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Monroe County Courthouse Closed October 19th for Active Shooter Briefing and Training

On October 19th from 2:30-4:30pm, all the branches of the Monroe County Courthouse will be closed. The closing of the courthouse includes all county offices. The courthouse staff and the Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an Active Shooter briefing and training for the employees as well as attorneys in the area. The purpose is to More >

Clean Up Kits Available for Sauk County Residents

Sauk County Emergency Management has received reports of water in basements. Sauk County Emergency Management does have flood clean up kits available. They include mop, broom, bleach, disinfectant, scrub brush, towels, garbage bags, sponges, and a few other items.  These kits are free of charge. Clean-up kits are available at the Sauk County Courthouse, 510 More >

Elroy City Hall Closed Monday, October 3rd

Elroy City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 3rd due to some remodeling. The City of Elroy Common Council has contracted with Friede and Associates and Quality Energy Experts to do ceiling demolition, asbestos removal, HVAC repairs and water damage repairs to City Hall. The project begins on Saturday October 1 and will be More >

USDA Presents Award of Excellence to Juneau County Housing Authority

MAUSTON, Wis. – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Wisconsin State Director, Stan Gruszynski, announced the selection of Juneau County Housing Authority, in Mauston, WI, as a recipient of USDA Rural Development’s annual Award of Excellence. The Award of Excellence is presented each year to Multi-Family Housing property owners who demonstrate their commitment and More >

Royall School District Approves Proposed 2016-2017 Tax Levy at Annual Meeting

The Royall School District had its annual meeting on Monday night, where voters listened to a presentation of the district’s budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The projected mil rate for the district is $12.29, which is a decrease from last year’s mil rate of $13.24. However, Business Manager Jeff Lankey said the mil rate More >

Trump To Campaign In Wisconsin

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigns in Waukesha on Wednesday. His rally at the Waukesha County Expo Center will get underway at 6 p.m. Polls show a tight race in Wisconsin, where neither Trump nor Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is hugely popular. Waukesha County is one of the most conservative in Wisconsin. It’s part More >

Damage Approaches $10 Million In Recent Floods

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin emergency management officials say the damage to homes, businesses and public infrastructure from flooding that started last week is approaching $10 million. In an update Tuesday night, the State Emergency Operations Center put the damage to homes and businesses at over $1.6 million, with some counties still not reporting. And it More >

New super PAC launches attack ad against Feingold

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new super PAC opposed to Democrat Russ Feingold is launching a $365,000 television, radio and digital ad campaign calling him a “radical politician” for supporting late-term abortion rights. The Reform Wisconsin Fund was created on Sept. 19. Its spokesman, Chris Martin, says it is only spending money on the Senate race More >

After Canceling Waukesha Visit, Pence Still Visits State

FITCHBURG, Wis. (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is meeting with campaign volunteers in Wisconsin, including Gov. Scott Walker’s son. Pence stopped by a Republican campaign headquarters outside of Madison Tuesday after spending the afternoon with Walker preparing for his debate next week with Democrat Tim Kaine. Walker is standing in for Kaine in debate More >

Body Found On Beach Might Be That Of Missing Sailor

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing sailor may have been found on a beach in Manitowoc County. The body was found Tuesday near private property near the town of Clover, south of Manitowoc. A medical examiner is at the beach, which is blocked off. The Coast Guard tells WBAY-TV More >