Local News

Tomah Memorial Seeks Public Input on New Hospital Project

Tomah Memorial Hospital is looking for public input regarding the planned construction of a new hospital on Tomah’s south side. CEO Phil Stuart said a public survey is now available for area residents to share input on services and features for the estimated $72 million project planned for construction on a 40 acre site adjacent More >

LYNXX/Lemonweir Valley Telcom Donates to the New Lisbon Library Building Fund

Camp Douglas, WI: LYNXX/Lemonweir Valley Telcom recently donated $30,000.00 to the New Lisbon Library Building Fund.  This brings LYNXX’s total donation amount to date to $35,000.00 for the Library Building Fund. LYNXX’s CEO, Jim Costello joined Deanna Laufenberg, director of the New Lisbon Library, Merikay Willer, president of the Friends of the New Lisbon Library More >

Plane Crashes through Fence at Reedsburg Airport, No Injuries

A single prop plane crashed through the fence at the end of the runway at Reedsburg Municipal Airport Friday morning, while trying to land. On Friday at 11:09am, Reedsburg Police and Fire received a call that a plane had crashed at the Reedsburg Airport while trying to land. Officers located the plane at the intersection More >

Elroy Officials: Potential Pool Opening in Two Weeks

Elroy city officials are hoping to open the public pool in about two weeks. The city’s contractor, Mid-America Pool Renovation, will be repairing the fiberglass in the pool and kiddie pool this weekend. After they spray in the new surface, the pool will be filled and the heat pump replaced by Badger Swim Pools. The More >

City of Mauston Receives $3,500 from Employees at The Bank of Mauston for Dog Park Project

If you have been to any of The Bank of Mauston’s six convenient locations on Fridays or Saturdays, chances are you have seen employees wearing jeans.  These team members are those who have decided to participate in a payroll deduction program, and this year, the benefactor was the City of Mauston. Due to an overwhelming More >

Johnson Announces Staff Mobile Office Hours

Senator Ron Johnson announced Thursday that his staff will be available for the mobile office hours. On Friday, June 24, Johnson’s staff will be at Warrens Village Hall from 10am to 11am, and at the Westby Community Center from 1pm to 2pm. Mobile office hours allow constituents to meet with the senator’s staff to request More >

Public Meeting for WIS 71 Construction, Monroe County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will hold public meeting to discuss the upcoming construction for Highway 71 between Highway 62 to Highway 27 in Monroe County. The scheduled start date for this project is July 5, 2016. The meeting will held Tuesday, June 28 from 5-6 p.m. at the Little Falls Town Hall, 4124 More >

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents to Lock Residences and Vehicles

The Monroe County Sheriff’s office has had several Burglary reports in the Tomah, Warrens and Oakdale areas. The department is following up on several leads but they want to warn area residents and advise them of their need to be vigilant.  Residents should make sure they lock their doors and windows and to also lock More >

High Speed a Factor in Collision in Adams

High speed was a factor in a collision at the intersection of East May Street and South Watts Street in the City of Adams June 5. Police say Tracy Hoops of Baraboo was southbound on South Main Street when he rear-ended the vehicle in front of him, driven by Scott Ballweg of Sauk City. Hoops More >

New Lisbon School Board Approve Lunch Price Increases

The New Lisbon School Board approved raising lunch prices at its meeting on Monday night, bringing lunch prices for grades 4K to 5 from $2.15 to $2.25 and for grades 6 through 12, lunch prices will go from $2.35 to $2.45. Superintendent Dennis Birr said the reason the lunch prices increased is in accordance to More >