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Warrant Arrest for Mauston Woman

A Mauston woman was arrested on a felony warrant. Police say last Saturday, they responded to the 300 block of Main Street in an attempt to locate 42-year-old Kimberly Hansen, who was wanted on a “Failure to appear” warrant for a forgery case. Hansen was taken into custody and was transported to the Juneau County More >

Elroy Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

On Saturday evening, a Mauston Police officer was dispatched to a truck stop on Highway 82 East for a suspicious vehicle complaint. When the officer arrived on scene he noticed a male in the driver’s seat that appeared to be sleeping. After shining a flashlight in the vehicle the officer saw a small baggy with More >

Multiple Classes Coordinating “80s Reunion” for All Who Attended Mauston High School in the 80s

Multiple classes who attended Mauston High School in the 1980s are working together to coordinate what they are calling a “80s Reunion”—a multi-class reunion welcoming all classmates who attended the school in the 1980s. Attendees are encouraged to bring their spouses, and former teachers and administrators are especially encouraged to attend. Guests are also welcome. More >

Adams Man Seriously Injured in Head On Crash

A 45-year-old Adams man was seriously injured early Saturday morning when he crossed the center line and crashed head on onto a semi-tractor trailer. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office released a report that Wesley Grant was eastbound on Highway 21 west of Cree Avenue in the Town of Strongs Prairie when the vehicle crossed into More >

Vernon County John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING July 14, 2014. 7/7  Reed Doerr, Westby, reported someone had struck his mailbox in the Town of Viroqua when their vehicle went off the road.  The driver had left the scene. 7/8  James Jarvis, Coon Valley, reported More >

Parts of East State Street Closed Due to Milling and Repaving

The City of Mauston asks residents to avoid East State Street from Union Street to Water Street beginning at 7am Tuesday, July 15th to possibly Wednesday, July 16th evening, due to milling and repaving of the road. Please avoid if possible, and expect delays.

After High Speed Chase, Adams County Sheriff’s Office Makes an Arrest

Early Sunday morning, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a high speed pursuit. An Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a north bound vehicle on Highway 13. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 37-year-old Daniel Viau, of Hancock WI, did not stop his vehicle when the deputy activated his emergency More >

Two Teens Injured in One Vehicle Accident

On Saturday afternoon, there was a one vehicle accident in the Town of Wilton. Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin says that the crash resulted in injuries to two teenagers in occurred on Highway 71, just east of Locust Road. A 16-year-old youth was traveling east on Highway 71 when he lost control of his vehicle More >

Blood Donors Needed to Meet Summer Shortage

Tomah area residents are being asked to donate blood to meet a summertime shortage. The BloodCenter of Wisconsin is holding a drive July 24 at Tomah Memorial Hospital.  BloodCenter account representative Rich Rice says summer schedules and vacations create an interesting time of year. “It certainly does have an impact. Each day, we need to More >

Now92one FM Ready for Million Penny Challenge

A penny is the smallest unit in U.S. currency, but when groups of people gather together to collect pennies, the amount can be staggering. Now92one FM is again joining in the fight against cancer by sponsoring the Million Penny Challenge to benefit the 2014 Relay for Life. Last year, the station raised a little over More >