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Poll finds widespread opposition to Walker budget ideas

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new poll shows strong opposition to key provisions of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget. The Marquette University Law School poll released Thursday found 70 percent oppose Walker’s proposal to cut University of Wisconsin funding by $300 million, while 26 percent support it. The poll found 78 percent oppose Walker’s plan cutting More >

Supreme Court suspends lawyer’s license after sexual assault

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended a Madison lawyer’s license after he provided Ecstasy and alcohol to a 22-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her. The court announced Thursday that it has suspended Jon Evenson’s license for 30 months because he violated attorney conduct rules and demonstrated an offensive personality. Evenson pleaded More >

Walker approval rating at 41 percent in new poll

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s approval rating is at 41 percent, the lowest in the three-year history of the Marquette University Law School poll. The poll released Thursday shows 56 disapprove of the job Walker’s doing. His approval rating was 49 percent in October. The poll also shows that 52 percent support More >

Juneau County Jail Roster

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Some inmates are awaiting trial and these defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Two-Car Accident Took Place Tuesday In The Town Of Lemonweir

There were no injuries as a result of a two-car crash in the town of Lemonweir on Wednesday. According to police reports, 81-year old Dolores Ambrose of Mauston was traveling north on 16th Avenue and immediately after proceeding after a stop sign, was struck by a car driven by 61-year old Gayle Johnson of Mauston More >

Another Bird Flu Outbreak Has Turned Up In Juneau County

Wisconsin officials have confirmed a second and third outbreak of the bird flu that’s been killing poultry throughout the Midwest.  Today, the state Agriculture Department said a virus turned up at a farm in Barron County with 126-thousand turkeys — and in a backyard flock in Juneau County with 40 birds of various kinds.  The More >

Bridge Replacement in the Town of Lemonweir Starts May 5th

There will be reconstruction and a full bridge replacement of 19th Avenue South and the Lemonweir Mills Bridge in the Town of Lemonweir. Construction will begin on Monday, May 5 and according to the Juneau County website, access on 19th Avenue will be limited.  19th Avenue from Highway 82 to CTH N and the bridge More >

American Red Cross Looking for Donation at Blood Drives

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make a difference in the lives of patients this spring by giving blood. Donated blood is perishable and must be constantly replenished to keep up with the demand. Red blood cells, with a shelf life of only 42 days, are the most frequently transfused blood component, More >

Adams-Friendship Board of Education Takes Next Steps in Building the Fine Arts Center

The Adams-Friendship Board of Education talked about the next steps concerning the Fine Arts Center at its meeting on Monday night. The Fine Arts Center referendum passed with 52 percent of the vote. District Administrator Rick Waski said the center will be built adjacent to the Adams-Friendship High School and will require the district to More >

Police: Officer-involved shooting inside drug store

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say a plain clothes officer shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect inside a Walgreens drug store in Milwaukee. Police Chief Edward Flynn says two masked, hooded men entered the drug store on the city’s northwest side about 10 a.m. Wednesday, while a third man waiting outside in an idling vehicle. More >