WRJC Radio - Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin http://www.wrjc.com Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:13:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Friday November 21 Area Girls Basketball Summaries http://www.wrjc.com/sports/friday-november-21-area-girls-basketball-summaries/ http://www.wrjc.com/sports/friday-november-21-area-girls-basketball-summaries/#comments Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:13:27 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100036 More >]]> Mauston falls to 0-2 for the high school girls basketball season after a 55-32 loss at home to Lake Mills Friday night. Mauston trailed 33-16 at the half and could not recover with Casey Goers scoring seven points to lead Mauston. The Golden Eagles host New Lisbon Monday night on SMASH Country 92-9 FM!

Royall evens up at 1-1 for the girls hoops season after a 58-27 win at home over Weston Friday night. Paige Hyer scores 13 points and Kelsea Storkel 11. Royall poured in 58 points after scoring only ten on Tuesday.

Adams-Friendship routs Waterloo 59-4 in their girls basketball season opener as the Green Devils get off to a flying start.

Wisconsin Dells was scoreless for the game’s first 11 minutes in a 59-39 girls basketball loss at Lakeside Lutheran Friday. Jaden Ward had 11 points in the season opening loss for Wisconsin Dells.

Baraboo wins it’s girls basketball season opener 49-32 against La Crosse Central.

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Not Guilty Pleas Entered on Behalf of Lyndon Station Man http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/not-guilty-pleas-entered-on-behalf-of-lyndon-station-man/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/not-guilty-pleas-entered-on-behalf-of-lyndon-station-man/#comments Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:06:33 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100026 More >]]> A Juneau County judge has entered not guilty pleas for a Lyndon Station man in regards to a child sexual assault case. 36-year-old Jeffrey Ramczyk Jr. was in court before Judge John Roemer on Tuesday. He stood silent to charges of 1st degree child sexual assault with a child under the age of 13, incest with a child, child enticement, and intimidation of a witness. Online court records show that Judge Roemer entered not guilty pleas for the four charges and scheduled a two day jury trial in March. The cash bond for Ramczyk was modified and he may post six percent or $3,000 of the original $50,000 cash bond. Conditions of the bond include having no contact with the victims or anyone under the age of 18, with the exception of his one-year-old son and Ramczyk cannot leave the Juneau or Sauk County and he must personally appear for all court dates.

A criminal complaint filed accuses Ramczyk of having sexual contact with a 10-year-old girl between April 2014 and June 2014. When the victim’s mother confronted him about the allegations, he allegedly threatened her.

Ramczyk is innocent until proven guilty.

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Area Girls Basketball Action Tonight http://www.wrjc.com/sports/area-girls-basketball-action-tonight/ http://www.wrjc.com/sports/area-girls-basketball-action-tonight/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:19:54 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100032 More >]]> Mauston plays it’s home opener in girls basketball tonight as Lake Mills comes in a for a 7:30 PM tip-off. Mauston looks to rebound after a 55-28 loss in Portage Tuesday after scoring just four first half points. You can hear the game live on SMASH Country 92-9 FM with TJ Raye with pre-game coverage around 7:20 PM.

Royall plays game number two of the high school girls hoops season tonight on the home floor against Weston. Royall lost 57-10 to a strong West Salem team on Tuesday in their regular season lid-lifter.

Defending SCC champion Adams-Friendship is at Waterloo tonight to begin their girls basketball slate. Coach Loren Ebert has a veteran group to work with led by three-time SCC Player Of The Year and UW-Milwaukee recruit Emma Roenneburg with Azure Hodkiewicz also a returning all-leaguer with Hannah Landon looking strong as a former all-conference player plagued by injuries the past two seasons.

Wisconsin Dells also has a veteran team as they open the girls season at Lakeside Lutheran tonight. Jaden Ward and Hunter Hickey are returning all-leaguers for coach Bob Buss with most of their key players back from last year’s SCC runners-up.

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Luke, William (Bud) E. Jr., age 78, of Mauston http://www.wrjc.com/obituaries/luke-william-bud-e-jr-age-78-of-mauston/ http://www.wrjc.com/obituaries/luke-william-bud-e-jr-age-78-of-mauston/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:06:39 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100030 More >]]> William E. Luke Jr (Bud) of Mauston, died November 19th at Heritage Manor Nursing Home.

Born March 20, 1936 to Clara (Barr) and William Luke. Married Jeta Fracois in 1970. Bud loved the outdoors, loved playing cards and being with his family.

William is survived by his wife Jeta, 3 sons (Sidney, Billy (Justine), Kenny (Katie), and 4 daughters Becky, Tracy (John), Amy (Phillip), and Jamy (Rory). He had 11 grandchildren Shane, Vicky, Tiffany, Cory, Hailey, Trevor, Amberlee, Bryce, and Hannah and 5 great grandchildren. Also survived by 2 brothers Jerry (Ester), Kenneth (Doris), 2 sisters Rosemary and Betty. Brother in-law David, and sister in-law Patty. Perceded in death by 2 grandkids Dustin and Ashley. 4 sisters Linda, Delores, Helen, Bertha. 1 brother Ervin. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Crandall Funeral Home, Mauston where friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until time of service.

Burial will be at the Rose Cemetery.

Crandall Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Hillsboro Tigers Boys Basketball Coach Kurt Hildreth http://www.wrjc.com/sports/hillsboro-tigers-boys-basketball-coach-kurt-hildreth/ http://www.wrjc.com/sports/hillsboro-tigers-boys-basketball-coach-kurt-hildreth/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:01:32 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100023

New coach Kurt Hildreth talks Hillsboro Tigers boys basketball with Troy Matz

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Things to know about immigration in Wisconsin http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/things-to-know-about-immigration-in-wisconsin/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/things-to-know-about-immigration-in-wisconsin/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:14:05 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100021 More >]]> MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin politicians, business and agriculture leaders and advocates are reacting to President Barack Obama’s plans to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation. The Washington, D.C.-based Migration Policy Institute says there were about 76,000 immigrants living illegally in Wisconsin in 2012. Under Obama’s plan, deportation protections would be extended to parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, as long as those parents have been in the country at least five years. Democrats are generally praising Obama’s action, while Gov. Scott Walker called it illegal. Immigrant rights advocates support the president, while the state’s business and agriculture community are more circumspect. Wisconsin Farm Bureau spokesman Casey Langan says Obama’s plan is “not the comprehensive, long-term fix that agriculture is seeking.

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Man accused of killing estranged wife due in court http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/man-accused-of-killing-estranged-wife-due-in-court/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/man-accused-of-killing-estranged-wife-due-in-court/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:13:17 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100019 More >]]> MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) – An Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type weapon is due to appear in a southern Wisconsin courtroom. Racine County prosecutors say criminal charges are expected to be filed Friday afternoon when the 38-year-old Arlington Heights, Illinois man is scheduled for an initial court appearance. Police say the woman was severely beaten Wednesday night after trying to hide from her husband at a home in Mount Pleasant. The 36-year-old woman was later found bleeding in the parking lot of a Super 8 motel. She was taken by helicopter to a Milwaukee hospital where she died. Officers arrested her husband at the motel on possible charges of first-degree intentional homicide while armed, kidnapping and mayhem.

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FBI back in Oshkosh investigating http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/fbi-back-in-oshkosh-investigating/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/state-news/fbi-back-in-oshkosh-investigating/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:12:38 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100017 More >]]> OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting another investigation in Oshkosh, but won’t divulge the reason. FBI agents in unmarked vehicles were parked outside an apartment building and garage on Thursday. Oshkosh police say they are not involved in the investigation. FBI spokesman Leonard Peace says there’s no danger to the public. Police spokesman Joe Nichols says the latest investigation is not related to a joint investigation with the FBI of a University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student who was recently accused of making the deadly toxin ricin. The Sun Prairie biology major was charged in federal court with possession of ricin.

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Ringling Circus Shed in Baraboo Gets Renovation http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/ringling-circus-shed-in-baraboo-gets-renovation/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/ringling-circus-shed-in-baraboo-gets-renovation/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:11:39 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100015 More >]]> BARABOO, Wis. (AP) – Contractors have completed a more than $1 million renovation of a unique circus building which once housed train cars in Baraboo before the “greatest show on Earth” was taken across the country. The $1.2 million upgrade to the Ringling Bros. train shed is now finished after nearly a decade of planning. Crews replaced almost 300 windows, installed fire hydrants and upgraded nearby roads to prepare the 105-year-old building for its eventual opening to Circus World Museum visitors. The Baraboo News Republic (http://bit.ly/1uNPdJL ) reports the 80-plus railroad cars owned by the Ringlings were repaired and repainted in the shed near the Baraboo River during the winter. Museum officials say it’s the longest wooden railroad structure in America. Circus World hopes to incorporate displays that highlight the role the shed played in Ringling circus’ national success.

Information from: Baraboo News Republic, http://www.wiscnews.com/bnr

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Adams-Friendship To Receive 5 Computers from U.S. Senate’s “Computers for Schools” Program http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/adams-friendship-to-receive-5-computers-from-u-s-senates-computers-for-schools-program/ http://www.wrjc.com/news/local-news/adams-friendship-to-receive-5-computers-from-u-s-senates-computers-for-schools-program/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:08:48 +0000 http://www.wrjc.com/?p=100013 More >]]> A local school district is going to receive computers that are no longer being used by the United States Senate. The Adams-Friendship Area School District is one five Wisconsin schools that will each receive five computers as a part of the U.S. Senate’s “Computers for Schools” program. The computers are slated to be used in the district’s administration building. As part of the program, each participating Senate office, including Senator Ron Johnson, distributes 25 computers to schools in their home state. In a press release, Senator Johnson said the school will receive five computers consisting of a central processing unit, keyboard, mouse and a 17” or larger monitor. Other schools who will receive computers in Wisconsin include Milwaukee Woodlands School, Menominee Indian Middle School in Neopit, Bruce School District, and Schurz Elementary in Watertown.

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