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Adams Man Faces Charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine Stemming from September Fire

Manual Garcia 35, of Friendship is facing one count of Manufacturing Methamphetamine stemming from a September 2017 fire.  The fire took place on Main Street in Adams.  Adams Police officers spoke with a man suffering from burns and smoke inhalation.  He says the fire was caused by bottles in his garage.  The man claims he More >

Bed & Breakfast Opens its Doors in Mauston

Victorian Manor Bed and Breakfast is open for business.  It’s one of the newest businesses in Mauston.  Owned by Viki Ward and Allen Sharp, the B&B is located at 234 Tremont Street.  The house was once owned and built by ancestors of current Juneau County Judge Paul Curran.  The home is a renovated 1895 Queen More >

Tomah VA Adding Two New Community Living Centers

The Tomah VA is breaking ground on two new community living centers. Each center can house ten veterans and includes housekeepers, chefs, nurses, and staff members. The new construction will double the community living center space available at the Tomah VA. The VA says they hope to have veterans moved into the new centers by More >

Income Tax Filing Deadline is April 17th

The income tax filing deadline is two weeks away, and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding taxpayers to file their income tax returns by the deadline. Returns must be received or postmarked by midnight on Tuesday, April 17. The deadline is extended this year because April 15 is a Sunday, and Monday, April More >

Toft to Challenge Ron Kind in Fall Election

Steve Toft is trying to do something that hasn’t been done in over 22 years, defeat Congressmen Ron Kind.  Toft has the backing of Wisconsin third district Republicans; the third district includes most of Juneau, Monroe, Jackson, as well as all of Vernon and La Crosse Counties. Toft is a graduate of Osseo-Fairchild High School More >

Phone Charger Leads to Drug Charges for Reedsburg Woman

A Reedsburg woman is facing multiple charges after apparently trying to steal a phone charger.  Juneau County Deputies reported to a residence in the Town of Lemonweir back on the 10th of February.  They initially saw a woman waving her arms and yelling outside of the house.  The woman Angela Mortimer 35, of Reedsburg was More >

New Juneau County Judge Expected to Start Ahead Of Schedule

Newly elected Juneau County Judge Stacy Smith could be starting his job soon.  Normally Smith would not take over until August but with only one current judge in the two judge county, Governor Walker is expected to appoint Smith to the currently open spot ahead of schedule.  Smith said he has received a call saying More >

Necedah Woman Facing OWI – 5th Offense

Juneau County Deputies were dispatched to 27th street in the Town of Necedah early Monday Morning, for a report of yelling in the woods.  During the investigation deputies saw a car driving by. They recognized the car from previous contacts and also knew the driver Jill Rodgers 53 of Necedah, did not have a valid More >

Reedsburg Police Seeking Hit-And-Run Driver

  (Reedsburg, WI)  —  A hit-and-run accident Sunday night in Reedsburg has left a 35-year-old man in the hospital in stable condition.  His name hasn’t been released.  Reedsburg police say they are trying to find the driver.  Emergency responders were called at about 10:00 P-M about a man lying in the roadway.  It was quickly More >

Camp Douglas Elementary School Principal Awarded $6,000 Grant

The Herb Kohl Foundation issued thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants for teachers and students this past Sunday at Riverside High School in Milwaukee.  One of those recipients was Camp Douglas and Lemonweir Elementary School Principal Niki Pope.  Pope was selected as one of the Herb Kohl Leadership award winners, receiving a $6,000 grant.  More >