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Necedah School Board Approves School Start Date Resolution

The Necedah School Board approved a resolution regarding to the school start day change at its meeting Monday night. The resolution will be sent to legislators and the governor’s office. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the change would be to allow local districts to determine the start of school versus the current law, which does not More >

Delton Family Medical Center to Hold Health Fair – March 16

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health.  Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease and diabetes can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few More >

Wisconsin Sees Increase In Flu Cases

(Madison, WI) — Wisconsin is seeing another jump in flu cases with  five times the amount of confirmed cases compared to this time a year ago. Data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows the state has had nearly 940 confirmed flu cases, compared to nearly 180 at the same point of last year’s More >

New Lisbon Library Groundbreaking Pushed Back

The New Lisbon library expansion project groundbreaking has been push back. In January, Friends of the New Lisbon Library and the New Lisbon Memorial Library were advised that they could apply for a $500,000 Community Development Grant. By pursuing the grant, the library groundbreaking moves back a year. This is because no construction can start More >

Hatch Public Library Board of Trustees Approves Library’s 2016 Wisconsin Annual Report

The Hatch Public Library Board of Trustees approved the Library’s 2016 Wisconsin Annual Report for the Department of Public Instruction at its February 22 meeting. The report showed the impact the library had for the community in 2016.                                   More >

Change in Mauston Taxi Program Hours of Operation Coming Up March 1st

The change in the Mauston Taxi company shared-ride taxi program hours of operation is coming up. The change will take place March 1st. According to the city’s website, the hours will be 6:30am – 10pm seven days per week. This change was approved in at a Mauston Common Council meeting in January. Running, Inc. said More >

3rd Annual Cowtastic CowMOOnity

3rd Annual Cowtastic CowMOOnity, sponsored by the Juneau County Dairy Council, is now accepting  entries. This fundraiser will benefit the Veterans Memorial Park and raise awareness for your business or club. Cows will again be on display the month of June at Lions Park in Mauston. 10 cows selected by secret judges will be on display More >

Necedah Man Charged with Theft and Felony Bail Jumping

A Necedah man has been charged with theft and felony bail jumping. According to the criminal complaint, 34-year-old Jared Wilkey alleged sold a chainsaw from a Mauston business on January 29 and was out on bond, where one of the conditions was that Wilkey was not to commit any crime. Additional court records show another More >

Juneau County Board Approves Initial Resolution for New County Building Funding

The Juneau County Board of Supervisors took another step towards a new county building. At its meeting Tuesday morning, the board approved a resolution authorizing the county to borrow in an amount not to exceed $13,250,000 in general obligation bonds or promissory notes for the project. Carol Ann Wirth from the Wisconsin Public Finance Professionals, More >

State Milk Output Grows For 33rd Month In A Row

Wisconsin milk production keeps growing, though not as quickly as the 23 major US dairy states. According to the state Ag Statistics Service, Wisconsin farmers made 2.54 billion pounds of milk in January. That’s one percent more than the same month in 2016, while the national output rose 2.7 percent to almost 17 billion pounds. More >