Six River Toastmasters International Travel Presentations

The display case located in the library entrance will be showcasing the particular country or regions chosen by the speakers.

February 5 – Japan – Barbara Baker

February 16 – Central Asia – Michele Wilkinson and April Martell

April 2 – A Day in Zanzabar – Margie Strouse

April 20 – Costa Rica – Tammy Wetley

There is no charge to attend. Speeches happen at 7 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. and 8:15 – 8:30 there will be public comments.  Questions? Email:

February 3 – Red Cross Blood Drive

There will be a blood drive at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Wonewoc on Tuesday, February 3. It will be from 12:30pm-5:00pm. It is in loving memory of Laura Kruger and other area blood recipients. Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-733-2767 for availability.

February 7 – Gala

St. Patrick’s School in Mauston is holding its annual Gala on Saturday, February 7th. For more information, contact Kim Walsh at 608-565-7719.

February 11 – FAFSA Workshop

A “hands-on” financial aid workshop designed to help parents submit their FAFSA form has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 11.

February 13 – “FOOLS” Tomah Area Community Theatre

“Fools” opens February 13 at 7:30 p.m. A special “Sweetheart Dinner” featuring beef tips, haddock with asparagus spears, glazed carrots, rolls, coffee and dessert at 6:00 p.m. will precede the February 14 show at 7:30 p.m. Shows continue February 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and March 1. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees begin at 2:00 p.m. All productions will be at ACT, 907 Kilbourn Ave. in Tomah. Tickets go on sale February 2at the box office (2-5 weekdays), at 374-7469, and online at and . Dinner reservations must be made by 5:00 p.m. on February 12. Dinner Theatre tickets are $35 for nonmembers and $30 for members. Show only tickets are $15 for nonmembers, $10 for nonmembers, $7 for students under age 18, and $5 for member students. Contact Barb Sullivan for more information at 372-6608.

February 20 – Private Applicator Certification Session

A one-day training session for the Private Applicator Certification will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015 at the Juneau County UW-Extension Office, 211 Hickory Street, Mauston WI.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.  The session will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. and be completed by 2:30 p.m.  Preregistration is required by February 13, 2015.  The registration fee is $30.00 which includes the manual. Pesticide Application Manuals may be obtained at the Juneau County UW-Extension Office. A private applicator is one who applies pesticides on property owned or rented by that individual or his or her employer, and for the purpose of producing an agricultural commodity.  There are four criteria for qualification as a private applicator:

1. Application must occur on land under that person’s control or that of his/her employer.
2. Application must be for the purpose of producing an agriculture commodity.
3. An applicator may make incidental applications on someone else’s land for compensation (whether for exchange of services or money)           and is limited to 500 acres for no more than 3 different agricultural producers in any calendar year.
4. The private applicator must be at least 16 years of age.

For additional information contact Craig Saxe, Juneau County UWEX Agricultural Agent at 847-9329, or stop by the office at 211 Hickory Street in Mauston.

February 20-21 – “Awake” Women’s Conference 

Faith Christian Church invites all ladies (16 and older) to join us for our annual “Awake” Women’s Conference February 20- 21, 2015. This year our theme is “You are more.”  On Friday, February 21st at 3pm enjoy vendor shopping, coffee from the Crave Café and socializing. The first session will begin at 6:30 pm. Saturday morning opens at 8 am for light breakfast, with the first session beginning at 9am. Request a registration form for more details. Speakers: Doreen Shirek, Rev. Vonda Benson, Karmen Bernacchi, Hostess: Lori Blair,  Worship led by Anna Walhovd. Cost: $40 per person (includes snacks Friday night, breakfast and catered lunch on Saturday). Registration with payment is due by 2/14/2015. Also t-shirts are available for pre-order for $15 each; sizes are XS – XXL. There is a picture of the t-shirt on the registration form. For registration information, email or call (608) 847-4019. Faith Christian Church is located at N4691 Hwy 12&16 West, Mauston, WI 53948.

February 21 - Ham Radio License Classes

The Juneau County Amateur Radio Club will be holding classes for licensing new Hams. This class is intended for anyone interested in obtaining a level one technician license. Classes will begin on Saturday, February 21st at 9:00 AM-12:00 noon at the Hatch Public Library and will run for 6 consecutive Saturdays. There is no charge for the class. The Gordon West text book is required it can be ordered online at or from the Juneau County Radio Club at a 10% discount from the online price of $21.95 + shipping. Class size is limited. For more information please go to

March 14-15 State Powerlifting

Necedah Powerlifting Club has the privilege of hosting the 2015 WHSPA Boys and Girls State Championship in Necedah on March 14th and 15th.  They expect more than 300 lifters from all over the state.

March 17 – Last Day to Buy Car Dunk Tickets

Outdoors Forever is selling Car Dunk Tickets now until March 17. Guess the day and time the car sinks. First place receives $250, second place $150, and third place receives $50. Guesses are $2.00 or 3/$5.00. Outdoors Forever is dedicated to youth outdoor education, wildlife habitat, and the safe, ethical, and wise use of natural resources.

Tomah Soccer Registration Dates

  • Thursday, January 22 at 5:00-8:00 PM
  • Saturday, January 24 at 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

The spring soccer season is for players 3-14 years of age (Player U9 and up travel). Cost is U3/4 = $35—-U5/8 = $60—–U9/14 = $80 (includes uniform). Everyone must register in person as no mail registrations will be accepted. Registration will be held at the Tomah High School Math Lab. More information can be found at

Hatch Public Library Events

  • The first Thursday of the month is Lego Night from 3:30 – 4:30PM
  • Every Monday morning at 10am is Toddler Time for kids 2-5 years old
  • Every Tuesday morning at 10am is Hatchlings Time for kids 0-3 years old
  • Every Tuesday night at 6PM is Yoga Night

Mile Bluff Medical Center Events

A monthly parenting program is available to those with children 12 months and younger.  This program is held the second Monday of every month at 4:30 pm.  This program is available to assist you during the first year of your baby’s life.  For more information or to register please call 608-847-1013.

Grief Support Group

This group offers support services to families and individuals who are coping with the death of a loved one. The group meets at 7 pm at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. For more information, call 608-847-1285.
• Thursdays, December 4; December 18

Al-Anon Group - For more information, call 608-562-5611.

  • Mondays, 7 pm, at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston

Winter Walking 

Don’t let the cold weather keep you from exercising this winter. On school days, many area schools are open so the public can walk indoors. Please note that these are when school is in session.

Mauston High School                                                                          West Side Elementary School
800 Grayside Avenue, Mauston                                                              708 Loomis Drive, Mauston
6:30-7:30 a.m. & 3:45 -5:00 p.m.                                                             4:00-7:00 p.m.

Olson Middle School
508 Grayside Avenue, Mauston
Enter at west parking lot, door #1.
Access to certain areas will be restricted on game nights.
4:00-6:00 p.m.

New Lisbon Schools                                                                             Necedah Schools
500 South Forest Street, New Lisbon                                                     1801 South Main Street, Necedah
Use the multi-purpose room entrance, door #1.                                     Use the main entrance at the front of the school.
6:00-7:30 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m.                                                             6:00-7:30 a.m. & 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Wonewoc-Center School                                                                    Wisconsin Dells High School
101 School Road, Wonewoc                                                                  520 Race Street, Wisconsin Dells
Use the entrance by the flag pole.                                                          Use Iowa Street entrance.
4:00-6:00 p.m.                                                                                        6:15-7:30 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Royall High School Hallways
1501 Academy Street, Elroy
Enter at the front door.
6:00-7:30 a.m.

Adams-Friendship High School
1109 East North Street, Adams
Enter at the front door.
6:30-7:30 a.m. (Mondays)
6:00-7:30 a.m. (Tuesday – Friday)
4:00-9:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Monthly Community Supper/New Lisbon American Legion Hall

A Monthly Community Supper will be held the last Tuesday of each month beginning March 26th from 4:30-6 p.m. at the New Lisbon American Legion Hall.  No charge.  Everyone encouraged to attend-regardless of age, address or handicap.  Come for the meal, the fellowship or both.  Hosted by New Lisbon United Methodist Church and sponsored by various businesses and individuals.  For information on volunteering, donations or sponsoring call 847-3005.

UW Extension Broadband Office 855-306-8050 or

Juneau/Adams County Clients may call 608-847-9375 for WIC Clinic times and locations.

Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Sub-Committee (RLF) meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*

4-H Leaders Association meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Juneau County Agricultural, Industrial, Recreational Society (JCAIRS) meets the first Monday of each month in Room 301 UW-Extension meeting room at 6 p.m.* 

Juneau County Industrial Recreational Committee (IRC) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 10:30 a.m.*

Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Committee (RLF) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*

*SOME MEETINGS MAY REQUIRE CLOSED SESSIONS – all meetings are subject to change.  Please contact the UW-Extension Office at 847-9329 with any questions or concerns.