New Lisbon Man Charged with Possession of Narcotic Drugs

A New Lisbon man caught with heroin on him is facing a charge of Possession of Narcotic Drugs.  On December 6th a Juneau County Deputy was dispatched to the Town of Germantown for a suspicious person walking down the roadway.  The Deputy made contact with the suspect 34 year old Michael Dufay.  Dufay seemed nervous More >

Demonstrators March On Capitol Over Lame-Duck Session Bills

Demonstrators from all over Wisconsin converged on the state Capitol Saturday to protest bills passed during last week’s lame-duck session.  They disagreed with Assembly Speaker Robin Vos who has described the legislation as a way to level the playing field.  Democrats argue the party in power is trying to limit the effectiveness of Governor-elect Tony More >

Wisconsin’s New Governor Hits The Road While Talking About State Budget

Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers begins what he is calling the “Building the People’s Budget” tour Tuesday in Green Bay.  Evers says he is asking for public input on how he should deal with an expected one-billion-dollar budget shortfall when he assumes office next month.  He says he wants a spending plan that reflects “the values More >

11 Cases Of Legionnaire’s Disease Confirmed At UW Hospital

U-W Hospital reports 11 patients were treated for Legionnaire’s disease, with six of them now discharged or treated at outpatient locations.  Hospital officials say more cases could be found before Wednesday, the day the incubation period for the bacteria is set to end.  The cases have been linked to the hospital’s decision to reduce water More >

Necedah man Facing Multiple Charges after Lying to Police Officer

A Necedah man is facing multiple charges after he was pulled over on Highway 21 on December 8th.  A Necedah Police Officer observed a vehicle drive by with a license plate hard to identify.  Upon closer examination the officer was able to identify the license but found it belonging to someone who did not have More >

City of Mauston Meetings

December 11 – Licenses & Permits Committee December 11 – Public Works Committee December 11 – Finance & Purchasing Committee December 11 – Mauston Common Council

Juneau County Jail Pictures

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Liquidation Sales Start At Shopko Stores Which Are Closing: Mauston Store to Close

Somewhere between 400 and one-thousand workers at Shopko stores will lose their jobs when the Wisconsin-based retail chain shuts down 39 locations.  Liquidation sales started Friday.  Shopko owns 360 stores in 24 states.  Its store in Mauston is the only Wisconsin operation which will close its doors by the end of February.  A spokesperson says More >

Babysitter Accused Of Sexual Assault

An eight-year-old child tells authorities about being sexually assaulted by a babysitter several times over a two-week period.  Seventeen-year-old Riley M. Roth was arrested November 30th.  The victim says he was tied up and gagged during the attacks.  Additional charges were filed against the teenager Wednesday in another case.  Investigators accused him of having sex More >


In partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBank Chicago), Royal Bank recently awarded $5,000 grants to eligible residents and businesses for flood-hit communities in Central Wisconsin. Funds were provided by the FHLBank Chicago through its Community First® Disaster Relief Program.  This program provided grant assistance to homeowners and small businesses affected by More >