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Jury Trial To Start Monday for Donald Coughlin

A two week jury trial will start Monday for a Lyndon Station man accused of over 20 counts of sexual assault of a child. Online court records show a jury selection was held Friday at the Green Lake County Justice Center for the jury trial of 60-year-old Donald Coughlin. A jury found Coughlin guilty on More >

No Injuries in Semi-Truck Accident

No one was injured in a semi-truck accident in the Town of Orange in Juneau County Wednesday. 44-year-old Daniel Sands Jr. of Jackson, Michigan was south bound on County Highway H, lost control of the semi-truck and drove into a ditch. The semi-truck struck a directional sign and a phone cable box, and caused damaged More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Host Blood Drive May 16

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 >

Volk Field to Host Northern Lightning May 1-12

CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. — Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center will host aircraft and personnel from multiple active duty Air Force, National Guard and Navy units as part of the annual Northern Lightning Counterland training exercise May 1-12. Northern Lightning is one of seven Air National Guard joint accredited exercises held at a Combat Readiness More >

“Paper Tigers” to Screen at Mauston High School

On Tuesday, May 2, families in Mauston will have the opportunity to see “Paper Tigers” during a special screening at the high school. “Paper Tigers,” is a documentary film released in 2015 and it follows a year in the life of an alternative school in Walla Walla, Washington that changed its approach to disciplining its More >

Governor Walker Announces Over $83 Million in Payments to Local Governments

Governor Scott Walker Thursday announced that earlier this month local governments received quarterly payments totaling $83,586,968 for General Transportation Aids, Connecting Highway Aids and Expressway Policing Aids from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). Payments to Wisconsin’s 1,925 local units of government include: $80,315,119 in General Transportation Aids; $3,015,874 to municipalities entitled to receive Connecting Highway More >

New Police Officer Sworn In; Nicksic Recognized for 39 1/2 Years of Employment at Mauston Common Council Meeting

A new police officer was sworn into the Mauston Police Department on Tuesday night. At the Mauston Common Council meeting, Officer Brian Raabe took the oath of office. After the swearing in, Officer Raabe said he had grown up in the area and he was happy to return. Mauston Police Chief Mike Zilisch said this More >

March Local Unemployment Rates Released

The Department of Workforce Development released Wednesday the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates of unemployment and employment statistics in Wisconsin. Preliminary March 2017 rates decreased in all 72 counties when compared over the year to March 2016 rates and in 71 of 72 counties when compared over the month to February 2017. In March, More >

Open House at JCAN/JCCS

Juneau County Adolescent Needs (JCAN) and Juneau County Charter School (JCCS) will be hosting an open house. It will be on May 3rd from noon until 2:30 p.m. at the JCAN/JCCS Building in Necedah. The program is a collaborative effort between Cooperative Educational Service Agency 5, Juneau County Department of Human Services and the school More >

School District of Necedah Receives WEDC Grant for Fab Lab

The School District of Necedah was one of 21 schools throughout the state to receive a grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to establish or expand local fabrication laboratories also known as “fab labs”. The 21 districts are receiving about $500,000 in fab lab grant from the WEDC. On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department More >