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Marklein Receives “Building Wisconsin Award”

PDC Electrical Contractors presented State Representative Howard Marklein with the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC-Wisconsin) 2014 “Building Wisconsin Award” at the PDC offices in Monroe, Wisconsin on Wednesday. Rep. Marklein received the award for his work during the 2013-2014 legislative session on behalf of Wisconsin’s construction industry.  Specifically, Marklein supported the Commercial Building More >

Rollover Accident in the Town of Seven Mile Creek

A New Lisbon woman received non-incapacitating injuries after a one vehicle rollover accident in the Town of Seven Mile Creek last Friday. 37-year-old Wilma Jackson was traveling west on Highway 12 and 16 when she lost control of the vehicle, went off onto the shoulder and in the ditch of the eastbound lane. The vehicle More >

Royall School Board Passes Resolution

The Royall School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday night. It accepted the resignation of Kate Ziegler and approved the hiring of Ryan Olson as a new 5th grade teacher. The board also passed a resolution that authorizes the borrowing of but not to exceed $2,600,000, and provides for the issuance and sale of More >

Mauston Woman Pleas No Contest to Battery and Theft

A Mauston woman pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery and theft. 26-year-old Taquisha Coleman appeared before Judge Paul Curran last Thursday. In an unrelated case, charges of 2nd degree sexual assault of an unconscious person and bail jumping were dismissed, but read in for sentencing. Judge Curran sentenced Coleman to two years of probation. The More >

Highway 80 Between New Lisbon and Elroy Back Open

Highway 80 is back open after several hours of a semi recovery situation. The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office was on scene of a semi rollover on State Hwy 80 near Lechner Road between New Lisbon and Elroy earlier this morning.The driver of the semi was transported to Mile Bluff Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. More >

Necedah Man Arrested After Physical Altercation

Last Friday afternoon, the Mauston Police responded to the 400 block of West Avenue to investigate a disturbance between a male and female. Juneau County deputies arrived on scene first. The female victim received injuries in the physical altercation, and was later treated for her injuries. There was damage to the residence from the male party More >

Porcello, Tigers halt Yankees’ run with 5-2 win

DETROIT (AP) – Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York’s five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2. Porcello (15-8) joined teammate Max Scherzer as the American League’s only 15-game winners, allowing two runs and nine hits. The 25-year-old right-hander threw a shutout in his previous start against Tampa More >

Wood helps Cubs beat Reds 3-0

CINCINNATI (AP) – Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Arismendy Alcantara hit a two-run shot and Anthony Rizzo connected for his 30th homer for the More >

Gordon’s 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July. The Royals had been shut down all night by the Twins’ Ricky Nolasco, who scattered three hits over seven innings. More >

Walters, Indians beat White Sox 8-6 in 10 innings

CHICAGO (AP) – Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th against Jake Petricka (0-4), and after failing to sacrifice Chisenhall to third, Walters hit a 3-2 More >