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Tomah VA to Host Nursing Career Fair January 31

The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a Nursing Career Fair on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Building 401, Room 1120. The public is invited to visit the career fair to learn about the benefits available to nurses through VA employment. “This is a terrific way for nurses to More >

Two Vehicle Accident With Injuries in Monroe County

There was a two vehicle accident in the Township of Wells in Monroe County on Saturday morning. Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins says 59-year-old by Jeffery Steinhoff of rural Sparta was slowing down to turn into his driveway on State Highway 71, when a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Cody Fish of Sparta came up behind More >

One Injured in Accident in Monroe County

One person was injured in a one vehicle crash that occurred in the Township of Bryon. According to a release from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on State Highway 21 on Thursday night. They had received a 911 call reporting a one vehicle rollover crash with an individual trapped inside the vehicle. More >

Vandermeer Says “Let People Decide” on Proposed Amendment

70th Assembly District Representative Nancy VanderMeer, a Republican from Tomah, voted to let the people of Wisconsin approve or reject a constitutional amendment that would allow state Supreme Court justices to elect their chief justice for a two-year term. VanderMeer said it should be left for the people of Wisconsin decided what to do with More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center to Host Health Fair – Feb. 12

In order to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to take control of your health. That’s why Mile Bluff Medical Center is holding a health fair at its clinic in Mauston on Thursday, February 12 from 7am till 11am. Free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available, along with the opportunity to discuss specific More >

Lawmakers call for hearings on VA pain management

TOMAH, Wis. (AP) – Some Wisconsin and Minnesota lawmakers are calling for congressional hearings after allegations of overmedication at the VA Medical Center in Tomah. U.S. Reps. Ron Kind of Wisconsin and Tim Walz of Minnesota on Thursday urged the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to examine the pain-management practices of VA medical centers nationwide. The U.S. More >

Mauston Man Arrested for Warrant

A Mauston man was arrested on a warrant. On Tuesday, 32-year-old Everett Barr was transported from the Sauk County Jail to the Juneau County Jail for a child support warrant. According to online court records, Judge Paul Curran stayed the warrant and commitment order for 30 days. If Barr doesn’t have a job, or make More >

Mauston Man Arrested In The Township Of Germantown

A Mauston man was arrested and faces two felony counts for an incident that took place in the Germantown township. According to the criminal complaint, on January 20th, a law enforcement officer conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle traveling on Highway G as the license plate check indicated revoked driving status. The driver was More >

Necedah School Board Discusses Early Separation Retirement Benefits

The Necedah School Board discussed early separation retirement benefits at its meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Larry Gierach said the board directed administration to work with several teachers who are interested in early retirement options for the fiscal year ending June 30. Gierach said that depending on the circumstances, these early retirements can have a More >