WI Jr. Duck Stamp Waterfowl Art Workshop
NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Create your own waterfowl art with artists at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center on Saturday, February 4th...

In his first year hunting, Sawyer Molitor harvested this buck opening morning in Juneau County.
Photo Credit: DNR Wisconsin’s annual nine-day gun deer hunt sees increase in...
MADISON - Close to 600,000 deer hunters embraced the excitement of another nine-day gun deer season in Wisconsin, and preliminary numbers show an...

Be Heart Smart During the Hunt
(Milwaukee, WI) – Deer hunting season has arrived and thousands of hunters are headed to the woods. The American Heart Association encourages...

All-veteran art showcase to highlight local veteran artists - ...
Milwaukee –Several military veteran performers and artists will showcase their artwork and talent at Veterans Light Up the Arts on Thursday, March...

Bringing Love to the Community: a concert featuring JP Olson
Local ballad singer J.P. Olson wants to share her love of singing and with her voice, she wants to bring people together to share an evening of...

Jason Gerke, also known as The Doodler, is shown drawing a hero as he and his audience made up a story about the earth being invaded by flying caramel candies. Pictured left to right: Avery, Signe, Gerke, Carly, Mireya and Kylie. A Princess and her Superheroes Save the Earth at the New Lisbon...
There were some superheroes and a princess today at the New Lisbon Memorial Library. Jason Gerke, also known as “The Doodler,” held a story time on...

Recent Births at Mile Bluff
Angela Zloza of Mauston is the mother of a baby girl, Availa Rae Stanek, born March 15 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. She weighed 7...

Recent Births at Mile Bluff
Stephanie Crews of Necedah is the mother of a baby boy, Liam Patrick Crews, born March 6 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. He weighed 7...

Recent Births at Mile Bluff
Jessica and Kou Her of Mauston are the parents of a baby girl, Elaina Alida Her, born February 27 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. She...

Motorcycle strikes deer
Date: July 4, 2016 Sheriff John B. Spears reports a motorcycle accident on July 3, 2016 at approximately 9:00 am. The accident occurred on State...

Local Students Participate in District Music Festival
HILLSBORO, Wis. (March 16, 2016) – Many music students from numerous area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA)...

The Great Snowman Challenge of 2016
It started as a simple post to our Facebook page when we shared the Tomah Police Department's picture of a tiny little snowman atop one of their squad cars with a notice to...

Christopher David Duff, 42 - Photo: 2012 Wisconsin Dept.of Corrections Multiple felony charges filed in domestic abuse case -defendant out...
Christopher David Duff, 42, of Lyndon Station, is scheduled for a July 13, 2016 initial appearance on charges of burglary of a dwelling,...

Woman stabbed with screwdriver
Earlier this afternoon the Juneau County District Attorney's Office filed aggravated battery/domestic abuse and disorderly conduct/domestic abuse...

Roemer to rule on possible mistrial in the State's case against...
Earlier today in Juneau County Circuit an evidentiary hearing was held in the State of Wisconsin's case against a former village president of...

Pam Hubert asking Necedah Town Board Meet and Greet organizer Bob Belli how and where did the questions he wrote and handed out to all in attendance came from. Tensions run high at Town of Necedah's Meet the Candidates
Before the Necedah Meet the Candidates evening even started things started turning tense. Meeting organizer Bob Belli asked those attending to...

Autumn Lessard Juneau County's Teenagers of Today: Necedah's Autumn Lessard
Autumn Lessard is a senior at Necedah High School. Autumn is in cross country and track, she's also in Won80, student council as the vice...

VILLAGE OF NECEDAH 2017 SPRING PRIMARY ELECTION
VILLAGE OF NECEDAH 2017 SPRING PRIMARY ELECTION Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Location & Hours of Polling Place At the Spring Primary Election...

WANTED - Rural Grocery Stores
I love small rural communities. As a teen growing up in the 70’s I lived in a rural town of 1,200 and we seemed to have it all. We had a theater...

A Depot Destroyed - History Alive in Juneau County
Nearly 60 years ago on April 3, 1957 one of the biggest train accidents in Mauston history occurred. Around 7:30 p.m. a train with 139 cars...

Tornado Destruction - History Alive in Juneau County
In a time when tornado sirens and meteorologists were nonexistent, tornadoes struck without warning, without safety plans, and were often deadlier...

Wisconsin celebrates Clean Air Month and a decade of Air Quality...
MADISON - During the month of May, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is celebrating not only Clean Air Month but also the tenth...

Melissa Herek of Elroy named Wisconsin Elementary Principal of the...
Principal Melissa Herek learned of the recognition April 4 during the Lawrence-Lawson morning meeting. Students and staff from her other school,...

What’s a Parent to Do?
As a parent myself, I understand how difficult it can be directing your child into a career path in which they will enjoy and prosper. We now...

Suzy J. Shue, 75,
Suzy J. Shue, 75, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, WI surrounded by her children and...

Greg Lowe (right) is given a commendation plaque by Juneau County Board Supervisor Alan Peterson (left) for Lowe's service to Juneau County for over 35 years Woodside Sports Complex Proposes Large Concerts on its Grounds
At last week’s March 21 Juneau County Board meeting a resolution was passed to accept the bid from Miron Construction to be the prime contractor...

Governor Walker Declares Tomorrow Badger Red Day, Proposes Friendly...
Madison – Governor Scott Walker has declared tomorrow, March 24, 2017, as Badger Red Day throughout Wisconsin in anticipation of the University of...

Solovey reaffirms bid for reelection
The race for Juneau County District Attorney is promising to be an interesting one. As reported earlier this year, Juneau County Board...

Juneau County District Attorney, Michael Solovey and Sheriff Brent Oleson are at odds over what Oleson calls a lack of confidence in the ability of the district attorney to carry out the duties of his office Video Clips from March 15, 2016 Juneau County Board Meeting with...
To follow are links to the Messenger's Facebook page where video clips have been posted from the March 15, 2016 Juneau County Board Meeting with...

Riding along with Juneau County's Lt. Beier
“I'd always been interested in law enforcement”,answered Lieutenant Colleen Beier, as I started my ride along with her in the beginning of her...

Date with the Dead investigators; Melanie Carroll, Diane Doyle, Sandy Gjavenis, and Lynn Chitwood. Date with the Dead visits The Messenger
This past month The Messenger’s office in Elroy was the destination of an investigation, a paranormal investigation. The events leading up to the...

SAUK COUNTY BIRD TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS - Protect...
The Sauk County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Sauk County on October 2, 2016 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the...

Juneau County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Meeting, September 22
Members of the Juneau County Farm Bureau will hold their annual meeting on Thursday, September 22, at 8 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Elroy. All...

Former Mauston Resident and NASCAR Racer Opens KBR Performance in...
Kelly Bires has had a dream since he was a little boy growing up in Mauston. He has been around cars since he was young and always wanted to be a...

141 School Districts received Sparsity Aid
Small rural districts across the state shared in $17.7 million in sparsity aid for general school operations, which was paid out on the third...

Rabies positive bat found in Baraboo
The Sauk County Health Department has been notified of a rabies positive bat that was submitted from the Baraboo Police Department on Tuesday July...