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Brooks Announces Campaign for Re-election

50th Assembly District Representative Ed Brooks has announced that he will be running for re-election in 2014. Brooks, a Republican from Reedsburg, made the announcement at Seats Incorporated in Reedsburg Thursday morning. He says that Wisconsin has moved forward, but there were things that were left unfinished. If re-elected, Brooks says that he will continue More >

Wisconsin pharmacy owner facing federal charges

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) – An Oshkosh pharmacy owner faces federal charges for allegedly selling muscle relaxants and pain relievers on the Internet to people without prescriptions. Prosecutors say Charles G. Schultz signed a contract with a website that distributes the drugs to customers nationwide. Oshkosh Northwestern Media reports (http://oshko.sh/Rrv640) Thursday that Schultz made more than $235,000 More >

Manitowoc officials warn of fentanyl drug abuse

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) – Health and law enforcement officials in the Manitowoc area are warning of the dangers of abusing a lesser-known narcotic called fentanyl. An HTR Media report (http://htrne.ws/1eWrImE ) says fentanyl is a pain medication. It’s often administered through a patch on the skin. Local police have begun seeing deaths associated with the drug. However, More >

Suspect sought in fatal Green Bay shooting

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Green Bay police are looking for the person who shot and killed a 32-year-old man. Investigators believe the victim, Steven Sims, and the shooter knew each other. Sims was shot Tuesday night in a quiet, residential neighborhood and died from his injuries Wednesday. WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/1l804XA ) reports police have identified a More >

Van Hollen, Stepp promote drug take-back day

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. People can drop off their unused drugs on April 26 at collection sites across the state. The day is designed to get unused, expired and unwanted drugs out of people’s More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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

VINE Productive Order Service Comes to Adams County

Adams County recently began providing petitioners who have obtained temporary restraining orders the opportunity to receive phone and/or emails notifications when their order has been served by law enforcement on the respondent. By taking advantage of the recent completion and statewide activation of the WI-VINE automated victim notification service throughout Wisconsin’s 72 county jails, the More >

DOJ Files a Petition Against a Monroe County Man

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition under the state’s sexual predator law against a Monroe County man. On April 15, 2014, the petition was filed in Monroe County Circuit Court, alleging that Charles Brabant (DOB 12/14/1959) is a sexually violent person and should be committed More >

Referendum Talks for Hillsboro School Board

The possibility of a referendum came up at the Hillsboro School Board meeting on Monday night.  Business Manager Mindy Lankey provided an overview of the 2014-15 budget, which show a deficit of approximately $200,000. After some discussion, the board approved a motion to proceed with exploring the possibility of a November referendum to exceed the More >

Feds: 27 people indicted in drug investigation

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Federal officials in Wisconsin say 27 people have been indicted on drug-trafficking and related charges following a three-year investigation. U.S. Attorney James Santelle says the drug ring was led by a 40-year-old Pewaukee man who used family and friends in Milwaukee to distribute cocaine, heroin and marijuana and then launder the proceeds by More >