Mauston Brings Back Familiar Face to Serve as Middle School Principal

Mauston Middle School will welcome back a familiar face this fall.  Long time Mauston High science teacher John “Jack” Hammer will be the new Middle School principal in Mauston.  Hammer served as the Pardeeville High School Principal for the past two years.  Hammer is expected to step into the position sometime in the middle of More >


 Juneau County Emergency Management in coordination with Olson Middle School, Mile Bluff Medical Center and other jurisdictional partners will be hosting an emergency preparedness Full scale Exercise in the area of the Olson middle School between 7 am and 3 pm on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. We wish to make the public aware that this More >


The Sauk County Health Department reports a dead crow tested positive for West Nile virus on 7/5/2018. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Sauk County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. “The positive bird means that residents of Sauk County need to be more vigilant More >

Village of Necedah Meetings

July 9 – Village Board Meeting

Wisconsin Soybean Farmers About To Lose More Money To Tariff Battle

One of the main U-S crops affected by new foreign tariffs will be soybeans.  China retaliated against tariffs imposed by the Trump administration with its own tariffs on 34-billion dollars’ worth of American products.  Wisconsin soybean farmers face more losses in a market already putting many of them out of business.  Low prices for dairy More >

Rapids Police Look For Armed Robbers

Wisconsin Rapids police are looking for two armed robbers who stuck up a Little Caesar’s Pizza restaurant Sunday morning.  An employee tells police two men walked in at about 11:15 A-M, with one of them showing a handgun and demanding money.  They ran away from the location with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Police say More >

Protesters March Outside Dodge County Jail

Protesters outside the Dodge County Jail over the weekend said they are trying very hard to change immigration laws.  The group from Madison was in Juneau to rally against the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.  The Dodge County facility has a contract with ICE to serve as a detention facility.  The weekend protesters say More >

2 Area Citizens Killed in 4th of July Crash

On July 4th a crash occurred on US Hwy 12/16.  The crash involved a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer and a 2006 Pontiac G6 Sedan.  A witness indicated that the Chevrolet was traveling eastbound on US 12 in the westbound lane prior to a colliding head-on with the westbound Pontiac.  Both vehicle operators were killed as a More >

Katherine Heldt now Facing Charges in Monroe County

Apparently she is taking her talents to Monroe County.  Katherine Heldt 29, of Wisconsin Dells and Sheryl Stanberry 54, of Lyndon Station are being referred to the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office for theft, and Heldt also for Bail Jumping.  The pair is facing charges after allegedly trying to use a false check to purchase More >

California Man Facing Charges after Peering at 10 year old in Tomah Changing Room

A 24 year old California man is facing charges of Lewd and Lascivious Behavior, Disorderly Conduct, an  Obstructing an Officer after peering in at a 10 year old girl in a changing room.  Joshua Salivar of Redlands, California said he was trying on clothes when he noticed a 10 year old girl walk by.  Salivar More >