Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning in effect for Juneau County today from Noon to 8PM. Dangerous conditions exist for fires to spread quickly due to dry conditions and low humidity. Outdoor burning should be avoided today!

Fatal Fire in Sauk County

One person has died in a forest fire in Sauk County. On Tuesday, at about 1:05 in the afternoon, authorities were notified of a reported forest fire behind a residence on Coon Bluff Road in the Township of Dellona. Delton Fire Department, Dells-Delton Ambulance, and Wisconsin DNR Fire Rangers were immediately sent to the scene.  More >

Tomah Memorial Named to Top 100 List for Third Time

Tomah Memorial Hospital has been named one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the nation. It is the third consecutive year the hospital scored in the top 100 of the nation’s 13-hundred critical access hospitals based on quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability, population risk and efficiency. Hospital CEO Phil Stuart said the recognition More >

One Injured in Accident in Town of Harmony

A Viroqua man was injured in a one vehicle accident in the Town of Harmony in Vernon County Monday. Sheriff John Spears said that 80-year-old Donald E Kleinschmidt was west bound on State Highway 56, when his vehicle left the roadway striking a rock shrub garden. The vehicle continued west bound coming to rest back More >

Man pulled from Little Lake Butte des Morts

NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man is in critical condition after officers pulled him from Little Lake Butte des Morts in Winnebago County. Sheriff’s officials say the rescue happened about 3 a.m. Wednesday in the Neenah area. The man was heard yelling for help before he went under water. WLUK-TV ( ) says officers More >

Girl, 4, injured after bullet enters Milwaukee home

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 4-year-old girl was struck by a bullet while playing on a couch inside a Milwaukee residence. The Milwaukee Police Department says an unknown shooter fired 13 rounds at the residence, striking the girl late Tuesday night. The girl was taken to a hospital with injuries that aren’t More >

Beating death marks 7th homicide this week in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say the city has recorded its seventh homicide this week with the beating death of a 63-year-old man. The Milwaukee Police Department reports the injured man, who had been involved in an apparent physical altercation, was found around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on the city’s north side. He was taken to More >

Lawyer: Ex-deputy with ALS was mentally ill during killings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A defense attorney has told jurors that ALS affected the brain of a former Dane County sheriff’s deputy on trial for the killings of his wife and sister-in-law. Forty-year-old Andrew Steele of Fitchburg has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. He is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting More >

Lawmakers approve regulations for ride-hailing services

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers have advanced a bill that would regulate ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft. The Assembly approved the measure Tuesday on a 79-19 vote. Regulating companies like Uber and Lyft, which connect pedestrians with private drivers through a smartphone app, has become a hot topic as they’ve increased in More >

Tomah VA Hosts Battery, Electronics Recycling: April 24, 25

The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a home electronics recycling collection on April 24, 25, outside of Building 25 on the Tomah VA campus. The third annual Tomah VA Earth Day Electronics Recycling Day will be a community-wide recycling event for rechargeable batteries and electronics. The collection will take place outside Building 25 from More >