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New Lisbon School District Sets Registration

Registration for all students attending the School District of New Lisbon will be held Thursday August 4th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the district multipurpose room.  All parents are encouraged to attend to accomplish the following: Update a census verification form for each of your children Complete a free and reduced meal application More >

Rural Development Program to Assist Regional Economic Development in Western Wisconsin

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development and the University of Wisconsin (UW) Cooperative Extension announced today that 7 Rivers Alliance, located in La Crosse, WI, has been selected to participate in a joint program providing training and technical assistance in supporting a regional economic development strategy. The program, Stronger Economies Together (SET), is designed More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING July 25, 2016. 7/19             Three Peacocks were found on Spring Coulee Road, Town of Coon. 7/20             Tomas Bautista-Santiago, Ontario, was traveling west on State Highway 33, Town of Whitestown, when he fell asleep at the wheel, drifted More >

Rural Baraboo Man Arrested After Allegedly Pistol Whipping a Woman

On Friday, July 22, 2016 at about 6:30AM, the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a physical altercation resulting in injuries to at least one person involved at a housing development in the Township of Delton, Sauk County. A short time later, additional reports were received that there were possibly shots fired as part More >

President Obama Signs Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act into Law

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed a bill into law that will strengthen opioid prescribing guidelines at VA facilities. It’s called the Jason Simcakoski Promise Act, named after a Wisconsin veteran who died after being treated at the Tomah VA Medical Center. It requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to update pain management guidelines, strengthens More >

Numerous Criminal Damage to Property Complaints in Tomah

Within the last week, the Tomah Police Department has received numerous Criminal Damage to Property complaints, related to tires being slashed. The majority of the vehicles damaged were in the area from the 400 block of Kilbourn Avenue and Woodard Avenue to the 1100 blocks of each street and on the 100 block of East More >

Democratic Primary Candidate Forum – August 1st

The primary election is just around the corner and the Democratic Party of Juneau County will be hosting a candidate forum for the Democratic Primary for 50th District State Assembly. The two candidates on the ballot are Art Shrader and Tom Crofton. The winner will face Ed Brooks this fall. The party is looking for More >

Juneau County Child Support Warrants

Mauston Woman Charged with Possession of Methamphetamine

A Mauston woman has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. According to the criminal complaint, on July 21, state troopers initiated a traffic stop on I-90 in the Town of Lemonweir for excessive speed. They made contact with the driver, 33-year-old Amanda Coleman, and informed her of the reason for the stop. More >

Shrader Picks Up Additional Endorsements for 50th Assembly District

The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters, the Wisconsin Restaurants Association, the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and the United Automobile Workers have endorsed Democrat candidate, Art Shrader, for the 50th Assembly District.  Shrader has already received the endorsement of Wisconsin Progess, several labor unions, and several local and state representatives, such More >