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Juneau County Board of Supervisors Approves Resolution to Tender Offer for the “Kastner Block”

The Juneau County Board of Supervisors took another step forward in purchasing land for the construction of a new government building Tuesday morning. The board approved a resolution granting authority to tender an offer no more than $200,000 to buy the land, known as the “Kastner block,” which is located directly across the Hickory Street More >

Wisconsin Cranberry Board Voting Period Open

Cranberry producers in three Wisconsin Cranberry Board districts have until August 10 to vote for candidates for three open seats on the cranberry board. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is accepting ballots between July 15 and August 10, 2016. The nominees are: Danielle Faber, Pittsville; Scott Schultz, Warrens; and Michael Gnewikow, More >

Ford’s “Drive 4 UR Community” Comes to New Lisbon – July 23

Rudig Jensen Ford is teaming with the New Lisbon Educational Foundation to bring Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR Community program to the New Lisbon community. It is an effort to raise $6000 in support of the Athletic Complex. For every person who test-drives a new vehicle at Rudig Jensen, the foundation will receive $20 More >

Juneau County & Sauk County Cooling Centers

Officials are encouraging residents to prepare for the continued extreme hot weather that is forecasted. Temperatures are forecast to be in the 90’s starting Thursday and near 90 with dew points in the 70’s through the weekend. Night time lows are forecast to be in the 70’s so little cooling at night will occur. These More >

Adams County Ambulance Owner Sentenced to Prison

An Arkdale man was sentenced to one and ½ years in prison for attempting to sexually assault a young girl in 2011. Court records show that 40-year-old Christopher Quinnell was also ordered on Monday to spend five and ½ years on extended supervision. He is to being serving the sentence on Friday. Quinnell was found More >

Voting Period Open for Wisconsin Soybean Board

Soybean producers in three Wisconsin Soybean Board districts have until August 10 to vote for candidates for three open seats on the soybean board. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is accepting ballots between July 15 and August 10, 2016. The districts and nominees are: District 3 – representing Adams, Crawford, More >

Incident of Theft in Lyndon Township

A boat was stolen in the Lyndon Township. The victim stated his board had been taken from the seasonal campsite he rents from River Bay Campground. It was parked at his campsite on July 9th, and when he came back on the 15th it was missing. A witness stated on July 14th, a white-pickup truck More >

One Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Juneau County

One person was injured in a motorcycle accident in the Town of Germantown. According to the accident report, on July 17, 58-year-old Christine Becker of New Lisbon was traveling west on 37th Street. She lost control of the motorcycle when the wheels lost traction in the gravel on the edge of the road, while Becker More >

Law Enforcement Appreciation Rally in Monroe County – July 24

Monroe County District Attorney Kevin Croninger announced that he will host a law enforcement appreciation rally on Sunday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m at Burnstads in Tomah. Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel will be in attendance as a special guest. Croninger stated, “The brave men and women of law enforcement rarely receive the credit they More >

Million Penny Challenge Results

After two weeks, NOW 92one FM’s Million Penny Challenge has come to a close. After gathering pennies from over 60 businesses and many generous donations in the local area, NOW 92one FM has the results from the challenge. The weight of the pennies was 680 pounds, and the amount of pennies collected was 426,678 penny More >