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Rep. Brooks Announces Listening Sessions

State Representative Ed Brooks (Reedsburg) announced a series of upcoming listening sessions to be held in Richland, Sauk, and Juneau Counties this month. Anyone who can’t attend a listening session can send their thoughts to Rep. Brooks at Rep.Brooks@legis.wi.gov, or PO Box 8952, Madison, WI 53708, or call toll-free to (888) 534-0050. Listening Session Schedule: More >

Juneau County Farmer Directs Donation to New Lisbon FFA

New Lisbon WI (March 2017) – Juneau County farmer Robert Frisk has won the opportunity to direct a $2,500 dollar donation from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, to the New Lisbon FFA. New Lisbon FFA will use the funds to pay for student registrations for various leadership conferences put More >

Blood Drive at the Juneau County Moose Lodge – March 24

Blood Center of Wisconsin will hold a blood drive on Friday, March 24 from 10am to 2pm at the Juneau County Moose Lodge in Mauston. It is open to the public. Anyone 17 or older who is in general good health and meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in More >

Zero In Wisconsin App Will Help Those Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day to Drive Sober

Everyone wearing green is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, according to a time-honored tradition. But the luck of the Irish won’t protect you from being arrested if you drive while impaired while celebrating the festive holiday. That’s why your St. Patrick’s Day plans should include downloading the free Zero In Wisconsin Drive Sober mobile app, More >

Sauk County Board Supervisor Resigns

A Sauk County supervisor has resigned, creating a vacancy within the county board’s 19th District. Doug Ament submitted his resignation letter Monday. According to a release, Ament won his first term on the board in April 2016. He served on the Sauk County’s Board of Health, the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County Campus Commission, and the More >

Visit Warrens Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website

The Warrens Area Business Association has launched a mobile-friendly website featuring information about upcoming events and activities in the Warrens area. “The Visit Warrens website is geared toward visitors, but we hope area residents find it useful, too,” said Lorry Erickson, WABA website coordinator. “The calendar page, for example, includes information on the Warrens Area More >

Dells Woman Faces Several Charges After Traffic Stop

A 26-year-old Wisconsin Dells woman faces drug charges after being stopped for speeding last week.  Tiffany Maves King is also charged with driving on a revoked license, giving false identification and obstruction of justice.  A police dog from the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office detected narcotics in the car.  Deputies say King became very emotional as More >

Local Unemployment Rates Released

Unemployment rates rose in 71 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties between December and January. The only county to see a decrease was Menominee County. Juneau County’s unemployment rate was at 4.7 percent in January, up from 4.2 percent in December. Adams County’s rate was 7.2 percent, up from 6.3 percent. Monroe County’s rate in January was More >

Mauston Common Council Approves Resolution Declaring Intent to Exercise Special Assessment Police Powers

The Mauston Common Council approved a preliminary resolution declaring intent to exercise special assessment police powers for public improvements for the city’s 2017 project at its meeting Tuesday evening. The project name is: 2017 Genevieve St, S Hickory St, Hageman Ct, Vine St, Hickory St from Vine St to Milwaukee St, Washington St, Pine St, More >

Over $4,600 Donated to Local Charities, Students from Mile Bluff Events

Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk The Delton Family Medical Center hosted the 10th Annual Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk last May.  “We had a beautiful day for the run,” recalled Event Coordinator Carrie Krueger.  “We are honored to host the event each year, and to be able to donate the proceeds to local charities that impact the More >