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Former Reedsburg Man Pleads No Contest to Battery

A Lyndon Station man pleaded no contest to a charge of battery to an emergency worker. 24-year-old Kevin Helm, formerly of Reedsburg, appeared in court before Judge Guy Reynolds. Online court records show that Judge Reynolds withheld sentence and placed Helm on two years on probation for the charge, with a nine months conditional jail More >

Criminal Damage to Property Incident in the Town of Lisbon

There was an incident of criminal damage to property in the Town of Lisbon last Saturday. The victim said that someone had tried to force entry into his camping trailer on his property on Niles Road, causing damage to the door and window. The responding deputy said that the window glass was broken, and the More >

Wisconsin raw milk farmer loses appeal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin dairy farmer convicted of a misdemeanor related to the sale of raw milk has lost his appeal. The 4th District Appeals Court on Thursday agreed with a ruling by the Sauk County Circuit Court against Loganville dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger. He was found guilty last year of one count of violating More >

Interim Phosphorus Limit Set for Necedah

The Necedah Village Board discussed at its meeting on Monday night on the interim phosphorus limit for the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. Village Administrator Roger Herried said the purpose of the Interim phosphorus limits is to give the Village a maximum phosphorus amount that can be discharged from the waste water treatment plant. More >

ChallengeScape Expands into New Lisbon

The founders of ChallengeScape came to talk to the New Lisbon School Board on Monday about how the program is working in New Lisbon. ChallengeScape is an outdoor adventure program, which provides underprivileged students in Juneau County with adventures they most likely would not otherwise experience. It was founded in 2007 as a summer school More >

An Incident of Theft in the Town of Summit

There was an incident of theft at a residence on Fox Road in the Town of Summit. The victim said that someone had broken into his home sometime Thursday after he left for work in the morning and when he came back from work in the afternoon. Several items were missing and the responding officer More >

Two From New Lisbon to Participate in the WFCA All-Star Game

Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star Games will be held July 19th in Oshkosh.  New Lisbon’s Cullen Pedersen will be on the South Small team as a defensive back, and Brad Bever will be on the coaching staff. The game will be televised on Time Warner Cable Sports 32 and simulcast on WISC-TV Channel 3 in Madison and More >

Lyndon Station’s Parkfest – July 25-26

The 24th Annual Parkfest in Lyndon Station is quickly approaching.  This year’s Parkfest is scheduled for Friday, July 25th, and Saturday, July 26th, and will include many of the regular features such as the softball tournament and garden tractor pulls, and also there will be music by Sound FX with Doctor Bob on Friday night.  Then More >

Hillsboro School Board Approves Bids, Lunch Prices, and More

The Hillsboro School Board held its meeting on Monday night.  It approved student lunch prices for the 2014-2015 school year. Superintendent Curt Bisarek said that due to USDA requirements for “weighted average lunch prices”, student lunches increased to $2.50 for grades pre-kindergarten through 5th Grade and $2.80 for 6th grade through 12th grade per federal More >

Juneau County Sheriff’s Office Investigating a Death

The Juneau County Sheriff’s office is investigating a death that occurred in the Lyndon Township. In a news release, Sheriff Brent Oleson said that late Saturday night, the Sheriff’s Office had received a request for an ambulance at the Edge of Dells Campground for a 41-year-old Baraboo man. An ambulance was sent, but did not More >