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Mauston Wine Walk Raises $3,213.76 For Mauston Food Pantry

The 5th Annual Mauston Wine Walk, put on by NOW92one FM, SMASH County 92.9 FM, WRJC.com, the Mauston Chamber, and Bank of Mauston, raised $3,213.76 towards the Mauston Food Pantry.  Wednesday morning a check was presented to Kathy Green Director of the food pantry.  Kathy says the pantry can purchase food at 18 cents a More >

Flood Warning until 08:20AM Monday

Flood warning continues along the Wisconsin River at Castle Rock Dam. River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Wisconsin River at Castle Rock Dam. * from this morning to Monday morning. * At 10:10 AM Wednesday the flow was 21599 cfs. * Flood stage is 30000 More >

Rains Cause Flooding Conditions On Wisconsin, Baraboo Rivers

Columbia County Emergency Management officials say recent rainstorms will cause additional flooding events on the Wisconsin and Baraboo rivers.  The Wisconsin River is expected to reach moderate flooding stage at 18-point-nine feet by Saturday.  The Baraboo River will reach minor flood stage by Friday.  Water is expected to top some roads in the area by More >

Flooding Worries Return To Madison

Rainfall is in the forecast for Madison through Wednesday this week and that means flooding returns as a major concern.  The National Weather Service is predicting up to an inch-and-a-half of rain by tomorrow and that brings with it the threat of flash flooding.  Lakes in the area remain above their banks from the heavy More >

Area Man Facing 4th Degree Sexual Assault Charges

A 35 year old man is facing 4th degree sexual assault charges after touching a woman at a Lyndon Station bar.  Authorities made contact with Jacob Krueger after receiving a complaint from a woman.  The woman claimed a man in a blue sweatshirt had touched her inappropriately.  The woman claims she and a friend had More >

Mauston Man Facing Disorderly Conduct Charge

A 22 year old Mauston man is facing a charge of Disorderly Conduct for an incident occurring on September 14th.  The incident happened in the Town of Greenfield in Monroe County.  Tristan Klump is being accused of grabbing a woman by the shoulders and slamming her into a screen door.  It allegedly happened during an More >

Cranberry Growers Limited On The Amount Of Product They Can Sell

The U-S Department of Agriculture is telling cranberry growers they won’t be able to sell their entire product this year.  There is too much supply and not enough demand, so industry observers had expected the government to make a move.  This year’s harvest just started and is expected to last about three-and-a-half weeks.  The U-S-D-A More >

Vote Tyler Jirousek For Wisports.net Player of the Week

Tyler Jirousek’s 350 yard rushing 5 touchdown performance has him in the running for Wissports.net player of the week.  Jirousek is in the running with Cade Osborn of Eau Claire Regis, Logan Shramek of Blair Taylor, and Brandon Wilde of Palmyra-Eagle.  You can go to wissports.net and vote for Jirousek.  He is currently is 2nd More >

Kurtz Reaches Agreement with Wisconsin Ethics Commission

50th Assembly District Candidate Tony Kurtz has reached an agreement with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission for receiving funds before his campaign started.  The agreement was reached on August 16th.  Kurtz was fined $294 to settle with the commission.  Kurtz called it a “paperwork snafu”.   Kurtz said he decided to run on May 14th and only More >

Local pharmacies looking to impact local hunger

According to Feeding America, a national network of food banks, 1 in 9 people in Wisconsin are struggling with hunger. While food may be available, many people are food insecure, meaning there is a lack of access to enough food for all household members. With the devastating impact hunger and food insecurity can have on More >