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Juneau County OWI Task Force Out On Friday

The Juneau County OWI Task Force, a multi-agency approach to curbing impaired driving, will be in operation this Friday June 26, 2015 at 7pm to 3am.  The task force consists of the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Mauston Police Department and New Lisbon Police Department. These agencies have agreed to work together to provide a highly More >

Tribe to celebrate transfer of ancestral land in Wisconsin

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — A Native American tribe is celebrating the legal land transfer of 1,553 acres near the Wisconsin River that once belonged to it. The Ho-Chunk Nation will hold a public celebration on the site Friday afternoon, featuring a round dance and tours of the property. It also will include speeches by Ho-Chunk More >

Marshfield Man Damages His Car In Accident Tuesday In The Town Of Germantown

A Marshfield man escaped injury after his pickup truck struck a utility box in an accident in Juneau County Tuesday. 18-year old Jordan Spindler was traveling south-bound on State Highway 58 in the town of Germantown when he swerved to avoid a deer on the roadway. Spindler’s vehicle entered the north-bound ditch, traveled across South More >

Reedsburg Couple Arrested after Drug Investigation

A Reedsburg couple was arrested Tuesday morning as a result of a five month drug investigation by the Sauk County Drug Task Force. Reedsburg Police Chief Timothy Becker said they executed a search warrant in the 200 block of South Locust Street early Tuesday morning. As a result, police arrested 37-year-old Jamie L. Sobotta and More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation’s 5th Annual Golf Outing at Castle Rock Golf Course

With the arrival of spring, the possibility of spending a warm afternoon on the golf course sounds appealing to many golfers. The idea of dusting off their clubs is encouraging after Wisconsin’s long, bitterly-cold winter.  As we move into summer, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation is providing golfers with the perfect excuse to hit the More >

Vernon County Officer Elected to State Board

A Vernon County law enforcement officer has been elected to the Wisconsin State Crime Stoppers Board of Directors as a law enforcement representative. Sergeant Bruce Olson has been with the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office for 23 years. In 2001, Olson was appointed Assistant Law Enforcement Coordinator for the Vernon County Crime Stoppers and in 2011, More >

Two Vehicle Accident in the Town of Germantown

One person received minor injuries in a two vehicle accident in the Town of Germantown last Thursday. According to the accident report, a 16-year-old youth from Waupaca was attempting to cross Highway 58 from a parking lot onto to County Road G, when he struck the driver’s side of another vehicle driven by a 16-year-old More >

Planning Retail Recruitment Strategy Presentation for Reedsburg

The Reedsburg Industrial and Commercial Development Commission will be hearing a presentation on Planning Retail Recruitment Strategy by Ken Witt at their July 15th meeting. The meeting will be at noon at Reedsburg City Hall.  Discussion will follow on what to do to promote retail recruitment for the city.  The public is invited to participate More >

Annual Shred It Day and Medication Take Back Event Held at The Bank of Mauston

Saturday, June 13 was a rainy, gloomy day.  But that did not stop The Bank of Mauston and City of Mauston Police Department from joining forces once again to help make our community a safer place by hosting their annual Shred It Day and Medication Take Back event. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime More >

Juneau County Clean Sweep – July 24 & 25

Do you have old or unwanted chemicals sitting around your sheds or barn?  How about unwanted medications or mercury thermometers?  Have you ever wondered how and where to properly dispose of these items?  Juneau County residents have an opportunity to dispose of these household and agricultural hazardous waste at no charge at the Juneau County More >