Raquelle Becerra and Zachary Cernicka of Necedah are the parents of a baby boy, Thaddeus Adam Cernicka, born Feb. 24 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20 ¼ inches. Maternal grandparents are Lisa and John Becerra of Necedah. Paternal grandpare…

O’Keefe is an 8-month-old blue heeler mix removed from a place of neglect where she was found sick, starving and near death. She is a very shy pup who appreciates someone with a quiet approach, is gentle, intelligent, submissive and enjoys playing tug or tag with most other dogs. She deserve…

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Student Scholarship, Teacher Fellowship, and Principal Leadership program has announced recipients of the 304 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Awards in the amount of $6,000 are being made to …

The Wisconsin 2019 Spring Election is weeks away and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to be sure people know how to obtain identification, free of charge, that is valid for voting.

Bones is a 2-year-old catahoula leopard dog mix. She is very active and can occasionally be assertive and independent, but once she feels comfortable with someone she is affectionate, playful, and loyal. Bones is hyper at times but with her gentle nature she should do well in a home with old…

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I met Todd and Dawn at wedding reception in the fall of 1999. They disclosed, very cautiously, that they had lost a child to cancer in 1998. The following day was to be the anniversary of their eight-month-old son’s death at a nearby hospital. Todd told me about the anguish of their last 24 …

Jessica and Jeremy Dezotell of New Lisbon are the parents of a baby boy, Caleb Hazeal Dezotell, born Feb. 19 at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.  He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 22 inches.  Maternal grandparents are Chris Thomas of Adams Friendship and Angela Schlossher of Ma…

Jade is a 6-year-old Chihuahua Dachshund mix found with her kennelmates alongside the highway terrified and huddled around a broken carrier. After months of medical treatment and patient socialization, she is finally ready to find a quiet home with her lifelong friend, Jessie. Jade loves to …

The Sauk County Partnership for Prevention and Recovery will host a dinner and panel discussion on youth drug use at 6 p.m. Tuesday at River Valley Middle School, 660 Daley St., Spring Green. The top five questions kids have about alcohol and other drugs and how to answer them is the topic o…