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New Lisbon High School 2016 Scholarship Recipients

                                       2016 Scholarship Recipients                                         New Lisbon High School   Scholarship Recipient Wisconsin Academic Excellence Scholarship Adele Hansen Wisconsin Technical Excellence Scholarship Noelle Gibbons New Lisbon Wrestling Club Scholarship Bailey Slater New Lisbon American Legion Scholarship Stephan Burbach Loboda Scholarship Kyle Woodward Juneau County Tavern League Scholarship Bailey Slater Richmond Athletic Scholarship Larissa Pedersen Hustler More >

Motorcycle vs Vehicle Accident in Vernon County

A Janesville man suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle versus vehicle accident in Vernon County Sunday morning. Sheriff John B. Spears said 45-year-old Kenneth Kumlin and his passenger, 36-year-old Carrie Jo Kumlin, both of DeSoto were traveling south on State Highway 35 in Victory. According to witnesses, Kenneth Kumlin signaled left and began slowing to More >

Adams County Emergency Services Ordered to Cease Operations

The Adams County Emergency Services has been directed to cease operations and not respond to calls. According the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, it was as part of an investigation involving several agencies, including the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the US Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Sam Wollin More >

$50,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Grand Marsh

One lucky Wisconsin player is holding a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, May 18 Powerball drawing. The lucky winner purchased their ticket at Myrt’s Handi-Mart in Grand Marsh, who will receive an incentive of 2 percent of the winnings. The winner matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball. Wednesday’s winning Powerball More >

Community Learns About Organ, Tissue Donation at Annual Mile Bluff Event

Every 10 minutes, another name is added to the national organ transplant waiting list.  There are over 120,000 individuals in the United States waiting to receive a transplant.  It is also estimated that one out of 20 people will need a tissue transplant (bone, skin, heart valve, vein, cartilage, tendon, etc.) in his or her More >

2016 Click It or Ticket “Border to Border”

As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, the Juneau County and Sauk County Sheriff’s Offices urge everyone to buckle up. Beginning May 23, 2016, the departments will be out in full force, taking part in the 2016 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who More >

Juneau County Sheriff: Incident with Suspicious Subjects Resolved

The incident involving the suspicious subjects in a newer white in color Chevy Suburban attempting to give away free samples of Dawn dish soap in Camp Douglas has been investigated and resolved. Juneau County Sheriff Brent Oleson said the subjects in question were located and identified as employees of a distribution company based out of More >

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office Cautions Residents

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning the public about a recent suspicious activity.  Sheriff Brent Olson said on Wednesday night about 9:30, the dispatch center received a Camp Douglas resident, who said a newer white suburban had stopped at the residence. One of the male occupants came to the door and claimed to be giving More >

Public meeting for Highway 154, Sauk County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will conduct a public involvement meeting to discuss the proposed resurfacing project on Highway 154 between the west county line and Highway 23 in Sauk County. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 31 from 5-7 p.m. at Loganville Village Hall. The objective of this meeting is to familiarize More >

Necedah School Board Approves Teacher Compensation Model and Salary Increases

The Necedah School Board held its reorganization at its regular board meeting on Monday night. First, the oath of office was given to Gilbert Saylor to fill the vacant board position left by James Collis. Saylor will serve in this position for one year. The board then elected Daniel Dutscheck to serve as Board President, More >