Local News

Tomah Man Cited After Accident in the City of Mauston

A crash occurred in the City of Mauston on Friday, September 12 on the I90-94 westbound off ramp. 24-year-old Kyle Faulkner of Tomah was unable to stop for a slowing vehicle in front of him and struck it in the back end causing moderate damage. Police say no one sustained injuries in the crash. Faulkner More >

Two Mauston Men Issued Drug Related Citations

Two Mauston man were issued drug-related citations earlier this month. According to Mauston Police, an officer was performing a routine patrol in the area of Trout Pond on Meyer Road on September 2nd, when he observed a vehicle with two occupants sitting in the front seat and the vehicle filled with smoke. After K-9 Timo More >

Circle of Hope’s Lend a Hand Celebrates 5th Year Anniversary

Circle of Hope, Juneau County is an all volunteer organization who will be celebrating a special milestone. In just a matter of a couple of weeks their main program, Lend a Hand, will celebrate a 5th anniversary. When funds are available the Lend a Hand program provides crisis assistance to Juneau County, WI. residents experiencing More >

Dave Skogen Talks at Lunch ‘N’ Learn About Servant Leadership Principles

Dave Skogen was the speaker of the Juneau County UW-Extension’s Lunch ‘N’ Learn yesterday. Skogen was named “Wisconsin’s Grocer of the Year” in 2005 and he is the chairman of the board of Festival Foods, not including Mauston’s Festival Foods. He gave a presentation entitled, “Building a Winning Culture”, which talked about leadership skills that More >

Tomah VA Introduces Teledermatology Clinic

The Tomah VA Medical Center has introduced teledermatology to its telehealth services to improve access to dermatology to Veterans in central Wisconsin and southwest Minnesota. The service was introduced in May to cut down on patient wait times for dermatology and give Veterans in rural areas more choices for specialty care. According to Jeannette Jasinski, More >

Mauston Homecoming Week – Activities and Court Representatives

Mauston is also celebrating Homecoming this week. On Thursday, there is the Sharing Supper and home volleyball match with a bonfire to follow. The community is welcome to attend. On Friday, a pep rally will start at 12:10pm and will end about 1:30 with the crowning of King & Queen. The representatives for court are: More >

Homecoming Court Announced and Activities for New Lisbon

Homecoming has come to the New Lisbon School District. 7th-12th Principal Gary Syftestad said that there is a pep rally in the high school gym at noon on Friday, with the parade at 1:30.  He also said there will be a tailgate meal before the game put on by the New Lisbon music department and More >

Monroe County Special Waste Clean-Up Day – October 4th

Monroe County is holding a Special Waste Clean-Up Day. It will be Saturday, October 4th from 8am-2pm. Monroe County residents will be able to bring hazardous waste, such as paint, batteries, small helium and LP tanks, and ag plastics at no charge. The Monroe County Landfill will also accept tires, appliances, TV’s, computers, and electronics More >

Wonewoc-Union Center School District Approves the 2014-2015 Tax Levy

The Wonewoc-Union Center School District held its Annual Meeting Monday night.  The residents in attendance approved a $2,968,053 tax levy, with $2,845,053 for Fund 10, $100,000 for Fund 39, and $14,000 for Fund 80. School Superintendent Dr. Steve Lozeau said that there will be a vote on certification next month. The district voters also voted More >

Warrant Arrest for Mauston Man

A Mauston man was arrested based on a warrant. Mauston Police say that on Wednesday, September 17th at approximately 9:00 p.m. 22-year-old Lee O’Neill, was taken into custody from a residence in the 900 block of Division Street on a child support warrant. O’Neill was found hiding in rear bedroom closet of the residence.