Local News

Vehicle/Horse Drawn Buggy Accident in Vernon County

Vernon County authorities have reported a vehicle versus a horse drawn buggy accident on Tuesday morning in the Town of Jefferson. Sheriff John Spears said a 16-year-old driver was traveling eastbound on County Road KK near Helgeson Road and struck the rear of the horse-drawn buggy. The occupants in the buggy, 21-year-old Samuel Mast and More >

Royall School District Mil Rate Projected to Decrease for the 2014-2015 School Year

The Royall School District had its annual meeting on Monday night, where voters listened to a presentation of the district’s budget for the 2014-2015 school year. Business Manager Jeff Lankey noted that the projected mil rate for the district is $11.79 per $1,000 of equalized property value. This means tentatively, taxes on properties valued at More >

Two Arrested In Connection to a Drug Bust In the City of Mauston

On Monday evening, Mauston Police officers and Juneau County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 82 East near the eastbound on ramp for the interstate. The traffic stop was conducted in relation to an earlier controlled drug buy in the city. With weapons drawn, law enforcement approached the vehicle after it was stopped. More >

Road Closure – CTH H – Dellona Township in Sauk County

On Wednesday, September 24, and Thursday, September 25, 2014, CTH H, between CTH P and STH 13, will be closed from approximately 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for culvert replacements. Detour is CTH P to STH 23.

Two Vehicle Accident in the Village of Lyndon Station

There was a two vehicle accident in the Village of Lyndon Station last Thursday. According to the accident report, 71-year-old Donna Beckwith was driving west on Flint Street when her vehicle was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of Wisconsin Street. That vehicle was driven by 60-year-old Terrance Kubach of Minnesota. Kubach told Juneau More >

Western Technical College to host Open House

Western Technical College will host the annual College-wide Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the La Crosse campus and regional locations in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah, and Viroqua. Admissions information, program information, facility tours, refreshments, and door prizes will be available at each location. For the fifth year, the More >

NLCI Partners with Culvers of Tomah, Donates to Touched Twice Clinic

New Lisbon Correctional Institution presented a check for $1,385.50 to the Touched Twice Clinic of Juneau County’s Rhonda Larson on September 4.  The donation was a result of a partnership between the institution and Culver’s of Tomah to provide a fundraising opportunity to inmates and staff at the institution and use the proceeds to help More >

The City of Tomah Sets Dates for Semi-Annual Water Main Flushing

The Tomah Water Utility will be conducting their semi-annual water main flushing program Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 10 2014. This will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. those days. This schedule is as follows: Monday – October 6 all that area between south city Limits and Council street Tuesday More >

City of Elroy Emergency Chlorination Order

Juneau County Health Department officials have received notice of an emergency chlorination of the City of Elroy water supply.  The chlorination began today at 8:00 a.m.  The water is safe to drink at this time.  As a precautionary measure, any ice cubes, beverages, baby formula, or other uncooked food items made with the water between More >

Criminal Damage to Property Incident in the Necedah Township

There was an incident of criminal damage to property in the Necedah Township earlier this month. The victim told law enforcement that sometime during the evening hours of September 6 and the early morning hours of September 7, someone broke out the middle passenger side window of his van, which was parked in his driveway. More >