Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Fitchburg’s city government could have a starkly different outlook April 8, or it could look similar, with as few as three new elected officials or as many as seven. The city’s voters will decide which route to go Tuesday, April 7, and the decision could have plenty of near- and long-... + continue reading
Monday, March 16, 2015
Oregon has a growing reputation as a great place to live and raise a family, but it’s not necessarily racially diverse. As students prepare to enter a global workforce and outside world teeming with diversity, the Oregon School District has a nationally recognized expert to show them how to... + continue reading
Friday, March 6, 2015
The menu begins with beef tartare with truffle vinaigrette quail egg, with pan seared duck breast to follow and crepes bananas foster to finish. While that could belong at a high-priced restaurant, this meal will be cooked by four Verona Area High School students in a statewide cooking competition... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
One group of students sat in a circle putting rubber bands on pegs. Another group was putting wooden blocks together across the room.  More students were scattered around the room on chairs or sitting on the floor with worksheets or their own iPad. All of these second- and third-graders at... + continue reading
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Three mayoral candidates – incumbent Mayor Shawn Pfaff, Ald. Steve Arnold and former neighborhood president Janell Rice – spent more than an hour-and-a-half discussing the city’s growth, access to city amenities and taxes in front of nearly 50 attendees at a Feb. 5 mayoral forum... + continue reading

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03/25/2015
Click the names below to read questionnaires from the candidates: Mayor: Steve Arnold, Shawn Pfaff (I) Aldermanic District 1, seat 2: Michael Childers, Carol W. Poole (I) Aldermanic... + continue reading

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03/25/2015
Fitchburg’s city government could have a starkly different outlook April 8, or it could look similar, with as few as three new elected officials or as many as seven. The city’s voters... + continue reading

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03/25/2015
Fitchburg resident Mike Thorson had many questions Monday about the Verona Area School District’s referendum. Thorson was among six people who attended the district’s information night... + continue reading
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Kids and parents had a chance to learn about dinosaurs and create some “fossils” of their own Feb. 27 at the library. Other activities included coloring and reading dozens of books on... + continue reading

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As Gymfinity was gaining national recognition for its trampoline and tumbling teams, it was losing participants due to space limitations. Founder and director Jason Orkowski said he’d known an... + continue reading

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Winter is almost halfway over, but here in Wisconsin, it’s easy to get sick as late as May. So far, I have been lucky enough to stay healthy, but for those less fortunate it can be a miserable... + continue reading

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