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Vernon County County Highway Closed Saturday for Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge

The 12th annual Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge will be taking place near La Farge Saturday. In an effort to maximize safety, the intersection of County Road P to the intersection with Weister Creek Road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the race from 9am to 4pm. Detour maps will be handed out More >

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Free Diabetes Education Event Oct. 29 at Mile Bluff Medical Center

The diabetes education team at Mile Bluff is hosting a free diabetes education event on Thursday, October 29, beginning at 1 pm in the hospital community room. If you have diabetes or have a loved one with diabetes, come and learn tips on how to live a healthy, full life with diabetes from special guest More >

Charges Referred for Montello Teen for Resisting Officer and Possession of Switchblade Knives

A Montello teen was arrested for resisting an officer. On September 22, an Adams police officer saw a teen walking on North Grant Street at the intersection of East Liberty Street and stopped to speak with the teen about a tobacco violation. The 17-year-old teen asked the officer if he could take his “stuff” out More >

Habitat for Humanity of Adams & Juneau Co. Starts “House by House” Campaign

Starting today, Habitat for Humanity of Adams and Juneau County is holding its first “House by House” campaign fundraiser. “House by House” is essentially a “pin up” fundraiser in which cashiers ask the customer if they would like to participate in “House by House”. In doing so, the customer will donate a dollar and write More >

Two Charged With Uttering a Forgery

Two Wisconsin Rapids residents have been charged with one count of uttering a forgery. According to the criminal complaint, 22-year-old Dawn Jung and 29-year-old Jared Neukirchen allegedly exchanged counterfeit money at a Necedah business this past April. Law enforcement was able to identify Jung and Neukirchen from the video surveillance. The complaint states when Jung More >

Necedah School District Voters Approve 2015-2016 School Budget

The School District of Necedah voters approved the budget for the 2015-2016 school year at the annual meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the budget was approved at $8,499,377, which is about a .01% increase from last year’s audited budget. The proposed tax levy is $5,239,955 and that includes the levy against taxable property ($4,245,255) and the More >

2015 Mauston Residential Fall Clean Up Scheduled

The City of Mauston has scheduled its Fall Clean Up days. Mauston’s residential fall cleanup will be handled on October 5, 6, and 7. Items are to be placed curbside at 7am. According to the city, garbage must be in clear bags in a container of 50 pounds or less. City crews will collect “white More >

New Lisbon Family Medical Center to Host Health Fair – October 15

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease, diabetes and hearing loss can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices. Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add More >

Cranberry Harvest Day is October 3 in Warrens

WARRENS, WIS. – Have you seen the TV commercials and wondered if that’s how cranberries are really harvested? The Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center and the Wetherby Cranberry Company can answer all your questions about the tiny, tart fruit at Cranberry Harvest Day on Saturday, Oct. 3. Visitors can learn all about the state’s cranberry growing More >