La Crosse Oktoberfest attendants flip car

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The annual Oktoberfest celebration in La Crosse has ended without major incident, despite police reports of attendants flipping a car and damaging several others. Local police reports say one car was flipped on its side and the widows of at least six others were smashed. The La Crosse Tribune ( ) More >

Milwaukee school settles discrimination claim

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The U.S. Justice Department says Milwaukee Montessori School will pay $55,000 to settle a claim that the school discriminated against a disabled student. The department alleged the private day school failed to accommodate and then “impermissibly disenrolled” a young child because he stumbled and fell “more frequently than his peers.” In a statement Monday, More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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One Vehicle Accident in the Town of Christiana, Vernon County

There was a one vehicle crash in the Town of Christiana in Vernon County last Friday afternoon. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said in a release the accident occurred at approximately 3:05 p.m. Spears said, 30-year-old Andrea Connelly of Richland County traveling on State Highway 27, near Erickson Rd and lost control.  The vehicle went More >

Flushing Hydrants in the City of New Lisbon

The Water Department in the City of New Lisbon will be flushing hydrants Monday, September 29th through Friday, October 3rd.  For more information or if you experience water quality problems lasting more than four hours following hydrant flushing, contact the Water Department at 562-3794.

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING September 29, 2014. 9/22  Linda Eddy, Westby, entered the intersection of Esofea Road and Natwick Road, Town of Jefferson, and struck the rear driver side of a vehicle driven by Richard Stinson, Westby.  The Stinson vehicle.  The More >

Chance to Donate Blood at Mile Bluff Medical Center, October 9

Throughout the year, Mile Bluff Medical Center hosts a number of community blood drives, and the next one is next week Thursday, October 9th. It will be from 9am to 2pm. These events are a partnership between the medical center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin – the sole supplier of blood products to Mile More >

Man questioned for double homicide released

BERLIN, Wis. (AP) – Green Lake County’s top prosecutor says the man being questioned about two deaths in Berlin has been released. Police have described the deaths of Melissa Tuinstra and Justin Daniels as a double homicide. They were found slain late Saturday. The crime resulted in an Amber Alert for Tuinstra’s 8-year-old daughter who More >

Director asks John Doe DA to investigate himself

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The director of a conservative group trying to shut down an investigation into whether right-leaning organizations illegally coordinated with Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign wants a prosecutor working on the probe to investigate himself. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and several other prosecutors launched the so-called John Doe investigation in 2012, looking More >

55 died as a result of domestic violence in 2013

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A new report sheds light on the life and death consequences of domestic violence in Wisconsin. The organization End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a study that shows 55 people died as a result of domestic violence in 2013. Thirty-nine people were homicide victims, 12 perpetrators took their own lives and four More >