Saturday, September 19, 2020

Monroe County Sheriff's Office

Elisabeth Ageton
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 10:22am
Elisabeth J. Ageton, who had previously been reported missing, has been found safe and unharmed, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO.)  Last Friday, the MCSO continued its search for 30-year-old Ageton, who had been reported missing from the Town of LaGrange on Tuesday, Sept. 1...
On Friday morning, volunteers in teams of two, led by K9s trained to track scent, searched the surrounding properties of the last known location of Elisabeth Ageton, who has been missing since last Tuesday. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:20am
Late last week, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) continued its search for a woman that had been missing from the Town of LaGrange since Tuesday, Sept. 1. Thirty-year old Elisabeth J. Ageton was last seen in the area of County Hwy G near Hwy 12 just outside of Tomah and it is believed that...
Firefighters extinguish a car that caught fire in the Long Branch Bar & Grill Monday. Contributed photo
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 10:23am
Monroe County Deputies arrested a Sparta man Monday after his car started on fire in Cataract. Sparta Area Fire District Chief Mike Arnold said his department responded to a car fire at the Long Branch Bar & Grill parking lot just before midnight. The  car sustained extreme damage and...
Several emergency agencies responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in the Township of Byron late Tuesday morning. Contributed photo.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 9:11am
On Aug. 4, at around 11:31 a.m., the Monroe County 911 Communications Center was informed of a crash with injuries involving a motorcycle and an SUV on Copper Road just north of Exodus Ave. in the Township of Byron.   The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), Wisconsin State Patrol, Oakdale Fire...
Samuel R. Walker
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:16am
On July 24, at approximately 11:58 p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a fight at Barron’s Gentlemen’s Club where a suspect was allegedly in possession of a knife. The caller reported that one subject had been stabbed and the suspect had fled into the woods....
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:10am
On July 6 at 8:54 a.m. the Monroe County Communications Center received a call reporting a two vehicle crash on Cty. Hwy. EW at Atwood Avenue, rural Warrens.  The caller reported that the crash involved a pickup truck and a motorcycle.   Monroe County Sheriff’s Office investigated the crash and...
Contributed photos.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 9:36am
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) responded to two separate incidents this past weekend. On Thursday, June 25, at approximately 6:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to the scene of an accident in the Township of Wellington involving a motorcycle and a truck, where injuries had been reported...
Firefighters battle a blaze at a rural Warrens residence. Two homes were destroyed. Also pictured are the charred remains of the structures. Contributed photos
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:35am
Firefighters battled a blaze more than five hours that destroyed two homes outside Warrens on Wednesday, June 3. The Town of Lincoln Fire Department was dispatched to 3088 County Highway N in Warrens at 4:18 p.m. to a report of a fire in a furnace room that was shared by two homes. All individuals...
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:17am
A Little Falls man was killed Saturday when the UTV he was operating on his land near Cataract rolled over. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, the 911 Communications Center received a call concerning a possible fatal UTV accident around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Monroe County...
Several individuals were honored Wednesday night for their quick actions in the code save of Sparta paramedic Dann Schamens. Pictured, from left, were Mike Foster, Darlene Merow, Joel Ames, Rob Conroy, Steven Arnold, Dennis Whitehead, Schamens, Brandon Perron, Kyle Erickson, Ellen Fink, Dylan Smith, Dee Dee Johnson and Josh Meyer. Not pictured were Zach Fischer, Andrea Zebell and Joshua Oxborrow. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:38am
In the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, dozens of emergency personnel responded to a house fire where a mother and daughter barely escaped with their lives. While providing standby at the two-story residence, a paramedic with the Sparta Area Ambulance Service, Dann Schamens collapsed...


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