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Mother, daughter plead not guilty to concealing body of man found in conservation area near Richmond

A mother and daughter have both pleaded not guilty to hiding the body of a deceased man, who was a convicted sex offender, in a conservation area in Richmond. Theresa M. Stoen, 43, of the 500 block of Main Street in Genoa City, Wisconsin, and Mikalah M. Stoen, 24, of the 10600 block of North […] The post Mother, daughter plead not guilty to concealing body of man found in conservation area near Richmond appeared first on Lake and McHenry County Scanner.
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Waukesha man tased, died; officers will not face criminal charges

WAUKESHA, Wis. - A man died after Waukesha police tased him. Now, the Waukesha County District Attorney says there will be no charges in the case. A cry for help ended in 58-year-old Paul Bruner's death. Last fall, Waukesha police say three officers, Bryce Butryn, Draelon Leija, and Jarrett Fintel,...
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Goose spotted in Waukesha with pen through its neck

Several Canadian geese were spotted swimming in the Fox River and waddling along the riverbank near Frame Park in Waukesha on Monday. On a closer look, it was discovered that one goose had a pen stuck through its neck. Several wildlife rescue organizations were contacted regarding the welfare of the goose, but none responded.

The Waukesha Christmas Parade suspect has pleaded insanity; 3 mental health doctors will evaluate him

WAUKESHA - Darrell Brooks Jr., the man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens of others in the 2021 Waukesha Christmas Parade, will try to establish that he was not mentally competent when reportedly he drove through the crowd. The only hitch, discussed at a hearing Tuesday, was which mental health doctor should evaluate him as part of a process tied to his plea of not guilty by reason of mental defect, commonly called an insanity plea. ...

Police search for suspect in armed robbery at Janesville hotel

A masked man robbed a Janesville hotel on Monday and police are searching for the suspect. Police search for suspect in armed robbery at Janesville …. Rockford food truck celebrates sweet grand opening. Wisconsin Boy Scouts provide aid after Amtrak train …. 14 Rockford area non-profits receive grants. Illinois voters...

Waukesha parade suspect will use insanity as his defense

WAUKESHA, Wis. — The suspect in the Waukesha parade attack will use insanity as his defense. Last week, Darrell Brooks changed his plea to not guilty by reason of mental defect. Legal experts say it's not a common defense in Wisconsin. "The insanity plea has hundreds of years of...

Lucky Break Acres: Get a taste of life on the farm

Life on the farm isn’t easy, but for one retired police officer and his wife the decision to move on a farm was a dream come true. Brian Kramp is in Elkhorn at Lucky Break Acres where they want their guests to get a taste of life on the farm.

Man accused of killing co-worker pleads not guilty, bound over for trial

MADISON, Wis. — The man accused of shooting and killing his co-worker at a Janesville business in April pleaded not guilty Monday, online court records show. Kevin Todd, 23, of Evansville is charged with one count of first-degree intentional homicide and three counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety. A criminal complaint filed with the Rock County Circuit Court alleges that Todd shot and killed 30-year-old Devon Hills at Precision Drawn Metals. He allegedly confessed to the shooting while speaking to police.

Cheesemaking is a family affair at Hill Valley Dairy

Growing up on a dairy farm near East Troy, Wis., Ron Henningfeld loved working alongside his family members, caring for the animals and farmland. "I grew an appreciation of the entrepreneurial side of business by watching my parents, Roman and Carol, work hard on the farm every day," Henningfeld says. His grandparents, Roman and Marian founded Romari Farms in 1942, and the dairy farm is currently owned and operated by Frank and Colleen Henningfeld, Ron's older brother and sister-in-law.

Auction Calendar: July 1, 2022

10:00 AM – Merwyn Taylor Trust Auction, W5499 Greening Rd., Whitewater, WI. Sales include vehicles, engines, car parts, UTV, trailers, loaders, farm equipment, boats, a camper, outdoor equipment, tools, household items and more. Visit Stade Auction website at for full listing and photos. This is an interesting assortment of items. No preview until July 1. Wisconsin registered auctioneers: Bill Stade, 920-647-5500, Mike Stade 920-699-4580, Pete Stade 920-647-3236.

Heart Mountain Foundation Invites Muskego-Norway School Board of Wisconsin for Visit

The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation, which operates a museum on the site of one of the 10 incarceration camps that held Japanese Americans during World War II, is extending a formal invitation to members of the Muskego-Norway School Board of Wisconsin to visit the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and meet with staff and descendants of the incarceration.