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Patriots Day Heroes 5K 911 Fun Run/ Walk Registration Open

Registration for the Patriots Day Heroes 5K 911 Fun Run/ Walk is open. The event will be Monday, September 11 at 2:30pm at Nelson Park in Camp Douglas. It is a charity event for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Freedom Honor Flight, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The entry fee is $15 More >

Royall School District to Offer Summer Food Service Program Through July

The Royall School District will continue its free lunch offering in July.  The Summer Food Service Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious meals to children during the summer, when free and reduced-price school meals are typically unavailable.  Free More >

Golf Ball Crash for Cash Event Set to Give Away $3000!

On Sunday, August 20, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation will hold the Golf Ball Crash for Cash during the Juneau County Fair’s afternoon Combine Demo Derby. For just $20 you could purchase the winning raffle ticket; only 300 will be sold! Each numbered ticket will have a matching numbered golf ball.  On August 20, during More >

Two Inmates Charged with Possessing Weapons

In unrelated cases, two inmates of the Federal Correctional Institution at Oxford, Wis., are charged with possessing prohibited objects, specifically weapons. Kevin Bernard Nailor, 22, is charged with possessing a weapon on September 27, 2016, described as half a scissors with a metal blade measuring five and one-quarter inches in length. Cebrian Omar Sims, 29, More >

Juneau County Employee Commended for 27+ Years of Service

A long-time employee of Juneau County was commended Tuesday for her 27 plus years of service. At the Juneau County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board presented a commendation to Debra Crawford for her service to the county. Crawford was hired as a Van Driver for ADRC on May 4, 1990, changing to the Adult More >

Necedah Man Charged with Injuring Driver While Intoxicated

A Necedah man has been charged with intoxicated use of a vehicle – great bodily harm for an accident in November 2016. Court records show 36-year-old John Koos was also charged with operating while with a prohibited alcohol concentration causing injury, first offense, and operating while intoxicated causing injury, first offense. According to the criminal More >

Governor Walker Signs Senate Bill 89 Into Law

Governor Scott Walker signed 10 bills into law Wednesday, including Senate Bill (SB) 89.  SB 89 was authored by Senator Howard Marklein and Representative Todd Novak. The bill makes makes several technical changes to tax administration statutes. According to the governor, it streamlines processes for taxpayers and state government by codifying existing tax law and administration. It also More >

Necedah School Board Gets Budget Updates

The Necedah School Board got an update on its 2016-2017 budget and its 2017-2018 budgets at its meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the 2016-2017 budget ending June 30 will show a deficit of approximately $300,000, which is down from the original deficit of $403,000. Gierach said some of this difference is due More >

Minneapolis Man Charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Owner’s Consent

A Minnesota man has been charged with operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent. 24-year-old Erick Larkins of Minneapolis faces three years and six months imprisonment, could be fined no more than $10,000, or both. According to the criminal complaint, a state trooper stopped Larkins’ vehicle for speeding on I-90 on June 15 in the More >

Juneau County Board Approves Updates to Audio and Video Systems in Courtrooms

The Juneau County Board of Supervisors approved updates to audio systems and video system in Juneau County Courtrooms. The county board authorized the update to audio and video systems for an amount not to exceed $130,000. The audio system update will in Courtrooms 1 and 3 and the video system will be in Courtrooms 1 More >