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Burke won’t appear with Obama on Monday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke won’t take the stage with President Barack Obama on Monday when he speaks at the Labor Day rally in Milwaukee. Burke spokesman Joe Zepecki says it is not appropriate for Burke to speak at the rally Obama is attending because it is an official White House event More >

Court orders release of documents in secret probe

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A federal appeals court has ordered the release of more documents related to the investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s 2012 recall campaign and a host of conservative groups. However, it wasn’t clear from the order by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday whether any of the documents were part 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.

Warrant Arrest for Mauston Man

A Mauston man has been arrested on a bond only warrant from Monroe County. On Wednesday, a Juneau County deputy was dispatched for two men hanging out on the train tracks near County Road N from Highway 12 and 16 in the Lemonweir Township. A records checked showed that one of the men, 39-year-old Thunderhawk More >

Mauston PD Handing Out Packer Cards

The Mauston Police Department is handing out the popular Green Bay Packer Cards once again. Mauston Police Chief Mark Messer said that the department will be handing out full sets of the Parker cards to the community. He said children can flag down a marked squad car and ask the officer for a set. The More >

New Lisbon District Voters Adopts Tax Levy

The New Lisbon School Board held its annual meeting Monday night.  School Superintendent Dennis Birr said that the district voters adopted a tax levy of $3,682,076. The voters also approved the fixed salaries of the school board members at $1,500 a year, authorized short-term borrowing, and the voters approved allowing the district to sell equipment More >

Fatal Accident Near Wisconsin Dells

There was a fatal one vehicle accident Thursday morning, around 6:25am, on I-90 at the 98.2 westbound mile marker in Sauk County near Wisconsin Dells. The Wisconsin State Patrol said in a release, for reasons unknown, the vehicle drove into the median. The 58-year-old Peter Miller from Racine overcorrected and lost control, crossing both westbound lanes More >

Arcadia Co-op to Merge With Allied Cooperative

Members of Arcadia Co-op have voted in favor of a merger with Allied Cooperative. The vote paves the way for the consolidation which will be effective on December 1, 2014. “We are very pleased with the result of today’s votes,” said Bob Boberg, Arcadia Co-op General Manager. “Our members have recognized the opportunities that a More >

Recent Births at Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston

Leanna Priessnitz of Elroy is the mother of a baby girl, Raelynn Harper Jo Priessnitz, born August 17 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches.  Maternal grandparents are Jennifer and Brian Wells of Elroy. Ashley Rodriguez Velez and Javier Montalvo Sanchez of Wisconsin Dells are More >

Hospice Touch Seeks Volunteers

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any program, but an end of life care program that serves Juneau, Adams and Monroe counties is looking for people to make a difference in the lives of others. Hospice Touch volunteer coordinator Dani Jackson says it takes more than sixty volunteers to coordinate the Hospice Touch Program at Tomah More >