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Dodgeville council hear from those concerned with library

The Dodgeville City Council was greeted with a packed house when they met for their first of two monthly meetings Tuesday.

Property taken from Mineral Point cars recovered

By Mary Glindinning Property taken from cars in Mineral Point was recovered from a vehicle involved in a police pursuit by the Maple Bluff Police Department over the weekend.

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, …

Mineral Point man charged with felony threats

A Mineral Point man is scheduled to appear in Iowa County court in May on charges of threats and false use of 911.

Peterson given high service award

Donna Peterson, Dodgeville, was recently awarded with the Retiree Service Award recognizing continuing contributions and outstanding service by retired Extension professionals at the ESP (Epsilon Sigma Phi) breakfast and the JCEP (Joint Council of Extension Professionals) lunch.

D.A.R.E. class graduates at St. Joe’s

Officer Joe Pepper, School Resource Officer, Dodgeville Police Department and Dodgeville School District held his first D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation recently at St.Joseph’s Catholic School in Dodgeville.

Iowa-Grant school board take long look at future

Summary The Iowa-Grant School District Board of Education spent most of its regular meeting for April Thursday looking at the needs of the future. Much of the discussion centered around long range planning and reviewing the financial picture as it is at present and what it looks like in the …

Clean water, local food a collaborative effort

By Jim Massey SPRING GREEN – Members of a pair of groups in the Spring Green area believe they have something special in their midst, and they want others to discover and appreciate it as much as they do. The Lowery Creek Watershed Initiative and Savor the River Valley, partnerships …

Highland board handles snow day make-up minutes

Thanks to a recent joke played on Wisconsin by Mother Nature the students at Highland schools will spend an extra two minutes behind their desks every day the rest of the school year.

Dodgeville board approves WARCO agreement

When the big yellow bus comes to take Dodgeville students to school and to activities it will continue to say “WARCO” on its side. That will be the way it will be for at least the next two school years as the school board voted unanimously Monday to extend its …

Referendum, saving money heads Barneveld School Board meeting

By John Dalton Before the Barneveld School Board Meeting on Wednesday, March 13th, the school district had one more district community session regarding the upcoming referendum.
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