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Students Evacuate OMS After a Chemical Pool Systems Failure

Mauston Olson Middle School was evacuated Friday morning due to a chemical pool systems failure. In a joint press release from the school, the Mauston Police Department and the Fire Department, students were immediately evacuated to the Mauston High School next door. Authorities say as a precautionary measure, approximately 40 students were sent to Hess More >

Sold-Out Crowd Attends the 7th annual Juneau County Women’s Night Out

Six hundred ladies seized the opportunity to refresh and renew at the 7th annual Juneau County Women’s Night Out. Women of all ages gathered on September 30 at Mauston High School for an evening of fun and entertainment. The night was dedicated to living a long, sweet life! One attendee summed up the event by More >

Hillsboro School Board Approves Four Tax Levy Options; Final One to be Determined on Referendum

The Hillsboro School Board approved four different tax levy options on Thursday night during a special school board meeting. Its situation is different from other school districts because Hillsboro needed to approve four levy certifications contingent on the results of the November 4th referendum two questions. Levy Option #1: This scenario is based on the More >

Daylight Savings Time Ends November 2nd, Set Clocks Back

WRJC wants to remind its listeners that daylight savings time ends Sunday morning at 2 o’ clock. Make sure you set you clocks back one hour. Officials say it’s also a good time to check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and making sure that you have emergency kit with supplies to last families three days.

PSC Announces Public Hearing Sessions on the Badger-Coulee Transmission Line

The Public Service Commission (PSC) of Wisconsin has released the dates for hearing sessions, in which the public can submit a spoken or written comment about the Badger-Coulee Transmission Line. The hearings will be held in December and each one will be held at 3:00pm. On December 8, the PSC will be at the Waunakee More >

Mauston Woman Charged with Disorderly Conduct and Bail Jumping

A Mauston woman has been charged with disorderly conduct and bail jumping. According to the criminal complaint, on Friday, October 24th, Mauston Police responded to a disturbance in the 400 block of East State Street.  Upon arrival, officers observed 35-year old Christeen L. Moore causing a disturbance. They believed Moore to be intoxicated and when More >

One Vehicle Accident in the Town of Springville

There was a one vehicle accident in the Town of Springville in Adams County on October 16. According to the accident report, 24-year-old Eilis Fagan of Madison was traveling north on Highway 13 when her vehicle hit the shoulder of the road. Fagan overcorrected and crossed the highway and entered the ditch. Her vehicle overturned More >

Adams Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

A charge of disorderly conduct has been referred to the Adams County District Attorney’s Office for an Adams woman. On Monday, October 27, Adams Police were dispatched to a business in the 200 block of North Main Street for a disturbance. When the officer arrived, he was told by an employee that 44-year-old Joy Jenkins More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center Offers Free Diabetes Month Event

Diabetes is a serious, but controllable lifelong disease that affects about 29 million Americans. Nearly 21 million individuals are diagnosed with diabetes, while an additional 8 million are not even aware they have the disease. With the number of people who are affected by diabetes continues to increase, Mile Bluff Medical Center works to focus More >

Alternate Parking to Start November 15th in City of Elroy

The City of Elroy is reminding residents that alternate street parking will be in effect November 15th to April 1st, between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. All vehicles shall be parked only on even numbered sides of the street on those days bearing an even calendar date and on the odd numbered More >