Kendall woman arrested on disorderly conduct charges

Posted June 25, 2014 at 6:53 pm

Cindy Friske, 40, of Kendall was charged in Monroe County Court with disorderly conduct after she punched and threw a pitchfork at a man on May 28.

Friske is slated for a pre-trial conference on July 14 in Monroe County Court.

    Wilton man arrested on drug charges

    A Wilton man and a Tomah juvenile are facing charges after they fled police June 12.

    According to the Tomah Police Department, Devon Schoolman, 19, was driving eastbound on West Juneau Street with three passengers when an officer spotted him. The officer was aware Schoolman had a suspended driver’s license and got behind him to perform a traffic stop and parked his vehicle. Then the four occupants ran in different directions.

    The officer followed Schoolman in his squad car until

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    Wilton man faces alcohol-related charges

    Jeremy Cunitz, 32, of Wilton was charged in Monroe County Court on June 5 with four counts, including operating under the influence (fourth offense), speeding, operating without a valid license and a passenger in the vehicle drinking open intoxicants,

    Cunitz was released on a $5,000 signature bond and ordered not to consume or possess of alcohol and not enter taverns, bars or liquor stores for any purpose. He may work at The Place in Norwalk, but must leave immediately when his shift is done. A pre-trial conference is

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    St. John’s, St. Matthew’s to worship in the park this weekend

    Members of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kendall and St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church on South Ridge will gather Sunday, June 29, at Glenwood Park in Kendall for a joint worship service.

    Worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. Afterward, a potluck picnic lunch will be served. In the afternoon, there will be softball and other outdoor games for everyone. Attendees may bring their own lawn chairs, along with any outdoor games others would enjoy. All are invited. Come dressed for the day.

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    Brush Creek Lutheran Church to celebrate 150th

    By CHUCK HATFIELD

    Brush Creek Lutheran Church

    Brush Creek Lutheran Church will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the congregation Sunday, June 29.

    In 1864, a group of six Norwegian immigrant settlers met to start a new congregation. Before this, like many pioneers scattered through the hills and valleys of the area, they had been members of Coon Prairie Norwegian Lutheran Synod of America and were visited several times a year by the circuit pastor.

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    Hillsboro man injured in motorcycle crash

    A Hillsboro man sustained non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday evening after he struck a deer with his motorcycle, according to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department.

    Joshua R. Quario, 24, was northbound on Briskey Road, about one-fourth mile of Highway 33, in the town of Hillsboro, when he hit the deer. His motorcycle then skidded on the roadway.

    Quario was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro.

    Quario was not wearing a helmet at the time

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    Ontario EMS recognizes Sullivan

    At an appreciation night May 13, the Ontario EMS recognized its outgoing member, Glenda Sullivan (right), for her 13-year service. At left is Eric Ferries, also a member of the service. 

    Vernon County immunization clinic set for Thursday, June 19

    An immunization clinic will be from 9–11:30 a.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Vernon County Health Department, 318 Fairlane Drive (County Hwy. BB), Viroqua.  

    Individuals may receive vaccinations through the health department if they are uninsured, have Medicaid (BadgerCare), or if their insurance does not cover vaccine.  A $2 donation per vaccination is requested.

    For more information, call 637-5251.

    Vernon County issues 48 seatbelt citations

    During last week’s Click or Ticket campaign, Vernon County Sheriff’s Office deputies issued 48 tickets for failure to fasten seatbelts.

    In addition, during the Click It or Ticket intensified safety-belt enforcement period, officers issued citations and made arrests during traffic stops for the following:

    • Forty-eight seatbelt violations

    • Twenty-five speeding violations

    • One drunken-driving arrest

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