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City of Reedsburg Adopts Policy to Remove Ash Trees

The Reedsburg City Council has adopted a policy of ash tree management in public parks and on city boulevards. The Emerald Ash Borer has become a concern in Reedsburg and the policy takes an approach of making a gradual transition away from public ash trees. The public ash trees are being removed in groups. The More >

Volunteers Needed to Transport Elderly and Disabled for ADRC

The Juneau County Aging Unit is in need of volunteer escort drivers to transport elderly and disabled persons to medical, shopping, and other businesses trips in and out of Juneau County. Heidi Randall, the Aging and Disability Resource Center Director said in a release that volunteers are reimbursed round trip mileage to and from their More >

Urgent Care Hours Extended for Christmas and New Year’s Day

The Mile Bluff Medical Center is extending their Urgent Care Department hours on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Urgent Care Department will be open from 9 am to 9 pm on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day and will resort back to normal hours the days after the two holidays. Regular hours for More >

Wisconsin Supreme Court Won’t Hear Raw Milk Case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has refused to consider whether a Sauk County farmer was properly convicted of selling raw milk in 2013. Vernon Hershberger had asked the court to review his 2013 conviction for violating a holding order on the sales of raw milk from his farm.  He argued he operates a More >

Wisconsin Nonprofits Working on Circus World Deal

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) – Two nonprofits that battled over control of Circus World 18 months ago are now close to a deal that could stabilize operations of the attraction. The boards governing the Circus World Museum Foundation and the Wisconsin Historical Society are expected to act on the revised lease and management agreement next month. More >

Reedsburg Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Bail Jumping

A Reedsburg man was arrested with possession of marijuana for the second time in less than a month. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said that on December 7th, the Sauk County Drug Task Force was acting upon a tip regarding drug trafficking in Sauk County. They located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop More >

Fatal Accident in the Town of Dellona

There was a fatal accident on County Highway H near the intersection of Lyndon Road in the Town of Dellona on Wednesday night. According to Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, the Sauk County Communications Center received a report of a two vehicle accident and an initial investigation revealed that the operator of a car, 34-year-old Nicole More >

State Finalizes Rail Purchase Between Madison to Reedsburg

Governor Scott Walker announced the state has finalized the purchase a 70-mile segment of rail line between Madison to Reedsburg and Madison to Cottage Grove. In a release from the Wisconsin Department of Transporation, the DOT signed an acquisition agreement for the purchase of the Madison to Reedsburg and Cottage Grove rail corridor from the More >

New Lisbon Man Charged with Child Pornography

A New Lisbon man has been charged with 20 counts of possession of child pornography. According to the criminal complaint, law enforcement executed a search warrant of 39-year-old George Kloth’s residence on December 8. During the search, a laptop was found with numerous files consistent with child pornography. A person at the residence told officers More >

Tomah Man Shaves Head in Unity with Cancer Child

On Friday, December 19th, Tomah’s own Mike Murray will be getting his head shaved off during halftime of the Tomah High School basketball game by a young boy in the area with Cancer. This boy spent much of the year away from his family receiving treatments in Rochester, MN. He is Nathan Sankey. This year he More >