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Local News

State driver licenses and IDs are the most common forms of identification to show at the polls

Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are the most common forms of identification used for voting purposes. Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages voters to check and be sure that they have the proper identification needed to vote in the Partisan Primary August 11, 2020.

Sauk County Holds FREE Wisconsin Dells Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing

Sauk County Public Health, in partnership with the Wisconsin National Guard, will be conducting drive-through testing for the COVID-19 virus on Tuesday & Wednesday, July 28 & 29 from 10 am – 6 pm both days at the Crystal Grand Theatre, 430 W Munroe Ave, Wisconsin Dells. This test is available to everyone, no appointments will be taken and you do not need to have symptoms to be tested.

Gundersen St. Joseph’s cardiac rehab certified by industry leader

Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital and Clinics is proud to announce the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification is recognition of Gundersen St. Joseph’s commitment to improving patients’ quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

Vernon County Accident driver pronounced dead.

On 7/26/2020, at approximately 3:17 PM, the Vernon County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call of a one vehicle accident on State Highway 56 near County Road SS in the Town of Liberty. It was reported that a vehicle and its trailer rolled ejecting the operator. Dustin M. McCartney, age 46 of rural Richland Center WI, was traveling east on State Highway 56

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a male subject found unresponsive in an apartment in the Village of Necedah

On July 24, 2020 at approximately 7:26 pm, Juneau County Communications Center was advised of a male subject found unresponsive in an apartment in the Village of Necedah. Juneau County Sheriff’s Office as well as Camp Douglas Rescue personnel responded to the scene.  Despite life saving measures a 40 year old male subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.

High Heat for the Weekend

Meteorologists have declared back-to-back First Alert Days for Saturday and Sunday due to expected high heat and humidity levels.

A warm front continues to approach Wisconsin from the southwest. This front will moved through Friday morning, bringing warmer temperatures behind it. Humidity will also be on the rise.

LSC Communications US LLC will end all of its operations at its Baraboo location,

LSC Communications US, LLC sent a letter dated June 24 to the state informing that all of its employees, 393 people, would be permanently laid off by the end of October.

Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary-designee Randy Romanski announced today the creation of the new Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council. The application and additional details are available at AgYouthCouncil.wi.gov.

** Village of Union Center Water Advisory **

Due to the possible tampering with the Village of Union Center Water Resevior. The WI DNR , WI Emergency Management  and Villiage Union Center Utility are advising residents of the village of Union Center Not to use the tap water for Drinking and cooking until further notice

Health Fair – August

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health.  Knowing your specific risks for developing heart disease, diabetes and hearing loss can help you be proactive in making healthier life choices.  Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those under control, may even help to add a few more years to your life.