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'A lake that is not a lake'

'A lake that is not a lake'

The Village of Mazomanie will start soliciting bids for different solutions to fix Lake Marion. Rob ...

Take a candlelight hike in February

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at Blue Mound State Park, spend a night with family and friends at Blue...

Free throw contest change

The Knights of Columbus District Level Free Throw Competition will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19 at Sauk Prairie Middle School.  Registration is...

Coffee with a Cop in February

February’s Coffee with a Cop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Village of Black Earth municipal building, 1210 Mills...

Cottonwood Club Ice Fisheree

The Cottonwood Club Ice Fisheree will take place at Schoepp’s Cottonwood Resort, N586 Schoepp Road, Sauk City on Saturday, Jan. 28. Registration...

Second annual Soup for Kids event on Sunday, Jan. 29

The second annual Soup for Kids fundraiser will be held at the Base Camp community room, located at ...

Luau at NWDSS January 19

Put on your flip-flops and get ready to be transported to a tropical island getaway in the middle of winter in Wisconsin! Northwest Dane Senior...

CP Optimist Club to sponsor oratorical contest

The Optimist Club of Cross Plains invites area students to speak their minds on the topic “What the World Gains from Optimism” as part of the...

American Legion Post 245 spaghetti dinner

On Sunday, Jan. 29 will be American Legion Post 245’s 21st annual spaghetti dinner. Serving will start at 11 a.m. going until 1:30 p.m. A supper...

Scouts seek alumni

On January 1, 1970, Boy Scout Troop 87 was chartered in Cross Plains, and they’re quickly approaching their 50th anniversary.  The Scouts would...

Illegal blockage/debris on Broderick Road causing safety issues for Town of Vermont snowplowing

Following the decision of Barbara Grenlie to not pursue another term as Town Chair of Vermont, town clerk Karen Carlock filed papers of...

Parman plays hero for Heights

Marshall's boys basketball team has been a force in the Southern Capitol Conference for years now. ...

Middleton drops showdown

It was slow and steady versus fast and the furious. Middleton's boys basketball team looked to...

Swimmers third at MHS Invite

Middleton's boys swimming team finished in third place at its own invitational last Saturday....

Hockey Cardinals split the difference

Middleton’s hockey team split a pair of games last week. The Cardinals defeated Monona Grove, 5-2, last Thursday. Middleton then fell to Verona,...

Middleton gymnasts sneak past Spartans

Middleton sophomore Jordan Baggot won the all-around competition as the Cardinals edged Madison Memorial, 127.355-125.30 last Thursday. Baggot won...

MHS wrestlers fifth at Lake Geneva Badger

Middleton's wrestling team finished in fifth place at the 10-team Lake Geneva Badger Scramble last...

Heights girls basketball team stays unbeaten

Game by game, week by week, Wisconsin Heights' girls basketball team adds another chapter to its...

MHS stays unbeaten

Middleton's girls basketball team stayed perfect last Friday. The Cardinals rolled past Madison...

Swimmers fifth at Middleton Invite

The Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming team finished in fifth place at the Middleton...

Heights Unlimited open in downtown Black Earth

Heights Unlimited Service Center opened on Saturday, Jan. 14 in Black Earth with many volunteers on ...

Ribbon-cutting held for PRO Physical Therapy

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house were held at the new location of PRO Physical Therapy in...

School board approves two-year referendum

The Wisconsin Heights Board of Education approved a $4.1 million referendum dollar amount for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. The...

Take a survey about the search for a new superintendent

In addition to the focus groups being held, community residents are invited to participate in a survey regarding the search for a new superintendent...

MCPASD Board of Education reviews long-term enrollment projections

The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District has experienced record enrollment growth the last...

St. Francis Xavier open house

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School is a 4K through eighth grade school open to students of all...

ACES students will hold a special performance

Arena Community Elementary School (ACES) received a grant from the Spring Green Area Arts Coalition to implement a project with Stuart Stotts....

Students learn about Martin Luther King Jr.

Mrs. Wipperfurth's 5K Class at St. Francis Xavier is spending time learning about Martin Luther...

Let's Grow

The new year has arrived and with it the seed catalogs touting the most colorful, disease resistant ...

The status and implications of the CHC at the beginning of 2017

The 125-mile-long Cardinal-Hickory Creek (CHC) High Voltage Transmission Line is still a project proposal from its potential builders— ATC, ITC,...

 
 
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