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Reserve Spot for Thursdays MBMC Health Fair

Reserve your spot at the upcoming health fair hosted by Mile Bluff Medical Center on Thursday, December 12.  Receive free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart disease and diabetes.  In addition to these services, you will have the opportunity to receive a free hearing test; More >

Thanksgiving Day Accident Could Lead to Hit and Run Charges

A Thanksgiving Day accident in Juneau County could lead to hit and run charges.  A vehicle traveling Southbound on Felland Road failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a vehicle causing that vehicle to spin around facing westbound before entering the ditch on the south side of HWY82 and rolling twice before coming More >

Pedestrian Appears to Avoid Major Injury after Being Struck by Vehicle in Mauston

Despite being taken to the hospital a pedestrian in a pedestrian vs car accident appeared to be relatively unharmed.  The mother of the victim claimed a car lurched forward on Hickory Street in Mauston on November 12th.  The car hit the left leg of the pedestrian causing them pain.  The hospital report showed there was More >

Mauston Man Facing Multiple Charges After Being Pulled Over for Speeding

A Mauston man is facing multiple drug related charges after being pulled over on December 3rd.  A Wisconsin State Trooper was patrolling interstate traffic when his radar picked up a vehicle going 83mph in a 70mph zone.  The Trooper initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 36 year old Adrian Edwards.  The Trooper More >

Human Bones Identified as Missing 24 Year Old Girl in Adams County

Human bones found by a hunter in Adams County have been identified as 24 year old Anastasia Evans.  Evans had last been seen on May 4th.  Investigators searched several areas in counties that included Adams, Marquette, and Sauk.  Area detectives are working with the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigations to investigate the circumstances of Evans More >

Convicted Felon in Camp Douglas Faces Charges after Shooting Deer

A 42 year old Camp Douglas man is facing a charge of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon after shooting a doe in November.  A conversation warden made contact with James Wilson at his Orange Township residence to follow up a deer hunting investigation by the Juneau County Sheriff’s Department.  Wilson did not have More >

Mauston’s Attempt to Break Guinness World Record for Most People Caroling

650 Mauston citizens and visitors attempted to break “The Most People Caroling” Guinness World Record set by Portsmouth, OH. with 1,880 carolers. Though the record this year was not beaten, Mary Hudack, Greater Mauston Chamber Director was quick to state, “But look out next year, we’ve only just begun”. The Guinness World Record attempt began right after More >

Holiday Train Delivers Holiday Cheer and Plenty of Donations Towards Mauston Food Pantry

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rolled in a delivered holiday cheer to young and old alike in Mauston.  It also helped raise money for the Mauston Community Sharing Food Pantry.  Canadian Pacific presented a check for $4,500 towards the pantry.  The Food Pantry raised $1,000 plus checks in monetary donations during the Holiday Train festivities More >

Norwalk Man Faces Charge for Concealing Firearm

A Norwalk man is facing a charge of carrying a concealed weapon after he was pulled over in October, in the Town of Clifton.  35 year old Vance Zoellick was pulled over for failing to display a front license plate.  During the stop he made authorities aware he had a revolver in his glove box.  More >

Norwalk Man Facing 2nd Offense OWI

A 28 year old man is facing his 2nd Offense OWI after being pulled over in October.  Scott Leis of Norwalk was pulled over on Highway 71 on October 17th just after 1:30am.  He was pulled over due to a nonfunctioning head lamp.  Authorities could smell an odor of alcohol coming from Leis, who also More >