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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 >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Jessica Bohlmann and David Schneider of Grand Marsh are the parents of a baby girl, Madison Mae Bohlmann-Schneider, born November 21 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 ½ inches.  Maternal grandparents are Sue Bohlmann of Mauston and Troy Bohlmann of Reedsburg. Vanessa and Adam Cook 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 >

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Seeks To Commit a Juneau County Man for Treatment

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition under the state’s sexual predator law against a Juneau County man. The petition was filed on November 20, 2014, in Juneau County Circuit Court, and alleges that 68-year-old Larry Whiteeagle is a sexually violent person and should be committed More >

Necedah High School to Host a BloodCenter Blood Drive

The Necedah High School will be sponsoring a community blood drive on Wednesday, December 3. The blood drive starts at 9:30 a.m. and donors will be accepted until 2:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Anyone 16 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Parental consent More >

Mauston Food Drive Results Are In

The Mauston High School Food Drive has come to a close, and the results are phenomenal. The students raised the equivalent of 32,464 pounds of food for the Mauston Area Community Food Pantry. In addition, there was matching donations from the Bank of Mauston and a Walmart donation making the final total over 43,575 pounds. More >

Be Safe While Traveling Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and many people will be on the roads traveling this week. According to AAA, 46.3 million Americans are projected to journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007. WRJC Now 92one FM/SMASH Country 92.9 ask travelers to be safe this More >

Mailbox Stolen From Warrens

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a missing U.S. Mail Drop box. It was taken sometime between 1:00 pm on November 22nd and 8:00 am on November 24th from outside the Warrens Post office. The box was unbolted and removed. If anyone placed mail in the drop box over the weekend, you are encouraged More >

Numbers Down in Total Deer Registration During Opening Weekend

With wildlife officials reporting a lower total in deer registered over opening weekend in the state of Wisconsin, Juneau and Adams Counties are also reporting lower numbers. The total number of deer registered for Juneau County was ­­­­1472 deer; 897 bucks and 575 antlerless deer. In Adams County, the numbers were 1074 total deer registered; More >