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Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program in Wisconsin to Begin Sept. 2

Juneau County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Jon Williams, announced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs More >

Wisconsin Department of Transporation and WRJC Wishes Safe Traveling This Weekend

WRJC wishes reminds drivers to be alert, to be patient, and to buckle up this holiday weekend. To minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers in Wisconsin, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend. However, motorists may still encounter lane restrictions and traffic delays, according to the Wisconsin Department of More >

Man critically injured in fall from moving vehicle

NORWALK, Wis. (AP) – A man who fell from the roof of a moving vehicle in a Monroe County field has suffered critical head injuries. Sheriff’s deputies say 22-year-old Joseph Miller climbed through the sun roof and was riding on top of the vehicle shortly after midnight Friday in a field on private property near Norwalk. More >

Warrant Arrest for Mauston Man

A Mauston man has been arrested on a bond only warrant from Monroe County. On Wednesday, a Juneau County deputy was dispatched for two men hanging out on the train tracks near County Road N from Highway 12 and 16 in the Lemonweir Township. A records checked showed that one of the men, 39-year-old Thunderhawk More >

Mauston PD Handing Out Packer Cards

The Mauston Police Department is handing out the popular Green Bay Packer Cards once again. Mauston Police Chief Mark Messer said that the department will be handing out full sets of the Parker cards to the community. He said children can flag down a marked squad car and ask the officer for a set. The More >

New Lisbon District Voters Adopts Tax Levy

The New Lisbon School Board held its annual meeting Monday night.  School Superintendent Dennis Birr said that the district voters adopted a tax levy of $3,682,076. The voters also approved the fixed salaries of the school board members at $1,500 a year, authorized short-term borrowing, and the voters approved allowing the district to sell equipment More >

Fatal Accident Near Wisconsin Dells

There was a fatal one vehicle accident Thursday morning, around 6:25am, on I-90 at the 98.2 westbound mile marker in Sauk County near Wisconsin Dells. The Wisconsin State Patrol said in a release, for reasons unknown, the vehicle drove into the median. The 58-year-old Peter Miller from Racine overcorrected and lost control, crossing both westbound lanes More >

Arcadia Co-op to Merge With Allied Cooperative

Members of Arcadia Co-op have voted in favor of a merger with Allied Cooperative. The vote paves the way for the consolidation which will be effective on December 1, 2014. “We are very pleased with the result of today’s votes,” said Bob Boberg, Arcadia Co-op General Manager. “Our members have recognized the opportunities that a More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Leanna Priessnitz of Elroy is the mother of a baby girl, Raelynn Harper Jo Priessnitz, born August 17 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches.  Maternal grandparents are Jennifer and Brian Wells of Elroy. Ashley Rodriguez Velez and Javier Montalvo Sanchez of Wisconsin Dells are More >

Hospice Touch Seeks Volunteers

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any program, but an end of life care program that serves Juneau, Adams and Monroe counties is looking for people to make a difference in the lives of others. Hospice Touch volunteer coordinator Dani Jackson says it takes more than sixty volunteers to coordinate the Hospice Touch Program at Tomah More >