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Fatal Crash in Juneau County
A two vehicle collision Oct. 16 resulted in a fatality on County Road HH south of 54th Street in the Town of Kildare."Initial investigation revealed the operator of a southbound vehicle went off the roadway while negotiating a curve on County Road HH," said Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson in a pr
Fatality crash closes Highway 19 near Waunakee Wednesday morning
MADISON, Wis. - Deputies are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash Wednesday morning near Waunakee, Dane County officials said.
'It gives me chills': Pumpkin farm owner discusses fatal crash near property
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1943: Accident victim’s identity sought
25 years ago this week (1993)As if on cue, Nick Nolte emerged from the white Lincoln Continental and entered his trailer. No, this was not Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. This was Fourth Street in Baraboo Sunday morning. Right across the street from the Alpine Café. The semi-trucks and trailers began st
Man dies in Dane Co. crash
Elise Schaffer, a spokesperson with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, said deputies responded to the crash on U.S. Highway 19 just east of Walter Road in the town of Westport around 6:00 a.m.
Wisconsin River along Prairie du Sac, Sauk City crests
Although the Wisconsin River water level through Prairie du Sac and Sauk City is higher than average for this time of year, weather experts say levels are only a little higher than the average spring thaw. On Oct. 11, the Sauk County Emergency management sent a message via Nixle, its information sys
Free legal and financial planning workshop Oct. 18 in Mauston
The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin is offering a free Legal and Financial Planning Seminar on Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hatch Public Library, 111 W. State St., in Mauston.
Gun shop, manufacturer wants to build in Baraboo
Despite their own concerns and those voiced by a neighbor, Baraboo planners granted preliminary approval Tuesday for construction of a gun store, manufacturing operation and indoor shooting range off South Boulevard.
Lake Delton residence compliant after 25 years
A residence used for short-term rentals obtained a conditional use permit that brings it into compliance with state law, after being used for short-term rentals for the previous 25 years.The residence, located at 950 E. Hiawatha Dr., Lake Delton, changed ownership recently. The new owner, Marcus Jae
Homicide, kilos of cocaine, man banned for life all in notable crimes this week
A Stevens Point man has been charged with reckless homicide and delivery of narcotics in the September death of a Pardeeville woman.Michael O'Brien, 27, was arrested Sept. 28 and taken to the Columbia County Jail. He made his initial appearance in court on Thursday.Read the whole story here.Columbia
'You just ruined that family's life': Friend of drunken driver who killed man expresses shock
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Conviction overturned in case in which Adams County sheriff candidate testified
A felony conviction for arson with intent to defraud, at which Adams County sheriff candidate Brent York testified on behalf of the state, was overturned last week on appeal.Judge Daniel Wood overturned the 2016 jury trial conviction of Brenda M. Jones on Oct. 8, 2018. Investigators in the case, inc
Man faces reckless homicide charge in suspected heroin, fentanyl-related death
PORTAGE, Wis. - A Stevens Point man is facing a homicide charge in connection with a woman's drug-related death, officials said.
Port Edwards police chief suspended pending disciplinary hearing
A public disciplinary hearing is tentatively scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at Alexander Park Shelter House, 210 Second St. N., said Scott Stewart, Police and Fire Commission chairman.
Drunken driver admits to drinking alcohol, refuses to do field sobriety tests, troopers say
MAUSTON, Wis. - A 41-year-old Wisconsin man faces his seventh drunken driving charge after State Patrol troopers found him driving on the interstate near Mauston, according to a release.
BREAKING: Missing Barron Co. teen possibly spotted in Florida
BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- The 13-year-old girl who went missing after her parents were found dead in Barron County, WI has been possibly spotted in Miami. According to the Miami Police Department, the endangered juvenile, Jayme Closs, may have been spotted Monday afternoon in the area of N. W. 27 Avenu
Prairie Du Sac farmer dies after clothing gets stuck in auger, sheriff's officials say
PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. - A Prairie Du Sac farmer died after his clothing got caught in an auger, according to officials with the Sauk County Sheriff's Office.
PHOTOS: Mauston boys and girls cross country teams compete at SCC Meet in Westfield
Mauston sophomore Dawson Dearth, center, runs during the boys race at the South Central Conference Meet in Westfield on Saturday.
Jose's expands with Baraboo bakery
He launched the bakery partly because he wanted to move baking operations out of his Baraboo restaurant. Vera’s longtime bakers, Fili Garcia and Maria Solorzano, will make enough bread, cakes and tamales to supply his Baraboo, Lake Delton and Adams restaurants.
Conviction overturned in case in where Adams County Sheriff candidate Brent York testified
A felony conviction for arson with intent to defraud, where Adams County Sheriff candidate Brent York testified on behalf of the state, was overturned on appeal.Judge Daniel Wood overturned the 2016 jury trial conviction of Brenda M. Jones on Oct. 8, 2018. Investigators in the case, including York,