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Public invited to In the Garden: A one-act memory care play

The impact of dementia can be felt throughout a family.  Not only does it affect the person with dementia, but the family members, caregivers, and community members as well. To improve understanding of dementias throughout the community, Mile Bluff Medical Center and ADRC of Eagle Country, is inviting the public to In the Garden: A More >

Mauston School District Honors Board Members During Wisconsin School Board Week

The Wisconsin Association of School Boards has designated Oct. 6-12 as Wisconsin School Board Week as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our communities. The School District of Mauston is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate Wisconsin School Board More >

2 Juneau County Men Facing Drug Charges after High Speed Chase into Elroy

On October 3rd, at approximately 9:30am a New Lisbon patrolman observed two suspicious males enter a Chevrolet truck that was located in the 600 block of South Monroe Street in the City.  The patrolmen observed them drive the truck into a construction zone that was posted “Road Closed”. Upon exiting the city limits the patrolman More >

Sheriff: Columbia County Shooting Was Not Random

Investigators in Columbia County say a shooting last month was not random. On September 27th 35-year-old Keith Wolf was shot and killed in the basement of his home in the Town of Leeds. The shooting happened as Wolf was investigating a noise while his wife and kids hid upstairs. Sheriff Roger Bradner says that Wolf More >

New Lisbon School District Set for Homecoming Week Activities

New Lisbon High School begins its annual Homecoming week Monday.  The high schoolers will begin Monday with the dress of day theme of “Merica Monday”.  Tuesday will be Hawaiian dress up day followed by decade’s day blackout day and Rocket pride day on Friday.  On Thursday will be Volleyball vs Wonewoc-Center beginning at 6pm followed More >

Shari Sarazin concert at Terrace Heights Retirement Community

On September 23, the tenants and friends of Terrace Heights enjoyed a concert given by local harpist and vocalist, Shari Sarazin.  She was warmly welcomed back by the individuals who came to hear her play soothing tunes on her Celtic harp.  They enjoyed hearing Shari’s beautiful voice and music as she performed songs that celebrated More >

Tomah Health Offering Grief Counseling

When it comes to dealing with the loss of a loved one, talking to others is something healthcare professionals highly recommend. That’s why Tomah Health Hospice Touch is offering a six-week grief support group, which Hospice Touch Chaplin Robert Streeter says helps people cope with grief on a daily basis. There is no charge to More >

Dells Woman Mauston Man Each Face Multiple Drug Charges

A local pair is each facing drug charges after being pulled over October 2nd.  Authorities noticed a vehicle driving slow and weaving in and out of its lane around 12:11am Wednesday morning.  A traffic stop was conducted near a Mauston Motel.  Deputies requested the K9 unit as they made contact with 31 year old Zachary More >

Mauston Man Faces Domestic Abuse Charge over Alleged Argument about a Chest Freezer

A Mauston man is facing charges after allegedly choking a woman over a chest freezer.  On September 26th authorities were dispatched to a Town of Lemonweir residence for a report of a physical altercation.  When authorities arrived they witnessed the victim packing up personal belongings into a vehicle.  Authorities also noticed a red mark on More >

Send-Off Ceremony for 32nd Red Arrow Combat Team Deploying to Ukraine

There’s a send-off ceremony Friday at Volk Field for 165 Wisconsin National Guard soldiers deploying to the Ukraine. The 32nd ‘Red Arrow” Infantry Brigade Combat Team will oversee a group of multinational partners and advise training teams in western Ukraine. The Red Arrow troops will to assist in building professional units capable of defending Ukraine’s More >