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 By Marian Copus    News    March 14, 2019

Hanson to be write-in candidate, Pelliteri no longer making exceptions for recycling

The Arena Village Board meeting in March found two board members absent: village president Matthew Schroeder and trustee Jessica Voight. Trustee...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    February 28, 2019

Arena village board elects to not purchase school building

On an icy February 5 evening, the Arena Village Board held their monthly board meeting. All board members were present as well as a large crowd. The...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    February 7, 2019

Arena to get help on comprehensive plan

At the Arena village board meeting in January Troy Maggied, Southwest Regional Planning Commission, addressed the board about helping to complete the...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    December 20, 2018

Arena Board mulling options for future use of school building

At the December meeting of the Arena Village Board, MSA agent Carter Arndt addressed the board using handout booklets and the big screen to outline...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    December 6, 2018

Arena Board contemplates public comment period, Pustina's input at meetings

Arena Village President Matthew Schroeder started the Arena Village Board meeting November 15 with the usual beginning items on the agenda. This...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    October 11, 2018

Arena Village Board hires MSA to explore options for Arena Elementary

At their October meeting the Arena board voted to hire MSA Engineering firm to check into options for the Arena school building for a sum of $7,800. T...

 

Arena Village Board looks into possible uses for school building

The Arena Village Board met in September and heard from the citizen committee that has been working on possible uses for the Arena school building....

 
 By Marian Copus    News    August 30, 2018

Ian Mcririe joins Arena Village Board; representative from Pocan's office visits

At Arena’s monthly August meeting, Ian McCririe was welcomed to the board with the oath of office and the well-wishes of the other board members....

 
 By Marian Copus    News    August 2, 2018

Matthew Schroeder to take Pustina's place as Arena Village President

Arena Village president pro-tem Matthew Schroeder chaired a special meeting of the village board last Friday evening to discuss replacing former...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    June 28, 2018

Speaker give pointers at ATV meeting

Craig Hardy, Iowa County Highway Commissioner, and Steve Deal, Iowa County Highway Supervisor, were present at a Wildlife Forever ATV-UTV Club...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    June 21, 2018

Arena votes to redo Willow Street, talks economic development

The regular Arena board meeting was held at the village hall in June. Due to the July 4 holiday the date of their July meeting will be changed to the...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    May 31, 2018

Arena offers support to Driftless Gateway Organization

The Gateway to the Driftless Area organization’s executive director Chris Long spoke to the Arena Village Board at the May meeting. He hails from Ma...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    April 26, 2018

Arena board discusses projects

The Arena Village Board meeting was held on April 10 due to voting taking place on their regular meeting night, the first Tuesday of the...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    February 22, 2018

Arena village board hears community needs study

Boris Frank of B. F. Associates, Verona, gave the Arena Village Board the results of his study of community needs in the village at their February...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    January 25, 2018

Arena board moves forward on mapping water and sewer lines

At the January meeting, the Arena Village Board approved a cost adjustment for a geographic information system (GIS) from MSA Company for mapping the...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    December 21, 2017

Arena board discusses ATV route

When the Arena Village Board convened for its December meeting, James Wenzler and several members of an ATV group were in the audience anticipating...

 

Arena interested in business park

At the September Arena Village Board meeting, village president Paul Pustina revealed a plan that could provide a sizeable business district for...

 
 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...

 

Arena Board appoints two new trustees

Arena’s July meeting found two new trustees for the board. They are Lauren Brown and Stephanie McCririe. The board had been short one board member...

 

Arena hears more about high power transmission line

During public comment at the March Arena Village Board meeting, Town of Arena resident David Giffey spoke about the high power electrical...

 

Village of Arena Board passes resolution against local school closures

The Arena Village Board held their February meeting in the village hall.  After the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call in which Sharon Glejzer was...

 
 By Marian Copus    News    February 2, 2017

Berry holds public hearing about withdrawing from county zoning

A large crowd attended the public meeting on Monday evening, Jan. 23, at the Berry Town Hall.  Since Chairman Tony Varda was held up in traffic, Berr...

 

Village of Arena begins 2017 with new public works director

On the first Tuesday night of the new year, the Arena Village President, Paul Pustina, introduced the new Public Works Supervisor, Ben Thompson, to...

 

Southwest Regional Planning Commission works with Arena

The Arena Village Board met on December 6.  After standing for the Pledge of Allegiance, there were three sets of minutes to approve, from November...

 

Mazomanie Township ponders wages for clerk and treasurer

Mazomanie Township held their monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 14.  All members were present. The board felt they needed to work on wage...

 

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