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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...

 

Village of Black Earth needs new board member after Schultz resigns

At their monthly board meeting, the Village of Black Earth trustees sent up a plea to the public for their involvement as recently elected Patrick...

 

Community members concerned about optional Wednesday practices for middle school students

At the September 11 Wisconsin Heights Board of Education meeting, several members of the public spoke about the importance of middle school students...

 

Administrator Sinz excited about upcoming school year at Heights

"There wasn't a better opportunity for me in a place that supports education, but is a small, rural...

 

Lion's Den now open in Black Earth

"My three-year-old son is really the one who made the call. He wanted me to open this place,"...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    June 29, 2017

Immediate child care center closing affects local families

Clubhouse for Kids, a local daycare which has two locations with one in Cross Plains and one in...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    June 22, 2017

Damaschke appointed to Wisconsin Heights Board of Education to fill spot left by Crowe

Mazomanie resident Gary Damaschke was appointed to the Wisconsin Heights Board of Education to fill...

 

Center Street project to be extended across Hwy 14 to dead end cul-de-sac

At their June meeting, the Village of Black Earth Board approved extending the Center Street project from Highway 14 to the Center Street cul-de-sac a...

 

Black Earth Children's Museum to hold grand opening June 12

The Black Earth Children's Museum, located at 1131 Mills St., will have their much-anticipated...

 

Belgum opens salon in BE

Styles Express Hair and Tanning Salon opened earlier this year in March under stylist Patty Belgum....

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    May 25, 2017

Village of Black Earth looks at preliminary sewer rate increases

Eugene Laschinger from Town and Country Engineering gave the Village of Black Earth Board a preliminary sewer report in preparation for a sewer rate...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    May 18, 2017

Cross Plains Area EMS to celebrate 40 years of service

This year, 2017, marks 40 years of service for the Cross Plains Area EMS (Emergency Medical...

 

Roelke wins Citizen Award

Local resident Dianne Roelke won the Dane County Sheriff's Citizen Award after being nominated by...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    May 4, 2017

Dane County committee passes resolution about Cardinal-Hickory Creek

The Dane County Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Committee passed a resolution on Tuesday, April 25 urging the Public Service...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    April 27, 2017

Black Earth doesn't vote on opting out of Dane County zoning due to error

At their annual meeting on Tuesday, April 18, the residents of the Town of Black Earth did not hold a vote as scheduled on whether to opt out of or...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    April 27, 2017

Town of Berry opts out of Dane County zoning with a vote of 69-19

On Tuesday, April 18, the Town of Berry held its annual meeting, and the residents voted yes to opting out of Dane County zoning, 69-19. Earlier in...

 

Board votes not to use TIF funding for local non-profit organizations

At their board meeting on Tuesday, April 11, the Village of Black Earth Board moved to not approve the TIF funding requests from Heights Unlimited...

 

Beverly Rousch appointed to Wisconsin Heights Board of Education

Beverly Rousch was formally appointed to the Wisconsin Heights Board of Education meeting, filling...

 

The Bard on Broadway to be performed at Black Earth Public Library

Coming to the Black Earth Public Library on Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. will be an event quite...

 

TANGLZ Hair Salon opens in Cross Plains

TANGLZ Hair Salon opened in Cross Plains on Monday, March 20 at 2016 Park Street on the backside of...

 

NWDSS finishes 2016 in the black

After a chaotic and shaky end to 2016, Northwest Dane Senior Services Executive Director Paulette Glunn is happy to report that the non-profit organiz...

 

Increasing special needs factored in Heights referendum

The Wisconsin Heights Board of Education held their regular meeting after a special presentation about the referendum on Monday, March 13. There were...

 

Wisconsin Heights Drama Club to perform 'The Beverly Hillbillies'

Based on Paul Henning's much-loved TV series, "The Beverly Hillbillies" has been adapted for the sta...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    March 16, 2017

Three seeking two seats for Heights board

For the Wisconsin Heights Board of Education, two seats are open for election. Three people are...

 
 By Janelle Miller    News    March 9, 2017

Learning more about the need for an operational referendum for Heights

On this spring’s election ballot will be a question for all local residents to consider regarding a two-year operational referendum for the Wisconsi...

 

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