Two brothers facing charges of attempted
homicide and battery have been bound over
for trial in Iowa County Circuit Court.
Judge William Dyke has found probable
cause to believe that Shane and Brandon
Behrens committed felony offenses.
The man accused of a mult-county
crime spree earlier this month that
ended with a high speed chase and
car crash appeared for a preliminary
hearing yesterday (Wednesday) in
Grant County Court. Thirty-six-year-old
James Kruger appeared before Judge
The number of assigned parking spaces
in downtown Platteville has just increased.
The Platteville Common Council has approved
converting 13 parking spaces in a 27 stall
parking lot that’s along Rountree Avenue,
and just west of the McGregor Plaza.
Requests for proposals have gone out to
architectural firms in the area as the
Platteville School Board considers having
a facility study of district buildings.
The board has approved requesting the
proposals, which would look at the
The Platteville School Board has approved
an increase in compensation for members
of the Platteville Education Association.
Even though the P-E-A didn’t re-certify as
a union, Platteville School District staff
and the School Board has kept an “open
Grant County authorities are investigating
a road rage incident which happened last
Friday afternoon in southern Grant County
near the intersection of Highways 11 & 35.
According to authorities, the victim was
driving west on Highway-11 when a vehicle
The Grant County District Attorney has
filed several charges against a Madison
man who went on a four-county crime
rampage on September 10th.
The local charges were filed just two days
after Federal authorities indicted
A man from Madison who went on a
four-county crime rampage last week,
has been indicted on Federal gun charges.
A Grand Jury has indicted 36-year-old
James Kruger on charges of being a
felon in possesion of firearms.
The issue of a combined dispatch center
between the Platteville Police Department
and the Grant County Sheriff’s Department
has hit some stop sticks.
The City of Platteville has asked that a
feasibility study be conducted about a
A man from Apple River, Illinois is dead
after being hit by a vehicle while he was
kneeling in the road.
Jo Davies County authorities say 88-year-old
Walter Ludwisiak-Senior was pronounced
dead at the scene last night in rural Stockton.… Continue reading →