Plea deal reached in infant’s death case

A Mineral Point woman, JoAnna Ford, pleaded guilty in Iowa County Court Monday to Child Neglect where the consequence was the death of 4-month-old Wyatt Hamlin.

Solar on Schools is “Penny Smart”

Two hundred fourteen (214) schools throughout Wisconsin are lowering their energy costs by adding solar to their campuses. Utility expenses are one of a school district’s most costly budgetary items.

Collision Specialists expands to Dodgeville location

In 1967 a young man named Jack Slack had a vision and that was to bring the best autobody shop he could to the area. He was sole owner back then. He and his wife, Jean, started a family and one of their sons, Greg, wanted to come on board. …

Iowa-Grant board opts to deny property detachment

The Iowa-Grant School Board decided that losing land in the district to a neighboring school district is not in the Iowa-Grant’s best interest. Brian and Shonda Peat asked to detach their property at 2252 Rhoda Road, Town of Linden, from the Iowa-Grant School District and attach to the Mineral Point …

Aric Way sentenced to life in prison, Philip Schmidt-Way's sentencing later

By John Dalton Both Aric Way and his son Philip Schmidt-Way appeared in Iowa County Court Tuesday afternoon in separate sentencing hearings. Aric Way was sentenced by Judge Craig Day to life in prison without eligibility for extended supervision in the Wisconsin State Prison System. Way was given credit for …

Buzzer beater keeps Dodgers from win at Brodhead

It wasn’t a win for the Dodgeville boys basketball team but if it was a prize fight they would have no doubt forced a split decision. The Dodgers were down a bunch—18 points in fact—with under 10 minutes left in the non-conference game last Saturday at Brodhead and it appeared …

Strong second half keys Pointer win over Cuba City

The first half was a one point difference when the two teams entered the intermission but the second half was all Mineral Point. Landon Thousand put in all 14 of his points and Eli Lindsey added nine to key a second half run that send the Pointers over the Cubans …

Lady Dodgers Defeat Pointers 71-63

By John Dalton In a non-conference game between Dodgeville and Mineral Point Tuesday night, second-half free-throws were the difference as the Lady Dodgers hit 19 of 23 down the stretch defeating the Pointers 71-63.

Cardinals pick up big win over Lancaster

Highland had a night to remember when it came to shooting the basketball as they cruised past SWC member Lancaster 83-76 in non-conference action Tuesday.

Barneveld boys win rematch with Argyle

By John Dalton With 1st place on the line in the Six Rivers-East Conference last Thursday, the Barneveld boys’ team visited Argyle with both teams tied atop the conference at 7-1.

Carley, Philip Hugh

PHILIP CARLEY OBITUARY March 16, 1943 – Feb. 7, 2024

Fritsch, Kay A.

Kay A. Fritsch, age 67, passed away on Saturday morning February 24, 2024, at her residence after her courageous battle with cancer. She was born on January 14, 1957, in Madison, WI; the daughter of Carvor “Cub” and Betty (Wong) Higgins. She was united in marriage to Howard Fritsch on …

Anderson-Wunderlin, Delia D.

Delia D. Anderson-Wunderlin, age 83 of Cobb, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2024. Delia was born in Dodgeville on August 25, 1940, to Milo and Esther Anderson. She graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1958.

Lawinger, Clara Ruth (Tourdot)

Clara Ruth (Tourdot) Lawinger, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, in Reedsburg, WI, at the age of 91. Clara was born on September 24, 1932 to August and Florence (Kaldenberg) Tourdot in Reedsburg. She married Donald R. Lawinger. They farmed and raised their family in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. She …

Dickinson, Mary Theresa

Mary Theresa Dickinson, age 70, of Barneveld, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 with family by her side at Agrace Hospice after suffering a stroke.