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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 >

Missing Adams Man Found

A missing Adams County man was found late Monday night. Adams County Sheriff’s Office had reported 51-year-old Todd Galbrecht missing from the 3100 Block of STH 13 in the Township of Springville on Sunday night. The Sheriff’s Office cancelled the alert around 10:30 last night. No other information was released.

Reedsburg Fall Recycling Event – October 18

Reedsburg will be holding a fall recycling event this Saturday from 8am till noon at Nishan Park’s south parking lot. Resource Solutions from Madison will be in Reedsburg collecting computers, electronics, and appliances. Residents from Reedsburg and surrounding communities may bring their recyclables during this time. **SPECIAL EVENT PRICING** NO CHARGE ON THE FOLLOWING: CPU’s, More >

2014 Pumpkin Bash a Smash!

The 2014 Pumpkin Bash turned out to be a great success for the Mauston community. City Administrator Nathan Thiel said that while they didn’t quite reach their goal of 1000 pumpkins, they did carve over 370 pumpkins better than any previous year. He also said the total collected by local non-profit organizations was over $2,600 More >

New Lisbon Youth Receives 3 Citations

A 16-year-old youth from New Lisbon received three citations in connection with a minor crash in the City of Mauston last Friday afternoon. The youth was parked on Grove Street when he pulled into the lane of traffic without looking in his mirror, and struck a 2009 Chevy Malibu that was southbound on Grove Street. More >