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Juneau Co. woman accused of several drug charges after search

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A 41-year-old Juneau County woman was arrested last week after officials accused her of several drug charges that resulted from a search. The Juneau County Drug Task Force conducted a search on Aug. 4 in the Village of Wonewoc after obtaining a warrant as part of a drug investigation. The report did not say where specifically in Wonewoc the search took place.
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1 arrested in connection to Juneau County drug investigation

JUNEAU COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -A person is arrested after authorities conducted a search in Juneau County Thursday. According to a media release from Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, on Aug. 4 the Juneau County Drug Task Force conducted a search in the Village of Wonewoc as part of a drug investigation.

Officials Respond to Possible Chimney Fire

Iowa County authorities received a call for an address in the 5000 block of Korback Road in Spring Green for a report of a lightning strike that possibly hit a chimney at around 1:45 PM Sunday. Dodgeville Fire and Dodgeville EMS responded to the scene. Some debris was found on the deck, however no fire or injuries were reported.

Food Truck Fun – Grateful Shed

These days food trucks have seen a surge in popularity. This is partly due to the expansion of cuisines being offered by them. Long gone are the days that they merely featured burgers and dogs. Now you can find just about any specialty food being served up with flair. During our visit to Wisconsin Dells, we decided to have some food truck fun by making Grateful Shed our lunch destination. What we discovered is a street food paradise filled where every hour is Happy Hour.

Dane County home worth $450,000 likely a total loss after fire

TOWN OF SPRINGDALE, Wis. (WMTV) - A home in Dane County worth $450,000 will likely become a total loss after a fire claimed the residence Monday evening. Dane County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with officers from the Mount Horeb Police Department, were called to the scene in the 2000 block of Town Hall Rd. in the Town of Springdale, along with multiple Fire and EMS units.

Wisconsin man steals car and assaults its owner, leads police on chase across counties

(WFRV) – A man from Middleton was arrested on multiple charges after allegedly taking a car and assaulting its owner before leading police on a lengthy chase. According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, on August 5 around 8:50 a.m., authorities were trying to find an armed robbery suspect in Madison. The owner of a white 2013 Land Rover was allegedly assaulted and the vehicle was stolen.

Ochsner Park Zoo in Baraboo finishes installing security cameras two months after break-in

BARABOO, Wis. — The Ochsner Park Zoo in Baraboo has finished installing security cameras more than two months after a man allegedly broke in and damaged locks on exhibits, allowing four animals to break free. The community’s parks department made the announcement Tuesday on Facebook. The post thanked community members for donating to the effort. Aaron Wayne Hovis, 34, of...

Baraboo police warn of catalytic converter thefts

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Baraboo Police Department is warning residents about a rash of overnight catalytic converter thefts that swept through the area into Monday morning. According to the police department, the incidents happened mainly west of Broadway between 1st and 4th Avenues, with many of them happening in the West Square Building parking lot. Investigators hope to glean information about the suspects from surveillance cameras for the lot.

In The Lite of Merrill wins 2022 Badger Craftsman Award

In The Lite of Merrill recently won a 2022 Badger Craftsman Award for Best Home Technology from the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA). The WBA recognizes top construction projects throughout the state. This was the first year for the next category recognizing home technology and smart homes. “We are so honored...

Building homes, growing (with) neighbors

Imagine if one day, poof, your business bank just disappeared. Your credit, your partner — gone. Your company’s finances — in disarray. Did your heart sink a little? Stay tuned; this story has a happy ending. When the 2008 recession hit — at the same time Encore...

Kind calls it a career at MHS

Jeff Kind, one of the winningest coaches in state history, resigned as Middleton's girls basketball coach Monday./Times-Tribune photo by Mary Langenfeld. As Jeff Kind mowed his lawn in past summers, he wound think about the upcoming basketball season the entire time. Who would his starters be? Could the newcomers help?...
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Gerald J. Day

Pasadena, CA / Dodgeville – Gerald J. Day, age 91, of Pasadena, formerly of Dodgeville, died on Friday, July 8, 2022. He was born on January 21, 1931, in Richland Center, WI, a son of the late Leo and Mae (Kosharek) Day. Gerald was a keeper of the Catholic...

Canadian dairy company closing Belmont cheese-making facility, shifting production at Reedsburg plant

BELMONT, Wis. — Saputo, a cheese and dairy products company based in Montréal, Canada, announced last week plans to shutter its goat cheese facility in Belmont as part of a restructuring plan for its U.S.-based production facilities. The Belmont closure is expected to impact roughly 200 employees. According to a press release from the company, its mozzarella cheese-making facility in...