Local News

Property in Township of Armenia Robbed According to Owner

Juneau County Authorities are looking into possible leads on a theft that took place in the Township of Armenia.  A residence on 26th Avenue had the garage broken into.  The theft is believed to have taken place between April 9th and 26th of this year.  There were no signs of forced entry but the owner More >

Wonewoc’s Tony Kurtz Announces Plans to Run for 50th Assembly District

Juneau County organic farmer Tony Kurtz announced on Tuesday that he is running to represent the 50th Assembly district. Kurtz entered the race following fellow Republican Ed Brooks’s retirement from the seat. “For the last decade, Ed Brooks has been a strong voice for rural Central and Western Wisconsin, and I want to thank him More >

Camp Douglas Armed Forces Days Is this Weekend

Camp Douglas will hold their annual Armed Forces Days this weekend with the headline event being its concert Saturday night featuring Shenandoah, Nora Collins, and Joe Nichols.  The celebration will also include a Bluff Mudder, Softball tournament, fireworks, and more.  The event begins Friday night May 18th and concludes with a pie eating contest Sunday More >

Lake Delton Village Board Accepts Bid from Action Electric for Mackesey Building

The Lake Delton village board took proposals from three electric companies to enhance the lighting of the Mackesey Administration building.  The bid ultimately went to Action Electric for a bid of $35,847.  The village has not worked with Action Electric before.  The board also approved a subsidy of $36,000 for the airport for ongoing expenses More >

Juneau County Board Meeting May 15th – Juneau Among Unhealthiest Counties in the State

The Juneau County Board held its monthly meeting Tuesday morning.  The county was given a plaque by David Voss of Miron Construction.  Miron Construction worked on the county buildings.  David Wafle of the JCAIRS gave his presentation to the board and explained the plans with the land swap taking place with the City of Mauston.  More >

State Representative Ed Brooks announced he will not seek re-election for a sixth term

State Representative Ed Brooks (R-Town of Reedsburg) announced he will   not seek re-election for a sixth term to represent the 50th Assembly District.   “I’ve been humbled and honored to represent the good citizens from the best assembly   district in Wisconsin for 10 years,” said Brooks.  “All I can say to describe my More >

Lake Delton Police Investigate Fight Over Chair In Theme Park

  (Lake Delton, WI)  —  Lake Delton police are examining surveillance video and comparing it to statements given by people involved in a fight at a water park.  The disturbance was reported Saturday afternoon at Mount Olympus Water and Theme Park.  Police say the video shows a violent fight which appears to have started over More >

Lyndon Station Man Facing 3 Counts of Felony Bail Jumping

A Lyndon Station man is facing three counts of Felony Bail Jumping and one Misdemeanor Bail Jumping after pretending to be from the electric company.  A woman called the Juneau County Sheriff’s office to report a man claiming to be from the electric company trying to shut off her power, Friday night at 11:38pm.  She More >

Camp Douglas Woman Faces 9 Counts of Felony Bail Jumping after Failing Drug Screening 9 Straight Weeks

If first you don’t succeed try try and try again.  That theory doesn’t always work out and didn’t for a Camp Douglas woman.  39 year old Toni Finch is facing 9 counts of Felony Bail Jumping.  A condition of Finch’s signature bond required her to report to Juneau Count Jail to complete a weekly urine More >

Truck Vandalized in Camp Douglas

A Camp Douglas man recently had his truck vandalized.  The victim was working security detail this past Saturday and the Camp Douglas town hall.  When he went to leave for the night he noticed the valve stem had been cut on his front left tire.  The deputy on duty took a spare tire the victim More >