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Mauston 2015 Budget and Tax Levy Approved

Following a public hearing on Tuesday night, the Mauston Common Council approved the 2015 City Budget of 4.1 million dollars, which is a growth of 3.96 percent from 2014. The tax levy is 1.641-million with a projected mil rate of $10.69 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation. The budget was not met with universal support. More >

Rudig Jensen and Royall Booster Club Raise $5,000 with Homecoming Fundraiser

Rudig Jensen and the Royall Booster Club help raise $5,000 as part of a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser on October 3. During the fundraiser, held in conjunction with the Homecoming Pre-Game Celebration, the Dodge brand contributed $20 for each test drive in a new 2014 Dodge vehicle. Phil Scroggin, Manager of the Midwest Business Center for More >

Local Educators Awarded Mini Grants from Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation

The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded 18 Teacher Mini-Grants to Wisconsin teachers to use in agricultural literacy lessons and activities and two grants were awarded to local teachers. The $100 grants were awarded to Heather Gayton from the Adams-Friendship Elementary School for her “Farm to Table Ed-Venture” project, where students will research Wisconsin agriculture More >

Informational Meetings Scheduled For New FSA Programs

The Farm Service Agency will be hosting the following informational meetings in Juneau County. The primary focus will be on the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs but other programs will be discussed as well. Thursday, December 4 10:00 – 12:00 PM Hatch Public Library Community Rm – Mauston Thursday, December More >

SOUL Urges Residents to Go to PSC Public Hearings

The Public Service Commission (PSC) of Wisconsin has released the dates for hearing sessions, and Save Our Unique Lands (SOUL) of Wisconsin urges residents from throughout Wisconsin to attend and voice their opinions at the upcoming hearings on the Badger Coulee proposal. On December 8, the PSC will be at the Waunakee Village Community Center More >

Knight helps Bucks beat Pistons 98-86

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Brandon Knight had 20 points and eight assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 98-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. O.J. Mayo, making his first start of the season, added 17 points as Milwaukee (8-7) avoided its first three-game slide of the season. Rookie Jabari Parker contributed 14 points More >

Sykes, Green Bay hold off Evansville 64-62

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) – Keifer Sykes scored 20 points and Green Bay survived two missed shots by Evansville in the closing seconds to escape with a 64-62 win Tuesday at the Gulf Coast Showcase. Adam Wing’s layup put Evansville (3-1) ahead 55-54 with 5:26 to play but Sykes answered with a three-point play and followed with More >

NBA commissioner meets with Bucks investors

MILWAUKEE (AP) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is in Milwaukee to meet with Milwaukee Bucks investors and talk with young professionals involved in start-up companies. Silver is expected to get an update from Bucks’ owners on locating a new multipurpose arena. The NBA has set a deadline of late 2017 for the Bucks to be in More >

Wisconsin, UNC, Florida, UCLA lead Atlantis field

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – By Saturday night, some of the top teams in college basketball will know a lot more about themselves. A quick trip to the Bahamas might set them up for big things this season as well. The Battle 4 Atlantis starts on Wednesday, with an eight-team field featuring four Top 25 teams. No. More >

Confidence a clear sign of progress at Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The signs of progress at Minnesota are plentiful. The 22nd-ranked Gophers have cracked the Associated Press poll for the first time in more than six years. They’ve posted consecutive eight-win seasons for the first time since 2002 and 2003. They’ve got a chance to go to the Big Ten championship game. The way the More >