Grocery store evacuated
The grocery store in Mauston was evacuated late Wednesday afternoon as a result of a bomb threat. Mauston Police Chief Mark Messer said, “about 4:30pm a bomb threat was received by phone at Festival Foods on Mauston’s north side. The building was secured and evacuated. The Mauston Fire Department assisted and secured an exterior perimeter. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded with a K-9 Explosive Detecting dog to assist. Juneau County Sheriff’s Department and Necedah PD assisted. The building was searched and no bomb was found. The incident remains under investigation.”
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