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19-year-old man fatally shoots self at Wisconsin gun range

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JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-08-19 18:35:28

Sauk City business evacuated after employees become ill

SAUK CITY —Employees of a Sauk City warehouse were evacuated Friday for a possible air quality issue.The Sauk City Fire Department reported that 11 employees of McFarlanes’ Retail & Service Center reported headaches and were evacuated from an office area.First responders then evacuated the entire bu

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-08-20 01:43:00

Following son's death, parents suing City of Prairie du Chien, school district

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — The parents of a drowned boy are suing the City of Prairie du Chien and Prairie du Chien Area School District for the wrongful death of their 4-year-old son last year at a city swimming pool.A complaint filed in Crawford County Circuit Court earlier this summer alleges that

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-20 06:00:00

Couple finding success with pop culture posters

One might think there could be nothing in common between Falstaff, the perpetually thirsty comic character in several Shakespeare plays, and Pearl “Soupy” Plankette, the young heroine ofCecil Castellucci’s 2017 young adult novelabout a girl who disguises herself as a boy while escaping an abusive fa

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-20 11:00:06

GALLERY: Wisconsin Dells football takes down Richland Center in season opener

Wisconsin Dells senior Kayleb Galloway makes a block on Richland Centersophomore Alex Hardy during Thursday night's non-conference season opener at Wisconsin Dells High School.


Sauk County Board email chain prompts legal concerns

Sauk County Board members who privately discussed electing a new chair in emails may have violated Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law, officials say.Documents show several supervisors continued the conversation even after attorneys for the county repeatedly warned them it might be illegal.“I don’t know a

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 23:30:00

New apartment complex could come to Reedsburg

The buildings would house six units in each building and would sit on the northwest corner of South Dewey Avenue and Plum Street, currently a vacant lot. Occupancy would be for 1-2 people, 20 parking spaces and a ten unit garage building.


West Baraboo Kwik Trip moving across street

A West Baraboo gas station and convenience store is moving across the road.Kwik Trip, currently located on the east side of Sauk County Highway BD, will move to the west side of the road – at a site previously occupied by a Shell station – next month.


Viroqua's Sime Furniture is going out of business

Monte and Cheryl Sime, owners of Sime Furniture in Viroqua, are retiring after 44 years in retail.


Authorities: Teen fatally shot himself at state range near Darlington

DARLINGTON, Wis. — Authorities said a teen fatally shot Saturday at a state shooting range north of Darlington appears to have killed himself.The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday morning identified the man as Noah I. Garrett, 19, of Stoughton, Wis.

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-20 06:00:00

Rural Viroqua man uninjured in accident on Hwy. 56

Samuel J. Hudnall, 38, was traveling west on Hwy. 56, a short distance east of Bud, when he lost control of his vehicle and it overturned, coming to rest on its side in the road. According to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office, Hudnall left the scene of the accident but later reported it to law enfo


Police: Reedsburg man found with meth

A Reedsburg man faces drug charges after police say he was in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.Isaac Graham, 19, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of illegally obtained prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is a repeater for each charge. Graham faces


Street Talk: Viroqua Farmers Market Kids Day is Saturday

The Viroqua Chamber Main Street is thrilled to announce that applications for our 2018 Viroqua Pop-Up Shop initiative are available now! Here’s your chance to kick start the business of your dreams rent-free for three months over the holiday season in Viroqua. What will your Pop-Up Shop be?Be a part


Baraboo cash lending firm employee allegedly tossed '$100 bills on the bed' after taking out loans in customers' names

Prosecutors say evidence against the employee of a Baraboo cash lender includes surveillance footage showing she took out fraudulent loans and a video in which she threw “$100 bills on the bed” with her boyfriend.The criminal complaint against 34-year-old Ashlee S. Miller, an employee of Check Advan


Sackett charged in Somvilai homicide; released from prison last October after Westby assault case

Citing information indicating that Sackett killed Somvilai to stay out of prison, Donskey said, “If he’s willing to kill to avoid going back to prison,” he presents a flight risk. Other factors she cited from the eight-page criminal complaint include that Sackett lied to police; contacted Somvilai w


Sauk City building evacuated after employees felt ill

SAUK CITY, Wis. - Sauk City officials were called to the 700 block on Carolina Street Friday after receiving a report that multiple employees in a building there felt ill, according to a news release from the Volunteer Fire Department.


Tomah VA saving lives of disabled veterans through sports

"I guarantee you it will save some other veterans life," said Ervin Mulkey, an army veteran who works to get disabled Veterans into adaptive sports,

NEWS8000.COM - 2018-08-18 23:43:58

Appeals court upholds conviction of Necedah woman who killed boyfriend

A state appeals court Thursday upheld a Necedah woman’s homicide conviction and sentence for the fatal shooting of her boyfriend after an evening of drinking and playing pool in 2015.Natalie N. Murphy, 24, was sentenced in September 2016 to 20 years in prison for first-degree reckless homicide and r


Baraboo fire officials respond to minor hazardous material incident, block road

Half-gallon of hydrochloric acid spilledBARABOO, Wis. - Sauk County officials are asking people to avoid the 1200 block of Sauk Avenue in Baraboo while they manage a minor hazardous material incident.The call reporting a spill of about a half-gallon of hydrochloric acid in a trailer was reported aro


Reedsburg man out on bail faces charges of bail jumping, possession of drugs

A Reedsburg man faces charges after police say he violated the terms of his bail and possessed drugs.David A Grau, 59, faces felony bail jumping, possession of THC and drug paraphernalia charges after police say they noticed signs he had been drinking and discovered paraphernalia in his apartment Ju