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Rudig-Jensen and WRJC Raise Nearly $15,000 for the Freedom Honor Flight in One Day, $16,142 Overall

It’s amazing how a small community, a radio station and several businesses pulled together to raise over $15,000 for the Freedom Honor Flight in La Crosse. “It all started out as a small fundraiser,” said WRJC NOW 92one FM and SMASH County 92.9 General Manager and Owner Jim Murphy. The station had Freedom Honor Flight More >

Mauston Man Charged With First Degree Child Sexual Assault

A Mauston man was charged on Monday with 1st degree child sexual assault and the sexploitation of a child. According to the criminal complaint, 18-year-old Darrell D. Wallace Jr. allegedly had sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl sometime between August 13 and August 14. He and the alleged victim had sent each other Facebook messages More >

Sauk County Hosting Another “Clean Sweep” – October 4

Sauk County is hosting another “Clean Sweep” event on Saturday October 4, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the former Sauk County landfill located at E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo.  Clean Sweep is an opportunity for homeowners, businesses, and agricultural enterprises to dispose of hazardous products/items that pose an environmental risk. Sauk County households will More >

Incident of Theft in the Town of Lisbon

There was an incident of theft at the Castle Rock Golf Course last Wednesday morning. The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident in reference to a burglary alarm in the Township of Lisbon. According to the police report, law enforcement officers noticed that a window on the north side of the building was More >

One Vehicle Accident in the Town of Christiana, Vernon County

There was a one vehicle crash in the Town of Christiana in Vernon County last Friday afternoon. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said in a release the accident occurred at approximately 3:05 p.m. Spears said, 30-year-old Andrea Connelly of Richland County traveling on State Highway 27, near Erickson Rd and lost control.  The vehicle went More >

Flushing Hydrants in the City of New Lisbon

The Water Department in the City of New Lisbon will be flushing hydrants Monday, September 29th through Friday, October 3rd.  For more information or if you experience water quality problems lasting more than four hours following hydrant flushing, contact the Water Department at 562-3794.

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING September 29, 2014. 9/22  Linda Eddy, Westby, entered the intersection of Esofea Road and Natwick Road, Town of Jefferson, and struck the rear driver side of a vehicle driven by Richard Stinson, Westby.  The Stinson vehicle.  The More >

Chance to Donate Blood at Mile Bluff Medical Center, October 9

Throughout the year, Mile Bluff Medical Center hosts a number of community blood drives, and the next one is next week Thursday, October 9th. It will be from 9am to 2pm. These events are a partnership between the medical center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin – the sole supplier of blood products to Mile More >

Mauston High School Link Crew Program Awarded Grant from AT&T

Mauston High School was presented with an AT&T Innovation & Investment Award to help support a mentoring program for incoming freshmen during an event at the school Monday morning. It was one of two schools in the state to receive the grant, the other being Monroe High School. The AT&T donation is supporting the Link More >

Tomah Memorial Senior Health Expo Spotlights Health

Area senior citizens can learn how to be healthy and safe during the annual Tomah Memorial Hospital Senior Health and Safety Expo at the Cranberry Country Lodge in Tomah this Thursday, October 2. Hospital Community Outreach Health Educator Whitney Sanjari says the event has been a way for the hospital to enhance the wellness of More >