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Mauston hires new police officer
The Mauston Police Department has a new officer. Ryan Meyer took his oath of office to join the department at the Dec. 11 Mauston Common Council Meeting. Meyer was welcomed by the council after having the oath administered by Mauston City Administrator Randy Reeg.
New Lisbon man charged with drug possession
A New Lisbon man faces drug charges after police say he was found in possession of methamphetamine. Daniel Dalberg, 20, is charged with possession of methamphetamine and two counts misdemeanor bail jumping. He faces up to three years and six months imprisonment for the first charge.
Mauston Wrestling Club opens renovated training center
The Mauston Wrestling Club’s training center is back and better than ever. The grand opening for the newly renovated Talon Training Center was held Thursday, Nov. 29 in Mauston. The training center is located at 249 East State Street, where Mauston Wrestling Club shares a building with TNT Gymnastic
Cambria man sentenced to prison for burglarizing town of Oak Grove home
JUNEAU — A 31-year-old Cambria man was sentenced to serve the next seven years in prison for breaking into a town of Oak Grove home in May. Antonio L. Gamez was found guilty of felony burglary in October. A bail jumping charge was dismissed but read into the record.
Holiday Train visits Mauston, Dells
Mauston and Wisconsin Dells residents came out to see the he 20th annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Dec 8. Activities included a live emcee and music. Santa and Mrs. Claus handed out candy bags for children, and sleigh rides were provided by Sandy Acres. There was also ticket raffles, and drawin
Watertown man charged in child sexual assault
JUNEAU -- Cash bond was set at $60,000 Wednesday afternoon for a Watertown man who allegedly molested a six-year-old girl. Gregory Howell, 42 made his initial appearance in Dodge County Circuit Court is charged with first degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13. If convicted, he could f
Dodge County Sheriff releases name of man who died following accident
JUNEAU — The name of the man who died on following a rollover crash on Highway 16/60 near Oxbow Road in Dodge County was released Tuesday. Jack R. Dennis, 38, Madison died at UW Hospital in Madison on Sunday.
POLICE: Bomb threat at Bank of Wisconsin Dells a hoax
The Bank of Wisconsin Dells in Wisconsin Dells received a hoax bomb threat on Dec. 13 amid a nationwide spree of hoax bomb threats. According to a statement from the Wisconsin Dells Police Department, the bank received a threat during the afternoon of Dec. 13 that “indicated a bomb would go off if a
Video, anti-Semitic fliers target Wisconsin school ahead of meetings over Nazi salute
BARABOO, Wis. — Authorities are trying to determine who posted anti-Semitic fliers ahead of planned meetings next week over a photograph of Wisconsin high school boys appearing to give a Nazi salute.
BREAKING: Shooting investigation in Tomah
Tomah, Wis. (WXOW) – Police are investigating a shooting in Tomah. Reports of a shooting on Foothill Avenue in Tomah came Thursday morning. The area saw heavy police and emergency response presence.
Baraboo schools named to Advanced Placement honor roll
Four area school districts earned a place on the annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll for improving participation and scores over the last two years on exams that can earn high school students college credit.
Active death investigation in Tomah
TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT) - Tomah police and other law enforcement agencies responded to an incident Thursday morning in Tomah. The Monroe County Sheriff's Department said an ambulance call was received Thursday morning regarding a woman found shot in the front yard of a residence.
Dodge Correctional inmate appears on battery charges
JUNEAU – A 20-year-old inmate at Dodge Correctional Institute made his initial appearance in court on Tuesday on charges of assaulting a correctional officer at the prison. Tyler Milton is charged with a felony count of battery by prisoner. He could face an additional 6 years in prison and a $10,000
Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday morning for some
**A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for Wood, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Adams, Juneau, Monroe, and Jackson Counties Wednesday morning for expected slippery conditions. Clouds will stick around the area and will start to deliver light precipitation to especially the southern portion of the area b
Madison man dies from injuries sustained in crash
JUNEAU -- A 38-year-old Madison man, Jack R. Dennis, died at UW Hospital in Madison Sunday following a rollover crash at 7 a.m. on Highway 16/60 near Oxbow Road in Dodge County.
Reeseville man sentenced to prison for cocaine
JUNEAU -- A Reeseville man, who was arrested in a multi-agency drug bust, was sentenced Monday to 6 1/2 years in prison. In September, Victor Adamemares entered a guilty plea to felony counts of manufacturing - delivering cocaine and possession with intent to sell cocaine.
Fox Lake man to spend next three years in prison for fifth OWI
JUNEAU — A 49-year-old Fox Lake man was sentenced to spend the next three years in prison for his fifth offence of drunken driving. Marty S. Madeiros was found guilty by a jury in September. His sentencing was held in the courtroom of Dodge County Circuit Court Judge Martin De Vries. Madeiros was se
One week left to register for Federal Disaster Assistance
Wisconsin residents affected by the late summer storms and flooding have one week left to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline is Monday, December 17, 2018. Residents in Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, Dane, Juneau, Marquette, Richland or Sauk counties can register for federal
Appleton man in jail on 5th OWI charges
JUNEAU – A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Thursday for a 28-year-old Appleton man who has been charged with his fifth offense of drunken driving after being pulled over by a Dodge County Sheriff’s deputy last week.
WALTERS COLUMN: Red Brush Gang makes more memories at deer camp
This week’s column covers the last seven days of Wisconsin’s gun deer season for the roughly 25 members of The Red Brush Gang, as we hunt the rugged swamp country of northern Juneau County.