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Rep. Ron Kind Introduces Bipartisan “Teacher Tax Relief” Act

U.S Representative Ron Kind partnered with five other representatives, Dave Reichert (R-WA), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Aaron Schock (R-IL), Pat Tiberi (R-OH), and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), to introduce the Teacher Tax Relief Act. The act is intended to make permanent the deduction allowed for teachers who purchase classroom supplies out of pocket and expands the deduction More >

Tomah PD Teams Up With TestMyTeen.Com to Offer Free Drug Test Kits

To help both parents and teens with the battle against drug involvement, the Tomah Police Department is implementing a new “Test My Teen” drug-prevention program that is designed to keep parents in touch with their teens and give teens a way to stop peer pressure when friends urge them to experiment with drugs. The department More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Hold Health Fair

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston is holding a health fare on Thursday, October 9th from 7am to 11am.  Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available, along with the opportunity to discuss specific risks for developing diabetes More >

One Vehicle Accident Leaves One Injured in the Town of Greenfield

Monroe authorities are reporting a one vehicle accident in the Town of Greenfield that resulted in injuries to one person. Monroe County Sheriff Peter Quirin said the crash was located on State Highway 21 approximately point 4 miles west of Fireworks Avenue. 51-year-old Penny Thorpe of Tomah was traveling west on State Highway 21 when More >

New Lisbon Man Issued Three Citations

A New Lisbon man received 3 citations resulting from an incident on September 11th. 19-year-old Donald Townsend was operating a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am, and police say it appeared that Townsend took the corner too fast at the intersection of West State Street and Parker Drive. The Pontiac struck the curb on Parker Drive, going More >

Dogs, parakeet removed from squalid conditions

KENDALL, Wis. (AP) – Animal welfare workers have removed 15 dogs and a bird from squalid conditions at a mobile home in Monroe County. WXOW-TV (http://tinyurl.com/kkr9pxl ) reports the animals were found living in feces, trash and rotting food. A search warrant was executed Thursday at the Kendall area home following an investigation by Monroe More >

Break In And Property Damage Along With Theft Reported In Necedah

The Juneau County Sherriff’s Department is reporting a recent break-in with property damage in Necedah. Julie Nauert is a part owner of property on 19th Street and reported getting a call from other family members who noticed an open garage door and damage to the garage as well. Many items were stolen from the property More >

Public Meeting Set For I-94/90 Study

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Southwest Region will host a public involvement meeting on Monday, September 29 to discuss the I-90/94 Corridor Study between Highway 12 and 16 and I-39 in Juneau, Sauk, and Columbia County. The meeting will take place at Wisconsin Dells High School from 6-8 p.m.  The meeting will follow an More >

Adams County Drug Task Force to Participate in 9th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Adams County Drug Task Force is joining with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and is participating in the ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which is September 27 from 10am to 2pm. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating More >

Mauston Woman Charged with Disorderly Conduct and 2 Counts of Bail Jumping

A Mauston woman was arrested after a disturbance that occurred on early Sunday morning. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Mauston police responded to a disturbance in the 700 block of West State Street. After investigation, 35-year old Christeen L. Moore was taken into custody. She has been charged with disorderly conduct, and two counts of misdemeanor More >