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Monroe County Emergency Management Update on Flooding

UPDATE as of 9:30am 7/21/17 – Monroe County Emergency Management reports a second update for the Monroe County flooding situation due to the storms that started around 6:00 pm on 7/19/2017. Current roads that are closed due to flooding or damage at the present time: Lamplighter Rd Market Rd by Marjoram Rd Nett Ave by Nebraska More >

Lyndon Station Man Arrested After Drug Search Warrant

On Thursday, July 20th, at 11:11a.m., the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Juneau County Drug Task Force, and Juneau County Special Tactics and Response Team (START), executed a search warrant at N1335 Southern Road in Lyndon Township. The warrant was the result of illicit drug activity at the residence. Arrested was Patrick Benitez, a 25-year-old white More >

2017 Juneau County Fair Ambassadors Selected

On Thursday, the 2017 Juneau County Royal Ambassadors were chosen at Mauston High School. John Bermio of Lyndon Station was selected as the 2017 Juneau County Ambassador, Isabel Kemper of Mauston was selected as the 2017 Juneau County Junior Fairest of the Fair, and Anna Boppart of LaValle was selected as the 2017 Juneau County More >

PTWorks Expands with New Location

PTWorks is expanding to a new location. On July 14, Owner Lori Webster-Dahl revealed plans for the facility’s large expansion project. PTWorks had outgrown its location at 610 McEvoy Street and will be moving to 690 Kennedy Street when the facility opens in November. Webster-Dahl started the physical therapy business in 2009 and she said More >

Fire Causes $450,000 in Damages at Lake Delton Hotel

No one was hurt in a fire at the Flamingo Hotel in Lake Delton Thursday evening. The Delton Fire Department said first arriving firefighters discovered smoke in the indoor pool area and flames coming from a sauna, which was adjacent to the pool. The fire was quickly contained; however, the sauna and adjacent locker rooms More >

Upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn to Host Guest Speaker Josh Tolley

Residents are invited to the upcoming UW-Extension Lunch ‘n Learn on “Growing Past Fear and Failure” July 27. The guest speaker will be Josh Tolley, a nationally syndicated talk-show host and one of the top 100 business coaches in the US. Tolley is a nationally syndicated talk-show host with audiences in all 50 states and More >

Sandbags and Flood Clean Up Kits Available in Sauk County

Sauk County is forecast to have rain, with some being heavy, through Saturday morning. Sauk County residents are reminded that free sand and bags are available at the West Baraboo garage located at 614 Highway 136 across the street from the Sauk County Humane Society. If your residence is prone to flash flooding, officials say More >

Tomah Memorial Named Most Wired for Second Year

For the second time in as many years, Tomah Memorial Hospital has been recognized for using technology to enhance care and create a new patient interactions. Hospitals and Health Networks has published its Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems, which included Tomah Memorial as a “Most Wired” facility among small and rural facilities across the More >

Juneau County Board of Supervisors Receive 2016 Audit Report

The Juneau County Board of Supervisors received the 2016 audit report on the county finances at its meeting Tuesday morning. Melanie Lendowsky of Johnson Block & Co. said the scope of the audit included all funds and activities of Juneau County. She also said they will comment on several matters such as small dollar variances More >

Lightning Possible Cause of Fire at Chula Vista Resort

Lightning is believed to have struck the roof of one indoor water park, causing a fire at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells Wednesday night. According to the Wisconsin Dells Police Department, smoke and flames were coming from the top of the wall at the roof line. The firefighters quickly put the fire out More >