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Necedah School Board Approves Bus Purchase and Lunch Prices Increase

The Necedah School Board had its reorganization at its meeting on Monday night.  Daniel Dutscheck was elected President, Brian Seebruck as Vice-President, Michael Horak as Clerk, and Gilbert Saylor as Treasurer. The CESA 5 Representative will be Saylor, and the WASB Correspondent will be Dutscheck. The board also selected the Necedah Bank and the Bank of Mauston as the district depositories, More >

Royall School Board Approves Capital Improvement Projects

The Royall School Board approved several capital improvement projects at its monthly meeting on Monday night. The board approved new windows, stage curtains and a new piano. Superintendent Mark Gruen said the board had approved the window replacement last year, but the district decided to put it on hold and since then, they have done More >

New Lisbon to Offer the Summer Food Service Program

Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, The New Lisbon School District announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious More >

Blood Donors Needed at Tomah Memorial Hospital

Lower than expected blood collections coupled with the upcoming Memorial Day holiday have officials at Tomah Memorial Hospital asking residents to donate blood at the hospital May 25 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. “Blood Center officials are reporting the collections in May were down, plus the loss of potential collections due to Memorial Day More >

Monroe County Trunk Highway N to be Closed

Monroe County Trunk Highway “N”, west of CTH “W” and three miles northwest of the Village of Kendall, will be closed to all “through” traffic beginning Tuesday, May 30, 2017.  The closure is necessary to replace the bridge over Spring Valley Creek.  The prime contractor, Concrete Structures, Inc. of Janesville, will have 68 days to More >

Kazakhstan Delegation Visiting Juneau County This Week

A delegation from Central Asia has arrived in Juneau County on Sunday evening, May 21. The delegation is from Kazakhstan’s southern region near Almaty and is funded through Phillip Morris International. They will be here until May 27 learning about the advantages of member owned businesses (cooperatives) in Wisconsin and the Unites States, studying new More >

New Lisbon Junior High Finale Concert

This Thursday, May 25th the New Lisbon Junior High Choir will present their FINALE Concert beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the New Lisbon High School Gym.  The program will include the Junior High Choir performing their Festival pieces from February and a medley of songs entitled “Disney Dazzle.” Students will also perform solos, duets and More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING May 22, 2017. 5/15                      Six pigs were reported loose on the caller’s property, Skrede Lane, Town of Viroqua.  The caller was able to get the neighbor’s pigs back into their pen. 5/16                      Jeffry Reget of La Crosse More >

Sauk County Clean Sweep – June 3

Sauk County is holding a Clean Sweep event on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 8:30 am-12:00pm, at the former Sauk County landfill located at E8795 Evergreen Lane, Baraboo.  Clean Sweep allows homeowners, agricultural producers, and businesses to dispose of hazardous products/items that pose an environmental risk. Sauk County residents will be able to dispose of the following items More >

Jake Leinenkugel to Headline Tomah VA Memorial Day Ceremony

The Tomah VA Medical Center invites the public to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26 to remember and honor the men and women who gave their lives in military service to a grateful nation. Mr. Jake Leinenkugel, White House Senior Advisor for the Department of Veterans Affairs will provide the Keynote Address. “The More >