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Kwik Trip coming to Black Earth on Hwy 14

Kwik Trip coming to Black Earth on Hwy 14

At their village board meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, the Village of Black Earth accepted an offer of ...

Burglaries in the local area

A message from your Black Earth and Mazomanie Deputies: There have been several burglaries and thefts in the area including our communities. Please...

Black Earth Meats' claims dismissed

The court case of Black Earth Meats against the Village of Black Earth has come to a resolution. Federal and state claims Black Earth Meats brought...

CWD sampling plan in place for southern Wisconsin 2016-17 deer hunting season

In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance...

Have the proper ID you need to vote?

The presidential election is just around the corner, and the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants the public to be clear on how to...

Metal mania pickup in CP

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,...

Brat fry on Sept. 24

The Black Earth Historical Society will be holding a brat fry on Saturday, Sept. 24 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Shoe Box. There will be brats, hot...

Post-game gathering at Rookies

The Wisconsin Heights Alumni will be conducting a post-game gathering at Rookies following the homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 23.  The event will...

Signup for the sixth annual Halloween pub crawl in CP

The sixth annual Cross Plains pub crawl/Halloween party will be held on Friday, Oct. 28 with kickoff between 6:30 and 7 p.m. at Hooty’s Bar. The...

Girl Scout sign-up in Cross Plains

Local Girl Scouts will be hosting a sign-up night for the community on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 4:30-6 ...

Third annual CP United We Stand blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 22

Cross Plains and the American Red Cross are hosting an upcoming blood drive on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 1-6 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic...

Punt, pass, kick competition

Knights of Columbus Council 7811 is sponsoring a punt, pass, kick competition on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Wisconsin Heights practice field....

BMPAP native seed propagation event

The Blue Mounds Area Project will be sponsoring a native seed propagation workshop on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1-4 p.m. at Prairie Spirit Wildlife...

Town of Vermont approves resolution to possibly opt out of county zoning

The Town of Vermont Board of Supervisors’ approval of a resolution stating their intention to opt out of county zoning means two things to the...

Town of Vermont discusses budget

The Town of Vermont should be able to reallocate up to approximately $90,000 in potential expenditures in 2017 with the completion of the culvert...

Taxes to go up for Town of Cross Plains residents due to road rebuild

Town of Cross Plains homeowners can expect to see an increase of about a few hundred dollars on the town portion of their property taxes next year...

Slow start dooms Cards

The scoreboard staring directly at Shane Bick read Verona 10, Middleton 7. But as the Cardinals'...

MHS makes a splash

Middleton's girls swimming and diving team has never won a WIAA Division 1 state championship. But ...

Heights suffers first loss

Classify it as a wake-up call. Or maybe an eye-opener. Things had gone about as well as possible for Wisconsin Heights’ football team over the...

Middleton golfers capture Big 8 crown

The first box is checked. Now, Middleton's girls golfers hope many more are soon to follow. The...

Soccer Cards impress

TOWN OF MERTON - Great teams face adversity, overcome it and become stronger in the process....

Caminiti, Heights runners shine

The Wisconsin Heights boys cross country had a terrific Saturday, winning the 10-team Belleville...

Heights spikers up, down

Waterloo's girls volleyball team has won back-to-back WIAA Division 3 state titles. So Wisconsin...

Soccer Vanguards enjoy huge week

The Wisconsin Heights/Barneveld boys soccer team notched four more victories last week, including three shutouts for keeper Carson Hughes. The...

MHS boys spikers shine at Red Raider Invite

Midldeton's boys volleyball team had another strong week with an impressive performance at a major...

MHS girls spikers searching for consistency

It was an up and down week for Middleton's girls volleyball team. The Cardinals split a pair of Big ...

Heights selects this year's Homecoming Court

The members of this year's Homecoming Court include (L-R) Rickie Williams escorting Jenna...

Board to rediscuss switch to electronic newsletter only

All members of the Wisconsin Heights Board of Education met on Monday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. The board discussed the printing of the newsletter that...

Students act out Shakespeare with APT actor Haggard

St. Francis Xavier School's seventh and eighth grade students had an awesome opportunity to...

John Harvestine

Memorial services for John Harvestine, of rural Hancock, Minn. will be held Saturday, Sept. 24,...

Daniel Hellenbrand

Daniel R. Hellenbrand was born to Louis and Agnes Hellenbrand on May 3, 1952 in Madison, Wis. He...

Norbert Hellenbrand

Norbert "Nip" Hellenbrand, age 93, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.  He was born on April...

Betty McGilligan

Betty (Albertus) McGilligan, 83, of Prairie du Sac, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at Sauk...

Arena Locals

There was a wonderful lunch catered by Grandma Mary’s of Arena for students, teachers and neighbors of all the old Arena schools sponsored by the...

 
 
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