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Mauston Public Transit Public Information Hearing – April 14th

There will be a public information hearing on the Mauston Public Transit Service area. On Tuesday, April 14, at 6:30pm, the City of Mauston Common Council will include as part of its regular meeting discussion and action regarding amending the area serviced by the Mauston Shared-Ride Taxi Program.  The proposed service area is being adjusted More >

Sauk County Sheriff’s Office Release Deployment Results

A task force focusing on cracking down on drunk driving in Sauk County this past weekend turned up three arrests.  The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office said officers from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, Sauk Prairie Police Department, Baraboo Police Department, Lake Delton Police Department, and the Reedsburg Police Department participated in an OWI Task Force More >

Fatal Vehicle Fire in Adams County

An Adams man is dead after a vehicle fire last Thursday. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office said in a release that at about 2:10 am, they received a 911 call of a vehicle on fire along Highway 13, near County Highway Q in the Town of Dell Prairie. The initial investigation revealed that 30-year-old Elliot More >

9th Annual Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk Registration Open

Registration for the 9th Annual Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk is open. The event starts and finishes at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center, located at 28 Commerce Street across from the Lake Delton Wal-Mart. The festivities begin at 9:30 am with a free half-mile kids’ run/walk for children up to age 12, followed by the More >

Easter Egg Hunt Has Over 200 People at Event

The Mauston Easter Egg Hunt brought hundreds of people to the area last Friday. Mary Hudack, who is the Executive Director of the Greater Mauston Area Chamber of Commerce, said about 250 people were at the event. She also said it was the second time the chamber hosted the event. “I found out late last More >

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears Reports

SHERIFF JOHN SPEARS REPORTS THE FOLLOWING ONGOING ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR AND NARRATIVE EXCERPTS FROM THE WEEK ENDING April 6, 2015. 3/31   20 gallons of fuel was stolen from a residence on State Highway 33, Town of Forest.  It was reported this has been an ongoing occurrence. 4/3     A reporting party spotted More >

Construction on Highway 82 in Adams County to Start Soon

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation said that road construction will be starting soon in Adams County. Work is expected to start April 20th and will be on Highway 82 near Highway 13 to the Marquette County line. The WisDOT said crews will remove and repair sections of concrete to preserve the existing pavement and grind More >

Two Men Arrested for Reckless Endangerment and Fleeing an Officer

Two men were arrested for fleeing an officer and reckless endangerment Friday morning. Tomah Police Department said in a release, they had received reports of motorcycles operating at extremely high speed in the early morning hours. While monitoring the area, a Tomah Police Department officer observed two sport motorcycles on East Clifton Street approaching Superior More >

One Person Injured in Rollover Accident in Monroe County

There was a rollover accident with injuries in Monroe County Sunday morning. Sheriff Scott Perkins said the accident occurred on State Highway 71 in the Township of Angelo. Perkins say 19-year-old Tyler Niedfeldt of rural Sparta failed to negotiate a curve on State Highway 71. His vehicle left the roadway, entered the ditch, and struck More >

Juneau County Child Support Warrants