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Mauston Police Investigating Several Burglaries

There have been several incidents of burglaries in the City of Mauston. This weekend, on Saturday, December 6th shortly before 1:00 p.m. law enforcement was dispatched to the 200 block of Tremont Street for a burglary in progress. A female had come home to the residence, and discovered two male suspects in the home, who More >

Hillsboro School District to Have February Referendum

On Monday night, the Hillsboro School Board voted to have a February referendum. The board discussed and approved a single question to be put on the February 17 ballot. The question is asking the district for approval of a resolution authorizing the school district budget to exceed the revenue limit by $500,000 each year for More >

Tomah VA to Host Town Hall Meeting

The Tomah VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for Veterans on Thursday, Dec. 11. The town hall meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the hospital chapel and is expected to last about 90 minutes. The meeting will provide an opportunity for Veterans, their families and others with a stake in veterans’ More >

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office to join Booze and Belts Traffic Safety Mobilization

To increase safety belt use and reduce drunken driving, The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office will mobilize for the statewide “Booze and Belts” campaign from Dec. 12 to 20. “Deaths and injuries in traffic crashes are especially tragic for families this time of year, so our officers will be out in force during the Booze and More >

Two Injured in Rollover Accident in Monroe County

Two Camp Douglas residents were injured in a one-car rollover crash on State Highway 16 on Monday. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said 32-year-old Stephanie Stone was traveling east on the highway the vehicle crossed the centerline, hit an embankment, and rolled onto its side. Stone and her passenger, 37-year-old Tracey Von Haden, suffered injuries More >

USDA Extends Application Deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program to Dec. 19

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until December 19.  The program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels More >

Elroy Man Charged With 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child

An Elroy man was charged on Thursday with 2nd degree child sexual assault. According to the criminal complaint, 22-year-old Michael Klingbiel Jr. allegedly had sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl on November 27 in the city of Mauston. Online court records show that a $10,000 cash bond has been set for Klingbiel and he is More >

Engineer Company returns to Camp Douglas

CAMP DOUGLAS, Wis. (AP) – About 160 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers return to Camp Douglas following their service in Afghanistan. The 829th Engineer Company will be welcomed home during a Monday afternoon ceremony at a Volk Field hangar. The unit is headquartered in Chippewa Falls and has detachment armories in Ashland and Richmond Center. The 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 December 8, 2014. 12/1  Arnold Svacina, Tomah, was leaving the County Market parking lot, Town of Hillsboro and Teena Revels, Hillsboro, was backing out of a parking space.  The two vehicles collided, but no injuries were reported. More >

CP Holiday Train Tonight! NOW92oneFM On Site

Today is the day! The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is scheduled to be rolling into Mauston at 4:15 this afternoon, and NOW92one FM will be on the train and will be interviewing the entertainment as the train approaches Mauston. The station will also be on site when the train arrives. Tune in around 3 as More >