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Juneau County Jail Roster

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Some inmates are awaiting trial and these defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Agendas for School Boards and City/Village Meetings

City of Adams TBA Adams-Friendship School District TBA City of Elroy TBA Royall School District Agenda 6-27-16 Hillsboro School District TBA Village of Lyndon Station TBA City of Mauston Board of Review Agenda 6-28-16 Finance and Purchasing Committee 6-28-16 Mauston School District TBA Village of Necedah TBA Necedah School District 1516 Board agenda June 27 More >

Two Charged with Fraud Scheme

Fallon Witherspoon, 27, and Julian Harris, 33, both from Chicago, are charged with conspiring to defraud using counterfeit access devices.  The indictment alleges that from October 5, 2013 to December 21, 2013, Witherspoon and Harris used counterfeit Visa or MasterCard gift cards to purchase legitimate gift cards at Walmart stores in Monroe, La Crosse, and More >

Wisconsin Progress Endorses Shrader for Assembly

Wisconsin Progress has endorsed 50th Assembly District candidate Art Shrader of Reedsburg. According to its website, Wisconsin Progress is dedicated to electing strong, progressive elected officials. Shrader has already received the endorsement of several local and state representatives, such as Congressman Ron Kind. Shrader will face Tom Crofton of Richland County in the August primary More >

Annual Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull This Weekend

The annual Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor pull is taking place this weekend in Tomah. Thousands of spectators are expected to take in the sights and over 300 competitors from across the globe are putting their engines into high gear for the various competitions. The Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull More >

Elroy Fair to Dedicate New Pavilion to Former Board President

The Elroy Fair board will dedicate its new pavilion to a former board president. George Weber of Elroy was a 13-year member of the Elroy Fair Board serving from 1983 to 1996. He led the board as president for 10 years. Throughout his tenure as a board member, Weber provided his own personal farm equipment More >

Boats sink after fire at Algoma Marina

ALGOMA, Wis. (AP) — Five boats have been damaged in a fire at the Algoma Marina. The U.S. Coast Guard says three of the boats sank to the bottom of Lake Michigan and a fourth was partially submerged. A fifth boat also sustained damage when the fire broke out just after midnight Thursday. The Coast Guard’s Zach More >

Officer fatally shoots man in Wauwatosa park

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police say an officer in a Milwaukee suburb has fatally shot a man in a park. Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber says the officer encountered the man armed with a gun sitting in a vehicle at Madison Park about 3 a.m. Thursday. Weber says the officer feared for his safety and shot the More >

Changes to state employees’ work rules to take effect next week

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is telling state employees what changes to their work rules will take effect next week. On July 1 a state law signed by Walker takes effect that reshapes the state’s 111-year-old civil service system, making it easier to hire and fire workers. Walker’s administration on Wednesday emailed all state More >

Madison Chief Koval defends officers seen in viral video of mall arrest

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison’s police chief is defending his officers’ actions in the arrest of an 18-year-old woman outside a mall that has generated claims of unfair treatment. Police Chief Mike Koval held a news conference Wednesday after demonstrators gathered outside the Public Safety Building to protest how officers handled the arrest at East Towne More >