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Adams County Drug Task Force to Participate in 9th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Adams County Drug Task Force is joining with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and is participating in the ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is September 27 from 10am to 2pm. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating More >

Mauston Woman Charged with Disorderly Conduct and 2 Counts of Bail Jumping

A Mauston woman was arrested after a disturbance that occurred on early Sunday morning. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Mauston police responded to a disturbance in the 700 block of West State Street. After investigation, 35-year old Christeen L. Moore was taken into custody. She has been charged with disorderly conduct, and two counts of misdemeanor More >

Warrant Arrest for Necedah Woman

A rural Necedah woman was arrested on a failure to pay warrant. Mauston Police say 27-year-old Samantha Cunningham was taken into custody without incident on Monday, September 8th at approximately 6:00 p.m. after a Mauston Officer located her at a downtown business.

New Date for Coffee With a Cop Event in Adams County

A new date has been set for the Coffee with a Cop in Adams County. The event was to take place on Saturday, September 27th, but now will take place on October 11th. It will still be held at Myrt’s Handi-Mart in Grand Marsh.  Coffee with a Cop provides an opportunity for community members to More >

Mauston Man Charged With Disorderly Conduct and Resisting/Obstructing an Officer

Last Friday night, officers of the Mauston Police Department, Juneau County Sheriff’s Department and Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a fight in progress in the 100 block of East State Street. The subject in question was with several people near his vehicle and was witnessed by the Mauston Police Lieutenant shoving another person. When 26-year-old More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Katie and Anthony Ledvina of Necedah are the parents of a baby girl, Angelica Faith Lediva, born September 8 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 18 ½ inches. Maternal grandmother is Denise Zurawski of Brooksville, Florida. Paternal grandfather is Lawrence Ledvina of Necedah. Jennifer Rubel and More >

Wonewoc-Center School Board Approves Handbook, Tables Other Items

The Wonewoc-Center School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday night. School District Administrator Dr. Steve Lozeau said the board tabled several items on the agenda for further review. They were the approval of the employee handbook, approval of updating the vehicle fleet, approval of policies 500 through 800, and approval of job descriptions. However, More >

Stolen Pickup Truck Reported in the Township of Kingston

A stolen vehicle was reported on Monday to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office. According to the police report, the incident happened in the Township of Kingston between Sunday night and Monday morning. The victim said the vehicle was parked in his driveway at the time he went to bed with the keys in the ash More >

Public Comment Sought On Draft EIS for Richfield Dairy, Adams County

The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement on a proposed concentrated animal feeding operation in Adams County. Milk Source Holdings, Inc. is proposing construction and operation of the Richfield Dairy, a large concentrated animal feeding operation in Adams County. The proposed dairy facility would house 4,300 More >

Mauston Man Arrested for OWI-6th Offense After Chase in Downtown Mauston

A Mauston man was arrested for 6th offense OWI, after he led police on a brief chase at accelerated speeds through downtown Mauston. 47-year-old Brian L. Wilcox Jr. was observed traveling east on East State Street with no headlights on Saturday at approximately 10:30 p.m. Police say after the officer activated his emergency lights and More >