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Fatal farm accident in Tomah
Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins reports on September 17, 2017, at approximately 9:39 p.m., the Monroe County Communications Center received a...


The Sprague Bridge at its original location on 9th
Street East linking Necedah and Armenia Townships. It is now located along a snowmobile trail off 10th
Street East linking the two townships. PHOTO: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Finding the Sprague Bridge
There are nine locations in Juneau County which are listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Eventually, I would like to check them...


Juneau County ' s Teenagers of Today: Becca Bruss looks back and to...
In a few weeks, I will have been working for The Messenger of Juneau County for a year, and the experience of it all has so far been amazing. I...


Photo courtesy of the Vernon County Sheriff's Office Driver avoids oncoming vehicle and crashes down steep embankment -...
Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single vehicle accident that occurred on August 30th 2017 just after 2:00 P.M. The accident occurred...


Juneau County Horse Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Mauston - The Juneau County Health Department reports that a horse in Juneau County has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) which...


Military Retiree Appreciation Day Sept. 8 at Fort McCoy
FORT McCOY, Wis. - A military Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Friday, Sept. 8 at Fort McCoy, Wis. Retirees from all branches of the armed...


Clearing out of Elroy property
This week on Main Street in downtown Elroy, a foul odor has been wafting by businesses, and it is all due to the clearing out of the building at...


Outside the Classroom- Belle LaFollette: an amazing lady’s...
Several years ago, I received a couple of fellowships from the UW-Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Museum to study a three-year program called...


Utility pole, shed, and machinery struck after driver loses control...
Date of crash: August 18, 2017 Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a single-vehicle accident with two occupants that occurred on the...


Boat accident in Vernon County - Press Release (Updated)
Date of crash: August 12, 2017 Date of release: August 13, 2017 Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears and Houston County Sheriff Mark...


Juneau County's Teenagers of Today: Jayde Bohn
Jayde Bohn is a freshman from Necedah. She is in volleyball and powerlifting - she benches, squats, and dead- lifts. She enjoys getting out of the...


Military Retiree Appreciation Day Sept. 8 at Fort McCoy
FORT McCOY, Wis. - A military Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Friday, Sept. 8 at Fort McCoy, Wis. Retirees from all branches of the armed...


Looking back at the terror
Many women in Juneau County felt more than vulnerable back in the in late 80’s, they were terrified. Still today many speak about that time as if...


Investigating Blackstone - Part 3 in the series
It is over a 70-mile drive from Lyndon Station to Blachardville and it is a ride that takes you through some of Wisconsin’s most beautiful scenery....


Bystanders help driver pinned under motorcycle
Date of crash: 07/15/2017 Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports a motorcycle crash on State Highway 33 near Vet Rd, in the Town of...