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Remembering those who died in service to the United States

Cross Plains held their annual Memorial Day celebration on Monday, May 29 throughout the day. The...

 

Price of gravesites going up in Mazo

It will cost more to be buried in Mazomanie going forward as gravesites in the municipal cemetery will go up from $400 to $650. The Mazomanie Village...

 

Town of CP hoping to discourage quarry reopening

The Town of Cross Plains has a new strategy in the works to discourage the reopening of a quarry on Mineral Point Road—and any other such operations...

 

Heights seniors awarded scholarships

Several Wisconsin Heights seniors, including Jenna Schoenmann,were awarded scholarships to pursue...

 
 By Jeanie Lewis    Community    June 1, 2017

Hyde blacksmith shop open house is June 10

The Hyde blacksmith shop's annual open house will be Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Smithy Greg Winz will be showing and using the...

 

With the arrival of spring, comes mosquitoes: Preventing pesky mosquito bites and disease

With the arrival of spring, warmer weather, and recent rain, expect that mosquitoes will start to become a nuisance.  Their bite can do more than...

 

Bicycles blessed at Vermont Lutheran Church's event

Vermont Lutheran Church's annual bicycle blessing was held on Sunday, May 21. The event was a big...

 

Coffee with a Cop

June’s Coffee with a Cop event will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Village of Black Earth Municipal Building...

 

Dedication for Helen's Bridge to be held on Saturday, June 10

On Saturday, June 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be dedication at Helen's Bridge on the Wolf...

 

Another Friday Night in Downtown Mazomanie

The Mazomanie Music Conservancy (MMC) will present another installment of their “Another Friday Night in Downtown Mazomanie” free concert series...

 

Alumni association will meet in bank on Saturday, June 17

The Black Earth High School Alumni Association’s 125th annual gathering will take place June 17. Invitations have been sent to alumni members, who...

 

Calling ALL actors!

Wisconsin Height Players and WHP 2.0 is preparing for a busy season or two and is currently looking for actors for a variety of programs in several...

 

St. Peter Ashton annual church picnic June 17-18

St. Peter Catholic Church of Ashton (7121 County Hwy K, Middleton) will be holding its annual church picnic on Father’s Day weekend. On Saturday,...

 

Jeanette Hollfelder

Jeanette Hollfelder, age 89, joined her husband Melvin in eternal peace on May 20, 2017. Jeanette wi... Full story

 

Check out the different types of books at the Mazo book sale

Categories are forming as the “Not Just Books” sale gets organized. An early discovery is of a huge ART section this year with lots of really big,...

 

Service project helps Arena Scouts

The Crappie Shop in Arena offered Boy Scout Troop 38 a great service activity of recycling cans in...

 

Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board to host canoe outings

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board will sponsor a series of canoe outings on the Wisconsin River in late June and July. The large voyageur...

 

Friends of SPH award scholarships to area students

The Friends of Sauk Prairie Healthcare is an organization that strives to improve their hospital...

 

Riverway board to meet at Rhinelander Cabin in Mazomanie

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board will conduct a regular monthly business meeting at the Rhinelander Cabin located on the Riverway’s Black...

 
 By Pete Zenz    News    June 1, 2017

Cross Plains to forego assessments for property owners for Hwy P construction

The Village of Cross Plains Board meeting on May 22 covered a good number of issues facing the community lately. The board voted to forego...

 

Black Earth Concerts in the Park lineup for 2017

The Black Earth Concerts in the Park will be taking place on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in Veterans...

 
 By Marion Porter    Opinion    June 1, 2017

Arena Locals

On Mother’s Day, Clarence had that bad cold that’s going around so we cancelled brunch at Lake Louie. Daughter-in-law Kristi brought soup and...

 

MCPASD to offer summer food service program

Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Middleton Cross Plains Food & Nutrition Services...

 

Walz and Traeger Optimist Students of the Fourth Quarter

Wisconsin Heights eighth grade student Hunter Walz and 10th grade student Matthew Traeger were...

 
 By Rob Reischel    Sports    June 1, 2017

Regional champs

The drought is over. Wisconsin Heights' girls softball team captured a regional championship last...

 

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