Local News

Mauston Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

On September 22 at approximately 9:30 am, a City of Mauston Police Officer was dispatched to a City of Mauston residence for a possible domestic disturbance. When arriving on the scene, officers made contact with 23-year-old Fred Olson of Mauston. He stated that he and his girlfriend had gotten into a verbal argument. Witnesses stated More >

One Injured in SUV/School Bus Accident in the City of Tomah

The Tomah Police Department responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of West Monowau Street and Oak Avenue.  The crash involved a Tomah Area School District bus with student occupants and a full size SUV. The driver of the SUV, 49-year-old Donna Matthews, was the only occupant in her vehicle.  She was transported to More >

Adams Man Cited for OWI-First Offense

An Adams man has been arrested for OWI-first offense. On September 26, an Adams police officer was traveling in the 400 block of North Main Street when he observed an oncoming vehicle swerve in its lane before crossing the centerline. The officer turned around and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The vehicle didn’t stop More >

Rep. Allen and Sen. Marklein Author Wisconsin Veterans Employment Initiative

Senator Howard Marklein and Representative Scott Allen have introduced the Wisconsin Veterans Employment Initiative. Marklein said he believes Wisconsin has done a great job of providing opportunities for veterans returning home, but the initiative is another great step toward ensuring veterans that they have the opportunities they need to succeed. Allen said, “Wisconsin should be More >

Mauston Homecoming Route

Information for those attending the Mauston Homecoming parade, Friday, October 2: there will be a modified parade route. The modified route will be Grayside to Division Street, then continue from Division to Oak Street and the parade will stop at Oak Street.

Vernon County County Highway Closed Saturday for Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge

The 12th annual Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge will be taking place near La Farge Saturday. In an effort to maximize safety, the intersection of County Road P to the intersection with Weister Creek Road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the race from 9am to 4pm. Detour maps will be handed out More >

Juneau County Child Support Warrants


Free Diabetes Education Event Oct. 29 at Mile Bluff Medical Center

The diabetes education team at Mile Bluff is hosting a free diabetes education event on Thursday, October 29, beginning at 1 pm in the hospital community room. If you have diabetes or have a loved one with diabetes, come and learn tips on how to live a healthy, full life with diabetes from special guest More >

Charges Referred for Montello Teen for Resisting Officer and Possession of Switchblade Knives

A Montello teen was arrested for resisting an officer. On September 22, an Adams police officer saw a teen walking on North Grant Street at the intersection of East Liberty Street and stopped to speak with the teen about a tobacco violation. The 17-year-old teen asked the officer if he could take his “stuff” out More >

Habitat for Humanity of Adams & Juneau Co. Starts “House by House” Campaign

Starting today, Habitat for Humanity of Adams and Juneau County is holding its first “House by House” campaign fundraiser. “House by House” is essentially a “pin up” fundraiser in which cashiers ask the customer if they would like to participate in “House by House”. In doing so, the customer will donate a dollar and write More >