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17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

17-year-old La Farge female extricated from vehicle after crash

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a single-vehicle crash occurred Monday at approximately 7:30 a.m. in the town of Stark. According to the Sheriff’s Office 17-year-old Sarah R. Wegner of rural La Farge was driving west on State Highway 82 just east of the village of La Farge when she traveled slightly onto the gravel […]

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Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Another marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following a raid that netted a $250,000 marijuana operation at two locations in Vernon County last week investigators announced Monday the arrest of a 24-year-old Viroqua man for another marijuana plot following the execution of a search warrant earlier this month. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports an outdoor marijuana growing operation that was discovered […]

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Head on crash in Town of Kickapoo

Head on crash in Town of Kickapoo

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports a two vehicle accident that occurred on Monday at approximately 5:08 p.m. on Peterson Road in the Town of Kickapoo. According to the Sheriff’s office a vehicle driven by Duane M. Schuck, 36, of LaFarge was was heading west coming over a knoll when he stated he could not […]

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Identity of Monroe County man killed in tractor accident released

Identity of Monroe County man killed in tractor accident released

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department released the following statement on Monday. The subject who was killed in the Farm accident on Logwood Rd was Gale K. Burkhalter age 66 of Kendall Wis. The incident remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office.   Previous story – Monday, […]

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Update – Trail cam photos of missing man released , Sheriff’s Office asking hunters and landowners for help

Update – Trail cam photos of missing man released , Sheriff’s Office asking hunters and landowners for help

| October 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office has now released those trailcam photos of a missing 74-yearold man from Mexico that has walked away from family members over a week ago and has not been seen since. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears is asking for hunters and landowners to be on the lookout for Goudensio Gayton and […]

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Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

Large marijuana operation busted in Vernon County

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  45-year-old Mark Kummeth, of La Crosse, was arrested at a residence in La Farge on Friday  after a five-month investigation into a marijuana growing and selling operation. According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department and the West Central Metropolitan Enforcement Group Unit Drug Task Force, Kummeth grew the marijuana on property near Readstown that he […]

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Spring Green woman charged for collecting $50,000 in fake cancer scam

Spring Green woman charged for collecting $50,000 in fake cancer scam

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

SPRING GREEN, WIS. (AP) — Wisconsin authorities filed charges against a woman who they say raised more than $50,000 from charities and individuals by faking a cancer diagnosis. Theresa Strub, 29, of Lone Rock was charged Wednesday in Richland and Sauk counties this week with nine felonies. Most of the charges are associated with false […]

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Man arrested in Tomah and charged in death of his wife

Man arrested in Tomah and charged in death of his wife

| October 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

A man was arrested Thursday in Tomah in connection with the shooting death of his wife, who died in a Duluth hospital earlier this month. According to the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Cade Clark was arrested Wednesday in Tomah, Wisconsin. His wife, 26-year-old Kris Tina Clark, was shot in the head in the early […]

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Bangor man convicted for videotaping assault of 12-year-old girl

Bangor man convicted for videotaping assault of 12-year-old girl

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. — A Bangor man is facing at least six years in prison following his conviction for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl and videotaping the attack. Twenty-eight-year-old William Clark pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing child pornography. Charges of repeated sexual assault of a child and intimidating a victim will be dismissed, […]

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Update- Beloit man died as result of accident while hunting

Update- Beloit man died as result of accident while hunting

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Officials in Vernon County say the Beloit, Ill. man who died while bow hunting on property in Vernon County over the weekend died as the result of an accident and not a medical condition. Vernon county Sheriff Johns Spears said Monday that 71-year-old Johns Zumwalt died as the result significant trauma to the chest. As […]

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