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City Council Approves ATV/UTV Routes Eliminates Private Property Route Near Fair Grounds

The Mauston City Council approved the ATV-UTV routes at its meeting last night.  They also eliminated a road of the map near the Juneau County Fairgrounds after it was determined to be a private road and not a city road.  The Council also awarded operators licenses to Tyler Tardiff, Jenny Gottschall, Caitlyn Nauer, and Brandy More >

Mauston Woman Arrested for Allegedly Throwing Ash Tray at a Juvenile

A Mauston woman is facing multiple charges including Disorderly Conduct, Domestic Abuse, and Physical Abuse of a Child.  47 year old Diana Mason is accused of throwing an ash tray and hitting a juvenile in the stomach.  A witness claims Mason had been agitated all day because he would not allow her to use a More >

Necedah Man Jailed after Allegedly Punching Woman In the Face

A Necedah man is facing multiple charges including Felony Bail Jumping, Substantial Battery, and Resisting Arrest.  32 year old Justin Heller is accused of telling a woman he was going to rape her before punching her multiple times in the face.  Heller then walked off with her phone and cigarettes.  The events took place outside More >

Mauston Man Accused of Throwing Brick Through Car Windshield

44 year old Adam McIntyre wanted to get in a house when he was not allowed to he threw a brick through a windshield on Tuesday July 3rd.  The Mauston resident was assumed to be drunk at the time when a witness said McIntyre came to the Mauston home and was told to go away.  More >

Michael Schultz in Trouble Again This Time For Stealing Gasoline

It might not be one of the biggest crimes he has committed over the last year but a 29 year old Michael Schultz of Mauston could be facing Theft charges after not paying for gas in Camp Douglas.  Schultz took off from the Camp Douglas gas station at 4:14 am Tuesday morning after not paying More >

Junior Fairest of the Fair Contestants Have Been Announced

Our First Jr. Fairest Contestant in Mattie Wafle, age 15, of Mauston. Mattie has been involved in showing horses and sheep and the Juneau County Fair for the past 6 years. Mattie would be proud to represent the community as Jr. Fairest because she believes strongly in the value of a local fair and what More >

The Juneau County Fairest of the Fair Contestants Have Been Announced

The first Fairest of the Fair Contestant Abigail Williams, age 20, from Lyndon Station. Abigail grew up exhibiting at the Juneau County Fair and remembers seeing the Fairest of the Fair as a good role model and being involved in the community. Abigail wanted to be able to help others feel welcome at the fair More >

Mauston Brings Back Familiar Face to Serve as Middle School Principal

Mauston Middle School will welcome back a familiar face this fall.  Long time Mauston High science teacher John “Jack” Hammer will be the new Middle School principal in Mauston.  Hammer served as the Pardeeville High School Principal for the past two years.  Hammer is expected to step into the position sometime in the middle of More >


 Juneau County Emergency Management in coordination with Olson Middle School, Mile Bluff Medical Center and other jurisdictional partners will be hosting an emergency preparedness Full scale Exercise in the area of the Olson middle School between 7 am and 3 pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. We wish to make the public aware that this More >


The Sauk County Health Department reports a dead crow tested positive for West Nile virus on 7/5/2018. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Sauk County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. “The positive bird means that residents of Sauk County need to be more vigilant More >