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City of Elroy Spring Cleanup This Saturday

The City of Elroy will have its spring cleanup day this weekend. On Saturday, citizens must have their items placed on the curb by 7am. They are asked not to place items curbside before April 29th. Commercial businesses must contract with an independent hauler. Household items, including large appliances will be accepted. Please keep all More >

Rep. Brooks to Hold Listening Sessions in Union Center and Town of Greenwood

On Monday, May 4th, Rep. Ed Brooks will hold listening sessions in Union Center and the Town of Greenwood. The Union Center listening session will take advantage of the fact that spring is finally here, and will be held in the Eagle Parkway Shelter in Eagle Park along the 400 Trail between 11:00 and 11:30 More >

Grant Scam May Be Targeting the 608 Area Code

A grant phone scam may currently be targeting the 608 area code, and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is asking residents to be on the lookout for these fraudulent calls. Grant scams, whether unsolicited phone calls or through classified ads claiming to offer free money (and providing a toll-free number More >

Reminder – State Street Construction Project Starts May 4

A construction project begins in the City of Mauston Monday. There will be several phases of construction on State Street, which will impact travel in the downtown area. Officials say be aware of road closures in the downtown area and allow extra time to seek alternate travel routes to avoid State Street. Construction areas will More >

Unemployment Rates Decrease in March

Wisconsin preliminary non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates have been released for March and Juneau County’s unemployment rate decreased from February. According to the Department of Workforce Development, Juneau County’s unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in March, which was less than the 7 percent that it has been for the past three months. It is higher than More >

3 Doors Down to Play at 2015 Army Concert in Fort McCoy

The 2015 Army Concert at Constitution Park will feature 3 Doors Down and special guest Theory of a Deadman on Saturday, Aug. 15. We are Harlot will open the show. There will be a kickoff sale Friday, June 19, which will offer show tickets for $35. Tickets will be available at Kwik Trip locations in More >

Juneau County Child Support Warrants

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING April 27, 2015. 4/20 Stanley Azevedo of Las Vegas, NV, was called in as a traffic complaint.  Azevedo claimed another vehicle struck him.  After tracing the path that Azevedo stated, debris was found where a collision had More >

Kendall Man Arrested on Two Warrants

A Kendall man was arrested on two warrants. On Friday, law enforcement was dispatched to the 500 block of Baders Villa West in New Lisbon and arrested 24-year-old Dalton Allen on a child support warrant and a Monroe County warrant for failing to appear in a misdemeanor case. Allen was transported to the Juneau County More >

Four People Injured in Single Vehicle Accident in Vernon County

Four people received minor injuries in a single vehicle accident that occurred in the Town of Hillsboro Saturday. Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears 29-year-old Kathryn L. Madden of Elroy was driving a vehicle northbound on Lovers Lane, when she fell asleep. The vehicle crossed the center line, left the roadway, continued northbound in the More >