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Suspects identified in July Vernon County bar burglaries

The Vernon County Sheriff's Office said an investigation pointed to 36-year-old Joseph Hodge of Elroy and 27-year-old Jacob Ruetten of New Lisbon as suspects in burglaries and attempted burglaries of three bars. Rockton Bar in La Farge, Nordic Lanes in Westby and the Tippy Toe Inn in Chaseburg all reported incidents over the course of July 3 and 4.