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Fatal Accident Near Wisconsin Dells

There was a fatal one vehicle accident Thursday morning, around 6:25am, on I-90 at the 98.2 westbound mile marker in Sauk County near Wisconsin Dells. The Wisconsin State Patrol said in a release, for reasons unknown, the vehicle drove into the median. The 58-year-old Peter Miller from Racine overcorrected and lost control, crossing both westbound lanes More >

Arcadia Co-op to Merge With Allied Cooperative

Members of Arcadia Co-op have voted in favor of a merger with Allied Cooperative. The vote paves the way for the consolidation which will be effective on December 1, 2014. “We are very pleased with the result of today’s votes,” said Bob Boberg, Arcadia Co-op General Manager. “Our members have recognized the opportunities that a More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Leanna Priessnitz of Elroy is the mother of a baby girl, Raelynn Harper Jo Priessnitz, born August 17 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches.  Maternal grandparents are Jennifer and Brian Wells of Elroy. Ashley Rodriguez Velez and Javier Montalvo Sanchez of Wisconsin Dells are More >

Hospice Touch Seeks Volunteers

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any program, but an end of life care program that serves Juneau, Adams and Monroe counties is looking for people to make a difference in the lives of others. Hospice Touch volunteer coordinator Dani Jackson says it takes more than sixty volunteers to coordinate the Hospice Touch Program at Tomah More >

Marklein Receives “Building Wisconsin Award”

PDC Electrical Contractors presented State Representative Howard Marklein with the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC-Wisconsin) 2014 “Building Wisconsin Award” at the PDC offices in Monroe, Wisconsin on Wednesday. Rep. Marklein received the award for his work during the 2013-2014 legislative session on behalf of Wisconsin’s construction industry.  Specifically, Marklein supported the Commercial Building More >

Rollover Accident in the Town of Seven Mile Creek

A New Lisbon woman received non-incapacitating injuries after a one vehicle rollover accident in the Town of Seven Mile Creek last Friday. 37-year-old Wilma Jackson was traveling west on Highway 12 and 16 when she lost control of the vehicle, went off onto the shoulder and in the ditch of the eastbound lane. The vehicle More >

Royall School Board Passes Resolution

The Royall School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday night. It accepted the resignation of Kate Ziegler and approved the hiring of Ryan Olson as a new 5th grade teacher. The board also passed a resolution that authorizes the borrowing of but not to exceed $2,600,000, and provides for the issuance and sale of More >

Mauston Woman Pleas No Contest to Battery and Theft

A Mauston woman pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery and theft. 26-year-old Taquisha Coleman appeared before Judge Paul Curran last Thursday. In an unrelated case, charges of 2nd degree sexual assault of an unconscious person and bail jumping were dismissed, but read in for sentencing. Judge Curran sentenced Coleman to two years of probation. The More >

Highway 80 Between New Lisbon and Elroy Back Open

Highway 80 is back open after several hours of a semi recovery situation. The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office was on scene of a semi rollover on State Hwy 80 near Lechner Road between New Lisbon and Elroy earlier this morning.The driver of the semi was transported to Mile Bluff Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. More >

Necedah Man Arrested After Physical Altercation

Last Friday afternoon, the Mauston Police responded to the 400 block of West Avenue to investigate a disturbance between a male and female. Juneau County deputies arrived on scene first. The female victim received injuries in the physical altercation, and was later treated for her injuries. There was damage to the residence from the male party More >