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Kenosha First Among School Districts To Install Gunfire Detection System

A number of Wisconsin schools will be using gunshot-detection sensors when classes resume this fall to try to get police to respond more quickly to a mass shooting. The sensors are among various security upgrades schools are rolling out with grant money state lawmakers approved this year after the shootings in Parkland, Florida. Officials say More >

Dane County Family’s Home Destroyed By Fire

Members of a Dane County family saw their home destroyed by fire late Sunday night. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office says the fire occurred on Prairie View Drive in the Town of Bristol. Sheriff’s officials say deputies and Sun Prairie firefighters arrived at the scene at around 11:20 P-M. Fire crews worked for several hours More >

Window Smashed Out At Madison Nightclub

A popular L-G-B-T-Q-friendly bar in Madison is putting out a positive message after it was hit by vandalism.  The owner of Plan B on Williamson Street says the front window of the club was smashed out with a cinder block early Sunday morning.  The business has replaced the window with board spray-painted with a rainbow More >

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office Receives Project Lifesaver to Help with Missing Persons

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office has received a new tool to help the community in the case of missing persons.  Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson was contacted by Wood County about Project Lifesaver.  Project Lifesaver uses a wearable radio frequency that can be used to track missing people.  The Juneau County Board approved funding for the More >

Couple Caught Stealing and Using Elroy Woman’s Check

Two suspects have been apprehended in Monroe County for passing a check that was not theirs.  Earlier in the year an Elroy woman reported to Juneau County Authorities that she had a check stolen out of her mailbox.  32 year old Deanna Syverson of Tomah was caught on camera cashing, at a Tomah business, the More >

Mauston Man Facing Disorderly Conduct Charge after Showing Gun During Fight

A Mauston man is facing Disorderly Conduct charges after threatening to use a gun during an argument with another man.  25 year old Randy Hermosillo had a verbal argument with another man outside of a Tomah gas station, on June 17th.  Hermosillo reportedly called the other man a snitch during the argument.  Witnesses said the More >

City of Mauston Meetings

June 26 – Public Works Committee June 26 – Finance & Purchasing Committee June 26 – Ordinaces, Licenses, and Permits Committee June 26 – Board of Review June 26 – Mauston Common Council Meeting  

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Joe Corbin to perform at Terrace Heights Retirement Community

The public is invited to join the tenants of Terrace Heights Retirement Community in Mauston, as Joe Corbin returns to sing classic cowboy tunes.  The concert will be held on Tuesday, June 26 beginning at 2 pm. Seating for the performance is limited, so call 608-847-2377 to reserve your spot today.  Also ask about a More >

Western Technical College Announces Dr. Kathleen Linker as New VP of Academics

Western Technical College announced Friday the selection of Dr. Kathleen (Kat) Linaker as the college’s vice president of academics. Linaker comes to Western from Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) in Utica, NY, where she is the assistant vice president of academics and dean for the School of STEM, Health, and Natural Sciences. She will begin More >