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Train Vs Pedestrian Crash In Tomah

On Saturday night August 30th at about 11:56 PM, an unidentified subject was on the Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks about 100 feet east of Superior Avenue in Tomah when the subject was struck by an eastbound train. The subject was located deceased at the scene by responding police officers. The incident remains under investigation and More >

Mauston School Board Discusses Montessori Grant and Community Survey

The Mauston School Board held a special meeting on Wednesday night to discuss the Montessori Charter School Grant and the community survey on school district facilities planning. While the board took no official action, they gave Mauston’s superintendent, Dr. Christine Weymouth permission to find out to see if there is interest in the community for More >

Back-To-School Safety Tips Reminders

School starts Tuesday and WRJC would like to remind everyone of a few safety tips. Triple-A Wisconsin says a fundamental rule of the road, regarding buses, is to make sure that if the bus is stopped and they have the stop arm out, regardless of which direction you or the students are going, to treat More >

Driver Lost Control of Milk Truck, Which Prompted Highway Closure

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office has released the details of the semi rollover accident that occurred on Highway 80 on Wednesday. 25-year-old Brian Biddle of South Dakota was driving a milk truck and was traveling south on Highway 80 in the Town of Plymouth between Elroy and New Lisbon when he failed to negotiate the More >

Walker says budget will improve

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker says he will deal with a drop in tax collections by controlling expenses and by doing things to help the overall economy improve. Walker was asked about tax collections coming in 2 percent less than estimates on Friday during an interview on WTMJ-AM. Walker says he and Republicans who control More >

Former deputy suspected of homicide due in court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A former Dane County sheriff’s deputy suspected of fatally shooting his wife and sister-in-law is due in court. Andy Steele is scheduled for an appearance in Dane County Circuit Court Friday afternoon. Steele could be formally charged Friday in the deaths of 39-year-old Ashley Steele and her 38-year-old sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, More >

Walker says GOP complacency a big concern

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker says complacency and fatigue among Republican voters is one of his biggest concerns as he faces re-election in less than 10 weeks. Walker addressed his concerns Friday on WTMJ-AM when asked about a poll released on Wednesday indicating that Democrats were more enthused about the upcoming election that Republicans. More >

Wisconsin private-sector jobs grew 1.3 percent

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Private-sector jobs grew just 1.3 percent in Wisconsin during the 12-month period ending in March. Gov. Scott Walker’s administration released the preliminary figures late Thursday. They will be officially released on Sept. 18 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, along with figures from other states showing how well Wisconsin compares to More >

Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program in Wisconsin to Begin Sept. 2

Juneau County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Jon Williams, announced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs More >

Wisconsin Department of Transporation and WRJC Wishes Safe Traveling This Weekend

WRJC wishes reminds drivers to be alert, to be patient, and to buckle up this holiday weekend. To minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers in Wisconsin, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend. However, motorists may still encounter lane restrictions and traffic delays, according to the Wisconsin Department of More >