Authorities investigate man’s death in Kenosha County

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a death in Kenosha County. The Kenosha News reports ( ) the body of a man was found along Highway A in Paris Township about 3 p.m. Saturday. In a news release, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department says the Wisconsin State Patrol and the City of Kenosha Police More >

Bible Baptist Church of Mauston Calls New Associate Pastor

Bible Baptist Church of Mauston has called John Barker as their new Associate Pastor. Pastor Barker began his duties on September 1. His areas of ministry will include middle and high school youth programs and also coordinating adult small groups. He will preach occasionally and assist Senior Pastor Peter Bergeson with other duties. Barker returns More >

Mauston Man Charged with Disorderly Conduct

A Mauston man has been charged for disorderly conduct. According to the criminal complaint, early September 23, Mauston police officers were dispatched to a hotel in Mauston for a subject with a possible firearm in the establishment. Upon arriving at the business, officers made contact with the reporting employee who stated that the subject had left More >

Gain Photography Skills with “The Photographer Series” at UW-Richland

Begin or advance and develop your skills as a photographer this fall with Continuing Education classes.  Take an individual course or save by taking a pair of courses that will help you improve your images. “Basic Digital SLR Photography” is for those with a digital single-lens reflex camera. The aim of this course is to More >

Elroy Man Arrested for Operating After Revocation

While on patrol in the City of Mauston around 5 am on September 18, a City of Mauston Police Officer observed a vehicle that failed to stop at stop sign. As a result, a traffic stop was initiated and the officer made contact with the driver, 44 year-old Michael Klingbiel of Elroy. A records check More >

Mauston Man Cited for Disorderly Conduct

A Mauston man was cited for disorderly conduct/ City of Mauston Police Officers were dispatched to a City of Mauston business on September 18 for a complaint of a customer refusing to pay for services rendered. Upon arrival at the business, officers spoke with the business owner who stated work had been done to a More >

Walker will wait to announce decision on court vacancy

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he won’t make any announcements about his plans for filling a vacancy on the state Supreme Court until after Justice Patrick Crooks is buried on Saturday. Crooks died in his chambers at the state Capitol on Monday. The 77-year-old was not seeking a third term. His More >

Scott Walker not endorsing after leaving presidential race

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Scott Walker doesn’t want to endorse any of his fellow Republicans who remain in the race for president just yet. Walker on Friday that he may endorse a GOP candidate for president but his focus right now is on his job as governor. Walker says he has no interest in More >

Walker defends civil service change despite earlier position

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is defending his call to overhaul the civil service system for state workers, despite heralding the job protections four years ago. Walker said Friday the proposed changes are “enhancing the benefits of the old civil service system.” Walker says the changes will move Wisconsin into the 21st More >

Two Arrested on Drug Related Offenses

Two people were arrested for several drug offenses. On September 24, the Mauston Police Department served a search warrant on the 300 block of Maine Street at about 8:25 a.m. The Mauston Police Department seized a total of 454 grams of Marijuana. Police said its estimated street value of $9,080. They also seized over $3,800 More >