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Baraboo auto shop owner sees truck theft charges dismissed

A local auto shop owner accused of stealing a truck from a man who had brought it to him for repairs saw his charges dismissed Thursday during a preliminary hearing in Sauk County Circuit Court. Donald C. Pagel, 59, of Baraboo, had faced a single felony count of theft of...
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Mauston cancels holiday parade; cites worst COVID rate in the state

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The worsening COVID-19 pandemic currently plaguing Wisconsin forced the city of Mauston to cancel Friday night’s holiday parade, as well as a later event, citing the county’s highest-in-the-state COVID-19 activity rate. In a Facebook update, posted just hours before the parade was set to start, city...
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Mauston holiday parade, train viewing party canceled due to COVID-19 case rate, mayor says

MAUSTON, Wis. — Mauston’s holiday parade scheduled for Friday night has been canceled due to the rate of COVID-19 cases in Juneau County, Mayor Dennis Nielsen said. Just hours before the event was set to start, the city posted a cancellation notice on its Facebook page. In the post, Nielsen said the parade and a Holiday Train Viewing Party scheduled for December 18 have both been canceled.
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Dells holiday train even stays on track even without a train

The Central Wisconsin Community Action Council held its annual Holiday Train event at the Wisconsin Dells Train Depot despite not having the train due to Canadian Pacific Railway's continued precautions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the missing decorated train, Dells residents showed up in expectedly smaller, but still significant numbers....
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Rock Springs rescue says goodbye to second big cat

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A tearful post from the Wisconsin Big Cat Rescue delivered the news that a cub the staff was fighting to save did not make it. The loss was the second time this week the Rock Springs-based center had to say goodbye to one of its cats.
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Portage Skate Park reaches funding goal for third phase

The Portage skate park has reached its goal of $100,000 for funding phase three of the project at Goodyear Park. Since the spring the Portage Family Skateboard Park has been able to raise $50,000 and with the help of a matching grant now has the funds necessary to expand the skate park. The next step for skate park officials is to select a design and decide how the park will be maintained.
PORTAGE, WI
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Surge in COVID-19 cases impacting access to health care

Officials at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston are warning Juneau County residents that increased COVID-19 activity may limit access to healthcare as cases surge over the past month. “The hospital is filled with more patients, many of whom are extremely sick with COVID-19,” said Mile Bluff Medical Center Director...
JUNEAU COUNTY, WI
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Why the Portage wrestling team looks to return to form following an up-and-down season last year

The 2020-21 season was an up-and-down campaign for the Portage prep wrestling team. The Warriors suffered lopsided dual losses to rivals Baraboo and Reedsburg; however, they also picked up wins over the likes of Beaver Dam, Lodi and Watertown Luther Prep. Portage also had a fluctuating lineup that ultimately only had four wrestlers compete at regionals, but only one of them, Spencer Andrews, was one of three graduated seniors.
PORTAGE, WI
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Norskies turn up the heat in season-opening boys' basketball win over Baraboo

There was blood in the water, and the DeForest High School boys’ basketball team moved in like sharks. Forcing 20 turnovers in the first half alone, which led to a ton of fast-break opportunities, the Norskies blew out Baraboo 76-32 in their season opener on Tuesday, Nov. 30. It was the first game for DeForest in the new Fieldhouse.
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