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Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Keep Doing More With Less

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin dairy farmers continue to do more with less. New USDA figures show that the Badger state increased its milk production by three percent from one year ago, even though the numbers of dairy cows went down by 2,000. Wisconsin made almost 2.5 billion pounds of milk in September, the 29th straight More >

Tomah Memorial Working to Reduce Falls

Tomah Memorial Hospital is looking to reduce the number of falls which are the leading cause of injuries for older residents. Physical Therapists at Tomah Memorial will provide complimentary screenings for balance October 27th from 8 am to noon, and November 8th from 1 pm to 3 pm. Hospital Physical Therapist Emily Wall says the balance screenings More >

New Lisbon High School to Put on “Mary Poppins”

The New Lisbon High School presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins. Showtimes are Friday, November 4 at 7pm, Saturday, November 5 at 7pm with a dinner at 5:30pm, and Sunday, November 6 at 3pm. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors citizens. Dinner Theater tickets are $18.50 for adults, $16.50 for More >

FEMA Approves Flood Disaster Aid For 10 Counties, But Not Two Others

(Washington, DC)  —  President Barack Obama has approved federal disaster aid for ten counties in the southwest third of Wisconsin hit by torrential rains and heavy flooding in late September. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday it would make federal money available to help fix roads, bridges, and other public amenities in Adams, Chippewa, More >

Prescribed Burns Proposed for Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area and Buckhorn State Wildlife Area in Adams County

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff plan to conduct prescribed burning this fall on the Quincy Bluff and Wetlands State Natural Area and Buckhorn State Wildlife Area, located in Adams County. These burns will take place in late October or early November if appropriate weather conditions exist. Prescribed burning is part of an ongoing effort More >

“What’s After High School?” – Training on Transition, November 1st

The Juneau County Community on Transition (JCCoT) along with Family Voices and the Southern Regional Center are hosting “What’s After High School?”- Training in Transition event at Mauston High School. “What’s After High School?” is a broad overview of the transition to adult life for youth with disabilities and special health care needs. It includes More >

Friendship Woman Charged with Three Counts of Theft

A Friendship woman has been charged with three counts of felony theft – movable property (special facts). According to the criminal complaint, 29-year-old Jennifer Decorah, on or between April 25 and May 2, allegedly took or tampered medications from a nursing home in the City of Mauston.  The complaint stated that Decorah was a suspect More >

Sauk County 2017 Tree Sale Program

The Sauk County Conservation, Planning, and Zoning Department conducts an annual tree sale program, offering a wide variety of conifer, hardwood and wildlife shrub species for spring planting. Seedlings are sold in bundles of 25 seedlings (of the same species) for $25. (The exception is American arborvitae, which is sold in bundles of 10 for $10.) More >

Royall Fall Concert – October 25

The Royall High School Music Department will present their annual Fall Concert on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 pm in the high school gymnasium. It will include performances by the Concert Choir, Madrigal, and the Concert Band and will include a wide variety of musical styles. Admission to the concert is free.

Jury Trial Scheduled for Inmate Accused of Bomb Scare

A jury trial date has been set for inmate accused of the Necedah school bomb scare in October 2014. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Daniel Pickett, formerly of Adams County, told staff that he had planted the bombs at the school in different locations. The school was evacuated and a search of the grounds and nearby woods More >