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Local News

Flood Warnings Extended in Juneau & Adams Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Adams and Juneau County.  The warning is for the Wisconsin River and Yellow River. People living in low lying areas should be alert for high or rising water, and be prepared to move to higher ground should the need arise. River water levels are projected More >

Jessica Bilski Honored at Governor’s Conference of Tourism

The Annual Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Tourism (WIGCOT) that took place in the Dells this year (March 17 – 19) included some notable mentions for Juneau County. Jessica Bilski, President of the recently revived Necedah Area Chamber of Commerce, was awarded the WIGCOT Patrick J. Reinsma Scholarship. In addition, Damon Zumwalt’s Los Dells Latin Music More >

WRM Porkfest Only 2 Weeks Away Takes Place May 4th

On Saturday May 4th Wisconsin River Meats will be hosting their annual Porkefest.  It’s the 6th annual Porkfest it will run from 10am to 4pm on the 4th of May.  For the past several years Wisconsin River Porkfest has been the kickoff event for the Castle Rock/Petenwell Lakes and Central Wisconsin’s summer season.  This year’s More >

Wisconsin Singers Are Coming To New Lisbon April 26th

The Wisconsin Singers are coming to New Lisbon High School April 26th.  Wisconsin Singers’ newest show, Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now! is a 90-minute revue of top hits of American pop music from the past five decades performed by the top talents of the UW Madison.  Audiences will enjoy award winners from the Oscars and More >

Yet Another Forged Check Attempted to be Passed Off in Mauston

It seems to be becoming an epidemic in Juneau County, another day another attempted check forgery. This time 19 year old Jonathan Randles of Necedah tried passing off a forged check at a local gas station, on April 15th.  Randles paid $20 in gas and gave the clerk a check wrote out for $89 issued More >

Westfield Man Faces Drug Charges After Being Passed Out in Vehicle  Outside of Fast Food Join in Mauston

A Westfield Man is facing multiple charges after Mauston authorities found 29 year old Jack Morrison passed out in his car outside a Mauston fast food establishment.  Morrison is facing multiple counts of Felony Bail Jumping, Possession of THC, Possession of Illegally Obtained Prescription Drugs, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Authorities approached Morrison at around More >

Alert: Flood Warning for WI River at Castle Rock Dam until 07:00AM Tuesday

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Wisconsin River at Castle Rock Dam. This is expected to last into Tuesday morning. * At 3:10 AM Wednesday the flow was 21866 cfs. * Flood stage is 30000 cfs. * Minor flooding is forecasted. * Forecast…Rise above flood More >

Woman Arrested in Monroe County for Vehicle Theft among other Crimes

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office located a stolen vehicle on April 15, 2019 after the Monroe County 911 Communications Center advised them to be on the lookout for the vehicle.  A Monroe County Deputy conducted a high-risk traffic stop in a Kwik Trip parking lot located at 124 W. McCoy Blvd. in the City of More >

Wisconsin River Meats Ring Bologna is Reserve Grand Champion at Meat Product Show in Madison

The exceptional quality of meat products produced by Wisconsin River Meats of Mauston, Wisconsin was recognized at the 80th annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors, held in Madison on April 4-7th, at the Meat Product Show held in conjunction with their meeting. Wisconsin River Meets Ring Bologna in the class of Course More >

Sand Ridge Patient Attacks Staff Members with Fan

A Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Patient is facing multiple charges after a dispute with staff on March 10th.  50 year old Oliver Rockman is facing charges of Attempted Battery by Certain Committed Persons, Criminal Damage to Property, and Disorderly Conduct.  Sand Ridge staff members were discussing patient information when Rockman tried to listen in on More >