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Lyndon Station To Get New Well

After 81 years Lyndon Station will finally be getting a new well.  State utility regulators approved an $891,250 well project for the Village of Lyndon Station.  The DNR had ordered the Village to make improvements or replace the well by 2022.  The DNR first identified deficiencies in 2012.  Village President Larry Whaley Jr. stated it More >

Driver Cited for Two OWI Offenses within Hours

A Reedsburg woman was cited twice for OWI within hours late Wednesday evening. Myranda L. Batzler (27) of Reedsburg was arrested for OWI at 7:50pm Wednesday night after operating her vehicle left of center in the area of Pine Street and E. Main Street. Batzler was processed and released for first offense OWI at the More >

Necedah Man Leads Authorities on Chase Puts Hands Around Officers Neck

A Necedah man is facing charges of Battery to a Law Enforcement Officer and Attempting to Flee an Officer, after leading authorities on a chase on January 11th.  Authorities noticed a vehicle driving with “erratic behavior” that night and initiated its emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle.  The vehicle stopped and More >

Mauston Man Could Face Up to 15 Years Behind Bars for Burglary

A 27 year old Mauston man could face up to 15 years in prison after being charged with Burglary of a Dwelling, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Theft, and Pointing a Firearm at Another.  Mauston Police Officers were dispatched to a Tremont Street residence back in December of 2014 receiving reports of a More >

WISCONSIN RIVER MEATS WINS 4 GOLD MEDALS AT INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED MEAT COMPETITION

Wisconsin River Meats, Mauston, WI, won international recognition for their meat products at the ‘DFV-AAMP Quality Competition for Sausage and Ham’, held Jan. 21-25, 2019 in Madison, Wisc. The results from this competition are held in conjunction with the IFFA, the world’s largest meat industry trade fair. IFFA is the leading international trade fair for More >

Mauston Man Facing 5th Offense OWI After Turning Into Wrong Driveway Super Bowl Sunday

A 69 year old Mauston man is facing his 5th Offense OWI after pulling into the wrong address on February 3rd.  A Juneau County Deputy reported Lindina Township residence due to a truck driving through some ones front yard.  The deputy made contact with the driver of the truck who was identified as Stanley Clements.  More >

Mauston Man Facing Charges After Alleged Domestic Dispute

A Mauston man is facing charges of Strangulation and Suffocation and Disorderly Conduct after an alleged domestic abuse on February 1st.  Authorities reported to a Pine Street residence due to a call about a fight that had been physical but was now just verbal.  A victim said she had got into an argument with a More >

Mauston Man Arrested After Allegedly Using Hostage During Standoff With Mauston PD

A Mauston man allegedly held a person hostage while authorities tried to make contact with him on February 2nd.  Mauston authorities reported to a West State street residence on the 2nd for a report of a domestic disturbance.  A woman had been locked out of her residence and said 50 year old John Michel would More >

Tomah School Board Issues Confederate Flag Ban

The Tomah School Board has officially banned students from wearing or depicting the Confederate flag.  The School board voted 7-0 in favor of the banning of the flag.  Many people within the Tomah School District felt like the flag caused disruption in education and made some student fear for their safety, while a small few More >

Tomah Man Facing 4th Offense OWI

A Tomah man is facing his 4th Offense OWI charge stemming from an April 2018 incident.  A Juneau County Deputy found a vehicle stuck in a ditch last April, 19th.  The driver 34 year old Antoine Cotto was reportedly not very cooperative with the deputy and even threatened violence against the deputy.  Cotto appeared to More >