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Two More Candidates Running for Juneau County Coroner

There are two registered write-in candidates running for the Juneau County’s Coroner’s office. The two are Jason Synder from Mauston and Michael Mayer from Necedah. Former Coroner Kathy Kohutko retired from the office at the end of August, but her name will also be on the November ballot. Juneau County Clerk Kathleen Kobylski said that More >

Police Investigating Break-In in the City of Mauston

The Mauston Police Department is currently investigating a break-in that occurred Tuesday morning. At approximately 1:00 a.m. law enforcement responded to a possible burglary in progress in the 700 block of LaCrosse Street. An owner of the residence had come home from work and discovered that their residence had been entered. Items were removed from the More >

Mauston PD Cites Several for Worthless Checks

The Mauston Police Department recently released information regarding those who have been cited for “issue of worthless checks.” Tiffany R. Baker, age 34 of Mauston was mailed two citations for writing nine non-sufficient funds checks to a Mauston business over a period of a few days the last week of September. Her total fines and More >

One Vehicle Accident in the Town of Lindina

There was a one-vehicle accident in the Town of Lindina. In early October, 23-year old Billy Bronner of Elroy driving a straight truck flatbed and was traveling south on County Road G, and attempted to turn west onto County Road O. Law enforcement say Bronner was traveling too fast for the turn and the weight More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Celeste and Montgomery Becerra are the parents of a baby girl, Cynthia Alexandra Becerra, born October 6 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 19 ¾ inches. Sara and Tom Bell of Camp Douglas are the parents of a baby girl, Taylin Helen Bell, born October 7 More >

Adams-Friendship School Board Talks About Going Paperless and UW-Oshkosh Partnership

The School District of Adams-Friendship held its school board meeting on Monday night. District Administrator Rick Waski said there was a presentation about have the school board going paperless. “We typically, for each board meeting, run between an inch to two inches of paperwork for each board member to sit through as they make their decision on More >

Sauk County Sheriff’s Office Preparing for the Possibility of the Ebola Virus Spreading

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is taking a proactive role in screening persons they come in contact with that could have been contaminated with the Ebola virus. This comes in light of current growing concerns about public health risks related to the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease from West Africa. In a release, Sheriff More >

Homecoming Week at Reedsburg

Homecoming at Reedsburg takes place this week with plenty of activities completed and many still ahead. There will be homecoming assembly on Thursday afternoon with the crowning of the homecoming king and queen. Then, Friday afternoon the parade starts at 2pm and the football game versus Portage starts at 7pm. The homecoming dance is on More >

Law Enforcement from La Crosse and Vernon County Seeks the Public’s Help to Find Missing Man

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and La Crosse Police Department are asking for the public’s help finding a missing elderly Hispanic man visiting from Mexico who does not speak English. 74-year-old Goudensio Gayton walked away from La Crosse’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine Sunday afternoon. He was last seen in the area of Hamburg Ridge More >

New Lisbon School Board Discusses Bully Prevention and Interventions

October is National Bully Prevention Awareness Month and the topic of bullying was brought up during the New Lisbon School Board meeting on Monday night. During the public comment section of the meeting, one parent said that her son has been bullied for several years and recently, someone went into his gym locker and had More >