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Articles from the August 3, 2017 edition

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 By Rob Reischel    News    August 3, 2017

State Bank of Cross Plains robbed

The State Bank of Cross Plains was robbed Monday afternoon. Dane County sheriff's deputies are...

 

Black Earth, Mazo may form bond

The Village of Mazomanie may join forces with Black Earth to tie together parts of the two electric systems. The public utility commissions of the... Full story

 

Making hay

Hay is transferred to a truck on a field just west of Black Earth recently....

 

Lake Marion project being rebid

The Village of Mazomanie will rebid the Lake Marion project, delaying the work until 2018, in the hopes an extended schedule and other accommodations...

 

Be on the lookout for phone scams

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office learned last week phone scammers may be targeting residents in western Dane County. A Village of Mazomanie citizen...

 

Getting 'er done

Troy Esser of Black Earth works an edger as he trims the borders of his property...

 

Moyer faces 6th OWI offense

John E. Moyer, 29 of Blue Mounds, was arrested on July 30 for Operating a Vehicle While...

 

Volunteers provide vital role in community

Benjamin Franklin had it right: If you want something done, ask a busy person Elders in small towns...

 

Free physicals now available

Each year, almost 100,000 students participate in high school athletics in Wisconsin. Of those living in Dane County, it’s estimated that two to...

 

Big donation

The Rosemary Garfoot Public Library presents Habitat for Humanity volunteers with a check for...

 

Park High School holding reunion

An all school reunion for people who attended Park High School in Cross Plains will be held at Main Street Lanes, 1721 Main St., Cross Plains on Aug....

 

Schedule in place for Spike Rett Tournament

Events are scheduled for the 14th annual Spike Rett Volleyball Tournament and Fundraiser in Cross Plains on Aug. 5-6. This annual event is a major...

 

School supply drive

The Cross Plains Boy Scouts and Middleton Outreach Ministry are having a School Supplies Drive that...

 

Arena Locals

The news is being put together at Greenway Manor this week. I’m still in rehab for my arm after my fall in the yard. By the time you read this, I...

 

School supplies needed

The Mazomanie Lions Club dropped off themed boxes around the community for school supplies recently. The boxes to be filled in Mazomanie are at...

 

Quilt of valor

Aletha Theobald, Nancy Geringer, Mary Jones, Jenna Schoenmann and Karen Demaree (the state...

 

Meteor shower viewing on Aug. 12

On Saturday, Aug. 12, join friends and neighbors at western Dane County’s iconic Pine Bluff Observatory to watch the annual Perseid meteor shower...

 

Brockman reunion

The Brockman Reunion will be held Aug. 20 at the Mazomanie Town Hall, 711 W. Hudson Street, Mazomanie. A dish to pass, beverage and your own table...

 

Book and bake sale

Fulfill your hunger for good reading and good food at this year’s Friends of the Black Earth Library Book and Bake Sale. Pick up some great deals...

 

Making brush pickup efficient

Please help us be more efficient with brush pickup. • Whenever possible, keep brush in larger pieces, as long as they can be moved easily and fit...

 

Mazomanie Motion Car Show says thanks

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who made the Mazo Motion Car Show a souped-up success! We’re deeply grateful to the core group of...

 
 By Adam Hatlan    Sports    August 3, 2017

Bring on the postseason

The Middleton 29ers look poised and playoff ready. Just ask the Ashton A's. Brandon Scheidler hit a...

 
 By Dennis Semrau    Sports    August 3, 2017

Against all odds

Competing in the 56th annual All-City Swimming and Diving meet wasn't a new experience for Chiara...

 

Stingrays win conference meet

The Cross Plains Stingrays won the conference meet last Saturday and Sunday. Cross Plains notched 2,690 points to edge runner-up Sun Prairie (2,513) a...

 

Gators second at All-City meet

The Middleton Gators finished second at the 57th annual All-City Swim and Dive Championship held...

 

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