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Flood Damage Forms

Click below for the flood damage forms, these forms can be emailed to emjuneau@co.juneau.wi.us, mailed to Juneau County Emergency Management 200 Oak St Room 1130, or faxed to 608-847-9501. Juneau County Flood Damage forms

Governor Walker’s Administration Coordinating with Wisconsin Communities in Response to Severe Weather

Governor Scott Walker’s Administration is coordinating with local governments, emergency managers, various organizations, and volunteers to make resources available to help those affected by the severe weather, heavy rains, and flooding that is impacting communities across Wisconsin. On August 29, 2018, Governor Walker declared a statewide state of emergency and directed all state agencies to More >

Storm Damage Estimated At $209M — And Going Up

Three weeks of storms and flooding have caused damage estimated at nearly 209-million dollars in Wisconsin.  State officials say that number will continue to go higher.  More than 15-hundred private homes have been damaged in Dane County alone, with five destroyed.  Lake Monona set a new record high water level Thursday.  The region now faces More >

Mauston City Hall Handing Out Emergency Disaster Buckets

Mauston City Hall is handing out Emergency Disaster Buckets.  The buckets are donated by the Salvation Army.  They are available for pickup at Mauston City Hall between 8am and 4:30pm.  Anyone who has not already reported flood dame should do so by calling 2-1-1 or visiting www.211Wisconsin.gov .  Between August 25th and September 5th the More >

Mauston Man Sets Up Cameras in Bathroom Allegedly to Spy on Victims

A Mauston man is facing 3 counts of Capture an Intimate Representation Without Consent after setting up a camera in his bathroom.  46 year old David Meichus set up cameras in his bathroom to watch 3 different people showering.  All of those videoed were over the age of 18.  Meichus allegedly watched the victims as More >

Mauston Man Passed Out in Intersection Arrested After Authorities Find Loaded Needle

A Mauston man is facing a charge of Possession of Narcotic Drugs after a June incident.  Mauston police located a man sleeping in his car in the middle of the intersection between Loomis Drive and Grove Street.  Authorities made contact with 29 year old Michael Schultz who was initially asleep with the car in drive, More >

Flood Warning Continues in Adams County at Castle Rock Dam

Recent heavy rain is leading to significant rises on area rivers. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Wisconsin River at Castle Rock Dam. * from Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon…Or until the warning is cancelled. * At 10:10 AM Wednesday the flow was 16348 cfs. More >

Weeks after attempting to steal a Television and Trailer Mauston Man on the Prowl Again

First it was a TV then it was a trailer now 28 year old Matthew Skiff is being accused of stealing bicycles.  The Mauston man is facing charges of Attempt Burglary of a Building, Criminal Damage to Property, and 2 counts of Misdemeanor Bail Jumping.  Skiff allegedly tried to break into a Mauston business on More >

Elroy Man Violates Probation Charged with Drug/Paraphernalia Possession

A 34 year old Elroy Man is facing charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after being contacted by police on August 21st.  Authorities made contact with Christopher Friis because his Parole Agent believed he might be homeless and Friis was violating his parole by being outside of his residence after 9pm.  More >

In Midst Of Flooding, Monroe County Residents Are Getting Fake Warning

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents that no one from the Department of Natural Resources is conducting evacuations.  The county in western Wisconsin is one of many to be devastated by flood waters.  Authorities have received reports of someone going door-to-door in the Town of Portland, telling residents to evacuate immediately because a More >