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ALICE Presentation Big Part of Mauston School Board Meeting

The Mauston School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday night and a main part of the meeting was the ALICE presentation by High School Principal Jim Dillin, Mauston Police Lieutenant Michael Zilisch, Police Liaison Officer Andrew Zobal and Heather Fish from CESA 5. ALICE stands for:  Alert danger announcement, Lockdown for a semi secure starting point More >

Rudig-Jensen and WRJC Give Fundraising Money of $14,577 to the Freedom Honor Flight

After an amazing and incredible effort from the surrounding community, 26 veterans will be able to fly to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials made in their honor. On Friday, November 14th, Mark Rudig and Bobbi Southworth of Rudig-Jensen and ABRA Auto Body of New Lisbon and Jim Murphy, WRJC NOW 92one FM and SMASH More >

Worthless Check Citation for Tomah Man

Mauston Police 35-year-old Brian A. Torres of Tomah was mailed a citation on November 14th for; “Issue of Worthless Check” resulting from a non-sufficient funds check Torres issued to a business on the North side of Mauston on October 24th . Total due with fine and restitution is $251.60. Amount of worthless check written to More >

Holocaust Survivor Visits Necedah Schools

The Necedah 6-12 grade students experienced a rare history lesson on Tuesday from Doctor Reneta Laxova as she spoke about her experiences as a child survivor of the Holocaust. She was 8 years old at the start of WWII and lived in Brno, which is now in the Czech Republic. Laxova  was one of the More >

Warrant Arrests for Two Mauston Men

Two Mauston men were arrested on warrants. According to Mauston Police, on Wednesday evening, November 12th, 24-year-old Matthew L. Talley was arrested on a “Probation Hold” from a residence in the 100 block of LaCrosse Street without incident. Earlier in the same day in the afternoon, 28-year old Aaron J. Mallo was taken into custody More >

Mauston Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

A Mauston man was arrested for disorderly conduct. Mauston Police say, on Saturday, November 8th, they responded to the 200 block of West State Street for an unwanted party. Investigation revealed that 50-year-old Todd E. Brandt had kicked in a door in at a residence. Brandt was taken to Juneau County Jail and has been More >

Hess Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Reaches $1 million in Donations to Mile Bluff Medical Center

Since 1959, the Hess Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop has been providing low-cost, high-quality goods to the people in and around the Mauston area. With the money raised through sales, the Auxiliary has provided scholarships to local students seeking healthcare careers, and enhanced the health and wellness of the community through donations to the medical More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Maribeth and Steve Perik of Arkdale are the parents of a baby boy, Trenton Michael-Herman Perik, born November 11 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches. Maternal grandparents are Larry and Karen Gasienica of Friendship, and Dave and Sherry Barrick of Necedah. Paternal grandparents are More >

Vernon County Woman Receives Minor Injuries in Accident

A Vernon County woman was injured in an accident on State Highway 162 in the Town of Coon. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said that 49-year-old Sheryl Ebli from Coon Valley was negotiating a curve on State Highway 162 near the intersection of Knudson Lane and overturned her vehicle. Ebli was transported to Gundersen Lutheran More >

“Operating While Intoxication: Saturation Task Force” Releases Results

The Elroy, New Lisbon, and Mauston Police Departments and Juneau County Sheriff’s Office have released the results of the “Operating While Intoxication: Saturation Task Force” Campaign they participated in. The above agencies conducted Highly Visible Enforcement saturation patrols on October 31, 2014 and November 1, 2014 from 7 PM to 3 AM. Enforcement results: 8 More >