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Year-Long Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Spring Green Man

A 43-year-old Spring Green man has pleaded no contest to two felony drug and theft charges.  Nicholas E. Liegel was arrested after a year-long investigation of heroin trafficking in Sauk County.  Authorities say Liegel sold heroin to a confidential informant on two occasions.  The drug investigation turned up evidence he was stealing copper from his More >

Hospice Touch Offering Grief Support Group

Hospice Touch of Tomah Memorial Hospital is offering a special support group to help people who have lost a friend or a loved one deal with grief.  Hospice Spiritual Care and Bereavement Coordinator Debbie Warthan says the program not only helps people now but into the future.  The six week Grief Support program will be More >

Congressman Kind to hold Open Office Hours

U>S> Representative Ron Kind announced that representatives from his district offices will be holding open office hours in this Third Congressional District.  On Tuesday February 27th, representatives will be in Mauston at the Hatch Public Library from 9 till 10am, in New Lisbon at the Memorial Public Library from 10:30 till 11:30am and in Tomah More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Friday 2/23/18

>>Sun Prairie Man Pleads Guilty To Reckless Homicide In Fatal Overdose Case (Madison, WI)  —  A Sun Prairie man will be sentenced in about two months after pleading guilty to reckless homicide and reckless endangerment charges.  Twenty-four-year-old Connor McGovern was accused of being involved in the fatal overdose death of a co-worker.  Police say the More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Friday 2/23/18

>>Wisconsin Assembly Passes Tax Package (Madison, WI)  —  Wisconsin lawmakers were burning the midnight oil last night while trying to wrap up work for the current legislative session.  Assembly members gave approval to the governor’s proposed 100-dollar-a-child tax rebate and an August sales tax holiday.  Another bill passed includes 350-million dollars in borrowing to pay More >

Warrent arrest in Lyndon Station

Tyler Jay Maihofer, age 23 of Winnebago was arrested Monday evening at a residence in the village of Lyndon Station on a outstanding warrant from the Village of Jackson Police Department.  Maihoffer was trying to hide in a bedroom closet when the officers asked him to leave the closet and bedroom.  While there, the officers More >

Wisconsin Afternoon State News for Thursday 2/22/18

>>Anti-Crime Package Of Bills Approved By Assembly, Heads To Governor (Madison, WI)  —  The Wisconsin Assembly approved a package of anti-crime bills Wednesday — after the Senate had passed the legislation in November.  The new laws contain stiffer penalties for repeat offenders and illegal firearm possession.  They would also make carjacking a felony and change More >

Wisconsin Morning State News for Thursday 2/22/18

>>Onalaska City Council Members Call For Judge’s Resignation (Onalaska, WI)  —  Some Onalaska City Council members are calling for the resignation of a municipal court judge in the city. Members say an independent audit showed numerous unprocessed citations and several other documents. Judge John Brinckman has been a part-time municipal judge on the Coulee Region More >

Mauston School Board Primary Election Results

The four candidates who will continue to the General Election in April, and their unofficial vote tally is as follows:. Darrell Hines – 535 Michael Coughlin – 398 Carrie Buss (Incumbent) – 267 Scott Graewin – 156 There are two seats open, therefore the top two in the April election will be on the board. More >

School District of Mauston Meetings

February 21 2017 Montessori Governance Board meeting Agenda-1 PUBLIC INFORMATION NOTICE OF CANVASS OF SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION RETURNS School District of Mauston The Canvass of Election Returns from the Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Spring Primary Election of School Board Members will be held on Thursday morning, February 22, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Canvass More >