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Elroy Man Facing 12 Counts of Child Pornography

An Elroy man is facing 12 counts of Child Pornography.  43 year old TJ Steinmetz had his apartment searched after authorities received a cyber tip about child pornography coming from an IP address in Elroy.  The search turned up multiple flash drives, cell phones, and other smart devices containing child pornographic images.  Most of the More >

Diabetes & Your Feet – A diabetes education event

On Thursday, November 1, Mile Bluff Medical Center is hosting a free diabetes education event. “Diabetes & Your Feet” will focus on the importance of proper foot care while managing life with diabetes.  Free to the public, this educational event will also provide foot exams, demonstrations, door prizes, and refreshments.  If you or a loved More >

Female cancer patients have the opportunity to ‘Look Good…Feel Better’ at Mile Bluff

The healthcare professionals at Mile Bluff have teamed up with area cosmetologists to offer a program to ladies who are undergoing cancer treatments.  On Tuesday, November 6, Mile Bluff will hold its next ‘Look Good…Feel Better’® group training session. The event is a two-hour, hands-on workshop with a ‘Look Good…Feel Better’® volunteer beauty professional.  During More >

2018 Flood Has City Leaders Considered A Big Move

Rock Springs trustees have discussed moving the village’s downtown district out of the floodplain after the damage done by flood waters earlier this year.  Plans are on hold while the community in Sauk County waits to hear about a federal disaster declaration.  Another approach could be to fortify low-lying areas of the village against high More >

Fatal Accident Takes Place in Town Of Kildare

On Tuesday, October 16th, at 6:17 pm, the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle accident on County Road HH south of 54th Street in the Town of Kildare.  Initial investigation revealed the operator of a southbound vehicle went off the roadway while negotiating a curve on County Road HH.  The More >

Sen. Marklein Receives WMC’s “Working for Wisconsin” Award

In Wisconsin, 83 lawmakers repeatedly stood up for tax cuts, pro-growth reforms and investments in our state’s workforce this past legislative session. Each of these legislators supported initiatives that will spur economic growth and job creation by putting an emphasis on improving Wisconsin’s business climate.   WMC, the combined state chamber of commerce and manufacturers’ More >

Jim Hentzel to perform at Terrace Heights

The public is invited to join the tenants of Terrace Heights Retirement Community in Mauston on Monday, November 5 at 2 pm for an afternoon of entertainment!  Singer Jim Hentzel will be returning to perform classics from Elvis, Sinatra, and more. This event is free and open to the public, however space is limited.  Call More >

50th Assembly District Candidate Forum to be Held Monday October 22nd

There will be a forum held this Monday October 22nd at the Mauston American Legion Hall for the three candidates running for the 50th Assembly District seat.  The seat is currently held by Ed Brooks, who is not seeking re-election.  James Krus, Tony Kurtz, and Art Schrader will discuss their positions on a variety of More >

Illinois Man Arrested for Pointing Gun in Juneau County  

On Monday, October 15, at 2:54 pm the Sheriff’s Office received a report of driving complaint where a subject in a vehicle displayed and fired a firearm.  The initial incident occurred on Hwy 12 & 16 near the intersection of 57th Street west of Lyndon Station. The operator of a vehicle, John Weingart, (age 47 More >

Juneau County Board Designates Lee Road as a Rustic Road, Hears Report From District Attorney

Juneau County has approved a motion to designate Lee Road near Highway 80 and County Road S as a Rustic Road.  Board members stated it’s a very scenic road with its hills and curves.  The county board also appointed Judith Ellingston to the ADRC of Eagle Country Governing Board.  The Board allowed the creation of More >