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Vanguards win league title

Transmission developers turn down meeting invite from three area towns

Three electric transmission developers last week turned down a meeting invitation from the towns of Arena and Wyoming, in Iowa County, and Vermont,...

Post office warns customers about scam emails

Are you receiving emails from the Postal Service about missing a package delivery? Does the email, which claims to be from the USPS, include a label...

McConnell pens new book

"Writing is risky. Some people think of writing as a passive or easy, low-energy enterprise, and...

Coffee with a Cop on March 9

March’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 Street....

Presentation about box turtles

A presentation called “Sniffing out Ornate Box Turtles” with Rori Palowski and Rick Staffen, from the Wisconsin DNR, will be held on Thursday,...

New wayfaring signs up around Mazomanie

New signs have gone up all around the Village of Mazomanie. The signs help point out fun activities ...

Radon informational meeting

Have you ever had your home tested for radon? What is Radon? Where does it come from? The American Cancer Society and EPA both agree that radon is...

A Day of Learning at the library

Sarah Baumgartner, of Mount Horeb, reads the book I Am Jazz at the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library...

Silent reading party at Crossroads Feb. 26

There will be a silent reading party at Crossroads Coffeehouse on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 6-8 p.m. Come enjoy (silent) drinks and snacks. Ages 10-100...

Coffee With a Cop event

Several community members showed up for February's Coffee With a Cop event on Thursday, Feb. 9 from ...

Men's Meatball Dinner on Sunday

Everyone is invited to attend the annual Men’s Meatball Dinner at Vermont Lutheran Church, Sunday, Feb. 19. This is a fundraiser for the mission...

WRSC signing up students for annual hunters safety class

A hunter education class sponsored by the Wisconsin River Sportsmen’s Club will be offered in March. The class will start with registration on...

Five candidates running for Area 2 seat on River Valley School Board

Three candidates are running for the River Valley School Board Area 1 – Village of Arena, seat,...

Village of Arena Board passes resolution against local school closures

The Arena Village Board held their February meeting in the village hall.  After the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call in which Sharon Glejzer was...

Vanguards win league title

Weeks don't come much better than the one Wisconsin Heights' girls basketball team just finished....

New Glarus tops Heights

Zack Colby called it one of the biggest games in recent Wisconsin Heights history. New Glarus then...

Sauk-Heights swimmers thinking big at state

It was a record-setting day for the Sauk Prairie-Wisconsin Heights boys swimming co-op last...

Eight MHS wrestlers off to sectionals

Middleton crowned three champions at the WIAA Division 1 Waunakee Regional last Saturday. And the...

Making a splash

The greatest season in the history of Middleton's boys swimming program came in 2000, when the...

Middleton settles for No. 4 seed

Middleton girls basketball coach Jeff Kind didn't seem the least bit bothered by the results. He...

Hockey Cards hope for playoff magic

The postseason has arrived for Middleton's hockey team. And the Cardinals look like a group that...

Middleton stuns Stevens Point

Tyree Eady looked around Middleton High School Tuesday night and saw what qualifies as glitterati...

Cardinals crush two Big 8 foes

Kevin Bavery knows he'll have his work cut out for him. Bavery, Middleton's boys basketball coach,...

Second Quarter Glacier Creek Honor Roll

7th Grade Honor Roll * denotes 4.0 Ahn, Natalie F Ahuja, Arvan Albert, Evan V Anand, Kshirin M Bauman, Rylie A Bernier, Elle C * Boehnen, Alexandria...

Wisconsin Heights to conduct 'Child Find' activities in March

The Wisconsin Heights School District will be conducting its annual “Child Find” activities in March 2017 for children between the ages of two...

Houser elected as an NAAE secretary

Wisconsin Heights Middle School/High School agricultural education teacher Kim Houser was recently...

Brekke and West take part in Tri-State Honors Band

Wisconsin Heights students Hannah Brekke, on flute, and Moze West, on French horn, recently...

Anetta Danz

Anetta O. (Walser) Danz passed on February 2, 2017 at the age of 95. She was born June 22, 1921 in...

Donald Wallace

Donald Allen "Duck" Wallace, age 73, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Mazomanie on Friday,...

Arena Locals

Keep your bird feeders full as the birds are here early and late. We really enjoy them right outside our big window. We also see our summer baby...

 
 
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