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SHERIFF'S REPORT: Tomah woman referred to DA after traffic crash

Police were called shortly after midnight to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 21 east of Eureka Road in the town of Byron. When police arrived, a vehicle driven byJill Marie Stoewsandwas on fire in a ditch, and the other vehicle was in the middle of the road after sustaining significant front-end damage.


Sparta pipeline for bicycles used at Tomah VA

“We just can’t give bikes away to citizens, but we can donate them to a project like this,” said Christine Haas, code enforcement/evidence custodian for the Sparta Police Department. “We have people call us all the time with abandoned bikes. So, our officers then picks the bikes up, bring them to ou


Remy Gomez appointed to Tomah City Council

Gomez was appointed as the new council member during Tuesday's Tomah City Council meeting. He is filling the position of Larry Siekert, who resigned in late September. Gomez will hold the position until April, when the office will be on the spring election ballot.

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-11-14 18:12:00

Vernon County Sheriff's Report

11/6Jamie Lunde, Chaseburg, was traveling westbound on Eide Road, town of Coon. Lunde traveled off the road into the ditch. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed due to disabling damage.

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-11-15 18:30:00

Human remains found in Adams County identified as William J. Sheeran

The Adams County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday morning that the remains found Oct. 20 are those of William J. Sheeran, who was reported missing in June 2017.The remains were found by deer hunters near the 1600 block of Buttercup Avenue. Authorities don't suspect criminal activity in his death,

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2018-11-15 16:13:00

Police: Two arrested after 2 horses found dead, more than 30 malnourished in Adams County

Officers conducting a welfare check on Nov. 1 found 34 horses at the address in varying states of declining health. Two horses were found dead, and a third was humanely euthanized by veterinary staff, according to a release from the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2018-11-14 22:59:00

Tomah jayvee gridders post 7-1 record

On Oct. 1, the Timberwolves embarked on a long road trip to Loyal and were rewarded with a 25-0 nonconference victory on a wet, cold evening. Tomah scored four touchdowns, and Phil Parks kicked an extra point.


Juneau Co. bombing range deemed hazardous to hunters

JUNEAU COUNTY, Wis. (WAOW) — With Wisconsin’s deer hunt right rapidly approaching, one area used by hunters in the past comes with a precaution: enter at your own risk.

WAOW - 2018-11-15 21:09:05

Men arrested on drug charges in Mauston

Jerry Craft, 36, and Christopher Engel, 35, are charged with possession with intent to deliver THC, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. They face up to three years and six months imprisonment for the first charge and three years and six months imprisonment for the second char

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-11-14 22:00:00

Tomah's Pierce, Stees second-team all-MVC

"Both players were vital to the improvements we made this year as a program," Conzemius said. "They did many of the little things right (lifting, working skills, leading) in the off-season as well as during the season. As such, their preparation and dedication put them in positions to consistently m


Tomah Hospice Love Light deadline Nov. 26

“Holidays can be a very difficult time of year when people are missing a family member or a friend,” said hospice director Laura Fritz, R.N., A.P.N.P. “Our ceremony is held to recognize and honor those who are no longer with us but still are in our thoughts and memories.”


Ex-police chief killed in apparent hunting accident

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Tomah Middle School: Remember and thank nation's veterans

Steve Buss, Tomah Middle School principal and National Guard Sgt. First Class (Ret.) who served for 23 years, said Veterans Day is a time to give thanks to veterans past and present.


Photographer: Wisconsin boys' Nazi salute photo was innocent

Pete Gust told community journalism website Madison 365 that the pre-prom photo, which has been shared widely on social media, was innocent. He says he asked the boys to give him a "high five" for the photo taken in May on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse in downtown Baraboo, about 115 miles


After difficulties, Sparta ends school bus company contract

SPARTA, Wis. (WXOW) – After a rough start to the school year, and other changes within the district, Sparta Schools is ending its contract with Lamers Bus Lines.


UPDATE: Eau Claire Police continue search for missing man

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WKBT) - James B. Liedtka was with several friends on Water Street Saturday evening. Liedtka was later separated from them, but made telephone contact with one at approximately 12:25 a.m. Sunday morning, November 4.


DNR won't release records, says 'humans make mistakes'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources is refusing to release records detailing allegations an agency employee harassed female co-workers, saying human beings make mistakes.


Mauston High School celebrates Veterans Day

“Veterans Day is a time to honor not just those who have fought for us in battle, but in fact, all of the outstanding men and women who have served in armed forces since our founding,” Marklein said. “Our part of the state has strong heritage of service to our country. Nearly five percent of Wiscons


Sparta/Tomah swimmers end season at sectional

Coach Michael Borg said the team, which wrapped up its second season as a varsity program, performed well and "had a great experience" at the meet.


Largest meth seizure in county nets 40g found during traffic stop, sheriff says

RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. - Two people are facing drug charges after methamphetamine packaged for sale was found during a traffic stop in Richland County Sunday night, the sheriff's office said. The Richland County Sheriff's Office said officers stopped a vehicle at about 9 p.m. in Richland Center on s