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Mauston Family Scared as Random Person Tries Entering Their Household

A Mauston resident got a scare put into them when a Tomah man tried breaking into their home.  Mauston authorities received a call from a resident near Grant Street claiming a man had entered the yard and even made it up to the door trying to get in.  The resident told the man to leave More >

Local County Authorities Notifying Residence of Grandparent Scam

The Wood County Dispatch Center is again receiving a lot of calls from the public regarding scam calls. The dispatch center is aware of these scams. The IRS scam: where they are threatening you with arrests or warrants is a SCAM. Do not respond to this. Social Security scam where they are saying there is More >

Ashley’s run-in with technology

Elroy to Conduct Electrical Safety Tests October 13th Power Outages will Occur

The Elroy Municipal Electric Utility will be conducting necessary equipment testing.  For the crews to work on their equipment safely, it will be necessary to interrupt your electrical service.  Equipment testing will cause intermittent power loss city wide on October 13th.  The intermittent outages will occur from approximately 7am to 10am, barring any unforeseen circumstances.  More >

Mental Illness Awareness Week kicks off October 1

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 1st through the 7th. The South Central Wisconsin Tobacco Free Coalition is commemorating the event by raising awareness of the terrible toll tobacco takes on the mentally ill in Wisconsin. According to the 2016 Wisconsin Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 29% of individuals in Wisconsin diagnosed with depression currently More >

Mile Bluff Medical Center To Hold October 9th Blood Drive

There will be a blood drive at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston from 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesday, October 9. Each donation made at Mile Bluff could touch the lives of up to three people in the community.  All attempting donors will be entered into a drawing to win a tailgate package More >

Neighbors Objecting To La Crosse Transitional Residency Program

The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center is asking the La Crosse Plan Commission to delay a vote on a veterans transitional residency center.  Dave and Barb Erickson are donating their seven-bedroom house on the city’s south side to the V-A.  The idea needs a conditional use permit to move forward.  People living nearby say they More >

Man Passed Out in Alleyway Arrested for DOC Warrant

An area man was arrested on a DOC warrant.  Juneau County authorities reported to an alley way to do a welfare check.  The deputy noticed a man later identified as Daniel Hall, passed out on a small grassy area between two buildings.  Hall came to but was reported to be highly intoxicated.  Hall could barely More >

Lyndon Station Woman Identified Using Forged Checks at Local Gas Station

A Lyndon Station woman is facing a charge of Uttering a Forgery.   Cheryl Stanberry age 55, is being accused of using forged checks at a Mauston gas.  The gas station provided still shots of people using passed checks.  Stanberry was identified by Mauston Detectives.

Juneau, Monroe, Jackson Counties Genealogy Workshop to Be Held October 2nd in Hustler

The Monroe, Juneau, Jackson Counties Genealogy workshop meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:30pm in Hustler.  It will be held at the Hustler Museum.  The museum is located on the Omaha Trail.  It is just south of the bike trail.  The building is a red brick style.  The meeting starts at 6 but doors open More >