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George Braund Memorial to be Unveil Saturday

On Saturday, the unveiling of the George Braund Memorial statue at Riverside Park will take place after nearly two years of fundraising and planning. The tribute will take place at 5:30pm, following Mauston’s Pumpkin Bash. Besides the unveiling, the event will feature a pancake dinner, blow-pops, and a video presentation. Donations will go towards the More >

Upcoming American Red Cross Blood Drives

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others needing blood products. Breast cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, mastectomy surgery or treatment of complications. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those needing transfusions. Donors More >

Committee OKs lifting UW out-of-state student cap

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin System committee has approved lifting a cap on out-of-state students at UW-Madison. The Board of Regents’ education committee approved lifting the limit for the next four academic years with a unanimous voice vote on Thursday. The proposal now goes next to the full board on Friday. The system currently More >

Fire Prevention Week Tips

October 4th through the 10th is Fire Prevention Week. “Hear the Beep Where you Sleep” is the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week. Chief Hale from the Mauston Fire Department has a few tips to help keep your family safe: Make sure that every bedroom has a working smoke alarm. It is best to More >

Wisconsin Dells’ Fall Clean-Up October 26 – October 30

The City of Wisconsin Dells will have its Fall Clean-Up Monday, October 26 thru Friday, October 30. Officials say all items must be placed at curb side or in the alley where possible, by 7AM on October 26. Advance payment for these items must be made at the Public Works office in the Municipal Building, More >

JCEDC Joins with Partners to Bring InterSec WI 2015 Seminar October 22

The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. We now live in a world that is more connected than ever before.  Recognizing the importance of cybersecurity to our nation, October has been designated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Join us on October 22, 2015, at LYNXX Telcom in More >

Tomah Memorial Rehab Offers Complimentary Balance Screenings

Tomah Memorial Hospital is looking to reduce the number of falls among senior citizens which are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans, resulting in more than 2.5 million injuries treated in emergency departments each year. Physical Therapists at Tomah Memorial will provide complimentary screenings for balance October 22 from 8am More >

Packers offensive line faces challenge against Rams

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers hasn’t lost confidence in the Green Bay Packers’ offensive line. But the reigning NFL MVP knows that his guys will face their biggest challenge of the season Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. “Most teams have either great guys outside or guys that are going to move the pocket inside. More >

Search for man wanted in suspected homicide continues

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Law enforcement officers stopped traffic at two Kenosha County highway intersections as they intensified their search for a man wanted for a suspected homicide, robbery and theft. Authorities have chased the suspect at least three times since the beginning of October, but he continues to elude capture. Sheriff’s officials say he has More >

Man dies in police custody in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man has died while in the custody of police. Milwaukee officers were called to a disturbance at a west side residence about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say shortly after the 53-year-old man was taken into custody the officers noticed he was in medical distress and called for help. Paramedics arrived, but the More >