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Fitchburg Police Find Wounded Man Involved In Sunday Night Shooting

Fitchburg police say investigators were following up on a shots-fired report at the same time a man arrived at an area hospital.  He had suffered gunshot wounds, telling officers he was injured in Fitchburg.  The first 9-1-1 call came in at 9:30 P-M.  Officers say they found shell casings at the scene.  Witnesses tell reports More >

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Completes 3-Day Run

Organizers say more than 42-thousand people attended this year’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days.  The three-day event held near Marshfield enjoyed good weather, helping build the crowds.  The people who attended were able to tour a rotary milking parlor, take virtual tours of agricultural businesses like Weber’s Farm Store and Nasonville Dairy, and walk into a More >

Sun Prairie Plans To Rebuild Iconic Old City Hall Building

City officials say Sun Prairie’s Old City Hall building was built to last in 1895 — and it will.  It sits across the street from the site of last week’s fatal gas explosion in the downtown area.  A restoration process which is expected to take months should be started pretty soon.  The building had to More >

Madison:  Community Safety Intervention Team Deals With Gun Violence

Madison’s Community Safety Intervention team offers services connected to gun violence which reach beyond police work.  The team was created last year.  It helps families in danger to relocate, helps cover the expense of funerals and facilitates connections with available social services.  Team members meet each week to discuss long-term strategies to reduce violence.  The More >

OWI Suspect Had 2 Young Children In Car When Stopped

A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper says a 34-year-old Milwaukee man had two children in his vehicle when he was stopped early Sunday morning.  The driver was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence.  His name hasn’t been released.  The trooper says he smelled the odor of intoxicants when he made contact with the More >

WRJC’s Million Penny Challenge to Kick Cancer Takes Place this Week

WRJC’s Million Penny Challenge is currently underway.  The Million Penny Challenge has a goal of raising $10,000 or a million pennies for Relay For Life, to help kick cancer.  The challenge began Saturday with trips to Buckhorn Grill Bar & Store, Pine Cove Bar and Grill, The Dirty Turtle, Shipwreck Bay, Onsight Auto, and Kozy’s More >

Camp Douglas Man Tomah Woman Facing Drug Charges

A Camp Douglas Man and a Tomah woman are facing charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Bail Jumping, after being pulled over on June 27th in the Town of Byron.  Deputies ran a registration check on vehicle heading north on Hwy PP, the vehicle came back with a suspended registration.  The More >

It Started with The Incredibles 2 it Ended with Charges Against Camp Douglas Man

It all started by watch the Incredibles 2, it ended with a Camp Douglas man being tasered and facing charges of Physical Abuse of A Child, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest.  On July 10th Mauston Police Department received a call from a man claiming his 15 year old niece was being punched in the face More >

Camp Douglas Man Gives Deceased Dog “21 Gun Salute” Charged with Possession of Firearm by a Felon

A Camp Douglas man is being charged for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon after trying to give his deceased dog a final farewell.  A witness was supposed to pick up 60 year old Lance Truax from his home when he accidentally hit and killed a dog near the residence.  Truax came out upset More >

Heldt Facing an Additional 6 Charges

29 year old Katherine Heldt, of Lyndon Station is facing 6 new charges including 5 counts of Felony Bail Jumping and one count of Uttering a Forgery.  Mauston Police followed up on a report of fraudulent checks on June 7th.  The fraudulent checks were used at two Mauston businesses that were right across the street More >