Cell phones on June agenda, Mount Horeb incidents concerns for Highland School Board

Highland’s School Board was informed by District Administrator Josh Tarrell that they will be asked to discuss cell phones in school at their meeting in June.

Energy Grants Awarded MPHS and DHS to Benefit

Ten school districts across Wisconsin including the Mineral Point Unified School District, and Dodgeville School District were recently awarded a Wisconsin Public Service Commission Office of Energy Innovation grant that will help them create a pathway toward significant energy savings for their districts.

Dodgeville School Board moving toward referendum decision

School Perceptions gave the Dodgeville School Board a review of the recent survey the company provided for the district on the feasibility of a referendum.

Lots of business taken care of at Barneveld School Board meeting

By John Dalton At its regular school meeting held May 8th, Principal Heather Schmitz reported results from its spring 2023 Youth Risk Behavior Assessment and one concern remains that over fifty percent of students still text and drive, an increase from a 2021 assessment. The school will continue to inform …

Murphy, Patrick William

Patrick William Murphy was born February 9th, 1957, in Dodgeville Wisconsin to Joseph and Agnes Murphy. He died on Saturday, April 27th, 2024, at Methodist Hospital.

Two SWC wins in busy week for Dodgers

Nathan Johnson and Aiden Murphy combined to shut out Lancaster to avenge an earlier loss in SWC action. The Dodgers went on to beat the Flying arrows 4-0.

Kabat, Tuttle go deep to beat Bulldogs

Boscobel pitcher Greta Grassel won the strikeout battle with 13 but Liz Hoffman won the game as the Pointers handled Boscobel 8-5 in a SWAL game Friday.

Dodgers have easy time with Sauk Prairie

Dodgeville got on the board in the top of the second inning after Kayla Brom tripled, and Brienna Wasley hit a sacrifice fly, each scoring one run.

Pointer baseball edged by Riverdale

By John Dalton Mineral Point hit the ball hard all night but more often than not it was right at a Riverdale player and The Chieftains hung on to defeat The Pointers Friday afternoon at Ted Evans Field in Mineral Point 3-2.

Dodger softball goes two for three for the week

Platteville scored a run in the first and tacked on three more in the second to eventually turn back Dodgeville 5-2 in a SWC game Friday.

Hubbard, Gerald F.

Gerald F. Hubbard, age 91, of Ridgeway, departed this world on Monday May 20, 2024, at his home. He was born February 12, 1933 on the farm in Ridgeway, to Kenneth and Adelaide (Chapman) Hubbard, Gerald’s journey was marked by resilience, compassion, and unwavering dedication to his loved ones. After …

Fleming, Jonathan Bacon

Jonathan Bacon Fleming passed peacefully the morning of May 11, 2024 at Greenway Manor, Spring Green, Wisconsin. He was 98. Jonathan is survived by four children, Steve Fleming (Cathy) of Jump River and Rhinelander, Wisconsin; Sue Fenlon of Dodgeville, Wisconsin; Randy (Cindy) Fleming and Nancy Lyon, all of Mineral Point, …

McGuire, Delores "Dolly" Viola (Plaza)

Delores "Dolly" Viola (Plaza) McGuire, a spirited soul who graced the earth with her presence for 92 years, died on May 13, 2024 at CrestRidge Senior Living in Dodgeville, Wis.

Dougherty, Debra Ann

Debra Ann Dougherty “Doodle”, I left this world on Sunday, May 19, 2024. I grew up in Hyde Wisconsin, making mud pies with Robert and Lambert Keene, Angie Sawle and the Crook family. Being one of eight siblings seemed so normal. Mom was so hardworking and also a great cook. …

Linscheid, Jacob Carl

Jacob Carl Linscheid, 80, of Muscoda died on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Edenbrook in Platteville with his wife by his side. He was born on August 12, 1943, the son of Carl and Virginia (Bremmer) Linscheid. Jake graduated from Muscoda High School in 1961, playing baseball and basketball. Jake …