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Warrant Arrests for Two Mauston Men

Two Mauston men were arrested on warrants. According to Mauston Police, on Wednesday evening, November 12th, 24-year-old Matthew L. Talley was arrested on a “Probation Hold” from a residence in the 100 block of LaCrosse Street without incident. Earlier in the same day in the afternoon, 28-year old Aaron J. Mallo was taken into custody More >

Mauston Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

A Mauston man was arrested for disorderly conduct. Mauston Police say, on Saturday, November 8th, they responded to the 200 block of West State Street for an unwanted party. Investigation revealed that 50-year-old Todd E. Brandt had kicked in a door in at a residence. Brandt was taken to Juneau County Jail and has been More >

Hess Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Reaches $1 million in Donations to Mile Bluff Medical Center

Since 1959, the Hess Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop has been providing low-cost, high-quality goods to the people in and around the Mauston area. With the money raised through sales, the Auxiliary has provided scholarships to local students seeking healthcare careers, and enhanced the health and wellness of the community through donations to the medical More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Maribeth and Steve Perik of Arkdale are the parents of a baby boy, Trenton Michael-Herman Perik, born November 11 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Karen Gasienica of Friendship, and Dave and Sherry Barrick of Necedah. Paternal grandparents are More >

Vernon County Woman Receives Minor Injuries in Accident

A Vernon County woman was injured in an accident on State Highway 162 in the Town of Coon. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said that 49-year-old Sheryl Ebli from Coon Valley was negotiating a curve on State Highway 162 near the intersection of Knudson Lane and overturned her vehicle. Ebli was transported to Gundersen Lutheran More >

“Operating While Intoxication: Saturation Task Force” Releases Results

The Elroy, New Lisbon, and Mauston Police Departments and Juneau County Sheriff’s Office have released the results of the “Operating While Intoxication: Saturation Task Force” Campaign they participated in. The above agencies conducted Highly Visible Enforcement saturation patrols on October 31, 2014 and November 1, 2014 from 7 PM to 3 AM. Enforcement results: 8 More >

Reunification Training Exercise to Help Emergency Responders and Staff Prepare for the Worst

On Wednesday, local Emergency Responders, in collaboration with volunteer staff from Wilderness Resort, will complete an important Family Reunification training exercise. The exercise will start at 3:00 p.m. and conclude at 7:00 p.m. According to Fire Chief Darren Jorgenson, “Immediately after any large scale disaster, such as a tornado, one very important thing for those More >

Baraboo Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Reedsburg

A Baraboo man was arrested last Friday morning in Reedsburg after officers located nearly 500 grams of marijuana in his vehicle. Reedsburg Chief of Police Timothy Becker said officers were called to the area of Joseph Circle on the City’s north-side for a suspicious vehicle. On arrival officers encountered 19-year-old Maximilian Greenwood of Baraboo. Greenwood More >

The Bank of Mauston Earns Awards for Financial Literacy Efforts in Juneau County

The Bank of Mauston’s locations in Mauston, Lyndon Station, Necedah and New Lisbon recently earned recognition for their outstanding financial education efforts with an award from the Wisconsin Banker’s Association. Employees from The Bank of Mauston were presented with the Sate Bankers Promoting Financial Literacy Award for financial schooling efforts made in their communities through More >

U.S. House Passes Rep. Ron Kind’s Duck Stamp Legislation

The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014, a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Ron Kind and John Fleming, a Republican from Louisiana. The bill will increase funding for wetland conservation by adjusting the cost of duck stamps purchased by hunters nationwide. Kind said that outdoor enthusiasts play a vital More >