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GLENN GROTHMAN HAD HIS U-S HOUSE PRIMARY VICTORY CONFIRMED YESTERDAY.  AN OFFICIAL CANVASS OF LAST TUESDAY'S BALLOTS HAD THE REPUBLICAN WINNING HIS SIXTH DISTRICT PRIMARY BY 219 VOTES OVER FELLOW STATE SENATOR JOE LEIBHAM OF SHEBOYGAN.  GROTHMAN GAINED SIX VOTES FROM THE UNOFFICIAL ELECTION NIGHT RETURNS, AND LEIBHAM GAINED ONE VOTE.  ABOUT 64-THOUSAND PEOPLE VOTED IN THE G-O-P PRIMARY.  GROTHMAN'S WINNING MARGIN WAS ABOUT ONE-THIRD OF ONE-PERCENT, THE SMALLEST FOR THE WISCONSIN CONGRESSIONAL CONTEST SINCE 1970.  LEIBHAM SAYS HE AND HIS CAMPAIGN STAFF WILL REVIEW THE CANVASS RESULTS, THEN DECIDE WHETHER TO SEEK A RECOUNT. WITH THE MARGIN BEING SO CLOSE, LEIBHAM COULD REQUEST RECOUNT FOR FREE IF HE CHOOSES.   FOR NOW, GROTHMAN WILL FACE DEMOCRAT MARK HARRIS IN NOVEMBER.

ST. CLARE HOSPITAL OF BARABOO HAS ANNOUNCED THAT THEY WILL BE THE RECIPIENT OF A MORE THAN $60,000 GRANT AWARDED FOR THE PURCHASE OF TELEPATHOLOGY EQUIPMENT. THROUGH THE USE OF THE ENCHANCED TELEPATHOLOGY SERVICES MORE PATIENTS WILL BE ABLE TO BE SEEN LOCALLY AND MORE QUICKLY. THE GRANT WILL HELP FILL A NEED FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICIANS AND SPECIALISTS AS WELL AS AFFORDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE CARE IN THE REGION.

A 20 YEAR OLD MAUSTON MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH HIT AND RUN CAUSING INJURY AND RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALTERCATION LAST WEEK. TYLER A. HENDRICKSON WAS CHARGED AFTER CAUSING INJURY WHILE BEHIND THE WHEEL OF HIS VEHICLE TO A 19 YEAR OLD VICTIM. MAUSTON POLICE TOOK HENDRICKSON INTO CUSTODY FOR THE INCIDENT. ALCOHOL IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN A FACTOR IN THE ALTERCATION. 

A MAN WHO HAS PLED GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED STRANGULATION WILL SOON MOVE TO A HOUSING FACILITY IN THE SAUK COUNTY TOWN OF WINFIELD. JEREMY FELIX HAS PLED GUILTY TO STRANGULATION AND HAS REPORTEDLY ASSAULTED UP TO A DOZEN PEOPLE CARING FOR HIM. THE TOWN OF WINFIELD RECENTLY HAD A MEETING TO DISCUSS CONCERNS ABOUT FELIX AND THE FACILITY HE WILL BE MOVING TO. CARE WISCONSIN SAYS THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES WILL HELP OVERSEE THE CARE OF FELIX. 

AN ACCIDENT ON I90 EASTBOUND YESTERDAY NEAR MAUSTON SHUT DOWN PART OF THE INTERSTATE AROUND 2:20 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. ALL LANES WERE RE-OPENED AROUND 2 HOURS LATER. 

A 40 YEAR OLD COLUMBIA COUNTY MAN FACING CHARGES OF FELONY BURGLARY AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A FELON WILL BE IN COURT TODAY FOR A HEARING. MATTHEW L JENKINS OF PARDEEVILLE WAS CHARGED AFTER COLUMBIA COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE LED TO HIS HOME ON A TIP AND DISCOVERED STOLEN ITEMS AND A FIREARM. THE FELONY  CHARGES CARRY A MAXIUM PENALTY OF 12 ½ YEARS IN PRISON.

A 28 YEAR OLD MAUSTON MAN WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY LAST WEEK FOR TWO WARRANTS. AARON J. MALLO WAS FOUND IN THE 200 BLOCK OF ELM STREET AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR A JUNEAU COUNTY “FAILURE TO APPEAR” WARRANT AND A SECOND BONDABLE WARRANT IN SAUK COUNTY IN THE AMOUNT OF $200.00.

 A SPECIAL DEER HUNT BEGINS IN EARLY OCTOBER FOR WISCONSIN'S DISABLED RESIDENTS.  THE D-N-R IS REMINDING THOSE HUNTERS THAT THE DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS SEPTEMBER FIRST.  PROPERTY OWNERS ARE ALLOWING THE SPECIAL HUNT ON 76-THOUSAND ACRES IN 44 COUNTIES THROUGHOUT THE BADGER STATE.  DISABLED HUNTERS MUST ENROLL WITH A PROPERTY OWNER -- AND A LIST OF THOSE OWNERS, PLUS MORE INFORMATION, ARE AVAILABLE ON THE D-N-R'S WEB SITE ACCESSIBLE AT WISCONSIN-DOT-GOV.

A SEMI ROLLOVER CLOSED DOWN THE RAMP AT HIGHWAY 16 AND INTERSTATE 39 IN PORTAGE FOR A BRIEF TIME YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED JUST BEFORE TWO O’CLOCK. DRIVER OF THE TRUCK 37 YEAR OLD PIO-TOR MOLLY-SIZKO OF MORTON GROVE ILLINOIS RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES AND WAS CHARGED WITH SPEEDING AND FAILING TO KEEP A VEHICLE UNDER CONTROL. THE RAMP WAS REOPENED NEARLY TWO HOURS LATER.

A MAN FROM PARDEEVILLE FACING MORE THAN 40 CHARGES AFTER HIS ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN SEVERAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENTS WILL BE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT TODAY FOR A BAIL BOND/HEARING. 28 YEAR OLD JUSTIN D. BLANCHARD WAS ALLEGEDLY INVOLVED WITH AT LEAST 14 REPORTED CASES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BETWEEN DECEMBER AND THE END OF LAST MONTH. WITH SEVERAL CHARGES FOR EACH INCIDENT.AMONG THE CHARGES BLANCHARD FACES ARE 12 COUNTS OF FELONY STRANGULATION AND SUFFOCATION AND THREE COUNTS OF FELONY BAIL JUMPING. EACH FELONY CARRIES A MAXIMUM INITIAL PENALTY OF THREE YEARS IN PRISON. A HEARING IS SCHEDULED FOR LATE NEXT WEEK. 

THE MARQUETTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS REQUESTING ASSISTANCE FROM THE PUBLIC WITH  INFORMATION IDENTIFYING THE PARTIES RESPONSIBLE FOR BURGLARIES THAT OCCURRED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF HARRIS, WESTFIELD & PACKWAUKEE. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING DAYTIME BURGLARIES THAT HAVE BEEN REPORTED SINCE JULY 18TH. FORCED ENTRY WAS GAINED AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS AND MONEY WERE TAKEN. IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ON THE CRIME CALL 1-800-297-TIPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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