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Juneau County Jail Roster

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Single Vehicle Accident in the Town of Lisbon

A New Lisbon woman was medically transported after a single vehicle accident in the Town of Lisbon last Tuesday. 77-year-old Ada Macomber was traveling northwest on County Road B from Highway 80, when her vehicle veered onto the right shoulder. It left the roadway and then struck a utility pole. Macomber told law enforcement she More >

New Lisbon Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison System

A New Lisbon man was sentenced Friday for one count of first degree sexual assault of a child. Juneau County Judge John Roemer sentenced 34-year-old Amos Day, formerly of rural Mauston, to 20 years in the prison system, 11 years in state prison and nine years extended supervision. Day pleaded guilty in April to the More >

Harley-Davidson unveils 2016 model year lineup

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson Inc. has unveiled its 2016 model year lineup with new bikes that will soon begin arriving at dealerships nationwide. The Milwaukee-based company’s touring lineup includes some of its most powerful cruiser bikes and the return of the Road Glide Ultra after a two-year absence. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1PMTtkQ ) reports More >

Wisconsin prisons relax solitary confinement policies

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prison officials have quietly relaxed solitary confinement policies over the past year. According to a Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism report produced using documents obtained through an open records request and a lawsuit, the Department of Corrections no longer uses solitary confinement to punish prisoners who commit minor rule infractions. More >

Moore says Walker ‘tightening the noose’ on black people

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore says that Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s policies are “tightening the noose, literally, around African Americans.” Moore made the comment during a conference call Monday to discuss Walker’s campaigning for president in South Carolina. Moore is black and represents Milwaukee in Congress. She says Walker’s opposition to More >

Lawsuit blames lack of care for jail inmate’s death

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Survivors of a former Brown County Jail inmate are suing the county, saying he died after being denied adequate care. Press-Gazette Media report (http://gbpg.net/1U2pzim ) the lawsuit says 43-year-old Joshua Dylan Anderson, of Green Bay, regularly ate food containers, his jail uniform and human waste while in custody, resulting in More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING August 24, 2015. 8/18             Three kids trespassed into a warehouse on Lincoln Street in the Village of Ontario. 8/19             A money box was pried open and $250.00 was missing from a garage on S Cottage Street in More >

Pioneer Woman Comes to Life at Hatch Public Library – September 2nd

A pioneer woman living at Fort Winnebago in 1837 as the fort cook comes to life on Wednesday, September 2nd at 1pm at the Hatch Public Library in Mauston, Wisconsin. Sheila Berkes presents Anne Whitney welcoming newcomers to the fort. The presentation gives Anne a chance to tell you her journey to the fort and More >

Mauston Fall Swim Lessons Registration

Fall Swim Lesson Registration will be taking place this week on Wednesday, August 26 at 6:30 PM at the Olson Middle School Commons