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Tonight’s Meeting in Necedah to Address High Nitrate Levels in Juneau County

There will be a meeting held tonight at the Necedah Town Hall beginning at 6pm and lasting roughly 2 hours.  The meeting will discuss the high nitrate levels found in water wells in Juneau County.  The meeting will discuss ways to find cleaner drinking water in the area affected.  Citizens with concerns are encouraged to More >

Mauston Locals Alert Police to Unsafe Household

Mauston Police along with Child Protective Services responded to a Mauston residence on May 17th after receiving reports of young children living in an unsafe household.  Witnesses told authorities the residence had odors of garbage and marijuana and there were always very young children left unattended.  As authorities arrived they could smell a strong odor More >

WRJC’s Million Penny Challenge to Kick Cancer Takes Place this Week

WRJC’s Million Penny Challenge is currently underway.  The Million Penny Challenge has a goal of raising $10,000 or a million pennies for Relay For Life, to help kick cancer.  The challenge began Saturday with trips to Buckhorn Grill Bar & Store, Pine Cove Bar and Grill, The Dirty Turtle, Shipwreck Bay, Onsight Auto, and Kozy’s More >

Camp Douglas Man Tomah Woman Facing Drug Charges

A Camp Douglas Man and a Tomah woman are facing charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Bail Jumping, after being pulled over on June 27th in the Town of Byron.  Deputies ran a registration check on vehicle heading north on Hwy PP, the vehicle came back with a suspended registration.  The More >

Mauston Man Facing Gun Charges

A Mauston man is facing a charge of Carrying a Concealed Weapon after being pulled over for a cracked windshield.  30 year old Andrew Harrell was pulled over in Oakdale and showed the deputy his concealed carry permit and his pistol inside his holster on his belt.  Harrell however, was on bond for a firearm More >

It Started with The Incredibles 2 it Ended with Charges Against Camp Douglas Man

It all started by watch the Incredibles 2, it ended with a Camp Douglas man being tasered and facing charges of Physical Abuse of A Child, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest.  On July 10th Mauston Police Department received a call from a man claiming his 15 year old niece was being punched in the face More >

Camp Douglas Man Gives Deceased Dog “21 Gun Salute” Charged with Possession of Firearm by a Felon

A Camp Douglas man is being charged for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon after trying to give his deceased dog a final farewell.  A witness was supposed to pick up 60 year old Lance Truax from his home when he accidentally hit and killed a dog near the residence.  Truax came out upset More >

Heldt Facing an Additional 6 Charges

29 year old Katherine Heldt, of Lyndon Station is facing 6 new charges including 5 counts of Felony Bail Jumping and one count of Uttering a Forgery.  Mauston Police followed up on a report of fraudulent checks on June 7th.  The fraudulent checks were used at two Mauston businesses that were right across the street More >

Locals Will Be Able to Step Out on State Street with Saturday’s Family Fun Walk

As we step into the weekend we can also steop out on State street tomorrow morning in Mauston.  It’s all part of the Stepping Out on State Street Family Fun Walk.  Registration begins at 9:45 at the Hatch Public Library.  There will be 10 locations on the walk featuring a flavored soda, water, a healthy More >

Emergency Blood Drive at Tomah Memorial Hospital

BloodCenter of Wisconsin officials are issuing an emergency appeal to area residents to help with a critical need for blood by donating at Tomah Memorial Hospital next Thursday, July 19 from noon to 6 p-m. BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood program consultant Jennifer Stelzer said summer months are critical because the need for blood tends to More >