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Mauston Man Faces Charges after Losing Temper

A Mauston man is facing 2 counts of Felony Bail Jumping and a charge of Disorderly Conduct – Domestic Abuse.  On January 14th a Mauston Police officer reported to a McEvoy Street residence for a disturbance.  He was advised 23 year old Casey Gardner was throwing items around the residence.  The officer was also advised More >

Rich Bauman entertains at Terrace Heights

On January 14, the tenants of Terrace Heights Retirement Community in Mauston welcomed back singer, songwriter and musician Rich Bauman.  He performed original songs, along with some that everyone knew and could sing along with.  His musical talent was on full display as he sang and played various instruments; including the guitar, piano and violin.  More >

Elroy Driver Uninjured after Hitting Culvert and Fence

On January 14th Dakota Froehlich of Elroy, was traveling northbound on County Road V, town of Forest.  Froehlich stated she met another vehicle that was over the centerline.  Froehlich overcorrected, traveled down an embankment, and struck a culvert and fence.  Froehlich reported no injuries.  The vehicle was towed due to disabling damage.

Former Tomah VA Nurse Given Probation In Candy Land Case

A former nurse at the V-A hospital in Tomah has dodged a prison term for over-prescribing opioid painkillers.  A federal judge sentenced Jennifer Amble to three years’ probation during a Wednesday court appearance.  Prosecutors say Amble wrote 83 prescriptions for a friend who was neither a veteran nor a patient at the Tomah location.  The More >

3D Mammography now available at Mile Bluff

Mile Bluff is pleased to announce that 3D mammography is now available at the medical center in Mauston. This new screening test is the latest advancement in early breast cancer detection.   3D technology provides clear, detailed images, regardless of breast tissue density.  The accuracy of the images allows radiologists to detect smaller cancers sooner, More >

Although Every Juneau County Board Member is Up for Election Little Expected to Change

It’s going to be a busy election season for the Juneau County Board member as every spot is up for re-election.  However most of the candidates are running unopposed.  In District 1 Jerry Niles is running unopposed, District 2 Michael Kelley is running unopposed, in District 3 Steve Leavitt is running against Ken Schneider, District More >

Elroy, Mauston, and Tomah to Have Contested Mayoral Elections

Mauston will have a contended Mayoral election that will not involve current mayor Brian Mcguire. McGuire is not running for re-election.  Current City Aldersperson Denis Nielsen is running against Brian Fox.  Nielsen is not seeking re-election for his Aldersperson seat in District 2 and no one has currently taken out paperwork to run for the More >

Opioid Crisis Not Limited To Big Population Centers Sauk County Dealing With It

Big population centers aren’t the only places struggling with the opioid crisis.  The Sauk County Health Department says it is seeing a spike in opioid overdoses since early December.  It’s possible the victims are overdosing on prescription painkillers, but doctors say there is an increasing problem of heroin cut with fentanyl.  That combination is causing More >

Shari Sarazin to entertain at Terrace Heights Retirement Community

On Monday, February 10, Shari Sarazin will be performing at Terrace Heights Retirement Community in Mauston. Beginning at 2 pm, Shari will play musical selections on her Celtic harp.  In addition to playing the harp, Shari is also a vocalist and composer.  She is sure to offer another crowd-pleasing performance. For more information about the More >

Passport to Healthier Living with Diabetes February 6th

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 >