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Criminal Damage to Property Incident in the Town of Lyndon

There was a criminal damage to property incident in the Town of Lyndon. According to the police report, the reporting party said on Wednesday, March 11, she heard a loud vehicle drive past her residence on River Bay Road towards the boat landing. When she tried to get the license plate number, the driver saw More >

Juneau County Board of Supervisors Approve to Match Grant

The Juneau County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to match a grant that would put a new shower house and additional campsites at the Castle Rock County Park. At its meeting Tuesday morning, the board of supervisors unanimously voted to add $186,691 from the Land Sales Capital Projects Fund to the park budget. The More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Hold Health Clinic – April 9th

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. That’s why Mile Bluff Medical Center is holding a health fair at its clinic in Mauston on Thursday, April 9 from 7am till 11am. Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available, along with the opportunity to discuss More >

Two Vehicle Accident in Vernon County

There was a two vehicle accident Tuesday that resulting in minor injuries in Vernon County. Sheriff John Spears said the accident occurred on Highway 35 in the town of Bergen. Torger Henckel of rural Viroqua was driving south on State Highway 35 when he crossed the center line and struck a northbound vehicle, which was More >

Public Informational Meeting for Adams-Friendship Referendum

The School District of Adams-Friendship will be holding its second informational forum regarding its April 7th referendum. The forum will be next Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm in the High School Little Theater. The forum is for community members to obtain information about the referendum question. The referendum question that the district is asking is More >

Adams County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Looking for Nominations

The Adams County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is looking for nominations for their Spring Awards Banquet. The Annual Meeting/Spring Awards Banquet will be held Sunday, April 26. The organization is looking for nominations for: Business Development Award – Awarded to a business that has added to their business or seen exceptional success in the More >

Red Cross Encourages Blood Donations During National Volunteer Month

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A More >

New Website for NWS La Crosse Coming

The “look and feel” of the National Weather Service (NWS) La Crosse website will be changing around April 1st. This is in response to a required web infrastructure consolidation that will occur by the end of 2015. The change will also provide office to office consistency because the layout of the home page will be set More >

Mauston Man Charged with False Imprisonment, Disorderly Conduct, and 2nd Degree Sexual Assault

A Mauston man has been charged with domestic abuse and sexual assault charges. According to the criminal complaint, due to a conflict of interest, the Tomah Police Department investigated a domestic abuse case in which the alleged victim stated that 50-year-old Gerald Jakubik was controlling. She said there were several incidents where Jakubik had been emotionally More >

Outdoors Forever Car Dunk Winners

The Outdoors Forever Conservation Club’s car dunk fundraising contest ended March 15th. The clock that had been placed in the trunk of the club’s Lincoln Continental Town Car stopped at 10:32 p.m. when the car finally sank below water level. Steve Green of Elroy was the winner of the fundraiser and will receive $250. Green’s More >