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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 >

Coloma Woman Cited OWI and Operating with PAC, Both First Offenses

A Coloma woman has been cited for OWI-1st offense. According to the police report, last Thursday, a Juneau County deputy was dispatched to the Township of Lyndon on County Road N for a vehicle in the ditch with an unconscious driver. When the deputy arrived, a Wisconsin Dells officer had also responded to the call. He More >

Two Arrested After Search in the Village of Lime Ridge

On August 15, 2014, the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant in the Village of Lime Ridge in Sauk County. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said in a release, the warrant was issued following a lengthy investigation into numerous burglaries in Sauk, Richland, and Vernon Counties More >

Mauston School District Mil Rate Projected to Decrease

The Mauston School District had its annual meeting on Monday night, where voters listened to a presentation of the district’s budget for the 2014-2015 school year. Business Manager Julie Lankey-Smallwood reviewed each district fund and its purpose. Fund 10 is the General Fund; Fund 21 is for special projects and this is where donations are More >

Name Released from Friday’s Accident in Monroe County

Monroe County authorities have released the name of the man who died after being struck in the head by a tow strap while attempting to free a tractor. Police say 19-year-old Aaron Brockman of New Lisbon was trying to free a tractor that was stuck in the mud on County Highway V in the Township More >

Vehicle Drives Through Reedsburg Apartment Building

A Reedsburg woman claimed a stuck accelerator caused her to drive her vehicle through an apartment building in Reedsburg Sunday afternoon. Reedsburg Police Chief Timothy Becker said police were called to the 2000 block of Viking Drive for a report of a vehicle that had struck an apartment building. Responding officers reported that a vehicle More >