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Two Former Juneau County Board Supervisors Recognized

Two former Juneau County Board supervisors have been recognized for their contributions to Juneau County: Herbert Carlson and Joan Koscal. Carlson was elected in 1994 and was defeated in the April election by Gary Frei. During his term, he served on eight committees: Bond and Insurance: Industrial and Recreation; Landfill, Solid Waste and Recycling; Safety More >

Necedah High School to Host a Community Blood Drive Thursday, April 24

The Necedah High School will be hosting a community blood drive. The BloodCenter of Wisconsin says the blood drive will be held on Thursday, April 24 in the Multipurpose Room from 9am-2:30pm. There is an especially great need for O negative, A negative and B negative donors, but all donors are welcome. Anyone 16 or older More >

Adams County Law Enforcement Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 26

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adams County Law Enforcement Agencies, the Drug Free Adams County Task Force, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription More >

Tomah VA Hosts Battery, Electronics Recycling April 25, 26

The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a home electronics recycling collection on April 25, 26, outside of Building 25 on the Tomah VA campus. The second annual Tomah VA Earth Day Electronics Recycling Day will be a community-wide recycling event for rechargeable batteries and electronics. The collection will take place outside Building 25 from 7 a.m. More >

Juneau County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting Includes Welcoming New Board Members

At its Tuesday meeting, the Juneau County Board of Supervisors had a busy meeting, welcoming 5 new members and approving several items on its agenda. The five new members are: In District 3, Margie Strouse; District 10, Gary Frei; District 12, Scott Wilhorn; District 18, Timothy Cottingham; and District 20, Ken Schneider. Before the board More >

Twins use wild rally past Blue Jays for sweep

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota scored three straight runs on wild pitches by the Toronto Blue Jays’ Sergio Santos in the eighth inning, when the Twins walked eight times off three relievers in rallying for a 9-5 victory and a sweep of Thursday’s day-night doubleheader. Kyle Gibson threw eight scoreless innings as Minnesota won the opener 7-0. More >

Lester leads Red Sox past White Sox 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) – Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston’s two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester (2-2) allowed one run and seven hits for his second straight win after opening the season with two More >

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Steen beat Corey Crawford off a pair of short passes from Steve Ott and David Backes to cap the longest overtime game More >

Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

DENVER (AP) – Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O’Reilly and Jamie McGinn also added goals for Colorado in Patrick More >

McCutchen, Alvarez lead Pirates over Brewers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers their first road loss, 11-2 on Thursday night. Harrison’s two-run More >