Car show fills parking lot

By Mary Glindinning Tim Pittz of Mineral Point wanted a GTO ever since the first time he rode in one. On Saturday, the 1970 Pontiac GTO that he “built from the ground up” won Best of Show at the Mineral Point Car Show.

MP School Board discusses possible operating referendum

By Mary Glindinning Mineral Point School Board members discussed a possible operating referendum timeline Monday night. “If and when the board decides it needs to go for an operating referendum,” language of the referendum question, including the amount and term, must be approved 70 days before the election, said Superintendent …

Long time guidance counselor retires, electrical work needs handled at Iowa-Grant School Board meeting

The Iowa-Grant School Board will be searching for a replacement for a long time guidance counselor who submitted her resignation Monday night.

Arena projects hits a snag

There is an issue between MG&E and JI Construction with the gas main, part of the sanitary sewer interceptor project, in Arena. During excavation on the sewer, the gas main fell into the trench, trustees Brittany Carney, Kathy Stoltz, Jim Doerflinger, Kristen Shea and Melissa Bandell and village president Kate …

Reckless homicide case receives updates

JoAnnna M. Ford, Mineral Point, appeared by video Thursday for a status conference in her first degree reckless homicide case involving the death of an infant. The court was informed that expert reports have been exchanged but another motion hearing date may be needed due to the unavailability of one …

Dodge-Point girls 2nd, boys 8th at River Valley Cross Country Invite

Iowa-Grant’s boys cross country team took 4th in the Small School Division at the River Valley Cross Country Meet Saturday, September 9. The girls team finished 8th. Fennimore boys won with 23 points to Boscobel’s 95 and Albany’s 111. The Panthers posted 120, led by Bret Connolly’s runner-up finish in …

Dodgers sweep Hornets in SWC

Dodgeville’s volleyball team made quick work of Richland Center in a SWC match Thursday, sweeping the Hornets 3-0. Scores were 25-23, 25-20, 25-16.

Cards find a way to beat Ridge

When a team is not able to click on all cylinders consistently in a match there is a need to reach deeper and find a way.

Many Pointers see court time in win over Riverdale

Mineral Point’s volleyball team had little problem with SWAL opponent Riverdale Tuesday and swept the Chiefs in three sets.

DP girls win, boys 2nd at Darlington; I-G, Pec-Argyle, also compete

Led by the Robinson twins and other steady runners, Dodgeville-Mineral Point’s girls cross country team eased to a win at the Darlington Invitation Cross Country Meet held Saturday. They bested runner-up and host Darlington 45-62.

Klar, Norbert "Bob"

Norbert "Bob" Klar, age, 94 of Highland, WI passed away peacefully on September 18, 2023. Bob was born on October 13th, 1928 in Platteville, WI to Cyril and Hazel (Buss) Klar and was the second oldest of ten children raised on the Klar Farm south of Platteville. He was united …

Kaiser, Cathryn Isabel

Cathryn Isabel Kaiser, 74, of Mineral Point, WI, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2023. A celebration of life open house will be held Thursday, September 28, 2023 from 4:30-6:30 at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in the Lind Pavilion.

O'Flahrity, John "Jack" Leo

John "Jack" Leo O'Flahrity, age 94, of Dodgeville, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. Jack was born on February 21, 1929 in Chicago to Thomas and Mary (Shea) O'Flahrity. He married Bonnie Aide on July 30, 1952. Jack worked for the Cobb Lumber Company and did carpentry work throughout …

Perrin, David M.

David M. Perrin, age 92, passed away peacefully on September 10, 2023, at Sienna Crest Assisted Living, Dodgeville, WI. Dave was born on July 15, 1931, the oldest of three boys to Lucina and Frank Perrin in Beetown, WI.

Heaton, Steven David

On September 12, 2023, God called Steven David Heaton home. Steve was born on December 12, 1949 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Ellsworth (Mick) Heaton and Joyce Dyar Heaton. His family moved to Mineral Point, Wisconsin, where he graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1968. During his high school years, …