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Vote for Your Favorite Pet on the CWNAS 2017 Calendar

Voting is now open for the Carl W. Nelson Animal Shelter’s 2017 Love My Pet Calendar. The top vote getter will be the cover photo for the calendar. To vote on-line, go to http://www.carlnelson.org/CarlNelson/Calendar_Entries.html, check out the 2017 entries, then email calendarcwnas@yahoo.com and put the number and name in the email subject line. One vote per email address, please or More >

Mauston Man Pleads No Contest to Manufacture/Delivery of THC

A Mauston man has pleaded no contest to a charge of manufacture/delivery of THC last Tuesday. Court records show 23-year-old Keith Steele had his sentenced withheld, and will serve three years on probation with no jail time for the charge. Prosecutors dismissed several drug related charges, including maintaining a drug trafficking place, but those charges More >

Jury finds ER Doctor Not Guilty In Malpractice Suit in Sauk County

(Baraboo, WI)  —  A Sauk County jury took only about 90 minutes to find an emergency room doctor not guilty of malpractice last week.  Dr. Andrew Nelson treated a 19-month-old boy at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo in September 2012.  The jury found Nelson wasn’t negligent when he treated the child when he was brought More >

Tomah Memorial Seeks Public Input on New Hospital Project

Tomah Memorial Hospital is looking for public input regarding the planned construction of a new hospital on Tomah’s south side. CEO Phil Stuart said a public survey is now available for area residents to share input on services and features for the estimated $72 million project planned for construction on a 40 acre site adjacent More >

LYNXX/Lemonweir Valley Telcom Donates to the New Lisbon Library Building Fund

Camp Douglas, WI: LYNXX/Lemonweir Valley Telcom recently donated $30,000.00 to the New Lisbon Library Building Fund.  This brings LYNXX’s total donation amount to date to $35,000.00 for the Library Building Fund. LYNXX’s CEO, Jim Costello joined Deanna Laufenberg, director of the New Lisbon Library, Merikay Willer, president of the Friends of the New Lisbon Library More >

Plane Crashes through Fence at Reedsburg Airport, No Injuries

A single prop plane crashed through the fence at the end of the runway at Reedsburg Municipal Airport Friday morning, while trying to land. On Friday at 11:09am, Reedsburg Police and Fire received a call that a plane had crashed at the Reedsburg Airport while trying to land. Officers located the plane at the intersection More >

Elroy Officials: Potential Pool Opening in Two Weeks

Elroy city officials are hoping to open the public pool in about two weeks. The city’s contractor, Mid-America Pool Renovation, will be repairing the fiberglass in the pool and kiddie pool this weekend. After they spray in the new surface, the pool will be filled and the heat pump replaced by Badger Swim Pools. The More >

City of Mauston Receives $3,500 from Employees at The Bank of Mauston for Dog Park Project

If you have been to any of The Bank of Mauston’s six convenient locations on Fridays or Saturdays, chances are you have seen employees wearing jeans.  These team members are those who have decided to participate in a payroll deduction program, and this year, the benefactor was the City of Mauston. Due to an overwhelming More >

Johnson Announces Staff Mobile Office Hours

Senator Ron Johnson announced Thursday that his staff will be available for the mobile office hours. On Friday, June 24, Johnson’s staff will be at Warrens Village Hall from 10am to 11am, and at the Westby Community Center from 1pm to 2pm. Mobile office hours allow constituents to meet with the senator’s staff to request More >

Public Meeting for WIS 71 Construction, Monroe County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will hold public meeting to discuss the upcoming construction for Highway 71 between Highway 62 to Highway 27 in Monroe County. The scheduled start date for this project is July 5, 2016. The meeting will held Tuesday, June 28 from 5-6 p.m. at the Little Falls Town Hall, 4124 More >