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No Charges For 10-Year-Old Boy Who Fatally Shot Brother

(Baraboo, WI)  —  The Sauk County district attorney has decided not to file charges against the 10-year-old boy who shot his 14-year-old brother to death. Sheriff Chip Meister calls the incident a “tragic event,” not a crime. Three brothers ages 10, 12 and 14 were playing “cops and robbers” with what they thought were unloaded More >

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Fatal Hit and Run Accident in New Lisbon

There was a fatal hit and run accident in the City of New Lisbon Tuesday night. Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson said at around 9:25pm, they received a report of a hit and run accident on Highway 12/16 and the vehicle involved in the accident was located at Bader’s West Trailer Park. A female was More >

Royall School Board Approves Capital Improvement Projects

The Royall School Board approved several capital improvement projects at its meeting on Monday. The board approved new lockers for the middle school, intermediate school, and high school in an amount not to exceed $68,113 and new athletic lockers for the boys’ locker room in an amount not to exceed $20,000. Superintendent Mark Gruen said More >

Authorities Release Name of Necedah Man Pronounced Dead After Vehicle Was Submerged

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office have released the name of the man who was pronounced dead after his vehicle was submerged in a pond. Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson said the man was 47-year-old Thomas Moore of Necedah. The vehicle was discovered on Sunday, December 10 at around 9:35am at a pond More >

Wisconsin Dells Woman Sentenced For Using Someone’s Identity to Get a Nursing Job

A Wisconsin Dells woman who stole someone’s identity in order to get a nursing job at a Reedsburg hospital was sentenced Monday. Court records show that 41-year-old Jennifer L. Browne pleaded no contest to one felony count of identity theft for financial gain back in September. Prosecutors dismissed four misdemeanor counts of obstructing an officer. More >

Traffic Stop in Reedsburg Leads to Drug Arrest

A traffic stop for suspicious activity lead to arrests for cocaine possession and a probation apprehension late Tuesday evening in Reedsburg. Chief of Police Timothy Becker said a caller reported seeing two people smoking marijuana in a car at a local gas station Tuesday night at about 7:00pm. Officers located the vehicle in the area More >

Overdose reversal drug to be given to UW campuses

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The overdose-reversing drug Narcan will be available for use by security officers at nine University of Wisconsin campuses. State Attorney General Brad Schimel was to announce a partnership with the pharmaceutical company Adapt Pharma Wednesday to supply a nasal spray version of Narcan. The campuses involved include Madison, Green Bay, La More >

Elections commissioner criticizes UW professor over ID study

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican member of the Wisconsin Elections Commission wants to see all the data that went into a University of Wisconsin professor’s survey that found nearly 17,000 people didn’t cast a ballot because of the state’s voter identification law. Political science professor Ken Mayer presented results of his study for the More >

DNR board member: Infants hunting ’embarrassing’

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans’ decision to eliminate the state’s minimum hunting age has created an embarrassing perception that infants are roaming the state’s woods with guns and could allow adults to kill more animals using young children’s tags, a state Department of Natural Resources board member said Tuesday. Board member Frederick Prehn told More >