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“Paper Tigers” to Screen at Mauston High School

On Tuesday, May 2, families in Mauston will have the opportunity to see “Paper Tigers” during a special screening at the high school. “Paper Tigers,” is a documentary film released in 2015 and it follows a year in the life of an alternative school in Walla Walla, Washington that changed its approach to disciplining its More >

Governor Walker Announces Over $83 Million in Payments to Local Governments

Governor Scott Walker Thursday announced that earlier this month local governments received quarterly payments totaling $83,586,968 for General Transportation Aids, Connecting Highway Aids and Expressway Policing Aids from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). Payments to Wisconsin’s 1,925 local units of government include: $80,315,119 in General Transportation Aids; $3,015,874 to municipalities entitled to receive Connecting Highway More >

New Police Officer Sworn In; Nicksic Recognized for 39 1/2 Years of Employment at Mauston Common Council Meeting

A new police officer was sworn into the Mauston Police Department on Tuesday night. At the Mauston Common Council meeting, Officer Brian Raabe took the oath of office. After the swearing in, Officer Raabe said he had grown up in the area and he was happy to return. Mauston Police Chief Mike Zilisch said this More >

March Local Unemployment Rates Released

The Department of Workforce Development released Wednesday the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates of unemployment and employment statistics in Wisconsin. Preliminary March 2017 rates decreased in all 72 counties when compared over the year to March 2016 rates and in 71 of 72 counties when compared over the month to February 2017. In March, More >

Open House at JCAN/JCCS

Juneau County Adolescent Needs (JCAN) and Juneau County Charter School (JCCS) will be hosting an open house. It will be on May 3rd from noon until 2:30 p.m. at the JCAN/JCCS Building in Necedah. The program is a collaborative effort between Cooperative Educational Service Agency 5, Juneau County Department of Human Services and the school More >

Bucks Plan To Be More Aggressive In Game Six

(St. Francis, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Bucks vow to be more aggressive as they host Toronto Thursday in Game Six of their first round NBA playoff series. Veteran guard Jason Terry says the more physical team has won every game in the series, and the Raptors have won the last two to put Milwaukee on More >

Walker hopes Trump’s tough talk catches Canada’s attention

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he hopes President Donald Trump’s aggressive negotiating style will get Canadian officials to delay policy changes that will evaporate the demand for Wisconsin milk producers. Walker said Wednesday that Trump’s retaliatory move to impose tariffs on Canadian lumber was aggressive but appreciated. Dozens of Wisconsin dairy farmers More >

Milwaukee Bucks settle lawsuit over cheerleader pay

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader who claimed in a lawsuit that she and her colleagues were underpaid has reached a settlement with the team but the organization maintains it did nothing wrong. The settlement agreement filed Wednesday calls for the Bucks to pay $10,000 to Lauren Herington, who filed a proposed class-action More >

Wisconsin judge hears challenge to homemade bakery ban

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge in southern Wisconsin will hear from attorneys for three women who are challenging the state’s ban on selling homemade bakery to the public. Wisconsin and New Jersey are the only states that ban the sale of home-baked cookies, muffins and other items to the public. Lisa Kivirist, Kriss Marion and More >