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Mauston Common Council Approves Ordinances

The Mauston Common Council held one of its bi-monthly meetings on Tuesday night. The council approved an ordinance that changed the zoning district for 525 North Union Street property from a Single-Family Residential-4 to Neighborhood Business. It also approved an amended ordinance regarding prohibited trees on public property. The basis was that the language in More >

Theft of Combine Support Braces in the Town of Lemonweir

There was a theft of motor vehicle parts or accessories incident in the Town of Lemonweir. A Juneau County deputy was dispatched to a field farm located on County Road K north on County Road O. The victim reported that sometime between 10:30pm on Saturday night and 10:00am Sunday morning, some unknown person removed two More >

Illinois Man Sentenced On Theft By Contractor Charge and Securities Related Read-Ins

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that at a sentencing hearing on October 13, 2014, at the Monroe County Circuit Court, Judge Todd Ziegler sentenced Edward Van Der Molen to five years of supervision with the conditions that he must pay restitution to the victims, that he must not engage in direct or indirect sales More >

Two More Candidates Running for Juneau County Coroner

There are two registered write-in candidates running for the Juneau County’s Coroner’s office. The two are Jason Synder from Mauston and Michael Mayer from Necedah. Former Coroner Kathy Kohutko retired from the office at the end of August, but her name will also be on the November ballot. Juneau County Clerk Kathleen Kobylski said that More >

Police Investigating Break-In in the City of Mauston

The Mauston Police Department is currently investigating a break-in that occurred Tuesday morning. At approximately 1:00 a.m. law enforcement responded to a possible burglary in progress in the 700 block of LaCrosse Street. An owner of the residence had come home from work and discovered that their residence had been entered. Items were removed from the More >

Mauston PD Cites Several for Worthless Checks

The Mauston Police Department recently released information regarding those who have been cited for “issue of worthless checks.” Tiffany R. Baker, age 34 of Mauston was mailed two citations for writing nine non-sufficient funds checks to a Mauston business over a period of a few days the last week of September. Her total fines and More >

One Vehicle Accident in the Town of Lindina

There was a one-vehicle accident in the Town of Lindina. In early October, 23-year old Billy Bronner of Elroy driving a straight truck flatbed and was traveling south on County Road G, and attempted to turn west onto County Road O. Law enforcement say Bronner was traveling too fast for the turn and the weight More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Celeste and Montgomery Becerra are the parents of a baby girl, Cynthia Alexandra Becerra, born October 6 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 19 ¾ inches. Sara and Tom Bell of Camp Douglas are the parents of a baby girl, Taylin Helen Bell, born October 7 More >

Adams-Friendship School Board Talks About Going Paperless and UW-Oshkosh Partnership

The School District of Adams-Friendship held its school board meeting on Monday night. District Administrator Rick Waski said there was a presentation about have the school board going paperless. “We typically, for each board meeting, run between an inch to two inches of paperwork for each board member to sit through as they make their decision on More >

Sauk County Sheriff’s Office Preparing for the Possibility of the Ebola Virus Spreading

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is taking a proactive role in screening persons they come in contact with that could have been contaminated with the Ebola virus. This comes in light of current growing concerns about public health risks related to the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease from West Africa. In a release, Sheriff More >