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No One Injured in Single Vehicle Accident; Driver Cited

No one was injured in a single vehicle accident in Vernon County Friday night. Sheriff John Spears said 24-year-old Brock A. Haugh was traveling east on Ridge Road near Briskey Road in the town of Hillsboro, when he lost control of his pickup as he was cresting a knoll. His truck skidded nearly 400 feet More >

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Patriots Day Heroes 5K 911 Fun Run/ Walk Registration Open

Registration for the Patriots Day Heroes 5K 911 Fun Run/ Walk is open. The event will be Monday, September 11 at 2:30pm at Nelson Park in Camp Douglas. It is a charity event for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Freedom Honor Flight, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The entry fee is $15 More >

Royall School District to Offer Summer Food Service Program Through July

The Royall School District will continue its free lunch offering in July.  The Summer Food Service Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious meals to children during the summer, when free and reduced-price school meals are typically unavailable.  Free More >

Golf Ball Crash for Cash Event Set to Give Away $3000!

On Sunday, August 20, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation will hold the Golf Ball Crash for Cash during the Juneau County Fair’s afternoon Combine Demo Derby. For just $20 you could purchase the winning raffle ticket; only 300 will be sold! Each numbered ticket will have a matching numbered golf ball.  On August 20, during More >

Two Inmates Charged with Possessing Weapons

In unrelated cases, two inmates of the Federal Correctional Institution at Oxford, Wis., are charged with possessing prohibited objects, specifically weapons. Kevin Bernard Nailor, 22, is charged with possessing a weapon on September 27, 2016, described as half a scissors with a metal blade measuring five and one-quarter inches in length. Cebrian Omar Sims, 29, More >

Johnson Among Four GOP Senators Opposing Quick Health Vote

(Washington, DC)  —  Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson is one of four US Senate Republicans who oppose a quick vote on the Obamacare replacement bill. Johnson and senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Mike Lee say they’re “open to negotiation and obtaining more information” before it goes to the floor. But the GOP can only have two no votes More >

Judge Says He’ll Likely Order Big Changes At Lincoln Hills

(Madison, WI)  —  A federal judge says he agrees that the Lincoln Hills state juvenile institution for boys is a “troubled” facility. But James Peterson says he’s not sure if he’ll totally ban the use of pepper spray, restraints, and solitary confinement when he makes a ruling that’s expected Friday. He held a daylong hearing More >

Driver rescued after van gets stuck in Wisconsin drawbridge

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a man after his minivan became wedged in a drawbridge in downtown Green Bay. Officials say the van got stuck between one of the opening spans and the fixed roadway on the Walnut Street Bridge early Thursday. The Green Bay Metro Fire Department says the driver More >