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A Jo Daviess County judge has denied a motion to suppress evidence following a search of a vehicle that led to a Chicago man’s arrest this summer. 20 year old Carl Thomas is accused of altering the serial number on a handgun and possessing marijuana. He is charged in Jo Daviess County Circuit Court with drug...

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Wisconsin Flood Damage Tops $18 Million

September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The new figures from Wisconsin Emergency Management show flood damage in western Wisconsin is over $18 million. The latest data, released Wednesday evening, reports that 28 homes in Vernon County have been destroyed while over 160 have some other form of damage. The amount of damage in Vernon County to homes and businesses is about...

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A man from Jo Daviess County has been served with two felony warrants alleging domestic battery with a prior conviction. According to Freeport, Illinois police, 36 year old Larry Martin of Stockton is accused of punching a woman in the face and ribs on June 1st  in Freeport. The punches caused swelling around the victim’s...

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Register To Vote in the City of Lancaster

September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

City of Lancaster residents must be properly registered to vote in the November 8th General Election. The deadline to register to vote by mail is Wednesday, October 19th. After that, all registrations must be in the clerk’s office or at the polling place on Election Day. You will need to register if you have not...

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Hoyer Charged-Sex Crimes/Child

September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A man from Benton-63 year old Robert J. Hoyer Junior is being held in the Lafayette County Jail on three felony charges related to the sexual assault of two children.  Robert J. Hoyer has been formally charged with First Degree Child Sexual Assault-Sexual Contact with a Person under the Age of 13, Exposure and Incest...

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Chad Klein cited/Patch Grove Accident

September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two people were treated for minor injuries following a one vehicle accident in Patch Grove Township.  The Grant County Sheriff’s Office was notified just before 10 PM Friday Night that some of the occupants of the vehicle were being taken to Crossing Rivers Health in PDC by private vehicle.  Authorities determined 39 year old Chad...

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