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Tomah Man Facing 4th Offense OWI

A Tomah man is facing his 4th Offense OWI charge stemming from an April 2018 incident.  A Juneau County Deputy found a vehicle stuck in a ditch last April, 19th.  The driver 34 year old Antoine Cotto was reportedly not very cooperative with the deputy and even threatened violence against the deputy.  Cotto appeared to More >

3rd Lawsuit Filed Challenging Laws Passed During Lame-Duck Session

A third lawsuit has been filed challenging the laws approved during December’s lame-duck session of the Wisconsin Legislature.  Five unions joined Democratic State Senator Janet Bewley in the legal action filed in Dane County Circuit Court Monday.  The latest filing alleges the laws illegally weaken the governor and attorney general’s powers while shifting a financial More >

Milwaukee:  Front-Runner To Host 2020 Democratic National Convention

One national publication lists Milwaukee as the favorite among three finalists to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  Politico-dot-com reports Milwaukee is the odds-on favorite.  A local public relations expert, Evan Zeppos, is quoting well-connected sources with the selection process as saying as signs point to Wisconsin’s largest city.  Other finalists are Houston and Miami.  More >

New Lisbon School Board Meetings

February 11 – Policy Committee February 11 – Building & Grounds Committee February 11 – School Board

Mauston Man’s Truck Towed after Fleeing from Authorities

A Mauston man is facing charges of Attempting to Flee or Elude an Officer and Obstructing an officer after trying to avoid an apparent hit and run on February 2nd.  A State Trooper was notified of a vehicle involved in a possible drunk driving hit and run traveling near Husker road in Juneau County.  The More >

Mauston Woman Arrested for Carrying Gun While Intoxicated

A Mauston woman is facing charges of Felony Bail Jumping, Possessing a Firearm while Intoxicated, and Disorderly Conduct after a January 30th incident in the Town of Lemonweir.  Authorities were dispatched to a residence due to a report of a woman running away from a house with a gun.  Authorities found a trail at the More >

False Name Leads to the Arrest of 22 Year Old Mauston Man

A Mauston man is facing charges of Felony Bail Jumping and Obstructing an Officer after giving authorities a false name on January 26th.  Authorities noticed a car traveling at a high rate of speed on McEvoy Street.  The officer conducted a traffic stop on a man later identified as 22 year old Gunnar Tempest.  Tempest More >

Governor Says Foxconn Needs To Do A Better Job Of Communicating Its Plans

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers says he is confident Foxconn Technology Group is committed to its huge, multi-billion dollar project in Mount Pleasant.  Evers says the Taiwan-based electronics giant needs to do a better job communicating about its plans.  Last week was filled with twists and turns concerning the future for the location in southeastern Wisconsin.  More >

Lake Delton Visits Evacuated Saturday Due To Suspicious Object

The discovery of a suspicious object on the shoulder of a street in Lake Delton led to evacuations Saturday evening.  A witness reported the cylinder-shaped object shortly before 5:30 P-M.  The Dane County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad was called to the scene and determined the object wasn’t an explosive by using a robot.  Closer examination More >

Canadian Aluminum Manufacturer To Build $80M Plant In Wisconsin Rapids

A Canadian company which makes aluminum is promising to hire 80 permanent, full-time employees when it opens its new plant in Wisconsin Rapids.  Matalco, Incorporated, plans to spend 80-million dollars constructing the facility on the northeast side of the city.  Local officials give credit to the city’s pro-business “Grow Rapids” initiative for the new development.  More >