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Armed Robbery in Tomah

There was an armed robbery in Tomah Thursday. The Tomah Police Department said they and detectives from the Monroe County Joint Investigative Task Force are currently investigating the incident, which occurred at the BeMobile Verizon Premium Wireless store. A vehicle with Illinois plates believed to be involved in the incident was located abandoned in Oakdale. More >

Juneau County Recognized by Congressman Ron Kind for Hosting Successful 10th Annual Volk Field Small Business Conference

The Volk Field Small Business Conference has drawn over 2,000 businesses across the region in the past decade. Its objective is to provide quality business training on a variety of relevant topics and critical networking opportunities with government agencies and prime contractors.  As a result, participants can grow their sales by entering or expanding their More >

Most Highway Projects to be Put on Hold for Fourth of July Holiday Travel

To accommodate heavy traffic expected during the three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend, construction on most major highway projects in Wisconsin will be suspended at noon on Friday, July 1 and will not resume until Tuesday, July 5. However, motorists may still encounter narrow lanes and lane shifts, which require reduced speeds in work zones, More >

Necedah School Board Approves Preliminary Budget, Faces Deficit

The Necedah School Board held its meeting on Monday night. The board approved a preliminary budget for the 2016-2017 school year. The district faces a deficit of $202,080. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the budget is based on information that is available to them at this time and will be subject to change. He also said More >

Elroy’s Pool Reopens

Elroy’s city pool reopened Wednesday. According to the city, the baby pool remains closed while chemicals are balanced and stabilized. Fiberglass needed to be fixed and a heat pump needed to be replaced.  Annual and family passes will be discounted. If you have any questions please call the pool at 608-462-2411.

UPDATE: Body Found in Wisconsin River Downstream from Where Missing Madison Man Last Seen

    UPDATE (3:36pm) – The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office says it has found a body in the Wisconsin River downstream from where the missing man was last seen. Authorities say they were contacted Sunday about a missing Madison man named Shaquille Curtis. Curtis was last seen on a beach on the Wisconsin River in Kildare Township in More >

Hillsboro’s Prairie Avenue Reconstruction Project to Start June 29

Hillsboro will be starting work on the Prairie Avenue Reconstruction Project today.  The project will be completed in phases due to contractor scheduling. The first phase of the project will include the pulverization and excavation of the existing roadway. Phase two includes the removal and installation of curb and gutter on portions of Prairie Avenue. More >

Royall School District Gets Updates on Summer Projects

The Royall School Board had an update on its summer projects at its meeting on Monday night. The new playground equipment, which was approved by the school board, was installed outside the school. Elementary/Intermediate School Principal Darcy Uppena said it’s been a popular attraction for kids this summer. Director of Maintenance Tim Marshall said they More >

Golf Ball Crash for Cash Event Set to Give Away $3000

On Sunday, August 21, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation will hold the Golf Ball Crash for Cash during the Juneau County Fair’s afternoon combine demo. For just $20 you could purchase the winning raffle ticket; only 300 will be sold! Each numbered ticket will have a matching numbered golf ball.  On August 21, during the More >

Practice Greenhealth Presents the Tomah VA Medical Center with the Greenhealth Emerald Award

TOMAH, Wis. – The Tomah VA Medical Center has been awarded the prominent Greenhealth Emerald Award by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading health care community dedicated to transforming health care worldwide. The Greenhealth Emerald Award is a competitive award that recognizes health care facilities that have achieved improvements in their mercury elimination, waste reduction, recycling, More >