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DNR Reminds Hunters of Safety Tips

The Department of Natural Resources has started reminding hunters to be safe this deer hunting season. Wisconsin’s nine day gun deer season opens on November 22 and runs through November 30.  The DNR says hunters should treat every firearm as if it’s loaded, always point the muzzle in a safe direction, be certain of their More >

Village of Necedah Emergency Medical Service Facility to be Completed in Fall 2015

The Village of Necedah is one step closer to building their Emergency Medical Services Facility. At the village board meeting on Monday night, the board approved a contract with MSA Professional Services to provide design services for the building. The Village contracted with MSA for design services, preparing construction documents, bidding, and construction management.  Village More >

Sun Prairie Woman Cited After Accident in City of Mauston

There was a two vehicle accident in the City of Mauston. Mauston Police responded to a crash on North Union Street at Monroe Street on November 2nd at about 6:45 p.m. 67-year-old John Gabower was stopped waiting to turn west on Monroe Street when his vehicle was struck from behind by 51-year-old Samie Chambers of More >

Annual Love Light Ceremony to be Held at Mile Bluff

Residents of Juneau and Adams counties are encouraged to honor the memory of a loved one during a special holiday event at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. The Hospice Touch Love Light ceremony will be held on Sunday, November 30 at 6:30 pm, and is open to all who are looking for support as More >

Mauston School District Looking at April Referendum

The Mauston School Board is looking at an April referendum after looking at the community survey results at a board workshop on Monday night. There was no action taken in the workshop. Instead, the board shared their opinions on the community survey results and in what direction they should proceed. In the discussion, members said More >

Theft and Criminal Damage to Property in the Town of Germantown

There was an incident of theft and criminal damage to property in the Town of Germantown.  The victim told law enforcement that they had placed a camper for winter storage on their property on Park Place Drive about four weeks prior to November 8. When they had arrived to complete winterizing the camper, they discovered More >

Milk Producer Hopeful About Richfield Dairy Farm

RICHFIELD, Wis. (AP) – A milk producer’s plans for a $40 million mega-farm in Adams County have been tied up in the courts for about three years. Now the company, Milk Source Holdings Inc., is making plans to move forward once it gets the final environmental impact statement from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Erin and Jason Klapps of Mauston are the parents of a baby girl, Whitney Kathleen Klapps, born November 3 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 ¼ inches. Maternal grandparents are Carol Finucan and the late Rick Finucan of Mauston. Paternal grandparents are Debra Klapps and More >

New Lisbon Reminds Citizens About Winter Parking

The City of New Lisbon is reminding its residents that alternate street parking is in effect on Saturday, November 15. From 2am and 6am, vehicles need to be parked on the odd number side of street on the odd numbered days and on the even number days; vehicles need to be parked on the even More >

Sen. Shilling to be Next Senate Minority Leader

Senator Jennifer Shilling was elected to be the next Senate Democratic minority leader after the Senate votes on its leaders on Wednesday. Senator Jennifer Shilling represents the 32nd State Senate District which covers La Crosse, Vernon, Crawford and part of Monroe Counties. Her predecessor Senator Chris Larson said his reasons for stepping down as the minority leader More >