Cursive Writing Could Return To Wisconsin Classrooms

Republican lawmakers are considering a requirement for schools to teach cursive writing again.  State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt says there’s a need for students to learn the basics of reading and writing cursive so they can be more successful.  There’s no formal proposal yet.  Educators say they always are worried by new mandates from the Legislature.  More >

Wisconsin Senate Passes Bills to Combat Lyme Disease

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is putting together a study group on Lyme disease and offering insect repellent at state parks under a package of bills passed Tuesday.  Senator Mark Miller says these measures are a good step in both understanding and combating Lyme disease as well as a number of other insect delivered More >

Necedah’s 2nd Annual Wine & Beer Walk Planning Underway

Necedah is planning their second annual Necedah Wine & Beer Walk for November 22, 2019 and looking for sponsors. Last year they sold out of the 100 available tickets!  This year we are making 150 tickets available. In 2018 the Bank of Mauston sponsored wine charms.  This year we would like to find a sponsor More >

Arkdale Man Dies in ATV Crash

On 10/10/19 at approximately 2:00 am. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an ATV crash on 17th Dr in the 1100 block, in the Town of Monroe. The initial investigation indicates the driver of the ATV was traveling south bound and struck a deer. Lives saving measures were attempted but unsuccessful. More >

National Drug Take Back – October 26th, 2019

On October 26th, the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, Elroy Police Department, and SAFE in Juneau County will be joining other agencies across the great state of Wisconsin to participate in the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the Dose of Reality Campaign. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines More >

Richland Center Woman Admits Killing Man Whose Body Was Found In Rural Area

Investigators with the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office say a 35-year-old Richland Center woman has admitted killing the man whose body was found last month.  Amber M. Lundgren was taken into custody Wednesday and she is being held in the Sauk County Jail pending a bail hearing.  Authorities haven’t said how 37-year-old Christopher Lytle died.  Lundgren More >

Lawmakers Take Steps To Decriminalize Lemonade Stands

A plan approved in the Wisconsin Senate Tuesday would decriminalize the operation of lemonade stands.  The Assembly will take up the issue of allowing kids under the age of 18 to sell glasses of lemonade in their front yards next.  Some rules will remain in place.  Sales will be limited to two-thousand dollars-a-year and the More >

Sheriff’s Sales

October 15 – Wells Fargo Bank v Joshua & Stephanie Fay October 22 – QRL Financial Services v Richard & Cindy Ravencroft October 22 – Lakeview Loan Servicing v Leonard November 5 – Nationstar Mortgage v Fuhrman November 12 – Wells Fargo Bank v Jewison November 19 – Bank of Mauston v Kuester November 19 More >

Wisconsin Residents To Have More Health Insurance Options This Year

When open enrollment starts November 1st, Wisconsin insurance officials say people will have more options.  The Office of the Commission of Insurance says 61 of the state’s 72 counties will have at least three carrier options on the individual market.  Brown, Door, Manitowoc, Oconto and Sheboygan counties will have a choice of four carriers through More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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