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Year-Long Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Spring Green Man

A 43-year-old Spring Green man has pleaded no contest to two felony drug and theft charges.  Nicholas E. Liegel was arrested after a year-long investigation of heroin trafficking in Sauk County.  Authorities say Liegel sold heroin to a confidential informant on two occasions.  The drug investigation turned up evidence he was stealing copper from his More >

Hospice Touch Offering Grief Support Group

Hospice Touch of Tomah Memorial Hospital is offering a special support group to help people who have lost a friend or a loved one deal with grief.  Hospice Spiritual Care and Bereavement Coordinator Debbie Warthan says the program not only helps people now but into the future.  The six week Grief Support program will be More >

Congressman Kind to hold Open Office Hours

U>S> Representative Ron Kind announced that representatives from his district offices will be holding open office hours in this Third Congressional District.  On Tuesday February 27th, representatives will be in Mauston at the Hatch Public Library from 9 till 10am, in New Lisbon at the Memorial Public Library from 10:30 till 11:30am and in Tomah More >

Warrent arrest in Lyndon Station

Tyler Jay Maihofer, age 23 of Winnebago was arrested Monday evening at a residence in the village of Lyndon Station on a outstanding warrant from the Village of Jackson Police Department.  Maihoffer was trying to hide in a bedroom closet when the officers asked him to leave the closet and bedroom.  While there, the officers More >

Mauston School Board Primary Election Results

The four candidates who will continue to the General Election in April, and their unofficial vote tally is as follows:. Darrell Hines – 535 Michael Coughlin – 398 Carrie Buss (Incumbent) – 267 Scott Graewin – 156 There are two seats open, therefore the top two in the April election will be on the board. More >

Primary Election Results for New Lisbon Mayor

A primary election for New Lisbon was held Tuesday.  Incumbent Mayor Lloyd Chase and Jacob Kallies advanced to the April 3rd election.  First time candidate Kallies reveiced 120 votes, Chase received 61 votes and second time candidate Mike Neitzel received 34 votes and was eliminated.

Domestic Abuse Charges for a Mauston Man

Jeremy Resler, age 40 of Mauston, was charged with two domestic abuse charges including Strangulation and Disorderly Conduct.  Resler’s Criminal Complaint states he was screaming expletives at the victim, while holding her and picking her up by the throat, all in the presence of his young children.

Hit and Run Charges after Wiping Out Street Signs

Michael Menard, age 61 of Mauston, was cited for Hit and Run, and Failure to Keep Vehicle Under Control, for a crash that occurred last Tuesday night.  Menard said he swerved to avoid hitting a deer and lost control, destroying a stop sign and a street sign.  He said he was going to report the More >

Dozens of Oxy Pills Missing in Necedah

More than 160 Oxycodone pills of various sizes were reported stolen from a residence located in Necedah Township on the morning of January 16th.  Also taken was a Sentry lock box.  If anyone has any further information they should contact the Sheriff’s Department.

Xbox One Stolen During Break-in

An Xbox One and case was stolen from a Juneau County residence with a Wisconsin Dells address.  Entry to the residence was believed to be threw a broken bedroom window.  Damages and loss of property are estimated at more than $1,400.  The incident was reported on January 25th.