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Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and Mauston PD Bring Awareness for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

The awareness months for Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault are April and October. As part of the Juneau County Domestic Violence Coalition and on behalf of the “Hope House”, members of the community will see Patrol Units of both the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and the Mauston Police Department marked with magnets in support of More >

Tomah Chamber and Visitor’s Center Seeks Contractors for Renovation Project

The Tomah Chamber and Visitor’s Center has been authorized by the City of Tomah to take residence at the former Ranger Station building located on North Superior Avenue.  Tina Thompson, Executive Director for the Tomah Chamber and Visitor’s Center said they look forward to exploring possibilities that the new location will provide.  At this time, More >

Car Vs. House Accident in the Village of Necedah

A Necedah man was injured when a vehicle struck his apartment. According to the accident report, late Thursday night, 52-year-old Ronald Bark was traveling south on South Main Street in the Village of Necedah when his vehicle crossed the center line, went over the curb onto the property of 400 South Main Street and struck More >

Necedah School Board Approves CESA Contract and Other Items

The Necedah School Board held its meeting on Monday night. The board approved the 2015-2016 CESA 5 contract. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the vast majority of the contract is for special education services and is for approximately $900,000. However, due to students moving in and out of the district throughout the school year, this cost can More >

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 >