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Bridge Inspections, Lane closures Scheduled Monday in Adams County

Motorists can expect to encounter lane closures and flagging operations at the Wisconsin Highway 21 Bridge over the Wisconsin River on Monday. The bridge is east of Necedah towards Adams County. The lane closures are necessary for crews to perform routine bridge inspections. All work is scheduled for completion before the end of the day More >

Tomah VA Medical Center halting psychiatric services

TOMAH, Wis. (AP) — The troubled Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center says it will make several changes to address staffing shortages. The VA announced Wednesday that the hospital’s 11-bed inpatient psychiatric unit had stopped admitting new patients and will temporarily close next week. VA spokesman Matthew Gowan said the two patients who are currently in More >

Delton Family Medical Center to Hold Health Fair – September 17

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health.  Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease and diabetes can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few More >

New Lisbon Man Involved In Accident In The Town Of Lisbon

A New Lisbon man escaped injury in a one-vehicle accident earlier this week. Accident reports indicate 20-year old Daryl W. Waukau was traveling west-bound on Welch Prairie Road in the town of Lisbon when he lost control of his vehicle on a sharp curve and the vehicle ended up in the ditch and rolled onto More >

Sen. Marklein Introduces Wine Walk Legislation

Legislation regarding wine walks has a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, September 2. The senate bill, SB 236, was introduced on Monday and referred to the Committee on Revenue, Financial, and Rural Issues.  Earlier this year, the Department of Revenue came up with a new interpretation of the liquor laws that would not permit wine More >

Clark’s Insurance Winner in Cowtastic CowMOOnity Cow Competition

A winner has been announced in the Cowtastic CowMOOnity Cow Competition. The winning cow was done by Clark’s Insurance. Heidi Finicun said the cow had just over $35 in its milk jug. They win next year’s sponsorship as well as an extra $50. Last year’s winner was Wisconsin River Meats.

Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation Gives Away $3,000 During Golf Ball Crash for Cash

During the Combine Demo at the Juneau County Fair, golf balls were falling from the sky as Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation held its “Golf Ball Crash for Cash.” Over the last few weeks, 300 raffle tickets were sold as people tried their luck at winning $1,500, $1,000, and $500.  On Sunday, August 23, numbered More >

Rep. Kind Announces Richland County Listening Session

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind will hold a listening session in Richland County on Tuesday, September 1st at 4:30 p.m. “Traveling around western and central Wisconsin to hear from constituents is my favorite part of this job,” said Rep. Kind.  “These listening sessions are a great opportunity for me to talk with people across the Third More >

Election of School Board Members Change Approved at New Lisbon School District Annual Meeting

The New Lisbon School District voters approved a resolution that would re-apportion the election school board members Monday night. This will be so that all school board members will be elected at large and not representing a specific geographical area as it was in the past. Citizens had presented a form with 100 signatures to bring More >

Highly Visible Enforcement Saturation Patrols Results

Local law enforcement agencies have released the results of their highly visible enforcement saturation patrol that took place on August 26. The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, the Mauston Police Department and the New Lisbon Police Department each had officers issued citations or made arrests at traffic stops during the patrols. The enforcement resulted in zero More >