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Mauston Man Arrested on Warrant

A Mauston man, 43-year old Michael R. Klingbiel was taken into custody on Saturday afternoon. Mauston Police say an officer was about to stop a vehicle towing a load of firewood when the trailer wheel fell off. A routine record check revealed that the driver, Klingbiel was wanted in connection with two Juneau County warrants. More >

Sex Offender Information Bulletin

Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson and Mauston Police Chief Mark Messer are releasing the following information pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when; at the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety, awareness and protection. Sex 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 February 23, 2015. 2/17 Danielle Heilman, La Crosse, was negotiating a curve on County Road NN, Town of Franklin.  She continued straight onto Black River Avenue, lost control striking a utility pole belonging to Vernon Electric Cooperative.  More >

Two Vehicle Accident with Injuries in Monroe County

Two people were injured in a two vehicle accident in Monroe County. Sheriff Scott Perkins said the crash occurred on State Highway 27 in the town of Leon. A vehicle by 64-year-old Gary R. Bade of Sparta was south bound on Highway 27 when he went to pass another vehicle. After making the pass, Bade More >

Juneau County Growing in Health and Wellness Group and Necedah School District Class Creates Logo

The Juneau County Growing in Health and Wellness group finally has a logo thanks to the Necedah High School Marketing Class. For nearly two years, the Juneau County Growing in Health and Wellness group has been working to help improve the health of Juneau County residents. Without any secure funding, the group has reached out More >

Single Vehicle Crash in the Town of Kickapoo

There was a single vehicle crash on County Road S in the Town of Kickapoo. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said that 19-year-old Tiffany M. Glass of rural Viroqua was traveling east on County Road S when she lost control, overturned and struck a utility pole. Glass was transported to Vernon Memorial Hospital by Readstown More >

One Injured in Snowmobile Accident

There was a single snowmobile accident in the Village of Stoddard. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears reports the crash that occurred at the Stoddard Boat Landing. 46-year-old David J. Wooden of La Crosse lost control of his snowmobile, struck a tree, and was thrown from the snowmobile. Wooden was transported to Gundersen Health System by More >

2015 Tractor Safety Training Program

Juneau County UW-Extension and area FFA Advisors will sponsor the 2015 Tractor Safety Training Program for youth ages 12 and over. Since 1970, the federal Hazardous Occupation Act has required Tractor and Machinery Certification for youth 14-15 years of age for employment on farms other than those operated by their families. Further, Wisconsin Act 455 More >

Juneau Farmers Direct Funds to Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club

The Golden Eagle Athletic Booster Club has received a $2,500 donation from Juneau County farmers Alan and Lisa Voss and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization cover the costs associated with a new weight room floor. “They are in the process of removing the weight room More >

Dumore Corporation Acquires Grove Die Casting

Dumore Corporation, located in Mauston, has acquired the assets of Grove Die Casting, Inc., located in Union Grove, Wisconsin. President and CEO Guillermo “Wil” Fernandez said the acquisition will help improve their customer responsiveness by significantly reducing lead time for their lower volume aluminum die cast components. In addition, he said, it vertically integrates aluminum More >