“Slender Man” Defendant Appealing Her Case

The attorney for “Slender Man” defendant Morgan Geyser isn’t specifying the basis for the appeal he filed Monday in her case.  Geyser and Anissa Weier were both committed to mental health institutions for a stabbing attack on a classmate four years ago.  Payton Leutner survived 19 stab wounds.  Geyser entered a guilty plea to attempted More >

Alligator Found In Lake Michigan

Animal control officers in northeastern Illinois confirm the discovery of a four-foot alligator in Lake Michigan.  A kayaker made the discovery at Waukegan Harbor about 200 yards from the shore.  The gator was turned over to the WildlifeDiscovery Center in Lake Forest.  Experts say it wouldn’t have survived long because its jaws were held shut More >

Area Man Facing 4th Degree Sexual Assault Charges

A 35 year old man is facing 4th degree sexual assault charges after touching a woman at a Lyndon Station bar.  Authorities made contact with Jacob Krueger after receiving a complaint from a woman.  The woman claimed a man in a blue sweatshirt had touched her inappropriately.  The woman claims she and a friend had More >

Mauston Man Facing Disorderly Conduct Charge

A 22 year old Mauston man is facing a charge of Disorderly Conduct for an incident occurring on September 14th.  The incident happened in the Town of Greenfield in Monroe County.  Tristan Klump is being accused of grabbing a woman by the shoulders and slamming her into a screen door.  It allegedly happened during an More >

Cranberry Growers Limited On The Amount Of Product They Can Sell

The U-S Department of Agriculture is telling cranberry growers they won’t be able to sell their entire product this year.  There is too much supply and not enough demand, so industry observers had expected the government to make a move.  This year’s harvest just started and is expected to last about three-and-a-half weeks.  The U-S-D-A More >

Vote Tyler Jirousek For Player of the Week

Tyler Jirousek’s 350 yard rushing 5 touchdown performance has him in the running for player of the week.  Jirousek is in the running with Cade Osborn of Eau Claire Regis, Logan Shramek of Blair Taylor, and Brandon Wilde of Palmyra-Eagle.  You can go to and vote for Jirousek.  He is currently is 2nd More >

Kurtz Reaches Agreement with Wisconsin Ethics Commission

50th Assembly District Candidate Tony Kurtz has reached an agreement with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission for receiving funds before his campaign started.  The agreement was reached on August 16th.  Kurtz was fined $294 to settle with the commission.  Kurtz called it a “paperwork snafu”.   Kurtz said he decided to run on May 14th and only More >

Local pharmacies looking to impact local hunger

According to Feeding America, a national network of food banks, 1 in 9 people in Wisconsin are struggling with hunger. While food may be available, many people are food insecure, meaning there is a lack of access to enough food for all household members. With the devastating impact hunger and food insecurity can have on More >

City of Mauston Meetings

October 9 – Common Council October 9 – Personnel & Negotiating Committee

Governor’s Father Dies After Extended Illness

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has set aside several campaign events due to the illness and death of his father.  The Reverend Llewellyn Walker died Sunday morning after an extended illness.  The elder Walker had served as pastor of a church in Plainfield, Iowa, before moving his family to Delavan in 1977.  Weekend events were canceled More >