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Applications Out for the Juneau County Advanced Leadership Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-2017 Juneau County Advanced Leadership Program (ALP). Now entering its 14th year, over 140 graduates, the ALP program has continued to be on the cutting edge of leadership programming within the surrounding area of Juneau County because of the diversity, fundamental structured and hands-on training. ALP is a More >

UPDATE: Missing Adams County Teen LOCATED

UPDATE: The Adams County Sheriff’s Office says that Johnston has been located and is now back home.     The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a missing 14-year-old who was last seen on Friday. Ryan J. Johnston is described as white, 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 110 pounds with More >

Car vs. Tractor Accident in the Town of Lemonweir

There was an accident between a car and a tractor in the Town of Lemonweir on Tuesday. Two units were eastbound on Highway 82; a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Ashley Virnig of Mauston and a tractor driven 58-year-old Scott Schmitz of Cashton. Virnig told officers that she looked up and saw the flashing lights of More >

Three Prison Inmates Sentenced

MADISON, WIS. – John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that in unrelated cases, three inmates of the Federal Correctional Institution at Oxford, Wis., have been sentenced for crimes occurring at the prison.  Those sentenced include: Brian Gerdts, 48, originally of Hamburg, Pa., was sentenced today by U.S. District More >

Directors Elected to Wisconsin Cranberry Board

Wisconsin’s cranberry growers have re-elected one director and elected two new directors to the industry’s market order board. Re-elected is Scott Schultz of Warrens. Newly elected directors include Michael Gnewikow of Warrens and Danielle Faber of Pittsville. The newly elected directors will serve three-year terms starting September 1, 2016. The seven-member Wisconsin Cranberry Board, Inc. More >

50th Assembly Candidates Receive Endorsements

The two candidates for the 50th Assembly District have received several endorsements. Earlier this week, the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation endorsed Representative Ed Brooks for re-election to the State Assembly. Brooks will face challenger, Democrat Art Shrader, in the November election for the 50th Assembly District. Shrader defeated Tom Crofton in the August primary. Shrader More >

Necedah Area Chamber of Commerce Organizational Meeting – Sept. 16th

The Necedah Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a meeting at the Necedah Village/Town Hall on September 16th from 6:30PM to 7:30PM. The purpose of the meeting is to elect officers for the Necedah Area Chamber of Commerce. Juneau County Economic Development Executive Director, Terry Whipple, will be the guest speaker. He will be presenting More >

Adams PD: Take Valuables Inside and Lock Your Vehicles

The City of Adams has experienced a high volume of vehicle entries and thefts from vehicles. The Adams Police Department reminds residents to take all valuables inside and lock your vehicles.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Scams in the Area

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins would like to alert the public of scams and a new one that is starting to circulate.  The Federal Trade Commission has announced that there is a new scam. It is in reference to the flooding in Louisiana.  Below are some tips to keep you and your finances safe. Donate More >

Local Unemployment Rates Released

All but one of Wisconsin’s 72 counties had declines in their jobless rates in July. The Department of Workforce Development released the rates on Tuesday. Local unemployment rates are 4.2 percent in Juneau County, 5.6 percent in Adams County, 3.2 percent in Sauk County, 3.8 percent in Monroe County, and 3.3 percent in Vernon County. More >