Seven people are facing charges of retail
theft from the Wal-Mart store in
Platteville, after police investigated a
citizen complaint on the evening of
October 8th. When officers investigated,
they talked with 18-year-old Brandon Mackey
It was a record year financially for the
Grant County Fair. Fair Manager Amy Olson
reports a profit of just over $60,000 which
is about $10,000 more than last years’ fair.
Olson says there are a number of reasons
The Grant County Emergency Management
and Disaster Services Committee has decided
to drop the idea of charging a fee for writing
The 1% fee would’ve been charged to local
units of government, fire departments or
The Lancaster Police Department and
the Wisconsin Department of Corrections
is telling local residents about a sex
offender who will be released from prison
According to police, 68-year-old
Lane B. Baxter will be moving into a
The Fennimore Common Council had
recently decided to change the speed
limit on 12th Street, west of Lincoln Avenue.
The Council had approved a change of
the speed limit from the current
25-miles an hour to 20-miles an hour.
A man from Waukesha accused of killing
three Lafayette County residents in April,
has been ordered to spend up to a year
at the Mendota Mental Health Institute.
Reports say Jaren Kuester has been ordered
The Fennimore Common Council
has heard several recommendations
from the city’s Street Committee, after a
recent meeting between the committee
and the Amish community.
The issue…horse droppings being left
on city streets. The issue was referred
It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but the
holiday shopping season has already
started. With that in mind, the Fennimore
Chamber of Commerce has kicked-off its’
major fourth quarter shopping promotion.
Fennimore Promotions Coordinator
The Wisconsin Department of Natural
Resources says charges of sexual assault
and for other illegal behaviors will be
filed against several individuals.
It’s after a crackdown on illegal sexual
activities at the Belmont Mound State
Park in Lafayette County.
The Platteville School District has accepted
recommendations to resolve a complaint
filed with the Office for Civil Rights against
the district. The complaint stems from
alleged incidents during last school year
(2012-2013). They were about alleged
discrimination related to disciplinary… Continue reading →