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No One Injured Rollover Accident in Adams County

There was a rollover accident in the Town of Springville in Adams County. On April 2, 21-year-old Robert Meyer of Colgate was traveling east on Fur Avenue when he swerved to avoid a deer in the roadway. The vehicle entered the ditch, and struck the ground, which caused the vehicle to roll and land on More >

Public Informational Meeting Regarding Construction of CTH P to CTH G in Adams County

The Adams County Highway Department is preparing plans and specifications for the improvement of CTH P in the Town of New Haven in Adams County. The improvement will include the reconstruction of CTH P from CTH G approximately 4.7 miles easterly to the Marquette County line. An informational meeting on the project will be held More >

Rep. VanderMeer Announces District Listening Sessions on Budget

State Representative Nancy VanderMeer (R-Tomah) announced another set of in-district listening sessions focusing on the state 2015-2017 budget. These listening sessions are designed to listen to constituents and gain feedback on the proposed budget. “The budget is now in the hands of the legislature and it’s our turn to find ways to improve the Governor’s More >

Motorcycle Accident in Vernon County

There was a motorcycle accident on Cedar Valley Road in the Town of Bergen. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said 19-year-old Alicia Penchi of Stoddard was traveling west on Cedar Valley Road. She was unable to negotiate a curve and overturned her motorcycle in a field. Penchi had non-life threatening injuries and was transported to More >

Second Mistrial Declared in Daniel Coughlin Case

The judge presiding over the trial of a Lyndon Station man charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse declared a mistrial Tuesday afternoon. Online court records show that Juneau County Circuit Court Judge John Roemer declared a mistrial when the attorney of 52-year-old Daniel Coughlin raised concerns over jury members. Prosecuting attorney, Assistant Attorney More >

BloodCenter of Wisconsin Hosts Mile Bluff Medical Center Blood Drive – April 13th

The BloodCenter of Wisconsin is partnering with Mount Olympus Waterpark to offer a special gift of thanks to Mauston-area blood donors April 13th. Attempting donors at the Mile Bluff Medical Center blood drive will receive a Mount Olympus admission pass for up to four people that can be used May 23 through July 2, 2015. More >

2015 Spring Election Results

Results as of 11:00am 4/8/15: (These results are not official, as they still have to be canvassed) **winner Mauston School Board Race   Aimee Stieve: 485 **Carrie Buss: 755 Theresa Ferries: 370 **Pam Holmes: 568 Mauston School District Referendum Questions  Question 1: Shall the School Board of the School District of Mauston be authorized to issue, More >

Village of Lake Delton Purchases and Makes Cell Phone Alerting Service Available to Sauk County

During an emergency, public safety officials need to provide the public with life-saving information quickly. Sauk County Emergency Management has partnered with the Village of Lake Delton Emergency Management in the local development of the FEMA initiative known as IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System). IPAWS provides public safety officials with an effective way More >

Saturation Task Force Results Released

The Juneau County Sheriff’s Office and the Mauston and the New Lisbon Police Departments have released the results of their highly saturation patrols that took place on March 28 from 7pm to 3am. This task force is to combat impaired driving through a high-visibility enforcement combined with a public education awareness campaign. There was one More >

Authorities: Girlfriend helped jailed man run drug operation

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man jailed in Sauk County ran a drug operation from his cell with his girlfriend working as a distributor. The Baraboo News Republic (http://bit.ly/1a1L3Gi ) reports 52-year-old Mardi T. Suggs and his girlfriend, 49-year-old Sherry A. Fuller, face multiple felony charges. According to authorities, Fuller told investigators that More >