Local News

Single Vehicle Accident in the Town of Lindina

There was a single vehicle accident in the Town of Lindina Sunday. 20-year-old Rebekah Rego was traveling south on County Road G, when she swerved right to miss a deer crossing the road. The vehicle entered the ditch after Rego lost control, and it made contact with an embankment, causing severe damage to the vehicle. More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING August 22, 2016. 8/15             Steven Herman, Wisconsin Rapids, was operating a motorcycle on State Highway 33 in the Town of Whitestown.  Herman was negotiating a curve and drove through wet paint, which caused him to lose control.  More >

The Bank of Mauston’s Premier Club members visit Canada

Mauston, August 19, 2016 – From August 4 to August 14, The Bank of Mauston’s Premier Club members and their guests traveled to Isle of Coudrés, Canada.  On this eleven day, ten night getaway, participants enjoyed all the local life had to offer, such as visiting Niagara Falls, experiencing a whale watching excursion and going More >

DOA Announces $8.2 Million Awarded for Community Improvements; Kendall a Recipient

The Department of Administration (DOA) announces $8.2 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facility and Planning Funds.  The public facility grants will help Wisconsin communities improve streets, water systems, and build new community buildings.  Grants for planning will help rebuild and revitalize communities in Wisconsin through planned public infrastructure projects. “Our administration is More >

Westfield Man Arrested for OWI-5th Offense

A Westfield man was arrested for OWI-fifth offense. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said in a release, official were dispatched to a motorcycle accident on Highway 23 near Water Street in the Town of Dellona. On arrival, Deputies found a single motorcycle and operator laying alongside the road with non-life threatening injuries. The accident investigation More >

Wisconsin Milk Production Keeps Rising Faster Than US

(Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation’s busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year and that’s 33 percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin pumped out almost 2.6 billion More >

Body Of Missing Kewaskum Man Found In Central Wisconsin Lake

The body of a Kewaskum man has been recovered from a lake in Adams County. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources used remote sonar and camera equipment to locate the body of 25-year-old Paul Anderson Sunday afternoon. Witnesses told authorities Anderson disappeared after jumping off a dock into Lake Camelot late Friday night and trying More >

Third Annual Autumn Scamper 5k coming to Necedah October 1

As the fall activity calendar fills up, be sure to plan on joining the staff of the Necedah Family Medical Center for the third annual Autumn Scamper 5k on Saturday, October 1. The fun begins at 9 am with a free half-mile kids’ run/walk for children up to age 12.  The 5k will start at More >

Earliest CREP Contracts Expiring; Sept. 30 Renewal Deadline

(MADISON) – The earliest-signed CREP contracts expire Sept. 30, and landowners holding those contracts signed in 2001-02 must renew them by that date if they want to remain in the program. CREP is the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. CREP is a component of the federal Conservation Reserve Program, or CRP, that offers incentives and support More >

WIS 13 Closure, Detour in Adams County Starting Monday

Crews will close WIS 13 to through traffic between Adams County F and County M at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 22 for railroad repairs. Traffic will be detoured via County F, County Z, and County J. Local traffic should expect to encounter flagging operations. Vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians will not be allowed to cross More >