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Articles from the September 14, 2017 edition

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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...

 

MCPASD joint finance committee move sends relief to school district

The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Board of Education discussed adding new sections to...

 

Keeping it wild for 60 years in Mazomanie

This year marked the 60th anniversary of Wild West Days in Mazomanie. Locals and non-locals enjoyed...

 

Local utility employees help restore power in Florida

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

 

Iron Horse Cornet Band turns 20

Volunteering your time and energy for any project or organization takes commitment.  This year mark...

 

Waterfowl hunters can help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species

As Wisconsin’s goose and duck seasons get underway, the Department of Natural Resources is asking for help from the state’s dedicated hunters to...

 

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...

 

The Kindness Rocks Project

One message at just the right moment can change someone's entire life, perspective, attitude,...

 

Federal redistribution amounts announced

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

 

Wolf Run Trail fall cleanup day

The Wolf Run Trail fall cleanup day will be on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Two Bridges trailhead on Crescent Street in...

 

Coffee with a Cop

September's Coffee with a Cop event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m....

 

United We Stand blood drive in Cross Plains September 21

Please come out for the fourth Annual United We Stand Blood Drive on September 21! Come support one of the participating volunteer organizations!...

 

Riverway board to meet at Spring Green Public Library

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board will conduct a regular monthly business meeting at the Spring Green Public Library, 230 E. Monroe St., on...

 

Village of Cross Plains metal mania pickup to be held on Saturday, Oct. 7

Time to search your garage, basement, yard, attic, etc. for all your metal items you need to get rid of - bikes, bed frames, swing sets, car ramps,...

 

Old Halfway Prairie Schoolhouse meeting happening on Sept. 21

The fall meeting for the Old Halfway Prairie Schoolhouse Park will be on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m.  Discussion will include review of the...

 

Valley Home Cemetery Association annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Valley Home Cemetery Association will be held on Monday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Cross...

 

Edmund Wankerl

Edmund F. Wankerl, age 97, of Middleton, passed away on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. He was born on... Full story

 

Holy Cross Parish estate sale starts Thursday, Sept. 21

Holy Cross Parish is having an estate sale at St. Barnabas/St. John the Baptist on the corner of Highway 14 and Cramer St. in Mazomanie on Thursday,...

 

Head to Sugarland for the fourth annual Dine on Harvest Moon event

Gather with friends, family, and community business partners amid the rustic elegance of Sugarland, a magnificent 1800s farm outside Arena, to taste...

 

Trivia night set for October 7

It’s time to organize a team for trivia night, which will be hosted by the Friends of the Black Earth and Mazomanie Libraries. This year’s event...

 

St. Paul hosting pork dinner

Come and enjoy a pork dinner on Sunday, Oct. 1 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 8748 State Road 19, Mazomanie, from 11-2 p.m. The church...

 

Become a Meals on Wheels volunteer

Home Health United - Meals On Wheels has been serving Dane County’s neighbors in need for more than 40 years, helping seniors to stay safe and...

 

Project Linus needs your help

Project Linus provides love, a sense of security, warmth, and comfort through the gift of a new, handmade blanket or afghan created by volunteer...

 

Let's Grow

A cover crop is planted not to be harvested or eaten, but to improve soil structure and fertility in the garden. Cover crops in the vegetable garden...

 

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