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Brooks, Brad R., age 61, of San Francisco

Brad R. Brooks, age 61, of San Francisco died unexpectedly on October 5, 2014. He was the son of Robert and Alice Brooks. A memorial service will be held October 17, 2014 at 2:00pm at Grace Lutheran Church in Elroy with visitation at 1:30pm.

Friday October 10 Area High School Football Summaries

Mauston will not be a high school football playoff team in 2014 but Adams-Friendship will be as the Green Devils win in overtime 20-14 in their Homecoming game Friday. Mauston’s breakdowns on specail teams were costly as the Golden Eagles fall to 1-3 in the league and 3-5 overall for the season with a home More >

Saturday October 11 Area High School Sports Schedule

Mauston High School sends their cross country squads to the Arcadia Invite today with a start time of 9:30 AM for the first race. The Golden Eagle girls won the team title at Tuesday’s Black River Falls Invite with five medalists led by Megan Thomas while the boys placed second behind Colfax with three medalists led More >

Bork, Phyllis M., age 81, of Adams

Phyllis M. Bork, age 81, of Adams, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at the home of her daughter after a courageous battle with cancer. A memorial gathering will be held Sunday, October 12th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Private interment will be More >

Thew, James “Jim” Jess, age 44, of Rifle, CO, formerly of Elroy and Montello

James “Jim” Jess Thew, Rifle, CO, formerly of Elroy and Montello passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 while vacationing in Mexico. Born December 30, 1969 in Spring Lake Park, MN to Arthur and Sharon (Carothers) Thew. He was a 1988 graduate of Royall High School and served in the US Marine Corps for a short More >

WI Dept. of Workforce Releases Unemployment Rates

Wisconsin preliminary non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates are in for August and Juneau County unemployment is rate is down from July. According to the Department of Workforce Development, Juneau County’s unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in August, compared to 7.2 percent in July. That is still higher than the state’s unemployment rate of 5.1 percent. The More >

Bruce, Robert J. “Bucky”, age 85, of Camp Douglas

Robert J. “Bucky” Bruce, age 85, of Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, died on October 7, 2014 at the Weber Haus in Wonewoc, Wisconsin. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 1:00pm at the Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Relatives and friends may call the Hare Funeral Home on Saturday from More >

Theusch, Elenore M., age 89, of Mauston

Elenore M. Theusch, age 89, of Mauston entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston, surrounded by her loving family. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am Friday, October 10, 2014 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Mauston where friends and family may call from More >

Wisconsin DOJ concedes gay marriage fight over

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin’s Republican attorney general is conceding the fight to preserve the state’s gay marriage ban is over and he encourages everyone to now administer the law “fairly and impartially.” The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away appeals from five states, including Wisconsin, seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages. The order immediately ends More >

Laack, Arlene Janet, age 77, of Wonewoc

Arlene Janet Laack, 77, Wonewoc died Friday, October 03, 2014 at home, rural Mauston. She was born June 23, 1937 the daughter of Leo and Ella (Smith) Brooks. She married Richard Laack. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Laack on January 10, 1978 and brother John Brooks. Arlene worked at Rayovac More >