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College Volleyball Team Bus Involved In Double-Fatal Accident

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office reports two people died in an accident involving a bus carrying members of a college volleyball team over the weekend.  The accident happened about seven miles west of Whitewater Saturday night.  The names of the victims haven’t been released, but investigators say they were a 20-year-old woman and a 22-year-old More >

Juneau County Meetings

October 16 – Veterans Service Committee Commission October 16 – County Board Meeting October 19 – Juneau County Board of Health Committee

Adams County Sheriff Candidate Placed On Administrative Leave

Adams County Sheriff candidate Brent York has been placed on administrative leave from his position as an investigator in the Sheriff’s Office.  The suspension was handed out on October 10th.  York had to hand over his badge, gun, and squad car to his lieutenant.  The suspension is stemming from a case that took place 17 More >

Necedah Men Facing Charges After Taking Truck For Joy Ride Allegedly

A pair of Necedah men are facing charges of Operating A Motor Vehicle Without Owner Consent – Party To A Crime.  In August a local Auto place reported to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office that they had a truck and LED sign taken without their consent.  On August 27th a person came into the Sheriff’s More >

Tomah Memorial Hospital Conducting Live Simulated Active Shooter Exercise October 18th

Tomah area residents may notice a few extra emergency vehicles as Tomah Memorial Hospital will conduct a live simulated active shooter exercise Oct. 18. According to hospital emergency preparedness specialist James Newlun, the training exercise is a follow-up to ALICE training completed by staff last spring. ALICE – which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter More >

Democrat Candidate For Governor Promises Big Middle-Class Tax Cut

The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor says his plans for a tax cut would provide 340-million dollars in relief for lower-to-middle-class households.  Tony Evers says middle-class families deserve a tax code which “puts them first.”  Incumbent Governor Scott Walker’s campaign has been running ads warning that Evers would raise taxes.  Evers says Wisconsin would cover More >

U.S. Senate Candidates Squabble Over Supreme Court Decision

Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh was one of the major topics covered in the second of three debates between candidates for Wisconsin’s U-S Senate seat.  Incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin voted “no” and Republican challenger Leah Vukmir accused her of not keeping an open mind.  Vukmir says Baldwin made her decision before the Senate hearings were More >

Former Library Director Must Pay Fines, Restitution For Theft By Fraud

The former director of the Manitowoc Public Library pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor charges of theft by fraud last week.  Fifty-eight-year-old Cherilyn Stewart had been accused of creating false library cards to boost circulation numbers.  Manitowoc County funding for the library is based on the number of users.  Stewart will have to pay fines More >

Interstate Accident Near Wisconsin Dells Results in Med-Flight

On October 13th, 2018, at approximately 10:12AM WB on I-90 near Wisconsin Dells, a semi unit was parked on the right shoulder for a yet to be determined reason. The semi driver was out of his vehicle. A westbound van entered the right shoulder area and collided with the rear of the semi-trailer. The impact More >

Winnebago, WI Man Pulled Over Near Mauston Faces 7th Offense OWI

On October 14, 2018 at 9:50 PM Daniel E Struckrath, 41 years of age, from Winnebago WI was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Tomah Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense. State Patrol received a complaint of a possible impaired driver headed eastbound in I90/94 near MP 75. State Patrol More >