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Ziehli gets 2+ years in prison for embezzlement
Joyce Ziehli looks toward New Glarus Home Executive Director Rick Colby as he takes a seat following a statement to the court during her sentencing hearing Friday. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - Joyce Ziehli was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in state prison for embezzling more than $300,000 from the New Glarus Home. Ziehli, 56, Belleville, a former administrative secretary for the nursing home, was sentenced in Green County Circuit Court to an initial confinement in state prison for 2 1/2 years, as well as 10 years of extended supervision to run consecutively, and 5 years of probation to run consecutively to all her sentences and 10 years of probation to run concurrently to all her sentences. She was also ordered to pay almost $296,000 in restitution to the New Glarus Home during her incarceration, extended supervision and probation periods.