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Wonewoc Police Department to Participate in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

Deaths and injuries from drunken driving crashes devastate individuals, families and entire communities any time of year. However, these crashes can cause even more overwhelming grief during the holiday season. To prevent drunken drivers from killing or injuring themselves and innocent victims, the Wonewoc Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin in More >

Meyer Appointed General Manager of East Central/Select Sires

The East Central/Select Sires Board of Directors has named Jerome Meyer, Viroqua, Wis., as the new general manager for the 75-year-old, southern Wisconsin, artificial-breeding cooperative. He replaces retiring general manager, Alan R. Deming. Meyer has been employed with East Central/Select Sires since 2014 as a dairy program manager — overseeing employees and operations in the More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Host Blood Drive on Decenber 20

Throughout the year, Mile Bluff Medical Center hosts a number of community blood drives.  The events are a partnership between the medical center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin – the sole supplier of blood products to Mile Bluff. Join your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors, and do your part to help save lives by More >

WRJC Helps Raise Nearly $1,000 for Mauston Food Pantry

After three days of on-air auctions, WRJC raised $940 for the Mauston Community Sharing Food Pantry. The station auctioned five pairs of tickets to ride the Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train from Wisconsin Dells to Mauston, Wednesday, December 07. The tickets were provided by CP Railway to the food pantry and Mauston’s Mayor Brian McGuire. More >

Reedsburg Woman Arrested for OWI with Infant in Car

(REEDSBURG, WI) – A Reedsburg woman was arrested Tuesday night for Operating while Intoxicated – 3rd Offense with her 9-month old child in the car with her. Officers were alerted to a vehicle driving erratically in the area of S. Walnut Street and Railroad Street at approximately 9:35pm, Tuesday night. Officers located the vehicle and More >

Volk Field Could Play Role if Madison Guard Base Is Selected to House New Fighter Jet

Volk Field near Camp Douglas could play a role if a Madison’s Air National Guard unit is selected to house the new F-35 fighter jet. The Air Force said Wednesday that the Guard base at Madison’s Truax Field is among five finalists as the next two locations for housing the F-35-A Lighting Two craft, which More >

Gundersen Health System Permanently Expanding its MedLink Air Fleet

Gundersen Health System is permanently expanding the size of its MedLink Air fleet. The medical center added a second MedLink helicopter to the Sparta/Fort McCoy airport on a trial basis back in June, but was recently approved to add the second helicopter on a permanent basis. The helicopter will be based there from 8 a.m. More >

Western Technical College to Close for Holidays

All Western Technical College campuses and regional locations will be closed for the holiday season from Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Jan. 2. College business and administrative offices, including counseling and registration, will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3. Spring trimester courses begin on Monday, Jan. 9. For more information on Western’s programs and services, please call More >

Village of Necedah Board Approves 2017 Budget

The Village of Necedah passed its 2017 General Operating Budget at its board meeting on Monday night. Village Administrator Roger Herried said despite the budget being tight, public services will be properly funded without a large increase in the tax levy. The tax levy for 2017 is $418,000 and the mil rate will have a More >

Mauston Woman Charged for Obstructing and Harboring a Felon

A Mauston woman has been charged with obstructing an agency and harboring/aiding a felon. According to the criminal complaint, on Saturday, December 3, law enforcement received a report that 30-year-old Joshua A. Campbell escaped police custody at Mile Bluff Medical Center by jumping out a window. The sheriff’s department received a tip from a local More >