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 By Erika Wittekind    News    October 19, 2017 

Niches can be reserved at Mazo cemetery

Columbarium niches can now be reserved at the Mazomanie cemetery for a deposit of $100. The granite columbarium, to be installed next spring, will...

 

The opioid crisis

On Thursday, Nov. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Wisconsin Heights High School, 101 US-14, Mazomanie, two experts will talk about the current opioid crisis....

 

Black Earth Class of '62 reunites

The Black Earth High School “Earthman” Class Of 1962 held a historic 55-Year Reunion on September 23, 2017, with a wonderful meal at The Old Feed...

 

Carlson new director at MOM

Ellen Carlson is the new Executive Director of Middleton Outreach Ministry. The MOM Board of Directo...

 

Village of Cross Plains holding Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Village of Cross Plains, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will hold a...

 

Heights Picnic Fundraiser

The Wisconsin Heights Picnic Fundraiser will be on Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Black Earth Fire Station (next to The Shoe Box) from 12 noon to 5 p.m....

 

Mazo audit looks good

The Village of Mazomanie had a mostly favorable report following an audit of its 2016 finances. The size of the general fund increased by $62,949 for...

 

Autumnal fire

It's that time of year again - the season when the foliage lights aflame in color, and many people...

 

Cross Plains Rocks!

Northwest Dane Senior Services and the Cross Plains After School Club on Friday held "Cross Plains...

 

Wind ensemble presents an afternoon of Sousa

The MHS Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Doug Brown and Michael Ver Voort, is proud to present a matinee performance showcasing a program in the...

 
 By Cameron Bren    News    October 12, 2017

MCPASD board gets update

Director of Equity for the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Percy Brown gave an update to the school board on the latest developments with...

 

Miller steps down from editor position

I have decided to leave my position as editor of the News Sickle Arrow with my last day being Friday, Sept. 29. I’ve spent almost the last two yea...

 

Garske arrested for thefts

The Cross Plains community has experienced a rash of burglaries and thefts from autos since the beginning of the year. On September 18, 2017, the...

 
 By Nora Hill    News    September 21, 2017

Community members gather in Mount Horeb to talk about the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line

“Raise hell.” That’s the advice Sondy Pope, the state representative for Wisconsin’s 80th district, gave to citizens at an informational...

 

Local utility employees help restore power in Florida

Vanguard Electric has joined in the efforts to help Florida after Hurricane Irma has left five...

 

Equifax data breach: What do you do now?

Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, reported a data breach recently that may affect as many as 143 million...

 

Federal redistribution amounts announced

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has received $66.4 million in redistribution funds from the Federal Highway Administration...

 

Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce eyes 'Gateway' regional marketing launch

The Cross Plains Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with area business and community leadership to...

 

Highway 14 through Mazo to be rebuilt in 2021

The Village of Mazomanie has entered into an agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to rebuild Highway 14 through town in 2021,...

 

Mazomanie Wild West Days starts Friday

Head on over to Mazomanie for this year's Wild West Days starting on Friday, Sept. 8. That day the c...

 

DNR hunter safety class

Cross Plains is conducting a DNR Hunter Safety Class Classes will be held on Sept. 14, Sept. 19 and Sept. 21 from 6-9 p.m. at Plastic Ingenuity...

 

Steps taken to preserve historic Mazomanie

The Mazomanie Historic Preservation Commission is regrouping under new leadership, with plans to be more proactive about preserving buildings in...

 

Time to celebrate

Esser Place Apartments in Cross Plains held their grand opening last week. The complex is located...

 
 By Kevin Murphy    News    August 10, 2017

Getting a major boost

Poor internet and telephone service in portions of the Town of Vermont received a boost last week when the Public Service Commission awarded TDS... Full story

 
 By Marian Copus    News    August 10, 2017

Arena works on flood problems

There was a large crowd in attendance at the Arena board meeting in August, most of whom were concerned about what the village would do about the...

 

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