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Mauston Police: Two Cited for Underage Drinking, One Charged With Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Mauston Police have cited two Mauston men for underage drinking. According to a release, last Thursday, while on routine patrol near the “trout pond” on Meyer Road, a Mauston officer noticed a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was not running but was occupied by four people. When making contact with the individuals, the officer noticed a More >

Firefighter Recognized for 22 Years of Service

A local firefighter was recognized for his many years of service to the Mauston Fire Department. Glenn Priest was honored with a plaque at the Police and Fire Commission meeting last Thursday for his 22 years of service. Fire Chief Kim Hale said that the department usually recognizes those who work 20 years or in More >

Special Coverage of the Adams County Clerk of Court’s Race 10/28

Get to know your candidates! WRJC.com is providing special coverage of the Fall General election. The next segment will be covering the Adams County Clerk of Courts race between Kathleen Dye and Shelley Kroupa. The segment will provide what the Clerk of Court’s responsibilities are and the background on each candidate. It will air tonight More >

Working Together On Ebola Planning In Juneau County

Juneau County Health Department and Mile Bluff Medical Center in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), are preparing in the event the Ebola virus is diagnosed here. “At this time, there are no reported cases of Ebola in Wisconsin, and the risk of contracting it remains extremely low,” said Barb Theis, Juneau More >

Update in Investigation of Bank Robbery in the Village of Plain

The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office has an update on an investigation into a bank robbery that occurred at the Peoples Community Bank in the Village of Plain on October 7. Sheriff Chip Meister said, based on information learned during the investigation, two African-American males were seen running into a nearby car wash behind the Peoples More >

Mauston School Board Certifies 2015 Tax Levy: Mil Rate Decreases

The Mauston Board of Education certified the 2015 tax levy at its monthly meeting last Monday night. The 2015 tax levy was set at $7,861,709, which is a $502,897 decrease from last year. There was also a decrease in the mil rate. Business Manager Julie Lankey-Smallwood said, “This year is the first year in six More >

Juneau County Employee Commended for Her Years of Service

A long-time Juneau County employee was commended for her years of service.  Last Tuesday morning, the Juneau County Board of Supervisors recognized Lisa Oldigs for her 35 years of service to the county. She was hired in September 1979 as a Clerk Typist II in the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office. Then in November 1987, she took More >

Hillsboro Reminding Citizens of Alternate Parking Ordinance

The City of Hillsboro is reminding residents of the Seasonal All-Night Parking Restriction City ordinance. From November 1st through April 1st, there is no street parking in the commercial district, as defined in the ordinance, from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. In addition, residential alternate side parking restrictions will begin at midnight and remain in More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING October 27, 2014. 10-20 and 10-21  The Sheriff’s office responded to two complaints of reckless shooting.  A bullet hit a house on Shady Lane, Town of Forest.  It passed through the wall of a house, through a More >

New Lisbon Music Department Presents TARZAN

Welcome to the jungle! Whether you were introduced to the Ape-Man through the classic Edgar Rice Burroughs novels, comic books, Johnny Weissmuller films, the American television series or Disney’s hit animated movie or the stage musical, New Lisbon’s music department’s production of TARZAN is certain to bring back at least one childhood memory of this More >