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Governor Walker Approves Improvement Project at Reedsburg Municipal Airport

Governor Scott Walker has announced $820,509 in funding to continue an airport terminal building project at the Reedsburg Municipal Airport. Michael Gabor, airport engineering specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said the project will complete space planning of the congested terminal area complex as well as the design, construction and inspection of a More >

IRS Scam Being Reported in Adams County

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has reported numerous calls of telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. In some cases, these callers may demand money or may say a taxpayer has a refund due and try to trick them into sharing private information. According to the IRS, they may know a More >

Not Guilty Pleas Entered on Behalf of Lyndon Station Man

A Juneau County judge has entered not guilty pleas for a Lyndon Station man in regards to a child sexual assault case. 36-year-old Jeffrey Ramczyk Jr. was in court before Judge John Roemer on Tuesday. He stood silent to charges of 1st degree child sexual assault with a child under the age of 13, incest More >

Ringling Circus Shed in Baraboo Gets Renovation

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) – Contractors have completed a more than $1 million renovation of a unique circus building which once housed train cars in Baraboo before the “greatest show on Earth” was taken across the country. The $1.2 million upgrade to the Ringling Bros. train shed is now finished after nearly a decade of planning. Crews More >

Adams-Friendship To Receive 5 Computers from U.S. Senate’s “Computers for Schools” Program

A local school district is going to receive computers that are no longer being used by the United States Senate. The Adams-Friendship Area School District is one five Wisconsin schools that will each receive five computers as a part of the U.S. Senate’s “Computers for Schools” program. The computers are slated to be used in More >

Tomah Memorial Provides Respiratory Information

While it is estimated about one in every twenty-five-hundred Americans have Alpha One Antitrypsin Deficiency, an inherited disorder that can cause lung disease in adults and liver disease in adults and children; many may not know it. Area residents had a chance to learn more about the respiratory alignment from Alpha One patient Jay Whitmore More >

Hillsboro School Board Holding Town Hall Meeting On Possible Referendum

The Hillsboro School Board is hosting a town hall meeting to provide an opportunity for residents to express their thoughts and concerns to the board of education as the board develops a referendum. According to the town hall format guidelines, each person wishing to speak to the board shall complete and submit a registration sheet More >

Sauk County Receives Task Force Grant

Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister and the Sauk County Police Chiefs are announcing that Sauk County has been chosen to participate in an alcohol task force grant to combat drunk driving. The grant is distributed by Wisconsin Bureau of Transportation Safety and will be used to reimburse participating agencies in overtime costs to put additional More >

Urgent Care Hours Extended for Thanksgiving

Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston is extending their Urgent Care Department Hours on Thanksgiving. The Urgent Care Department will be open from 9 am to 9 pm on Thanksgiving, and will resort back to normal hours from 4 to 11 pm on Friday, November 28. Besides treating fevers, colds and the flu, the urgent More >

New Lisbon Man Cited for Criminal Damage to Property and Disorderly Conduct

A 21-year old rural New Lisbon man was issued two citations resulting from an altercation last Thursday evening. On November 13th, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Mauston Police responded to the 600 block of Division Street for a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Cole R. Tabbert broke items in the residence, and had a verbal altercation with More >