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3 teens killed in Shawano County crash

TOWN OF BELLE PLAINE, Wis. (AP) – Shawano County sheriff’s authorities have identified the three teens killed in a highway crash and a fourth who was injured. All four were in a car that crossed the center line on Highway 22 in the Town of Belle Plaine Tuesday evening and was struck by an oncoming SUV. The More >

County councils to release deer recommendations

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin’s newly created county deer councils are set to release their first recommendations on local herd sizes next month. Forming the councils was a key part of recommendations Texas researcher James Kroll came up with in 2012 to help the Department of Natural Resources improve deer management. The councils are scheduled to More >

Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12

MILWAUKEE (AP) – A Wisconsin judge is deciding whether one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally fit to stand trial. The girl’s public defender says she isn’t, and notes a psychologist who examined the girl questions whether she’d be able to help with her 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.

Local Law Enforcement Working Collaboratively to Combat Impaired Driving

The Elroy Police Department, Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Mauston Police Department and the New Lisbon Police Department are working collaboratively with news media in efforts to combat impaired driving through high-visibility enforcement combined with a comprehensive public- education/awareness campaign. The above agencies will be conducting Highly Visible Enforcement saturation patrols on October 31, 2014 and More >

Threat Made At Royall School District

School officials in the Royall School district were made aware of a threat to the school on Wednesday October 22nd at 3:15 PM. A press release from the school district states that police were called and an immediate plan was made that involved a complete evacuation of the school. The Elroy police department, Juneau County More >

One Person Injured in Rollover Accident in Vernon County

One person was injured during a one vehicle rollover accident on Tuesday morning in the Town of Liberty. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears says 59-year-old Dennis Vinger of Viola, was driving on County Road SS west of Hall Road and lost control.  The vehicle went across the center line and left the roadway where it More >

Mauston Man Arrested On Warrant

A Mauston man was arrested on a warrant. Mauston police say that 49-year-old Ronald D. Barnes was taken into custody early Sunday morning from a vehicle in the 400 block of Division Street. Barnes was arrested on a “Probation Hold”, and Warrant for “Failure to Appear” in connection with an earlier drug bust in the More >

MHS Community Survey Results Released

The Mauston School District community survey results are in. 967 surveys were completed; about half of them on paper, and the other half were filled out online. On Monday evening, October 20, the Mauston Board of Education met with Bill Foster of School Perceptions, LLC, to review the results of the recent Mauston School District More >

Names of Injured From Town of LaValle Crash Released

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the two injured drivers from the crash on Highway 33 in the Town of LaValle, on Tuesday. The driver of the eastbound vehicle is identified as 37-year-old Nathan G. Flick from Reedsburg and the driver of the westbound vehicle is identified as 63-year-old Ralph F. More >