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Sauk County Clean Sweep – June 3

Sauk County is holding a Clean Sweep event on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 8:30 am-12:00pm, at the former Sauk County landfill located at E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo.  Clean Sweep allows homeowners, agricultural producers, and businesses to dispose of hazardous products/items that pose an environmental risk. Sauk County residents will be able to dispose of the following items More >

Jake Leinenkugel to Headline Tomah VA Memorial Day Ceremony

The Tomah VA Medical Center invites the public to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26 to remember and honor the men and women who gave their lives in military service to a grateful nation. Mr. Jake Leinenkugel, White House Senior Advisor for the Department of Veterans Affairs will provide the Keynote Address. “The More >

AAA: Memorial Day Travel at Highest Level Since 2005

More people will get away this Memorial Day weekend than have in the past 12 years. AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. That represents an increase of 1 million more travelers, a 2.5% increase from 2016. The AAA also says drivers will More >

Circus kicks off summer performance season in Wisconsin

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — While the Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus has performed its final show, Circus World in Wisconsin has opened for the summer season with a bigger tent and a Ringling reunion. The Baraboo museum opened Friday. This year’s circus show is named “That 70s Circus,” paying homage to the traditional American More >

Two People Receive Minor Injuries in Rollover Accident in Vernon County

Two people received minor injuries in a rollover accident in Vernon County Sunday afternoon. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said 36-year-old Jessica Cook of La Crosse was traveling eastbound on County Road B in the Town of Jefferson and fell asleep at the wheel. The vehicle entered the ditch on the west side of the road, More >

Blood Center of Wisconsin Blood Drive at the Juneau County Courthouse – May 23

Blood Center of Wisconsin will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, May 23, from 10am to 2pm at the Juneau County Courthouse in Mauston. It is open to the public. Anyone 17 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are More >

USDA Services Can Help Individuals and Small Businesses Affected by Severe Weather and Tornadoes in Wisconsin

(MADISON, Wisconsin), May 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the severe storms and flooding in Wisconsin that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. USDA staff in regional, state and county offices are ready to help. USDA More >

Fatal Hunting Accident in Vernon County

A fatal hunting accident in Vernon County early Sunday claimed the life of a 17-year-old. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said in a release that a 15 and 17-year-old were hunting on private land off Pisgah Road in the Town of Whitestown. While exiting their vehicle and preparing for the hunt, there was an accidental More >

Rooftop Maintenance Requiring Road to be Closed In Front of Juneau County Justice Center

On Tuesday morning, May 23rd, the Juneau County Maintenance Department will be closing Oak Street in front of the Juneau County Justice Center from LaCrosse Street to the driveway by Division Street. Officials ask that citizens avoid this area and ask that they do not park in the area from 7am until the signs are More >

Green Bay police investigate shooting by officer in Appleton

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Investigators plan to review security camera footage and police body camera video of a fatal encounter at a bar in downtown Appleton. Police Chief Todd Thomas says Lt. Jay Steinke shot and killed a gunman in what he describes as an “extremely dynamic and chaotic situation” at Jack’s Apple Pub early More >