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Brown County Newswire

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  1. Vasquez murder trial resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Journal

    The murder trial of Miguel A. Vasquez resumes Tuesday morning at the Brown County Courthouse. Vasquez stands accused of the first-degree murder and dismemberment of his ex-girlfriend, 23-year-old Amber Lechuga, and burning her remains in a vehicle fire 3 miles south of Sleepy Eye on Sept.


  2. Farmer complains about high farm land taxes, no benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Journal

    A Lake Crystal farmer complained about high farm land taxes at the Brown County 2017 proposed budget and levy public meeting at the Brown County Courthouse Tuesday. Mikkelson complained about Brown County expenditures rising 23 percent in the proposed budget, from $30,027,264 in 2016 to $36,924.101 in the 2017 proposed budget.


  3. Schmitt Sentencing on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | WHTC

    Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt is scheduled to be in Brown County Circuit Court Monday morning for a plea and sentencing hearing on three charges in connection with violating Wisconsin's campaign finance laws. Last week, Schmitt's attorney and the special prosecutor in the case each filed a sentencing memorandum explaining what they believe is the proper punishment for the 58-year-old.


  4. Kathy Grady | 57 | VersaillesRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Pike Press

    ... and he preceded her in death on June 9, 2009. Mrs. Grady served as the director of transportation for the Brown County Community Unit School District # 1 for several years. Kathy was a member of the Versailles Christian Church and also attended the ...


  5. Commissioners consider CD 58 repairRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Journal

    ... budget and levy information for presentation at a public meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13 in the Brown County Courthouse 3rd floor District Courtroom. The Brown County Assessor's Office Room 209 on the second floor of the courthouse ...


  6. Church defaced with hate messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Daily Reporter

    ... color you are or who you love, you'll always have a place at St. David's." The incident was reported to the Brown County Sheriff's Department early Sunday morning. Police said Monday they have no suspects and the church had not had any problems with ...


  7. Police News 11/10Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... t at $3,000. Marjorie Wellenkamp observed her 100th birthday Nov. 4. She was born in 1916 in Buckhorn Township, Brown County, to Ross and Fannie Boss Wagner. She married Alvin Wellenkamp on Sept.


  8. 18 state parks to temporarily close for Indiana deer huntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... need a deer reduction based on each park's habitat and previous deer-kill rates. This year's chosen parks are: Brown County, Chain O'Lakes, Charlestown, Clifty Falls, Fort Harrison, Indiana Dunes, McCormick's Creek, Ouabache, Pokagon, Prophetstown, ...


  9. Retired priest sentenced to jail for exposing himself to teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | KRON 4

    Richard Thomas, 78, appeared in a Brown County courtroom Friday morning for a sentencing hearing on two counts of Exposing Genitals/Pubic Area/Intimate Parts to a Child. He pleaded "no contest" to the charges in September.


  10. County Board candidates quizzedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Journal

    Nuance and emphasis, rather than disagreements of principle, set apart the four candidates for two seats on the Brown County Board of Commissioners who participated in a debate Thursday at City Hall sponsored by the New Ulm League of Women Voters. David Borchert and Jeff Gulden are running for the District 1 seat.


  11. Change of venue denied in Vasquez trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Journal

    Brown County District Judge Robert Docherty has denied a change of venue request for the first-degree murder trial of 28-year-old Miguel Angel Vasquez. The trial is scheduled to start on Oct. 31 in the Brown County Courthouse.


  12. Subscribe NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Door Reminder

    Brown Co. sex sting was part of national effort Authorities say educating the public is one way police have to combat human trafficking Check out this story on Brown County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Todd Delain talks about area's three-day sex sting operation.


  13. Brown County Courthouse Dome FaceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... to let it patina and green over time," explains Marsh. "This is a county project, so it will be coming from the Brown County budget and it will be bonded for 2017," says Marsh. The needs assessment will take a couple of months to complete. Phase 2 ...


  14. Formal charges expected in Brown County homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | WAOW

    A man once acquitted in the death of a rival gang member in Virginia has been arrested in Wisconsin where he's suspected of killing a 31-year-old Green Bay area woman. The 38-year-old man is expected to appear in Brown County Circuit Court Thursday to be formally charged with killing Nicole VanderHeyden.


  15. Mildred Alyne BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Mildred Brown, born on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1920, died on August 15 at her home in Oak Bluffs. Her parents, Albert Ausmus and Emma Waters Ausmus, lived in Brown County, Illinois, where Mildred was born.


  16. Ind. Courts - Rare Murder Trial This Week at Brown County CourthouseRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | Indiana Law Blog

    There was no mystery to solve, Brown County Prosecutor Ted Adams said, when it came to figuring out whom to charge with killing Hannah Wilson in the spring of last year, just two weeks before she was to graduate from Indiana University. Investigator's found Daniel Messel's cellphone on the ground beneath Wilson's beaten body.


  17. Old jailhouse sells for $10,000 at public auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    The old Brown County Jail in Hiawatha will go up for public auction in late July. It was essentially abandoned and used only for some storage in 2010 when the new jail across the street was dedicated and open for use.


  18. Brown County teen charged in traffic crash that killed twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WIGM-AM Medford

    A 17-year-old from northeastern Wisconsin is being charged for causing the deaths of two people in a traffic crash while he was under the influence of marijuana. Devon Robley appeared in Brown County Circuit Court Wednesday on two counts of homicide by intoxicated driving, and two injury related OWI charges.


  19. Murder suspect's trial set for Aug. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Door Reminder

    ... Ricardo Gomez. It's unclear if that will happen. Arrington, 20, applied for speedy trial status in the case in Brown County Circuit Court, but he has since fired one lawyer and is unhappy with his current lawyer and is considering representing ...


  20. 4 days set for deer hunts this fall in Indiana state parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... in the hunts planned for Nov. 14-15 and Nov. 28-29. The hunts are set for 18 state parks properties. Those are Brown County, Chain O'Lakes, Charlestown, Clifty Falls, Fort Harrison, Indiana Dunes, McCormick's Creek, Ouabache (WAH'-bash), Pokagon ...