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A Community Response to Tragedy - Editorial
I first learned about the apartment fire in the wee hours of Monday morning - I was still up and working on our Summer Guide which would need to go...


Juneau County's Teenagers of Today: Ian Donaldson makes time for...
Ian Donaldson is a senior at Mauston High School and as graduation day approaches, plans for his life begin to feel more and more real. Besides...


Juneau County's Teenagers of Today: Kailey Murphy: An American Red...
Kailey Murphy is a senior at Mauston High School. Besides finishing up her senior year at school, she volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul in Mauston,...


Mandi Morris, Jim Satori, Gail Hitchcock, and Raye Walz Elroy Chamber donates $5000 to Elroy Area Ambulance
The Elroy Area Ambulance Service is in desperate need of two new ambulances. Each new ambulance will cost the Elroy Area Ambulance Service...


Death investigation - possible intentional fall off Wisconsin River...
NEWS RELEASE Death Investigation-Adams/Juneau County Border For immediate release 4/18/17 For more information contact: Lt. Ryan Greeno (608)...


LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER RELEASE ALERT - MONROE COUNTY
COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDER RELEASE ALERT The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to...


U.S. Rep. Ron Kind
Photo: Contributed Fighting to Save Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
On April 10, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind to the Acting Secretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture urging him to take action to assist Wisconsin dairy...


Above is a picture of Jenny Kochie, New Lisbon Chamber President presenting Stephan Burbach his honorary check for being one of two scholarship winners. The scholarships are awarded annually by the New Lisbon Chamber. 2016 New Lisbon Chamber scholarship winner
Approximately 5-10 high school seniors from New Lisbon apply for this scholarship each Spring. The New Lisbon Chamber Board reviews all the...


Deputies from the Juneau County Sheriff's Office and Elroy Police were stationed outside of Royall schools. Photo: Anna Straight National manhunt for Joseph A. Jakubowski hit close to home in...
All schools in Juneau County were put on soft lockdown on Monday, April 10. Parents were notified by email and a recorded phone message of the soft...


The life cycle of a tick, showing how and when humans and pets can become infected with Lyme's disease Protecting your pets and family from parasite born illnesses
Dr.Jagjit S. Kaleka of the Mauston Pet Hospital and Veterinary Clinic warns of the effects of parasites to our pets, particularly dogs. Parasites...


Wildfire activity increases, DNR is geared-up and ready for the battle
Forty-four wildfires have burned in the last week with more anticipated this weekend due to strong winds and dry conditions in parts of the...


The Kiwanis Club of Mauston is Actively Seeking New Members
The Kiwanis Club of Mauston has been chartered for 91 years and counting, thanks to a recent drive by Orris Smith and other club members to recruit...


Wagenson elected as President of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association
Carol Wagenson of New Lisbon, WI was recently elected President of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association at their 2017 Convention that was held in...


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...