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USDA Extends Deadlines for Dairy Margin Coverage, Market Facilitation Programs

New Signup Deadline Is December 20 Due to the prolonged and extensive impacts of weather events this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended the deadline to December 20 for producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for the 2020 calendar year. The deadline had been December 13.  USDA announced More >

Passport to Healthier Living with Diabetes

If you are looking for answers and tips on how to live your life to its fullest while managing diabetes, plan to attend this FREE event.  Passport to Healthier Living with Diabetes will explain the importance of managing diabetes through diet, medication, glucose monitoring, and stress management. The Diabetes Education team will be on hand More >

Toll Booth Scam Latest in Scammers Attempts to Steal Your Money

Local authorities recently became aware of another scam that is going on that you should be made aware of….. A local organization recently received a letter from the Illinois Tollway indicating that a vehicle registered to them had passed through several tolls without paying. The letter sent out appeared legit and provided an avenue to More >

New Lisbon Man Facing 5th Offense OWI

A New Lisbon man is facing his 5th Offense OWI after being pulled over in Monroe County on December 7th.  60 year old Keith Herritz was traveling on Monowau Street in Tomah when he slammed on his breaks abruptly for a red light.  His car went nearly a full car length past the stop line.  More >

Tomah Health to Host Post Christmas Blood Drive Dec. 26th

Tomah Health and Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin officials are asking area residents to consider giving the gift of life by donating blood at Tomah Health Dec. 26 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. To donate, a person must be in good health, at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and have More >

Mauston School District holds first Facility Buildings Meeting

Craig Uhlenbrauck from Miron Construction and Steve Kieckhafer from PRA presented information about the buildings in the district during the Mauston School District Buildings Facility Information Meeting. Topics included academic needs and the condition of current infrastructures. District administrators were on hand to answer questions and participate in discussions. The presentation can be found on More >

Cold Temps:  If You Can Hang On Until The Weekend, Things Will Moderate

As Wisconsin wakes up this (Wednesday) morning, the weather is just as cold as promised.  The National Weather Service says wind chill readings will reach 10-below zero in some areas and they won’t warm up much through the rest of the day.  Local areas will be cold, but not cold enough to bring on advisories More >

4 Arrested in Kildare Township after Search Warrant Conducted

On Monday, December 9th, the Juneau County Drug Task Force and the Juneau County Tactical Team, with assistance from the Wisconsin State Patrol, executed a drug search warrant at W2492 54th Street, Kildare Township. As a result of the search warrant the following were arrested and transported to the Juneau County Jail:   Robert J. More >

No Criminal Charges Will Be Sought in Monroe County Police Shooting

Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger announced today that the actions of law enforcement officers on November 05, 2019 were lawful and reasonable acts of defense of others. Therefore, there will be no criminal charges in relation to the incident resulting in the death of Michael L. Nguyen, on November 05, 2019 in the Town More >

Local Retailers Successful at Not Supplying Minors with Tobacco

Each year, a Juneau County Wisconsin Wins Team, which consists of an adult supervisor and area youth, conduct tobacco compliance checks at local businesses.  They record whether or not the underage youth are able to purchase tobacco products from the retailers. During the past round of tobacco compliance checks most Juneau County retailers upheld the More >