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Road Bans in Town of Clearfield

The Town of Clearfield will have road bans in effect as of today Monday Maarch 5th, 2018

12 People Displaced When Fire Destroys Tomah Apartment Building

  (Tomah, WI)  —  As many as a dozen people are looking for a new place to live after a Sunday afternoon fire destroyed an apartment building in Tomah.  One of the residents is a Vietnam veteran who just had a leg amputated and lost several pet cats in the fire.  Firefighters say flames had More >

TMH Foundation Supports County Car Seat Program

The Tomah Memorial Hospital Foundation has donated just over $1400 to the Monroe County Health Department to help fill a funding gap for its car seat program. Health Department assistant director Pam Rainwater says the donation will help reduce the number traffic fatalities and injuries involving children. Families must meet income requirements to qualify for More >

New Uniforms for Monroe County Sheriff and Deputies

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins wants to make the public aware that the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is changing the color of its uniform.  This transition will take place over the rest of the year for 2018 into early summer of 2019. The new uniform is a silver tan shirt with black pants.  You may More >

Traffic Stop finds drug paraphernalia and manufacturing materials

During a traffic stop in New Lisbon on November 21, 2017, Londyn  L. Forsythe age 42 of Elroy was arrested for a probation hold and Failure to Appear warrant.  New Lisbon Police officers also found during the investigation several bags in the backseat of the car.  The bags were removed from the vehicle and placed More >

Mauston Man Charged With Strangulation, Suffocation, Disorderly Conduct

Mauston Man Charged With Strangulation, Suffocation, Disorderly Conduct (Town of Germantown, WI)  —  A 38-year-old woman tells authorities the father of her children tried to strangle her, telling her he would kill her and saying, “I want you dead.”  A Juneau County Sheriff’s deputy arrested 40-year-old Jeremy Resler of Maustin.  Resler is accused of placing More >

Road Bans in the Town of Fountain

The Road Ban will go into effect in the Town of Fountain on Monday March 5th, 2018

Juneau County Road Weight Restrictions

The Juneau County Public Works Department advises the seasonal weight restrictions will be imposed on all County Trunk Highways effective, Tuesday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 am.  Weight restrictions are: 8 ton single axle truck, 12 ton tandem axle truck, and 16 ton combination tractor\trailer. All County roads will be posted with the exception of More >


On Friday February 23rd, a two vehicle crash occurred at the intersection of State Highway 80 and State Highway 82 in the City of Elroy.  When Juneau County Deputies arrived, they noticed a white Ford F350 towing a camper had front damage and a grey Chevy Traverse was in a ditch with rear damage.  The More >


Sunday evening February 25th, the Mauston Police Department, Mauston Fire Department and Juneau County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a male subject lost on the ice on Decorah Lake.  30 year old John A. Kolinski of New Lisbon was found on the lake and was informed he was going to be arrested for More >