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Tomah Man Charged With OWI-2nd Offense and Operating With PAC-2nd Offense

A Tomah man has been charged with OWI-2nd Offense and Operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration – 2nd Offense. According to the criminal complaint, on November 21st, a state trooper conducted a traffic stop on County Highway H on Highway 12 and 16 in the Village of Camp Douglas on a vehicle with a loud More >

Circle of Hope Juneau County Toy/Gift Drive Underway

A toy drive for Circle of Hope of Juneau County is underway for the season. Circle of Hope President Eva Woywod said that since the organization started in 2009, they have hosted such a drive for people that weren’t able to be a part of other toy drives. “What we decided to do was do More >

Downtown State Street Project Approved; Construction to Begin Spring 2015

Downtown Mauston will be getting a facelift come this spring. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation officially approved the Mauston Downtown State St project for the 2015 calendar year. City of Mauston Administrator Nathan Thiel said the contract let date is March 10, 2015 and work should begin in mid-April or early-May depending on the weather. More >

Osseo Man Arrested on Warrant

An Osseo man was arrested on a probation warrant. 32-year-old Vance W. White was taken into custody without incident last Friday night after Mauston Police responded to assist the Wisconsin State Patrol with a traffic stop at mile marker 68 on the eastbound Interstate. He was transported to the Juneau County Jail.

Mile Bluff Medical Center Holds Successful Blood Drive

Approximately 39,000 units of blood are needed in hospitals across the country every day. To help meet these demands, Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston recently hosted a community blood drive on December 8. The event was a partnership between the medical center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin – the only supplier of blood More >

Milwaukee man gets 7 years in attempted robbery

MILWAUKEE (AP) – A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in an attempted robbery of a Milwaukee-area store that left one of his accomplices dead. A judge also sentenced 20-year-old Tedric Sanders of Milwaukee to 7 1/2 years of extended supervision on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to attempted armed More >

Milwaukee police identify woman found dead in car

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee police have identified a woman found dead with gunshot wounds in a car on the city’s northwest side. Police identified the woman as 24-year-old Keanna Moore on Tuesday. They say her body was found inside a car parked in an alley near an apartment complex before 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Police said Monday More >

Police: Milwaukee girl, 10, sexually assaulted

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee police are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl. Police say a man in his late teens pulled the girl into the backyard of a home on the city’s south side after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. They say he assaulted her in the yard and was last seen More >

Wisconsin college gets $5.5M for concussion study

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a four-year federal grant totaling $5.5 million to study concussions. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1sBkr8e ) the school is receiving the grant from the U.S. Defense Department. Concussions have become common injuries on battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in professional and youth More >

21 Wisconsin co-workers share $1M lottery prize

DELAVAN, Wis. (AP) – A group of 21 co-workers in southeastern Wisconsin is sharing a $1 million lottery prize. The group recently claimed the prize from the Mega Millions ticket that matched all five numbers Oct. 17. The co-workers from the Pentair plant in Delavan had been buying weekly lottery tickets for about 14 years. Anthony Kienast More >