Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Six years of construction on a major thoroughfare can take a toll on drivers and businesses. While motorists might seek an alternate route, businesses along the Verona Road construction project are banding together to promote themselves throughout the painful but inevitable $175 million... + continue reading
Sunday, June 15, 2014
The polar vortex injected a chill in the interactions among neighbors on Monticello Way last January, but it didn’t last. On a beautiful Saturday in May, neighbors came from up and down the half-mile-long street on Fitchburg’s northwest side and people partied like it was 1969, vowing... + continue reading
Friday, June 13, 2014
In the summer of 2009, Kara Czerwonka seemed to be putting her life back together. After graduating that June from Verona Area High School, the 18-year-old Fitchburg resident was living at home with her parents, working full-time at a horse stable in the Town of Dunn and prepping her beloved horse... + continue reading
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Verona Area and Oregon high school seniors celebrated the end of their educational careers in their districts Sunday on a beautiful afternoon. To see photos from the OHS graduation, click here. To see photos from the VAHS graduation, click here. + continue reading
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Personalizing student learning in the classroom is nothing new for Oregon High School business and information technology teacher Bruce Nelson. But for many of his fellow educators, it’s a leap into the unknown. To help bridge the gap, he’s served as a valuable resource for teachers... + continue reading

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07/06/2014
Fitchburg police located a missing person Monday morning. Police found Robert H. Lucas, 59, at Lake Farm County Park around 9 a.m., Fitchburg Police Department Lt. Todd Stetzer said in a news... + continue reading

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07/11/2014
A proposed quarry on Grandview Road that drew a roomful of opposition in late January still hasn’t begun its official approval process with the City of Fitchburg.   Yahara Materials... + continue reading

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06/27/2014
Three Madison schools hired new principals in June. Madison West High School, Cherokee Middle School and Leopold Elementary School each had openings after their previous principals left or retired.... + continue reading
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Community

June 16 kicked off the first of three “Concerts at McKee”, Fitchburg’s free summer concert series at McKee Farms Park. Over 500 concert-goers enjoyed great music from “The... + continue reading

Business

Many new businesses would face quite a struggle with a flooded building within a year of opening. The same was true for Hometown Pharmacy in Fitchburg, which flooded thanks to a problem with the... + continue reading

Healthy Living

The joy of pregnancy can be one long roller-coaster ride for both the mother and father.  But while our maximum focus is on the health of the mother to ensure that the baby is born with limited... + continue reading

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