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New Lisbon Man Leads Authorities on High Speed Chase Through Traffic

On July 14th Juneau Count Authorities were in a high speed chase in New Lisbon.  Authorities were trying to track down 27 year old Ryan Martin of New Lisbon, due to an active probation and parole warrant.  Martin saw the Deputies and began to elude them.  Martin drove off road through grass and property before More >

Braund, Caroline Ruth, age 86 of Kendall

Caroline Ruth Braund, 86 of Kendall, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Gunderson St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 21, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Kendall.  Pastors Conrad Prell and Larry Neitzel will officiate.  She will be laid to rest in Glendale Cemetery in More >

Story Update: Mauston Man Facing Gun Charges

WRJC news has received confirmation from Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins that there was a mix up in the Sheriff’s department and no charges will be filed against 30 year old Andrew Harrell of Mauston.  Harrell did not have his Concealed Carry Permit revoked as reported in the original story.  There is also an ongoing More >

Madison Mayor Makes It Official — He’s Only Running For Governor

Democrat Paul Soglin says he won’t seek re-election as Madison’s mayor in 2019.  Soglin says he made Tuesday’s announcement to reaffirm to Wisconsin voters his commitment to the governor’s race.  He says even if he wasn’t running for governor, this would still be his last term.  He served as the capital city’s mayor from 1989-to-1997, More >

Western Wisconsin Fair Housing Study Commissioned

City and county officials in western Wisconsin are said to be preparing a fair housing study for La Crosse and Monroe counties.  A Tuesday night public meeting was held in La Crosse to get input on the area’s housing situation.  The last official study was done in 2009, but officials say they know housing has More >

County Board Must Fill Positions of Retiring/Leaving County Employees

The Juneau County Board passed a motion to fill 5 County positions, including Under Sheriff Craig Stuchlik, and Sheriff’s Office Secretary Jeri Rockwell’s positions.  The County Board must also fill positions of Tele communicator, Deputy, and highway maintenance.  The Board also rescinded a resolution, by a 16-4 vote, in regards to hiring of LTE’s funded More >

Mauston School District to Offer Eagle After School Program for Grades 4K-5th

The Mauston School District is using grant money to give your 4K through 5th grade kids more after school options.  This September through May Mauston after school enrichment program will cover various school subjects such as math, STEM, Physical Education, and more.  The enrichment will take place after full school days from 3:30-6pm Monday through More >


The 3rd annual Juneau County Youth Livestock Expo is just around the corner! It will be held July 25-26 at the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Mauston. Over 130 head of livestock are already registered, from 67 different exhibitors. “This year the youth have selected the expo theme – SHOW YOUR PASSION – which truly exemplifies More >

Hempel, Gary E., age 74 of Mauston

Gary E. Hempel, 74, of Mauston, WI. passed away peacefully, Monday, July 16, 2018 at his home.  He was born on November 15, 1943, to Edwin and Ethel (Feindt) Hempel, in Chicago, Illinois. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:00am at Bethany Lutheran Church (618 River St, New Lisbon, More >

Tonight’s Meeting in Necedah to Address High Nitrate Levels in Juneau County

There will be a meeting held tonight at the Necedah Town Hall beginning at 6pm and lasting roughly 2 hours.  The meeting will discuss the high nitrate levels found in water wells in Juneau County.  The meeting will discuss ways to find cleaner drinking water in the area affected.  Citizens with concerns are encouraged to More >