of one count of Third Degree Sexual Assault and four counts of Capturing an Image of Nudity without Consent. After a two day trial, the jury deliberated for just More >

Gundersen St. Joseph’s Achieves Trauma Level IV Recertification

Wisconsin Department of Health Services recently conducted a successful site review of Gundersen St. Joseph’s emergency department and its ability to provide trauma level care. Site reviews are conducted to assure an inclusive and integrated system of resources are available to respond to traumatically injured patients. The site review includes evaluation of protocols, staff education More >

Racine County Ready To Buy Land For Foxconn Project

(Village of Mount Pleasant, WI)  —  Racine County officials say it’s prudent to make sure they have $70 million in hand as the purchase of land for the Foxconn Technology project starts. Members of the Board of Supervisors approved bonding at a meeting last week. The debt will be eventually covered by special assessments against More >

Wounding Of Hunter Ruled Accidental

(Town of Fredonia, WI)  —  Investigators with the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office say the wounding of a hunter last week appears to be accidental.  The man’s name hasn’t been released.  Two members of a hunting party were trying to shoot a deer when they fired their rifles in the direction of the 53-year-old victim from More >

Some Young Americans Return To Farming Life

(Madison, WI)  —  Census figures from the US Department of Agriculture show the number of farmers between the ages of 25 and 34 grew by 2.2 percent over a recent five-year period.  That’s just the second time in the last century the number of young farmers went up.  The National Young Farmers Coalition says access More >

2 hurt in plane crash in Jefferson County

PALMYRA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say two people are hospitalized following the crash of a small plane in some woods in Jefferson County. The plane went down about 2:30 p.m. Sunday in a swampy area near the Palmyra airport. Officials say first responders made their way through brush and mud to reach the two and More >

Man facing numerous charges in shooting deaths of 2 brothers

TWIN LAKES, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of killing two men after a bar fight in Twin Lakes is facing numerous charges, including intentional homicide, first-degree reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The victims have been identified as 28-year-old Richard Samuel and 31-year-old Kenneth Samuel III, More >