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City of Adams Alternate Street Parking Is In Effect

Alternate parking is now in effect for the city of Adams. It is effective from 10pm to 8am now till April 15, 2016. Vehicles need to be parked on the odd-numbered side of the street on odd-numbered days and on the even-numbered side of the street on even-numbered days. Non-compliance could result in a forfeiture More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING November 16, 2015.  11/10           Andrew Ottum of Kendall was operating a semi on Maple Lane in the Town of Hillsboro.  Ottum’s brakes failed and he was unable to make the left hand turn onto County Road F.  More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center Extends Its Urgent Care Department Hours Thanksgiving

Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston is extending their Urgent Care Department Hours on Thanksgiving. The Urgent Care Department will be open from 9 am to 9 pm on Thanksgiving, and will resort back to normal hours from 4 to 11 pm on Friday, November 27. Besides treating fevers, colds and the flu, the urgent More >

Public Comments Invited on Proposed Phosphorus Multi-Discharger Variance – Dec. 9

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing Dec. 9 starting at 9 a.m. in Wisconsin Dells to receive comments on the proposed multi-discharger phosphorus variance. The proposed multi-discharger phosphorus variance is designed to provide a new tool for industries and municipalities facing restrictive phosphorus compliance costs. A multi-discharger variance extends the More >

Viroqua Woman Injured in Rollover Accident

A Viroqua woman was injured as a result of a single vehicle rollover accident Friday afternoon. Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears said 48-year-old Jackie L. Arneson was southbound on County Road U in the Town of Kickapoo. Arneson reported that she blacked out and loss control of her vehicle.   Arneson’s vehicle then overturned in More >

Fire destroys church in south-central Wisconsin

SPRING GREEN, Wis. (AP) — Fire has destroyed a church in Sauk County in south-central Wisconsin. The Spring Green Fire Department says firefighters were called to the fire at the Cornerstone Church just after 2 a.m. Saturday. WISC-TV (http://bit.ly/1j0YF9j ) reports crews arrived to find the church engulfed in flames. No one was hurt. The occupants of More >

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation to Recognize Principals and School Administrators

The Herb Kohl Education Foundation announced that beginning next year, the Outstanding Wisconsin Leadership awards will be presented to 12 public school and four religious and independent school principals or administrators in a new program to recognize the importance of exceptional school leaders. Each state-level winner will receive a $3,000 award, along with an additional More >

Tomah VA Medical Center to Hold Access Stand Down Event for Local Veterans

The Tomah VA Medical Center will participate in a National Access Stand Down event on Saturday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.  A team of clinical leaders and administrators will be on site to reach out to all Veterans identified as having the most important and acute needs to make sure they can be More >

Adams Police Department Offers Vacation Home Checks

With the winter season quickly approaching, residents may be heading towards warmer climates. The Adams Police Department offers Vacation Home Checks.  A Vacation Home Check allows their department to know the dates and times you are away from home and periodically check residences. To sign up for a Vacation Home Check, stop into the Adams More >

Ohio Woman Dies As a Result of Sauk County Crash

A 90-year-old Ohio woman was killed when the car she was a passenger in collided with a pickup truck in Sauk County. The crash happened at about 11 a.m. Wednesday on Highway BD at Highway 33 in the town of Delton, according to a release from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office. Eve Kozak sustained serious More >